The 5 most valuable Olympic treasures

Memorabilia from some of the most incredible moments and places in Olympic history have been preserved in private collections. The best pieces can be very pricey.

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Feb 17, 2014 7:58PM
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For me, the most valuable Olympic treasure would be competing in them or just being there. Imagine getting handed that gold medal after years of hard work and dedication. That would be a very memorable experience.
Feb 23, 2014 10:57AM
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Had to mention the Gays huh! just cant let anything be reported without a agenda story as a high point in history. Lame story as always. 
Feb 23, 2014 1:19PM
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Sorry I have to say that Jim Thorpe's metals for the decathlon and pentathlon that were taken away are the most valuable. What single athlete has  ever won two muliti events in one Olympics like that. Those two metals are the Holy Grail of Olympic metals.
Feb 23, 2014 1:11PM
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Wow they really went out on a stretch to try and tie the anti-white prop, Hitler and the gays together.
Feb 18, 2014 11:15AM
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Just goes to show ya...Nothings sacred anymore is it?
Feb 18, 2014 11:18AM
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Why is it now impossible to navigate to stories on the MSN news page??????   Why have they MSN made this reading  stories come to a complete halt????
Feb 23, 2014 1:10PM
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  Israel never fought a war of Independence, it was legally born in a single day after the British gave up control of the region. The very same day Israel became a nation again after 2000 years of exile (as Bible Prophecy foretold), the Arabs launched a war to destroy the Jews because they couldn't live with Israel. Israel won that war and the "Palestinians" (Arabs) rejected the British Mandate, meaning all the land that the Palestinians claim today, was the same land that they rejected in 1948.

Also, there was no such thing as "Palestinian Mandate", it was called: "British Mandate for Palestine (legal instrument)". You can look that up on Wikipedia.


Feb 23, 2014 10:14AM
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Missing from the list (because it's "missing") is Muhammad Ali's gold medal from the 1960 Olympics. If it were ever recovered (from the bottom of the Ohio River...or from just being lost...whichever story is correct), I would think a collector would pay a hefty sum for it.
Feb 23, 2014 11:14AM
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I never knew that some of the countries actually paid the participants to bring home a Gold Medal.
You learn something every day!!

SA
Feb 23, 2014 4:07PM
Feb 23, 2014 3:50PM
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I think that the gold medals in the 1912 Olympics and the ones before that were pure gold.
I wonder why one of those weren't on the list. And of course the writer of the article had to throw in the Hitler thing and the queer thing. How predictable.

Feb 17, 2014 8:16PM
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Nothing like that GOLD,wish them all the best of luck.And to the winners all the Money they will make on advertising,that the real GOLD. 
Feb 23, 2014 3:30PM
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Maybe they would get more traction if they rearranged their initials to BLTG.  Everyone loves a good BLT. lol
Feb 21, 2014 8:26PM
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Biggest waste of money in the world. People will sell their souls for entertainment.
Feb 23, 2014 9:49AM
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retitled "sh1t putin aint stole yet"...

still waiting on the zombie apokolypse

Feb 17, 2014 8:51PM
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someone's bound to come out with some "commemorative" gold coins that are "just like" the metals, and will bring one a sense of nostalgia, for bygone days. no doubt it will be pitched by some dude with a bad toupee, or some actor from days long gone.
Feb 23, 2014 1:47PM
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 The medals should be buffalo chips so they would have more real value than the recipients.

 The olympics are no different than any other sport that involves the use of public funds, it's nothing but another type of welfare to support useless life forms performing absolutely useless activities to entertain more useless life forms. They're just like anyone else that doesn't produce goods or perform a service needed by those that do.

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