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100m Men’s Sprint at the 1948 London Olympic Games

April 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Athletics

The men’s 100m at the 1948 London Olympic Games was won by American sprinter Harrison Dillard in 10.3 seconds. Here is some old footage of the event. See more on the History of the Olympics 100m sprint.

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1986 Commonwealth Games 800m Steve Cram

September 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Athletics

A dominating performance by English runner Steve Cram at the 1986 Commonwealth Games 800m men held in Edinburgh, Scotland. His winning time was 1:42.22, a new Commonwealth Games record and and as the commentator said, it was the fastest time of the year to that point.

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1966 World Cup Final: England v Germany

May 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Football (Soccer)

In the Final of the 1966 FIFA World Cup Final, England beat West Germany 4-2 after extra time. Enjoy this color film of the game’s highlights. This is part one, which you must watch before clicking onto the second part.

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1948 Ling Gymnastics Olympic Demonstration

October 19th, 2009 · No Comments · Gymnastics

There was a Swedish Ling Gymnastics demonstration at the 1948 Olympic Games. Unfortunately, the video I had of it is no longer available. Here is another video of some Swedish women from the same year giving a demonstration. You can see where the opening ceremony has evolved from.

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English Classic Catch

October 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Cricket

Here a classic catch by an English player to dismiss Australia’s Matthew Hayden.

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