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The joys of planning for the Olympics

January 19, 2008 | 0 Comments

Gerard McGovern/Getty Images On Thursday a British Airways 777 jet suffered difficulties when approaching Heathrow, had to land on grass 1000 feet short of the runway and by some miracle stayed in one piece. No...

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Welcome to 2008; a very big year for sport

January 5, 2008 | 0 Comments

2008. Year of the Rat. Year of Planet Earth. Year of the Potato. Oh, and year of the Olympics. Beijing 2008 is set to be the biggest Olympics the world has ever seen. Here at...

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Adam Pretty/Getty Images For the second podcast in our ongoing series, we take you to Beijing, China – home of the 2008 Summer Olympics. Chief executive officer and co-founder of Getty Images, Jonathan Klein, talks...

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Beijing Olympics – Only One More Year To Go

August 27, 2007 | 0 Comments

There’s less than 365 days left until the Olympic torch is in Beijing. To celebrate this milestone, 40 iconic Olympic images from Getty Images are now on display on WangFu Jiang Street. WangFu Jiang Street,...

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Here I am in the pool capturing the diving event. All in all Rio was a mixed bag of experiences, some good and some bad, but always a surprise or challenge around the corner. Getting...

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Let the Games Begin!

July 19, 2007 | 1 Comments

  Donald Miralle/Getty Images I still had that “uncooked” feeling this morning when the alarm went off at 6 AM. But today was day one of the greatest multi-sport event in the Americas – the...

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500 Days until the Beijing Olympics

April 24, 2007 | 1 Comments

To generate excitement for the upcoming Beijing Olympics, Getty Images and the WangFuJing bookstore (one of the most influential book stores in China) organized an Olympic photo exhibit featuring 20 Getty Images classic Olympic moments....

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A Super Bowl Photo Primer

January 25, 2007 | 2 Comments

Streamers and confetti fly around members of the Chicago Bears during the NFC Championship trophy presentation at Soldier Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) “This is the blueprint of the Chicago Bears. Great defense, run the ball...

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Bears receiver Rasheed Davis joins the fans for a post-game celebration following a win over the Seahawks. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) “I’m the only guy who has the distinction of being fired from both of those...

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World Cup Skiing-Women’s GS Training

November 24, 2006 | 0 Comments

Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images The Women’s World Cup Skiing event made the annual stop in Aspen, Colorado, starting two weeks of skiing in Colorado, with the Giant Slalom and Slalom being run over the weekend and...

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As the World Cup final looms, we look forward to the Tour de France and would like to introduce Getty Images Sports Photographer Bryn Lennon Bryn Lennon will be covering Tour de France for a...

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