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Background imageCompetitor Collection: Oxford and Cambridge Chess Match, 19th century

Oxford and Cambridge Chess Match, 19th century

Background imageCompetitor Collection: The departure of an automobile rally, 1931. Artist: Guy Sabran

The departure of an automobile rally, 1931. Artist: Guy Sabran
The departure of an automobile rally, 1931. A print from the front cover of the magazine L Illustration, 3 October 1931

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Italian national football team, Berlin Olympics, 1936

Italian national football team, Berlin Olympics, 1936. Italy won the gold medal, beating Austria in the final. A print from Olympia 1936, Die Olympischen Spiele 1936, Volume II

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Athletes Frank Wykoff, Paul Hanni, Ralph Metcalfe and Jesse Owens, Berlin Olympics, 1936

Athletes Frank Wykoff, Paul Hanni, Ralph Metcalfe and Jesse Owens, Berlin Olympics, 1936. Americans Owens, Metcalfe and Wykoff finished first

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Dorando Pietri finishing the first modern Olympic marathon, London, 1908

Dorando Pietri finishing the first modern Olympic marathon, London, 1908. The marathon at the London Olympics of 1908 was run in ususually hot conditions

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Jesse Owens at the start of the 200 metres at the Berlin Olympic Games, 1936

Jesse Owens at the start of the 200 metres at the Berlin Olympic Games, 1936. Owens setting off on the way to one of his four gold medals at the 1936 games

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Cyclist Anderson, 1910. Creator: Bain News Service

Cyclist Anderson, 1910. Creator: Bain News Service
Cyclist Anderson, 1910

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Army rifle shooting, Olympic games, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

Army rifle shooting, Olympic games, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Army rifle shooting, Olympic games, 1912. 5th Olympic Games, held in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1912

Background imageCompetitor Collection: The Gathering of the Highland Clans at Braemar Castle, in the presence of the Prince and... 1864

The Gathering of the Highland Clans at Braemar Castle, in the presence of the Prince and... 1864. Creator: Unknown
The Gathering of the Highland Clans at Braemar Castle, in the presence of the Prince and Princess of Wales, 1864. Engraving from a sketch by Mr

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Shamrock II & Columbia just after start, Oct. 1, 1901, 1901 Oct 1. Creator: Unknown

Shamrock II & Columbia just after start, Oct. 1, 1901, 1901 Oct 1. Creator: Unknown
Shamrock II & Columbia just after start, Oct. 1, 1901, 1901 Oct 1

Background imageCompetitor Collection: The Finish, Columbia on the line, Sept. 28, 1901, c1901. Creator: Unknown

The Finish, Columbia on the line, Sept. 28, 1901, c1901. Creator: Unknown
The Finish, Columbia on the line, Sept. 28, 1901, c1901

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Constitution and Columbia, 1901. Creator: Unknown

Constitution and Columbia, 1901. Creator: Unknown
Constitution and Columbia, 1901

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Reliance and Shamrock III coming for the line, Aug. 22, 03, 1903 Aug 22, c1903. Creator: Unknown

Reliance and Shamrock III coming for the line, Aug. 22, 03, 1903 Aug 22, c1903. Creator: Unknown
Reliance and Shamrock III coming for the line, Aug. 22, 03, 1903 Aug 22, c1903

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Rowing competition, 1829-1879. Creator: Ary Pleijsier

Rowing competition, 1829-1879. Creator: Ary Pleijsier
Rowing competition, 1829-1879. Spectators watch from a grandstand with Dutch flags and from sloops in the water

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Le 'Cross' des allies a Auteuil; le bataillon des concurrents francais, anglais et belges

Le "Cross" des allies a Auteuil; le bataillon des concurrents francais, anglais et belges passe devant les tribunes du champ decourses. 1916. From "Collection de la Guerre IV

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Start, forty footers, August 18, 1890, 1890 August 18. Creator: Unknown

Start, forty footers, August 18, 1890, 1890 August 18. Creator: Unknown
Start, forty footers, August 18, 1890, 1890 August 18

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Start, Goelet Cup Race, August 5, 1887, 1887 Aug 5. Creator: Unknown

Start, Goelet Cup Race, August 5, 1887, 1887 Aug 5. Creator: Unknown
Start, Goelet Cup Race, August 5, 1887, 1887 Aug 5

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Columbia and Shamrock I after the start, Oct. 19, 99, 1899 Oct 19. Creator: Unknown

Columbia and Shamrock I after the start, Oct. 19, 99, 1899 Oct 19. Creator: Unknown
Columbia and Shamrock I after the start, Oct. 19, 99, 1899 Oct 19. Columbia was an American racing yacht designed and built in 1898-99 by Nathanael Herreshoff

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Shamrock I before the start, Oct. 17, 99, c1899. Creator: Unknown

Shamrock I before the start, Oct. 17, 99, c1899. Creator: Unknown
Shamrock I before the start, Oct. 17, 99, c1899

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Columbia and Shamrock I, ready for the start, Oct. 7, 99, 1899 Oct 7. Creator: Unknown

Columbia and Shamrock I, ready for the start, Oct. 7, 99, 1899 Oct 7. Creator: Unknown
Columbia and Shamrock I, ready for the start, Oct. 7, 99, 1899 Oct 7

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Columbia and Defender, Aug. 12, 1899, c1899. Creator: Unknown

Columbia and Defender, Aug. 12, 1899, c1899. Creator: Unknown
Columbia and Defender, Aug. 12, 1899, c1899

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Valkyrie rounding outer mark Oct. 5, 1893, 1893 Oct 5. Creator: Unknown

Valkyrie rounding outer mark Oct. 5, 1893, 1893 Oct 5. Creator: Unknown
Valkyrie rounding outer mark Oct. 5, 1893, 1893 Oct 5

Background imageCompetitor Collection: U.S.S. Oregon, waiting for the gong, between 1896 and 1901. Creator: Edward H Hart

U.S.S. Oregon, waiting for the gong, between 1896 and 1901. Creator: Edward H Hart
U.S.S. Oregon, waiting for the gong, between 1896 and 1901

Background imageCompetitor Collection: The start, October 9, 1893, c1893. Creator: Henry Greenwood Peabody

The start, October 9, 1893, c1893. Creator: Henry Greenwood Peabody
The start, October 9, 1893, c1893

Background imageCompetitor Collection: American, America's Cup races, 1901, 1901. Creator: Johns Johnston

American, America's Cup races, 1901, 1901. Creator: Johns Johnston
American, America's Cup races, 1901, 1901

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Aeneas Crowning Cloanthus, c.1661-c.1663. Creator: Ferdinand Bol

Aeneas Crowning Cloanthus, c.1661-c.1663. Creator: Ferdinand Bol
Aeneas Crowning Cloanthus, c.1661-c.1663. Other Title(s): Aeneas at the Court of Latinus

Background imageCompetitor Collection: America's Cup Races, 10-3-01, Columbia and Shamrock II before the start, 1901 Oct 3

America's Cup Races, 10-3-01, Columbia and Shamrock II before the start, 1901 Oct 3. Creator: Unknown
America's Cup Races, 10-3-01, Columbia and Shamrock II before the start, 1901 Oct 3

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Competing at Windsor Horse Show - May, 1945, 1947. Creator: Unknown

Competing at Windsor Horse Show - May, 1945, 1947. Creator: Unknown
Competing at Windsor Horse Show - May, 1945, 1947. The future Queen Elizabeth II driving a carriage at the Royal Windsor Horse Show

Background imageCompetitor Collection: The Graphic, Front Cover June 12th 1886, 1886. Creator: Unknown

The Graphic, Front Cover June 12th 1886, 1886. Creator: Unknown
The Graphic, Front Cover June 12th 1886, 1886. Visit of collonial guests to the P&O Company's fleet, Albert Docks. Angling tournament at Orleans House

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Horse shows, Miss Alice Munn, between 1910 and 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing

Horse shows, Miss Alice Munn, between 1910 and 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Horse shows, Miss Alice Munn, between 1910 and 1917. Woman riding sidesaddle

The Horse Show at the Agricultural Hall: the fence and water jumping, 1869. Creator: Unknown
The Horse Show at the Agricultural Hall: the fence and water jumping, 1869. 'The most amusing performance was that of the water jump

Background imageCompetitor Collection: A trial of strength, no. 9 from a series of 12 prints, c. 1708. Creator: Okumura Masanobu

A trial of strength, no. 9 from a series of 12 prints, c. 1708. Creator: Okumura Masanobu
A trial of strength, no. 9 from a series of 12 prints, c. 1708

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Contest between Apollo and Marsyas, ca. 1754. Creator: Girolamo da Carpi

Contest between Apollo and Marsyas, ca. 1754. Creator: Girolamo da Carpi
Contest between Apollo and Marsyas, ca. 1754

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Healey Westland 2. 4, Eastbourne Rally 1952, S. P. A. Freeman getting into car. Creator: Unknown

Healey Westland 2. 4, Eastbourne Rally 1952, S. P. A. Freeman getting into car. Creator: Unknown
Healey Westland 2.4, Eastbourne Rally 1952, S.P.A. Freeman getting into car

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Barrel-rolling championship, 1930. Creator: Unknown

Barrel-rolling championship, 1930. Creator: Unknown
Barrel-rolling championship, 1930. Le Championnat Des Rouleurs De Tonneaux. Front cover of " Le Petit Journal Illustre". [France, 3 August 1930]

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Olympic Games, 1890. Creator: Unknown

Olympic Games, 1890. Creator: Unknown
Olympic Games, 1890. The ancient games were also a religious festival, held in honour of Zeus, king of the gods, the first Olympics is dated to 776BC

Background imageCompetitor Collection: The Dromos in Sparta, Restored, 1890. Creator: Unknown

The Dromos in Sparta, Restored, 1890. Creator: Unknown
The Dromos in Sparta, Restored, 1890. The Dromos in Sparta, a sports ground for exercising and footraces, 5th century BC. From " Cassells Illustrated Universal History, Vol

Background imageCompetitor Collection: The Sokol Festival of 1938, (1947). Creator: Unknown

The Sokol Festival of 1938, (1947). Creator: Unknown
The Sokol Festival of 1938, (1947). Crowds watch a mass performance (or slet ) by competitors during the Pan-Sokol International festival in the Strahov Stadium, Prague, Czechoslovakia

Background imageCompetitor Collection: The City Race, 1771

The City Race, 1771. Nash, on crutches inscribed Treasury leads a race to the Mansion House, followed by Sawbridge, Crosby (who has fallen down), Hallifax, Townsend and Bankes

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Johnny Weismuller c. 1924

Johnny Weismuller c. 1924 (b/w photo)

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Contestants in a dance marathon, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1930

Contestants in a dance marathon, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 1930. The girl has fallen asleep. Dance marathons were popular competitions organised in the United States in the 1920s and 1930s

Background imageCompetitor Collection: The Tournament on Horseback, ca. 1517 / 18. Creator: Albrecht Durer

The Tournament on Horseback, ca. 1517 / 18. Creator: Albrecht Durer
The Tournament on Horseback, ca. 1517/18

Background imageCompetitor Collection: A Grinning Match, February 1, 1803. February 1, 1803. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson

A Grinning Match, February 1, 1803. February 1, 1803. Creator: Thomas Rowlandson
A Grinning Match, February 1, 1803

Background imageCompetitor Collection: London-Paris Air Race: the winner, Mr WL Brock, the American racing pilot, 1914, (1934)

London-Paris Air Race: the winner, Mr WL Brock, the American racing pilot, 1914, (1934). Artist: Flight Photo
London-Paris Air Race: the winner, Mr WL Brock, the American racing pilot, 1914, (1934). The London to Paris Air Race 1914, ran from Hendon to Buc and back with a total distance of 508 miles

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Hans Heinrich Sievert, German athlete, 1936

Hans Heinrich Sievert, German athlete, 1936. Sievert compteted in the shot put, discus and decathlon at the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Karl Schafer, Austrian figure skater, Winter Olympic Games, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 1936

Karl Schafer, Austrian figure skater, Winter Olympic Games, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, 1936. Schafer won the mens individual gold medal

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Jesse Owens at the end of the 100m at the Berlin Olympic Games, 1936

Jesse Owens at the end of the 100m at the Berlin Olympic Games, 1936. Owens after winning one of his four gold medals at the games

Background imageCompetitor Collection: Tour de France, 17 July 1903

Tour de France, 17 July 1903. 1903 saw the first running of the Tour de France bicycle race. The event was staged over a 2428 kilometre route divided into 6 stages, finishing in Paris



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