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Nov 13, 1980

Larry Bird in action

Larry Bird in action

Oct 16, 1980

John Bond, right, and John Benson take the helm at Maine Road

John Bond, right, and John Benson take the helm at Maine Road

Sep 20, 1980

Lupe Pintor knocks out British boxer Johnny Owen

Lupe Pintor knocks out British boxer Johnny Owen

Sep 7, 1980

Franco Harris in action for the Pittsburgh Steelers

Franco Harris in action for the Pittsburgh Steelers

Aug 1, 1980

Aug 1, 1980

Nadia Comaneci won two gold medals but missed out on the uneven bars after taking a tumble

Nadia Comaneci won two gold medals but missed out on the uneven bars after taking a tumble

Aug 1, 1980

Britain's Duncan Goodhew stormed to victory in the men's 100m breaststroke

Britain's Duncan Goodhew stormed to victory in the men's 100m breaststroke

Aug 1, 1980

Alexander Dityatin won a medal in each of the eight gymnastics events, including three golds, and in so doing became the first athlete to win eight medals at an Olympics

Alexander Dityatin won a medal in each of the eight gymnastics events, including three golds, and in so doing became the first athlete to win eight medals at an Olympics

Aug 1, 1980

Daley Thompson's all-round class took him to gold in the decathlon

Daley Thompson's all-round class took him to gold in the decathlon

Aug 1, 1980

Steve Ovett held off favourite Sebastian Coe to take gold in the 800m

Steve Ovett held off favourite Sebastian Coe to take gold in the 800m

Aug 1, 1980

Miruts Yifter proved a class apart as he won gold in the 5000m and 10,000m

Miruts Yifter proved a class apart as he won gold in the 5000m and 10,000m

Aug 1, 1980

Belgium's Hugo De Grauwe found the weight too much

Belgium's Hugo De Grauwe found the weight too much

Aug 1, 1980

Yelena Naimushina routine on the beam helped USSR take gold in the team event

Yelena Naimushina routine on the beam helped USSR take gold in the team event

Aug 1, 1980

Soviet weightlifter Sultan Rakhmanov lifted a combined weight of 440 kilograms to win the gold

Soviet weightlifter Sultan Rakhmanov lifted a combined weight of 440 kilograms to win the gold

Aug 1, 1980

Sebastian Coe caused a huge shock by beating team-mate Steve Ovett in the 1500m final

Sebastian Coe caused a huge shock by beating team-mate Steve Ovett in the 1500m final

Aug 1, 1980

The Olympic flame burned in front of the ancient Novodevici Russian Orthodox monastery

The Olympic flame burned in front of the ancient Novodevici Russian Orthodox monastery

Aug 1, 1980

Red Square and the Kremlin was the impressive backdrop to the marathon

Red Square and the Kremlin was the impressive backdrop to the marathon

Aug 1, 1980

Seb Coe leads fellow Brits Steve Ovett and Steve Cram

Seb Coe leads fellow Brits Steve Ovett and Steve Cram

Aug 1980

Vince van der Bijl in action at Uxbridge (2)

Vince van der Bijl in action at Uxbridge (2)

Jul 27, 1980

Jim Yardley in action for Northamptonshire

Jim Yardley in action for Northamptonshire

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