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Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin was a French educationalist and historian, founder of the International Olympic Committee, and is considered the father of the modern Olympic Games. Born into a French aristocratic family, he became an academic and studied a broad range of topics, most notably education and history.

Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin was a founder of the International Olympic Committee. He is considered the father of the modern Olympic Games.

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5 Ejercicios Básicos de Toque de Dedos.mp4

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Rowing gold for Team GB Heather Stanning and Helen Glover celebrate after winning gold in the women's Pair final on Day 5 of the Games at Eton Dorney.

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Preparing for the August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

Paula Jane Radcliffe is the current women's world record holder in marathon with her time of 2:15:25 hrs. She is also a three-time winner of the London Marathon, two-time NY Marathon champion and former world champion. Despite suffering from childhood asthma and anaemia, she took up running at the young age of seven, proving that illness and age is all just in the mind.  Paula is a strong advocate against use of steroids in athletics and campaigns actively for her beliefs.

Paula Jane Radcliffe is the current women's world record holder in marathon with her time of 2:15:25 hrs. She is also a three-time winner of the London Marathon, two-time NY Marathon champion and former world champion. Despite suffering from childhood asthma and anaemia, she took up running at the young age of seven, proving that illness and age is all just in the mind. Paula is a strong advocate against use of steroids in athletics and campaigns actively for her beliefs.

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Torchbearer Sir Steve Redgrave poses with the Olympic Flame during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July

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One of Best picture in whole world.the 2 legend.his holiness the Dalai Lamar and mahatama Gandhi.

Brains behind the bikes: Performance director David Brailsford has demanded the best from the bikes

Les sour grapes? Vast majority of French sports fan believe Team GB Olympic cycling success 'is tainted by cheating'

Vast majority of French sports fan believe Team GB Olympic cycling success 'is tainted by cheating'

Women's basketball is big news today, thanks to UConn's Huskies beating the 88-game winning streak set by the UofCA's men's team. Women's basketball has long been making history. In fact, just one year after John Naismith invented "basket ball" in 1891, Smith's College organized the first women's basketball team. Four years later, the first women's intercollegiate basketball championship was played between Stanford and the University of California at Berkley — before a crowd of 700 women.

Western High School Girls’ Basketball, Washington, DC, (Courtesy Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division)

De Koreaanse oorlog is eigenlijk nooit officieel afgelopen, omdat er nooit een vredesverdrag ondertekent is. De oorlog is dus eigenlijk nu nog steeds bezig. Er is dus ook nooit een winnaar uitgekomen. Wel is er ooit een wapenstilstand geweest. Die kwam op 27 juli, 1953.

Here Soviets soldiers join the celebration in thec town square of a newly liberated French towm (August

Rare pic of His Holiness, Dalai lama dressed as Heruka for a ceremony in Tibet.

Rare photo of His Holiness, Dalai lama dressed as Heruka for a ceremony in Tibet.

“Female Samurai”, late 1800s. An onna-bugeisha (女武芸者?) was a female warrior.

40 Portraits de femmes qui ont fait changer le cours de l'histoire pour toujours

"Woman in sensible armor! A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan.

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