Olympic RehersalsSapporo 1972: Japanese ice skater Tomoo Kurosawa arrives at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo carrying the Olympic Flame during a rehearsal for the Sapporo Winter Olympics. The last batch of torches were defective, causing the flame to die during the relay, and have had to be replaced.
Giant Slalom CelebrationsSapporo 1972: The medallists of the men's giant slalom, Swiss skier Edmund Bruggmann (silver), Italian skier Gustav Thoni (gold), and Swiss skier Werner Mattle (bronze) raise their arms in celebration of their medals.
Momotaro Ice SculptureSapporo 1972: An ice sculpture at the 22nd Sapporo Snow Festival held in Odori Park on the island of Hokkaido, Hapan. Sapporo is an Olympic Winter Games site. The ice sculpture is of Momotaro a character in a Japanese fairy tale.
British Line UpSapporo 1972: (From left to right) British skiers Valentina Iliffe, Carol Blackwood, Gina Hathorne and Divina Galica of the women's Olympic team pose in a row on a ski slope.
Best of 1968-1976Accorss the Winter Games of Grenoble 1968, Sapporo 1972 and Innsbruck 1976 there featured some remarkable feats on the International Stage. Relive some of these moments from those games in this gallery collection