Melbourne Olympics 1956. The equestrian events could not be held in Australia due to quarantine regulations. Instead, those events were held five months earlier in Stockholm, Sweden
Melbourne Olympic Games, 1956. Australia. Vintage Travel poster
Nice Olympic Collection
Cyber Boxing Zone -- "Sugar" Ray Leonard. He was great to watch. So fast. So smart. So pretty.
Winter Olympics Poster 1956. Cortina d'Ampezzo
Swedish high jumper Gunhild Larking, seen here awaiting her turn at the Melbourne Olympic Games in 1956
Sixty years on from the Melbourne Games, the venues for the 1956 Olympics have met with differing fates, from beloved icons to bedraggled eyesores
Olympic Venues of the past
Ervin Zádor HUngarian waterpolo player after the Hungary defeated the USSR in the "Blood in the Water" polo game in1956
1956 Olympic Stands at the Melbourne, Australia games
1956 Summer Olympic Games (Equestrian) - Stockholm, Sweden. Australian quarantine restrictions forced equestrian events to take place in Stockholm 5 months before the Melbourne Summer Games.
Olympics and paralympics
Wilma Rudolph wins the women's 100-meter dash in the 1960 Olympics in Rome. Looking at her graceful, almost carefree stride in this photo, it's easy to see why the Italian sports press called her "La Gazzella" - the Gazelle.
Black People: Past and Present