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Royal Mail first class postage stamps launched for London 2012 Olympic Games

Weightlifting is illustrated by Guy Billout Royal Mail first class postage stamps launched for London 2012 Olympic Games

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The Olympics' forgotten sports captured in historic pictures

In 1904, US weightlifter Frederick Winters (pictured) won silver in the…

Five Olympic, Paralympic events cut from UK Sport funding for Tokyo 2020

Roma

Team GB weightlifter Louis Martin competing in the Middle Heavyweight event at the Rome Olympics, 1960. Martin eventually won the bronze medal.

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Station Amsterdam Centraal

Alf Baxter of Great Britain competes in a weightlifting event at the Amsterdam Olympics, 1928. http://www.teamgb.com/games/amsterdam-1928

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Weightlifter Alexei Torohtii brought to Ukraine the third gold medal in the 2012 Olympics in London

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First modern Olympic Games: Historic photos show athletes competing in 1896

April 6, 2016: The 120th Anniversary of the first modern Olympic Games. #Olympics A total of 241 men from 14 countries took part in the first ever Games, with 43 events across nine separate sports available to take part in