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  • Turin Welcomes the World to the XX Winter Olympics | Video

    Turin Welcomes the World to the XX Winter Olympics

    Turin marks the beginning of the XX Winter Olympic games with an opening ceremony based on the values of peace and fellowship, celebrating the best of Italy with breathtaking performances and moments of great spectacle. Countries unite once more to march in the traditional parade of nations and cross country skiier Stefania Belmondo gets the honor to light the Olympic flame thrilling the 35,000-strong audience. Opening Ceremony - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics
  • Sun Yang storms to 400m freestyle gold | Video

    Sun Yang storms to 400m freestyle gold

    London 2012 - Sun Yang of China was crowned Olympic champion in the men's 400m Freestyle as he continued to leave an indelible mark on the global stage. Sun finished in 3:40.14 – an Olympic record and just outside Paul Biedermann's 2009 mark.
  • Spaniards Win in Overtime Against China | Video

    Spaniards Win in Overtime Against China

    China gets close to the victory keeping the lead most of the match, but loses it to Spain in the last minutes of the game. To the delight of the crowd, China leads by 9 at half time, but in 2nd half Spain's NBA stars lead their team back, tying the game at 70-70. China shoots a 2 pointer, but Mark Gasol scores to tie the game in the dying seconds to force overtime. Spain closes with a win by 10, 85-75 in group B. Basketball Men's Preliminary Group B - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games - ESP, CHN
  • China Wins 1st Olympic Title in Rowing | Video

    China Wins 1st Olympic Title in Rowing

    The Chinese crew rows to victory, winning gold in the quadruple sculls and claiming the first Olympic title in rowing for their country. China finishes the 2000m race in a winning time of 6:16.06, followed by the British quartet, who leads most of the race but gets surpassed by China after the 1500m mark, settling for the silver medal. Germany finishes in 6:19.56, taking the bronze medal home. Rowing Women's Quadruple Sculls Without Coxswain Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - CHN, GBR, GER
  • American Duo Claims Beach Volleyball Olympic Title | Video

    American Duo Claims Beach Volleyball Olympic Title

    Americans Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers receive the men's beach volleyball gold medal, becoming Olympic champions for the first time. Dalhausser and Rogers went on to win in two sets against the Brazilian pair, Fabio Luiz and Marcio Aurajo who settle for silver. Ricardo Santos and Emmanuel Rego of Brazil, take the bronze medal home. Beach Volleyball Men's Medal Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - USA, BRA, BRA
  • “Sport is a great conversation opener and human-experience opener that puts us eye to eye” | Video

    “Sport is a great conversation opener and human-experience opener that puts us eye to eye”

    For over 15 years, Canadian swimmer Mark Tewksbury has been using his success as an Olympian to fight against discrimination and defend gay rights in the sporting world. He is one of many inspirational athletes who, in the lead-up to the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) on 6 April, illustrates how sport can be a tool for social change contributing to a better world.
  • 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.
  • Hop on the Olympic Time Machine! | Video

    Hop on the Olympic Time Machine!

    The athletes are at the heart of the Games, and at the end of the day it is their outstanding performances that are remembered. Mexico City 1968 with Bob Beamon’s historic jump; Grenoble 1968 with Jean-Claude Killy’s triple medal win; Munich 1972 when Mark Spitz became a legend; Montreal 1976 with Nadia Comaneci’s perfect tens. Enjoy watching all the highlights of previous Games in this video.
  • Dibaba Sets Olympic Record | Video

    Dibaba Sets Olympic Record

    Favoured Ethiopian runner Tirunesh Dibaba does not disappoint as she sets an Olympic record time of 29:54.66. Kipligat of the Netherlands leads to the 6000m mark and then Abeylegesse sets the pace to 9000m. Dibaba dominates the last 1000m and wins by almost 2 seconds. Athletics 10000m Women Final - Olympic Record (29:54.66) - Beijing 2008- Tirunesh Dibaba (ETH), Elvan Abeylegesse (TUR), Shalane Flanagan (USA)
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