She could have had everything: money, fame, career, but saying that no, the no of the Righteous, she chose to lose everything for not losing herself and her dignity and moral integrity.
Denominated the “human locomotive”, Zatopeck is the man simbol of the Olympic Games in Helsinki in 1952, where he accomplishes a legendary challenge winning 3 gold medals in a week. In 1968 he supports the Prague Spring, signing the Two Thousand Words Manifesto which started Dubček political season.
A young Syrian swimmer, with the outbreak of war and bombardment she fled the country with her sister Sarah - also a swimmer.
Inauguration of exhibition European sport against Nazism. From Berlin Olympics to the London Games (1936-1948) at the Museo diffuso della Resistenza in Turin, on Wednesday 6 November at 11 a.m.
Yad Vashem's account of the rescue deeds performed by Italian road cyclist Gino Bartali, who brought into safety more than 800 Jews during the Nazi occupation.