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THE BEST OLYMPIC IMAGERY OF THE PAST 100 YEARS.

As the official photographic agency of the International Olympic Committee since 1988, we have the imagery you need to set your Olympics coverage apart. Take a look at our very best photography from a century of documenting the games, and get ready for the images that will capture their future in Beijing.

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PREVIOUS GAMES
Images from a century of the Olympics

From Athens 1896 to Torino 2006, from Jesse Owens in Berlin to Nadia Comaneci in Montreal, these are images of the contests and athletes that have brought the world together – and kept us captivated – for more than a century.

SUMMER GAMES

  • 2004 ATHENS
  • 2000 SYDNEY
  • 1996 ATLANTA
  • 1992 BARCELONA
  • 1988 SEOUL
  • 1984 LOS ANGELES
  • 1980 MOSCOW
  • 1976 MONTREAL
  • 1972 MUNICH
  • 1968 MEXICO CITY
  • 1964 TOKYO
  • 1960 ROME
  • 1956 MELBOURNE
  • 1952 HELSINKI
  • 1948 LONDON
  • 1936 BERLIN
  • 1932 LOS ANGELES
  • 1924 PARIS
  • 1920 ANTWERP
  • 1912 STOCKHOLM
  • 1908 LONDON
  • 1904 ST. LOUIS
  • 1900 PARIS
  • 1896 ATHENS
  • WINTER GAMES

  • 2006 TURIN
  • 2002 SALT LAKE CITY
  • 1998 NAGANO
  • 1994 LILLEHAMMER
  • 1992 ALBERTVILLE
  • 1988 CALGARY
  • 1984 SARAJEVO
  • 1980 LAKE PLACID
  • 1978 INNSBRUCK
  • 1972 SAPPORO
  • 1968 GRENOBLE
  • 1964 INNSBRUCK
  • 1960 SQUAW VALLEY
  • 1956 CORTINA D’AMPEZZO
  • 1952 OLSO
  • 1948 ST. MORITZ
  • 1936 GARMISCH PARTENKIRCHEN
  • 1932 LAKE PLACID
  • 1924 CHAMONIX
  • BEST OF THE IOC MUSEUM ARCHIVES
    Iconic imagery from the files of the IOC Olympic Museum

    Unheralded successes. Stirring upsets. Individual triumphs and the power of teamwork. These images of unforgettable moments from the games come direct from the vaults of the International Olympic Committee.

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    DIRECT FROM BEIJING
    The road to the 2008 games and beyond

    We’re already on-site in Beijing to bring you all the pre-event images you need, from IOC ceremonies to the torch relay and much more. And once the flame is lit, we’ll deliver the best imagery from each thrilling day at the games – live.

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    OLYMPIC SYMBOLS
    From flags to the flame itself

    The flags. The rings. The flame. These images focus on the unmistakable symbols that represent the games to the world.

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    GREAT OLYMPIANS
    The athletes who made history at the games

    Spitz. Lewis. Comaneci. Griffith-Joyner. Zátopek. These are just a few of the remarkable athletes whose achievements have made them the face of the Olympic Games.

    SEE THE BEST OF OUR GREAT OLYMPIANS IMAGERY

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