Category Archives: Sport

Buster Crabbe – Serial King

Day 276 of Colourisation Project – February 7 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born Clarence Linden ‘Buster’ Crabbe II on this day, February 7, in 1908, he was better … Continue reading

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Eileen Wearne – Trailblazing Sprinter

Day 268 of Colourisation Project – January 30 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. At the start of the 20th century, athletics was no place for a woman. Pierre de … Continue reading

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Up There Cazaly

Day 251 of Colourisation Project – January 13 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. “Up There Cazaly,” a catchcry familiar to any Melburnian…and if not, then the song, Up There … Continue reading

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Wilma Rudolph – The Black Gazelle

Day 189 of Colourisation Project – November 12 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Triple Olympic gold medallist, Wilma Glodean Rudolph was never meant to walk let alone create record … Continue reading

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The Boy from Bowral – Sir Don Bradman

Day 77 of Colourisation Project – July 23 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. It was 80 years ago on this day July 23, 1934 that Sir Donald Bradman scored 304 … Continue reading

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Tour de Maurice Garin

Day 73 of Colourisation Project – July 19 As the 2014 Tour de France nears its completion, I am reminded after researching today’s subject for colourisation that cycling and the Tour de France have a very long history of cheats … Continue reading

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Johnny Weissmuller – Tarzan Triumphs (in the Water)

Day 63 of Colourisation Project – July 9 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. On this day, July 9 in 1922, Johnny Weissmuller swims the 100 meters freestyle in 58.6 … Continue reading

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