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  • Seoul 1998 & PyeongChang 2018: from sport and urban development, to world peace | Video

    Seoul 1998 & PyeongChang 2018: from sport and urban development, to world peace

    The Olympic Games in Korea created strong legacies for sport development, skills development and urban infrastructure. PyeongChang 2018 also became a building block in the road for peace, with the host nation, Republic of Korea, marching side by side with their neighbours from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, under the Korean Unification Flag.
  • 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...
  • Philipp Schoch's steady and flawless performance | Video

    Philipp Schoch's steady and flawless performance

    Along with curling, snowboarding was a new event on the Olympic schedule at Nagano, Japan in 1998 and it has been providing some of the Games’ highlights ever since. Not least when Swiss snowboarder Philipp Schoch seized his moment in the limelight in spectacular style in the parallel giant slalom at the Park City Mountain Resort.  
  • Picabo Street: Remembering Lillehammer | Video

    Picabo Street: Remembering Lillehammer

    One of the leading lights of women’s Alpine skiing in the 1990s, Picabo Street was crowned Olympic super-G champion at Nagano 1998. However, in the latest instalment of our Words of Olympians series, the American reveals her most treasured memory remains the downhill silver medal she captured in Lillehammer four years earlier.
  • Deborah Compagnoni: Golden determination | Video

    Deborah Compagnoni: Golden determination

    At her first Games in Albertville in 1992, Deborah Compagnoni took the gold in the super-G. The Italian then concentrated on the technical events and won the giant slalom in Lillehammer in 1994. She repeated this achievement in the same event at the Nagano Games in 1998 and thus became the first female skier to win gold at three different editions of the Games.
  • Los Angeles 1984 Athletics women 400m hurdles | Video

    Los Angeles 1984 Athletics women 400m hurdles

    The 400m hurdles for women made its Olympic debut at the 1984 Los Angeles Games. In the final, El Moutawakel led from start to finish and improved her personal best by 0.76 seconds. El Moutawakel’s achievement made her the first woman from an Islamic nation to win an Olympic medal and the first Moroccan athlete of either sex to win a gold medal. In 1998, El Moutawakel was chosen to be a member of the IOC.
  • Marianne Timmer Captures Second 1000m Gold Medal | Video

    Marianne Timmer Captures Second 1000m Gold Medal

    Marianne Timmer of Netherlands, captures a second gold medal in the women's 1000m, eight years after winning her first medal in Nanago 1998. With this win, Marianne becomes the first skater from Netherlands to win gold at two different Winter Olympics. Speed Skating Women's 1000m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Marianne Timmer (NED), Cindy Klassen (CAN), Anni Friesinger (GER)
  • Armin Zoeggeler Claims His 4th Olympic Medal | Video

    Armin Zoeggeler Claims His 4th Olympic Medal

    To the delight of the crowd, Italian Armin Zoeggeler secures the luge gold medal for the second consecutive time, claiming Italy's first gold at these Gamed in a combined four-run time of 3 minutes and 26.088 seconds. With this win, he captures his 4th Olympic luge medal (bronze in 1994, silver in 1998, gold in 2002 and 2006). Luge Singles Men's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Armin Zoeggeler (ITA), Albert Demtschenko (RUS), Marti?s Rubenis (LAT)
  • Kevin Kuske and Andre Lange Clock the Fastest Time | Video

    Kevin Kuske and Andre Lange Clock the Fastest Time

    Kevin Kuske and Andre Lange slide down the icy track to Olympic victory, claiming the bobsleigh two-man gold medal. Kuske and Lange of Germany, clock the fastest combined time, a total of 3 minutes 43.28 seconds. The Canadian pair, 1998 Olympic chamipon Pierre Leuders and partner Lascelles Brown, finish .21 seconds after the winning time, receiving the silver medal. The Swiss duo take the bronze medal home. Bobsleigh Two-man Men's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - GER, CAN, SUI
  • Canada's Path To Curling Gold | Video

    Canada's Path To Curling Gold

    Highlights of Canada's round robin matches feature wins over Germany, Great Britain, Norway, New Zealand and the USA. In the gold medal match against Finland, Canada execute a stunning raise-triple take-out in the sixth end and win the game 10-4. Canada win its first gold medal in men's curling after winning silver in Nagano and Salt Lake City. Curling Men - Torino 2006 Winter Olympics - Round Robin to Gold Medal Match
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