Photo of the Day

  • October,18th,2014 at 1:00 PM

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freedom-of-excess:

my-new-url-is-mynewurl:

How do they just let all of that go to shit?? Also like how it has 666 in the URL lmao

No defense for Sochi, and Athens took the Olympics when their economy was going down the toilet (another good IOC decision), but I do have to defend Sarajevo — their venues are abandoned and destroyed because of the Bosnian War. So I feel like those shouldn’t even be included in this slideshow, because bullet holes and bombs are very different than plain ol’ abandonment.

Photo of the Day

  • October,1st,2014 at 1:00 PM

aintknow:

Alternate poster for the 1968 Summer Olympics held in Mexico City.
Lance Wyman — 1968

aintknow:

Alternate poster for the 1968 Summer Olympics held in Mexico City.

Lance Wyman — 1968

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Olympic Program Within Reach for Surfing

  • September,14th,2014 at 1:00 PM

liveolympic:

From Around the Rings:

Photo of the Day

  • September,9th,2014 at 1:00 PM

vintagesportspictures:

US vs Canada in ice hockey (1936)

vintagesportspictures:

US vs Canada in ice hockey (1936)

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Photo of the Day

  • August,30th,2014 at 4:00 PM

wolfpangs:

Jim Thorpe in the shoes he retrieved from the trash and competed in after someone stole his shoes at the 1912 Olympics.

wolfpangs:

Jim Thorpe in the shoes he retrieved from the trash and competed in after someone stole his shoes at the 1912 Olympics.

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Video of the Day

  • August,21st,2014 at 7:01 PM

offbeatchina:

Human pyramid at the opening ceremony of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Photo of the Day

  • August,21st,2014 at 4:00 PM

blacknwhitetie:

Olympic Games Stadium.
Athens, Greece.

blacknwhitetie:

Olympic Games Stadium.

Athens, Greece.

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I'm kind of obsessed with the Olympic Games. Here is where I burden Tumblr with all the knowledge I've picked up over the years. Here you will find facts, stories, cool pictures, and just whatever I find interesting about the Olympics! Feel free to ask me any questions!

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