Olympics on a shoestring – Great Britain at Atlanta 1996

24-JUL-96 … Atlanta Olympic Games …. Cycling Men’s 4000m Pursuit … Graeme Obree in action today

The soundtrack to the summer of 1996 was unquestionably ‘Wannabe’, the infectious pop smash hit that catapulted the Spice Girls into the British and international consciousness. It, along with Oasis’s ‘Wonderwall’, heralded the start of new era, Britpop, where an all-conquering cohort of Brits would take the music scene at home and abroad by storm. […]