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  • Rio de Janeiro 2016 | Video

    Rio de Janeiro 2016

    Rio de Janeriro 2016 delegation after their presentation to the IOC Session
  • Bob de Jong Wins First Olympic Gold | Video

    Bob de Jong Wins First Olympic Gold

    For 13 minutes and 1.57 seconds, Bob de Jong skates with only one goal in mind, to earn his first gold. Eight years after winning his first medal, silver in Nanago 1998, Bob becomes an Olympic champion in the 10000m event, beating world record holder Chad Hedrick. Speed Skating Men's 10000m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Bob de Jong (NED), Chad Hedrick (USA), Carl Verheijen (NED)
  • Vanderlei de Lima Settles for Bronze after Protester's Attack | Video

    Vanderlei de Lima Settles for Bronze after Protester's Attack

    After running for almost 2 hours, Vanderlei de Lima leads the race when he gets attacked by a protester who pushes him to the side of the road, four miles from the finish. Vanderlei recovers and keep running but gets surpassed by Stefano Baldini, who wins gold in 2:10:54. Meb Keflezighi claims silver while Vanderlei settles for the bronze medal. Athletics Marathon Men's Final - Athens 2004 Summer Olympics - Stefano Baldini (ITA), Mebrahtom Keflezighi (USA), Vanderlei de Lima (BRA)
  • Daniell de Brujin Leads Netherlands to Gold | Video

    Daniell de Brujin Leads Netherlands to Gold

    In a hard fought battle Netherlands faces USA to win the gold medal match by a goal. Netherlands takes an early 4-0 lead in the 1st half and extends it to 7-5 in the 2nd time. USA ties the score at 8-8 with a few minutes to go in the last period but Dutch Danielle de Bruijn scores a goal securing golden victory. De Brujin becomes the star of the match, scoring a total of 7 goals including the last winner in the dying seconds. Water Polo Women's Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games - NED, USA, AUS
  • Bob de Jong Dominates the Longest of the Races | Video

    Bob de Jong Dominates the Longest of the Races

    In the longest of the races, the men's 10000m, It's Bob de Jong who receives the gold medal in 13 minutes and 1.57 seconds, becoming the only Dutchman to win a men's speed skating title at these Olympics. American Chad Hedrick finishes second in 13:05.40, over 3 seconds quicker than Carl Verheijen of Netherlands, who settles for bronze. Speed Skating Men's 10000m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Bob de Jong (NED), Chad Hedrick (USA), Carl Verheijen (NED)
  • Pierre de Coubertin - 150th birthday on January 1st, 2013 | Video

    Pierre de Coubertin - 150th birthday on January 1st, 2013

    Known to the public as the reviver of the Games, Pierre Frédy, Baron de Coubertin, was a precursor and visionary who advocated the virtues of sport and education in a society that was little prepared to follow his ideas, if at all.
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