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  • Larisa Latynina (USSR)

    Larisa Latynina (USSR)

    Larisa Latynina, with a bronze medal around her neck, on the third step of the podium after the beam competition of the Tokyo 1964 OG. On the top step is Czechoslovakia’s Vera Caslavska, while Tamara Manina (USSR) stands on the second step ©IOC
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 8:26 AM | Photo
  • Lidiya Skoblikova (USSR)

    Lidiya Skoblikova (USSR)

    It was at the 1964 Olympic Games in Innsbruck that speed skater Lidiya Skoblikova (USSR) produced the incredible feat of winning four Olympic gold medals, in the 500m, 1,000m, 1,500m and 3,000m ©IOC
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 8:19 AM | Photo
  • CERIONI ITALY ROMANKOV USSR MENS FOIL

    CERIONI ITALY ROMANKOV USSR MENS FOIL

    21 SEP 1988: STEFANO CERIONI OF ITALY AGAINST ALEKSANDR ROMANKOV OF THE USSR IN THE MEN's INDIVIDUAL FOIL AT THE 1988 SUMMER OLYMPICS IN SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA. CERIONI WENT ON TO WIN THE GOLD.
    Tuesday, September 20, 1988 10:00 PM | Photo
  • BASKETBALL TEAM USSR GOLD

    BASKETBALL TEAM USSR GOLD

    30 SEP 1988: THE MENS BASKETBALL TEAM FROM THE SOVIET UNION POSE FOR A GROUP PHOTO AFTER RECEIVING THEIR GOLD MEDALS AFTER DEFEATING YUGOSLAVIA IN THE MENS BASKETBALL FINAL AT THE 1988 SEOUL OLYMPICS. USSR WON THE GAME 76-63.
    Thursday, September 29, 1988 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Larisa Latynina (USSR)

    Larisa Latynina (USSR)

    Larisa Latynina competing at the Tokyo 1964 OG ©IOC
    Tuesday, January 5, 2010 8:29 AM | Photo
  • USSR v USA

    USSR v USA

    LAKE PLACID, NY - FEBRUARY 22: The puck flies past the United States goal during the Olympic hockey game against the Soviet Union on February 22, 1980 in Lake Placid, New York. The United States won 4-3. (Photo by: Steve Powell/Getty Images)
    Thursday, February 21, 1980 11:00 PM | Photo
  • OLGA KORBUT FROM THE USSR

    OLGA KORBUT FROM THE USSR

    1972: Olga Korbut of the Soviet Union in action during the gymnastics competition at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany. The pretty gymnast won gold on the balance beam, the floor exercises and was also a member of the winning all-round team aswell as a silver medalist on the uneven parallel bars. She captured the hearts of the world with her impish style and brilliant smile. Mandatory Credit: Allsport UK/Allsport
    Friday, December 31, 1971 11:00 PM | Photo
  • BASKETBALL TEAM USSR MEDALS

    BASKETBALL TEAM USSR MEDALS

    30 SEP 1988: THE BASKETBALL TEAM REPRESENTING THE SOVIET UNION CELEBRATE AFTER RECEIVING THEIR GOLD MEDALS AFTER WINNING THE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT AT THE 1988 SEOUL OLYMPICS. FROM LEFT THEY ARE TIIT SOKK , SERGEI TARAKANOV AND SARUNSA MARCULONIS.
    Thursday, September 29, 1988 10:00 PM | Photo
  • BASKETBALL GOMELSKI USSR OLYMPICS

    BASKETBALL GOMELSKI USSR OLYMPICS

    30 SEP 1988: ALEXANDRE GOMELSKI THE COACH OF THE SOVIET UNION IS TOSSED INTO THE AIR BY HIS BASKETBALL TEAM AFTER THEY DEFEATED YUGOSLAVIA TO CLAIM THE GOLD MEDAL. THE SOVIETS DEFEATED YUGOSLAVIA 76-63 IN THE FINAL.
    Thursday, September 29, 1988 10:00 PM | Photo
  • ARTEMOV USSR PARALLEL BARS

    ARTEMOV USSR PARALLEL BARS

    20 SEP 1988: VLADIMIR ARTEMOV OF THE SOVIET UNION PERFORMS HIS ROUTINE ON THE PARALLEL BARS AT THE 1988 SEOUL OLYMPICS. ARTEMOV WON THE GOLD MEDAL WITH A SCORE OF 19.925 POINTS.
    Monday, September 19, 1988 10:00 PM | Photo
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