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When Sprinters Wore Baggy ShortsA look back at Olympic sprinters’ uniforms before they became tight and shiny.
Splendor in the GrassThe best photos of tennis players throwing themselves to the ground in Wimbledon triumph.
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Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.