Jim Thorpe is reinstated as the sole winner of two events in the 1912 Olympics

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News : NPR Jim Thorpe, the famed American athlete and U.S. Olympic great runs during a Junior Olympics event in Chicago on June 6, 1948. Thorpe has been reinstated as the sole winner of the 1912 Olympic pentathlon and decathlon.

The legendary athlete is declared the sole winner of the Olympic pentathlon and decathlon in Stockholm — nearly 110 years after being stripped of those gold medals for violations of amateurism rules.

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July 16, 2022 at 12:06AM The Associated Press

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