star_wars_the_force_awakens__textless_wallpaper__by_aracnify-d987onmSoon after winning the first modern-day Olympic marathon at the 1896 Summer Games, the newly crowned champion was accused of cheating. Some of the biggest sporting powerhouses at the time — France, Australia and the United States — couldn’t accept that their well-trained athletes had lost to an unknown water carrier from Athens, so they accused him of covering part of the course by carriage. But the allegations against Spyridon “Spyros” Louis were totally unfounded, and the young Greek and only competitor to ever run a marathon in a fustanella — a traditional skirtlike garment worn by men in the Balkans — would go on to become a sporting icon….READ MORE

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