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  • Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean: perfection on ice | Video

    Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean: perfection on ice

    At the 1984 Olympic Winter Games in Sarajevo, British ice dancers Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean turned in a flawless performance that earned them perfect marks for artistic impression and a stunning gold medal. Together, they look back on that unforgettable night in our exclusive video.
  • Torvill & Dean Win Gold - Figure Skating | Video

    Torvill & Dean Win Gold - Figure Skating

    Highlights of the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Games in which Christopher Dean and Jayne Torvill from Nottingham, England, won the ice dance competition. This was the first time that the competition had been won by a non-Russian couple.
  • Britain’s first Winter gold since Torvill and Dean | Video

    Britain’s first Winter gold since Torvill and Dean

    A sport only fully introduced to the Games at Nagano in 1998, curling, whose origins are in Scotland, has fast become one of the most popular events on the Winter Olympic schedule. It is perhaps apt that one of the most heart-stopping moments in curling’s short Olympic history should see a Scot take centre stage...
  • A memorable gold for Gwendal Peizerat and Marina Anissina | Video

    A memorable gold for Gwendal Peizerat and Marina Anissina

    The French pair Gwendal Peizerat and Marina Anissina led the field after the compulsory and free dance sections and then it was down to the free dance, where skaters give full vent to their creative powers like Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean had done so mesmerisingly in Sarajevo 18 years earlier with the Bolero...
  • Germany Win Hockey Gold | Video

    Germany Win Hockey Gold

    Germany win the gold medal in hockey by defeating Spain 1-0 in the final. Christopher Zeller scores Germany's goal in the 16th minute from a penalty corner and the German defense stands strong to keep the Spanish off the score sheet in the first half. In the second half, Spain cannot find its way through Germany's defenders and the score remains 1-0. The gold medal goes to Germany. Hockey Men Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - GER, ESP, AUS
  • Jamaica goes gold in 100m sprint | Video

    Jamaica goes gold in 100m sprint

    Fifteen year-old Odean Skeen shot straight to international prominence after winning gold in the boys’ 100-metre sprint at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore.
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