1908 London Olympic Games - Marathon - Dorando Pietri - The White City Stadium
Italian Dorando Pietri about to break the tape to win the 1908 London Olympic Marathon. Pietri was later disqualified for having been assisted by his manager whilst in a state of collapse. More recently the man on the right assisting Dorando Pietri is believed to be the British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, this however is not a proven fact.
Science and Technology - Daley Thompson Olympic Computer Game - Carlton Tower Hotel, London
Decathlon World record-holder Daley Thompson at the Carlton Tower Hotel, where he saw for himself a computer game that offered players the chance to compete, under olympic qualifying standards, against Daley. The machine was launched to coincide with the 23rd modern Olympics in Los Angeles.
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Theatre - Late Joys Charity Show - Players' Theatre, London
Jim Hogan, winner of the 26-mile marathon at the European Championships in Budapest, runs along an aisle at the Players' Theatre on Villiers Street, London. He arrived bearing a torch after running 18 miles from the Sunshine Home Nursery School in Northwood, Middlesex. His appearance marked the opening of a special performance of the Victorian-style 'Late Joys' music hall show, in aid of the Sunshine Fund for Blind Babies and Young People.
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