• British featherweight champion boxer Terry Spinks (1938 - 2012) is congratulated by his neighbours in Morgan Street, Canning Town, London, after he a won gold medal at the Melbourne Olympics, December 1956. Spinks is holding his medal. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

    Olympic kisses

  • 2,094 spectators watched the competition at Yoyogi National Gymnasium
    Artistic Gymnastics

    Artistic gymnastics friendship and solidarity competition in Tokyo

  • 15th July 1908:  Women archers participating in the National Round (60 yards -50 yards) at the 1908 London Olympics, which was won by Sybil 'Queenie' Newall of Great Britain.  (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
    About the Games

    On this day... 27 April 1908