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06 Sep
1972: Olympic hostages killed in gun battle

23 Sep
2000: Redgrave wins fifth Olympic gold

27 Sep
1988: Johnson stripped of Olympic gold

11 Aug
1984: Zola Budd in race trip controversy


Olympics

20 Jul
1952: Zatopek wins gold at Helsinki

11 Sep
1960: Rudolph takes third Olympic gold

18 Aug
1964: South Africa banned from Olympics

02 Oct
1968: Student riots threaten Mexico Olympics

17 Oct
1968: Black athletes make silent protest

22 Aug
1972: Rhodesia out of Olympics

17 Jul
1976: African countries boycott Olympics

11 Feb
1976: John Curry skates to Olympic gold

25 Mar
1980: Britain will go to Moscow Olympics

14 Feb
1984: British ice couple score Olympic gold

08 May
1984: Moscow pulls out of US Olympics

24 Sep
1988: Gold for Johnson in 100m sprint

25 Jul
1992: World unites at Barcelona Olympics

13 Jul
1993: Green light for Manchester Olympics

05 Mar
1993: Johnson gets life ban from athletics

27 Jul
1996: Bomb rocks Atlanta Olympics

25 Jan
1999: Olympic officials face bribery charges

28 Aug
2004: Second gold for Kelly Holmes

06 Jul
2005: London to host 2012 Olympics


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