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Fotos raras mostram as Olimpíadas de Londres em 1908

Eric Lidell famously refused to run on Sunday, explaining that it was the Lord's day.  His experiences are part of the movie "Chariots of Fire."

Eric Lidell famously refused to run on Sunday, explaining that it was the Lord's day. His experiences are part of the movie "Chariots of Fire."

1928 Olympic Games, Amsterdam: Roger Francois, weightlifter

1928 Olympic Games, Amsterdam: Roger Francois, weightlifter

Olympics 1912

Olympics 1912

RIP Louis Zamperini 01/26/1917 - 07/02/2014  Read about him in the book Unbroken.  An amazing individual!

RIP Louis Zamperini 01/26/1917 - 07/02/2014 Read about him in the book Unbroken. An amazing individual!

Juegos Olimpicos. Montreal 1976

Juegos Olimpicos. Montreal 1976

THE 1920 ANTWERP OLYMPICS. CHARLIE PADDOCK WINNING OLYMPIC TITLE WITH HIS TRADEMARK FLYING FINISH. PHOTO, 1920.

THE 1920 ANTWERP OLYMPICS. CHARLIE PADDOCK WINNING OLYMPIC TITLE WITH HIS TRADEMARK FLYING FINISH. PHOTO, 1920.

Glenn Cunningham, lost his toes in a fire at age 8, but is professional runner.

Glenn Cunningham, lost his toes in a fire at age 8, but is professional runner.

Antwerp Olympics 1920

Antwerp Olympics 1920

Sport - Olympic Games - Archery - York Round - London - 1908

Sport - Olympic Games - Archery - York Round - London - 1908

The Olympic Bell, showing the German Eagle holding the Olympic Rings, Berlin Olympic Games, 1936 (b/w photo).  Hung in the 250 foot bell tower on the Maifeld overlooking the Olympic Stadium.

The Olympic Bell, showing the German Eagle holding the Olympic Rings, Berlin Olympic Games, 1936 (b/w photo). Hung in the 250 foot bell tower on the Maifeld overlooking the Olympic Stadium.

Carolina Kluft Sweden.Carolina Evelyn Klüft (Swedish pronunciation: [klʏft]) (born 2 February 1983) is a Swedish retired athlete competing in heptathlon, triple jump, long jump, and pentathlon. She won the Olympic heptathlon title in 2004. She is also a three-time World and double European heptathlon champion. Klüft first rose to prominence by winning the heptathlon at the 2002 European Championships and setting a new world junior record of 6,542 points. She then won the 2003 World…

Carolina Kluft Sweden.Carolina Evelyn Klüft (Swedish pronunciation: [klʏft]) (born 2 February 1983) is a Swedish retired athlete competing in heptathlon, triple jump, long jump, and pentathlon. She won the Olympic heptathlon title in 2004. She is also a three-time World and double European heptathlon champion. Klüft first rose to prominence by winning the heptathlon at the 2002 European Championships and setting a new world junior record of 6,542 points. She then won the 2003 World…

Frank Keogh of Chicago Athletic Association in fancy diving competition (placed third) at the 1904 Olympics.

Frank Keogh of Chicago Athletic Association in fancy diving competition (placed third) at the 1904 Olympics.

London Olympics 1908 - General view of the action as Great Britain, represented by the Leander club, beat Belgium to win the gold in the Coxed Eights at Henley.

London Olympics 1908 - General view of the action as Great Britain, represented by the Leander club, beat Belgium to win the gold in the Coxed Eights at Henley.

British athletes Olympics 1924

British athletes Olympics 1924

After securing his world famous double Gold at the #Montreal #Olympics in 1976, Finnish runner Lasse Viren held his Onitsuka Tiger shoes aloft for the world to see.

After securing his world famous double Gold at the #Montreal #Olympics in 1976, Finnish runner Lasse Viren held his Onitsuka Tiger shoes aloft for the world to see.