London Olympics 1908: France's M. Schilles and A. Auffray, who won the gold medal in the 2000-meter tandem race.

London Olympics 1908: France's M. Schilles and A. Auffray, who won the gold medal in the 2000-meter tandem race.

Discus throwing in 1948 by Micheline Ostemeyer.France. The ladies have changed considerably in 64 years

Discus throwing in 1948 by Micheline Ostemeyer.France. The ladies have changed considerably in 64 years

Canadian marathoner, famous Onondaga native Tom Longboat, won the Boston Marathon in 1907 in record time. In 1908, he represented Canada at the London Olympic Games. Longboat enlisted in the CEF in 1916, becoming a dispatch runner with the 107th Pioneer Battalion in France during WW1. Longboat was twice wounded running messages and orders between units. PHOTO: Tom Longboat buys a newspaper from a French paperboy, June 1917. (Canadian Official 1496)

Canadian marathoner, famous Onondaga native Tom Longboat, won the Boston Marathon in 1907 in record time. In 1908, he represented Canada at the London Olympic Games. Longboat enlisted in the CEF in 1916, becoming a dispatch runner with the 107th Pioneer Battalion in France during WW1. Longboat was twice wounded running messages and orders between units. PHOTO: Tom Longboat buys a newspaper from a French paperboy, June 1917. (Canadian Official 1496)

Noel Chavasse Noel Godfrey Chavasse was born in Oxford on 9th November, 1884. His father, Francis Chavasse, became Bishop of Liverpool in 1900. Chavasse was educated atLiverpool College and Trinity College, Oxford . After graduating with first class honours in 1907 he studied medicine. In 1908 Chavasse and his twin brother, Christopher, both represented Britain in the Olympic Games in the 400 metres. In 1909 Chavasse joined the Oxford University Officer Training Corps Medical Unit. The…

Noel Chavasse Noel Godfrey Chavasse was born in Oxford on 9th November, 1884. His father, Francis Chavasse, became Bishop of Liverpool in 1900. Chavasse was educated atLiverpool College and Trinity College, Oxford . After graduating with first class honours in 1907 he studied medicine. In 1908 Chavasse and his twin brother, Christopher, both represented Britain in the Olympic Games in the 400 metres. In 1909 Chavasse joined the Oxford University Officer Training Corps Medical Unit. The…

Womens archery at the (1908) London Olympics look-behind-you

Womens archery at the (1908) London Olympics look-behind-you

Reginald Doherty (left) with his brother Laurence, both former World No. 1 English tennis players - Reginald or "R.F." Frank Doherty (1872 – 1910) Wimbledon W (1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1903, 1904, 1905) & Hugh Laurence "Laurie" Doherty (1875 – 1919) Singles champion: 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906 . Both brothers apparently suffered from respiratory problems throughout their lives and died young, "R.F." aged 38, & "Laurie" aged 43.

Reginald Doherty (left) with his brother Laurence, both former World No. 1 English tennis players - Reginald or "R.F." Frank Doherty (1872 – 1910) Wimbledon W (1897, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1901, 1903, 1904, 1905) & Hugh Laurence "Laurie" Doherty (1875 – 1919) Singles champion: 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906 . Both brothers apparently suffered from respiratory problems throughout their lives and died young, "R.F." aged 38, & "Laurie" aged 43.

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London Olympics 1908 - Charles Bartlett, Great Brittain, gold medallist in the Cycling 100kmTrack event.

London Olympics 1908 - Charles Bartlett, Great Brittain, gold medallist in the Cycling 100kmTrack event.

Socho 2014 Winter Olympic Games Charleston is a major international sporting event that occurs once every four years. The first celebration of the Winter Olympics was held in Chamonix, France, in 1924.

Socho 2014 Winter Olympic Games Charleston is a major international sporting event that occurs once every four years. The first celebration of the Winter Olympics was held in Chamonix, France, in 1924.

France's Julien Benneteau (L) and tennis players Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (C) and Richard Gasquet (2ndR) parade during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic Stadium in London.

France's Julien Benneteau (L) and tennis players Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (C) and Richard Gasquet (2ndR) parade during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic Stadium in London.

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