Discus throwing in 1948 by Micheline Ostemeyer.France. The ladies have changed considerably in 64 years
Head coach Tony Hand adamant Britain will learn from Kazakhstan defeat | Team GB. Hand’s troops were bidding to reach the Winter Games for the first time since St Moritz 1948 in Riga after winning the pre-Olympic qualifying tournament in Japan back in November. However, as the lowest ranked side in a four-team group with hosts Latvia, France and Kazakhstan and only the winner reaching Sochi 2014, Hand knew the size of the task he asked the team to do.
Ball goes in the net during an attack by France during their match against Brazil in the man\'s Olympic games basketball semi-final at Harringay Arena, London, Aug. 11, 1948. France beat Brazil 43 - 33 to meet USA in the Final.
Mal Whitfield ( USA ) wins 1948 Olympic Games 800m from Aurther Wint ( Jamaica )…