A former world record holder who made history by becoming the first swimmer to win Olympic gold in butterfly has died.
Two-time Olympic triple jump bronze medallist Vitold Kreyer has died aged 87.
Melbourne 1956 Olympic gymnastics champion Olga Tass has died aged 91.
For the past couple of weeks, I have been immersed in the rowing scene of the 1950s and 1960s - a minority pursuit, no doubt, but the reasons should become plain to insidethegames readers very shortly.
Melbourne 1956 javelin silver medallist Marlene Ahrens - Chile's only female Olympic medallist - has died aged 87.
Sprinting great Bobby Joe Morrow, who won three gold medals at the Melbourne 1956 Olympic Games, has passed away at the age of 84.
On December 1, 2006 the French sport newspaper L”Equipe arranged a reunion for the three marathon medallists from the Melbourne Olympic Games on the 50th anniversary of their race.