Jim Thorpe reinstated as sole winner for 1912 Olympic golds

Jim Thorpe running in his prime. He easily won two gold medals for the United States in the 1912 Olympics. He was stripped of the medals after a news report six months later - five months beyond the official protest period - showed he played professional baseball and other sports. (U.S. public domain photo)

Jim Thorpe running in his prime. He easily won two gold medals for the United States in the 1912 Olympics. He was stripped of the medals after a news report six months later - five months beyond the official protest period - showed he played professional baseball and other sports. (U.S. public domain photo)

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