I know it's not quite t-shirt weather yet, but this Adidas Munich 1972 t-shirt will probably be sold out when it is.
Whether intentional or not, the artwork for an Olympics event is incredibly representative of the era. Which is why A Century of Olympic Posters by Margaret Timmers should be an interesting read.
Not just one colour back on the market, there are six colour options for the reissue of the 1970s Nike Pre Montreal Racer trainers.
Trust us, 2012 will be the year when you can't open a paper, turn on a TV or view a website without mention of the London 2012 Olympics. OK, not quite that, but the merchandising will hit fever pitch. Adidas has got in early, adapting some of its classic trainers into the Team GB range.
As the UK gears up for the excitement of the Olympics next year, no doubt there will be lots of comparisons with the last time we hosted the event. That's exactly what's been marked with the London 1948 Olympics bedlinen.
“London Olympics: 1908 and 1948” looks back at the other two occasions when the capital has hosted the games. London stepped into host the games in 1908 when Italy had to pull out because Vesuvius had erupted. The entire budget for the 1948 Games was £760,000, and they turned a profit of £29,000.
For more titbits of trivia such as these, buy the book for £6.99 from Shire Books.