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.
Athletics - London Olympic Games 1908 - 3200m Steeplechase - Final - White City
Great Britain's Arthur Russell (second l) breaks the tape to win gold from compatriot Arthur Robertson (l)
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Athletics - London Olympic Games 1908 - 200m - Final - White City
Canada's Robert Kerr (second left) runs over the line to win the gold medal in the 200m final. The silver medal went to USA's Robert Cloughen (left) and the bronze to USA's Nathaniel Cartnell (second right), Great Britain's George Hawkings (right) finished in fourth place
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