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  • Olympic oath (Antwerp 1920)

    Olympic oath (Antwerp 1920)

    Victor Boin, a Belgian who practised fencing and water polo at Olympic level, delivered the first Olympic oath in Games history. Here is its content in 1920: “We swear that we are taking part in the Olympic Games as loyal competitors, observing the rules governing the Games, and anxious to show a spirit of chivalry for the honour of our countries and for the glory of sport.” ©IOC
    Monday, January 4, 2010 10:55 AM | Photo
  • Canada Victory

    Canada Victory

    16th August 1928: Canadian sprinter, Percy Williams (1908 - 1982) who won gold medals at 100 and 200 metres, being held aloft by his compatriots, after his victories at the Amsterdam Olympics. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
    Wednesday, August 15, 1928 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Summer Games Amsterdam 1928 Medal

    Summer Games Amsterdam 1928 Medal

    On the obverse, the traditional goddess of victory, holding a palm in her left hand and a winner’s crown in her right. A design used since the 1928 Games in Amsterdam, created by Florentine artist Giuseppe Cassioli (ITA - 1865-1942) and chosen after a competition organised by the International Olympic Committee. For these Games, the figure of victory is accompanied by the specific inscription: “IXe OLYMPIADE AMSTERDAM 1928”. On the reverse, an Olympic champion carried in triumph by the crowd, with the Olympic stadium in the background.
    Thursday, May 17, 1928 12:30 PM | Photo
  • Barefoot Olympic Gold

    Barefoot Olympic Gold

    Ethiopian runner Bikila Abebe with his gold medal after winning the marathon at the 1960 Olympics in Rome, 12th September 1960. Abdeslon Rhadi of Morocco, left, won silver and Barry Magee of New Zealand won the bronze. Abebe, one of Haile Selassie's personal bodyguards, ran the race barefoot and set an Olympic record with his victory. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
    Sunday, September 11, 1960 10:00 PM | Photo
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    VAAAD044

    Squaw Valley 1960-The american team celebrating its victory.
    Sunday, January 31, 1960 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Biathlon - Ladies' 12,5km Mass Start

    Biathlon - Ladies' 12,5km Mass Start

    Gold medalist Anastasiya Kuzmina of Slovakia (C) celebrates alongside silver medalist Darya Domracheva of Belarus (L) and bronze medalist Tiril Eckhoff of Norway (R) during the victory ceremony after the Women's 12.5km Mass Start Biathlon on Day 8 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Biathlon Centre on February 17, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, Republic of Korea.
    Saturday, February 17, 2018 3:01 PM | Photo
  • Skeleton - Ladies

    Skeleton - Ladies

    (L-R) Silver medalist Jacqueline Loelling of Germany, gold medalist Lizzy Yarnold of Great Britain and bronze medalist Laura Deas of Great Britain celebrate on the podium during the victory ceremony after during the Women's Skeleton on Day 8 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Olympic Sliding Centre on February 17, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, Republic of Korea.
    Saturday, February 17, 2018 3:48 PM | Photo
  • Figure Skating - Men’s Single Skating

    Figure Skating - Men’s Single Skating

    (L-R) Silver medal winner Shoma Uno of Japan, gold medal winner Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan and bronze medal winner Javier Fernandez of Spain celebrate during the victory ceremony for the Men's Single skating on day 8 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 17, 2018 in Gangneung, Republic of Korea.
    Saturday, February 17, 2018 7:59 AM | Photo
  • Short Track Speed Skating - Men's 1,000m

    Short Track Speed Skating - Men's 1,000m

    John-Henry Krueger of the United States (Silver), Samuel Girard of Canada (Gold) and Yira Seo of the Republic of Korea (Bronze) celebrate during victory ceremony after the Short Track Speed Skating Men's 1000m Final A on Day 8 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 17, 2018 in Gangneung, Republic of Korea.
    Saturday, February 17, 2018 3:15 PM | Photo
  • Short Track Speed Skating - Ladies' 1,500m

    Short Track Speed Skating - Ladies' 1,500m

    (L-R) Silver medalist Jinyu Li of People's Republic of China, gold medalist Minjeong Choi of Republic of China and bronze medalist Kim Boutin of Canada celebrate during the victory ceremony of the Short Track Speed Skating Ladies' 1,500m on Day 8 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 17, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, Republic of Korea.
    Saturday, February 17, 2018 1:22 PM | Photo
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