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  • IOC President joins Olympians to give back to sport on International Day of Sport for Development and Peace | Video

    IOC President joins Olympians to give back to sport on International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

    Today is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, and International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has joined a number of inspirational Olympians to celebrate the power of sport and illustrate how it is a universal tool for social change, development and peace.
  • 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)
  • Speed Skating - Ladies' 1500m - Jorien Ter Mors Wins Gold | Video

    Speed Skating - Ladies' 1500m - Jorien Ter Mors Wins Gold

    Highlights of the Ladies' Speed Skating 1500m event from the Adler Arena as Jorien Ter Mors wins the gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Medal Winners:Gold: Jorien Ter Mors (NED)Silver: Ireen Wust (NED)Bronze: Lotte Van Beek (NED)
  • The Sochi Medals' Journey | Video

    The Sochi Medals' Journey

    Ever wondered how the Olympic medals are stored at an Olympic Games? Who keeps an eye on them? How they’re transported to the Medals Plaza? Or what goes on backstage to ensure the medals look their shiny best before being presented to the athletes? Discover all this and more with the following behind-the-scenes photographs of the daily lifecycle of the Sochi 2014 medals. Follow the Olympic medals on their journey from a secret storage area in Sochi until they are placed around the athletes’ necks on the podium inside the Olympic Park.
  • Michael Johnson Sends Best Wishes | Video

    Michael Johnson Sends Best Wishes

    Retired American sprinter Michael Johnson encourages the participants in the Youth Olymic Games to have a great time and do their best. Johnson is a decorated athlete who won gold medals in the 200m in Atlanta, 400m in Atlanta and Sydney and the 4x400m in Barcelona.
  • Joan Benoit Wins the First Women's Marathon Gold | Video

    Joan Benoit Wins the First Women's Marathon Gold

    Joan Benoit becomes an Olympic champion at the 1984 Games, when the women's marathon is first introduced as an Olympic sport. After recovering from a knee surgery, Benoit manages to cross the finish line first in 2:24.52, almost four minutes ahead of Grete Waitz. Rosa Mota of Portugal claims the bronze medal in 2:26.57. Athletics Marathon Women's Final - Los Angeles 1984 Summer Olympics - Joan Benoit (USA), Grete Waitz (NOR), Rosa Mota (POR)
  • Johnny Weissmuller - First Swimming Superstar | Video

    Johnny Weissmuller - First Swimming Superstar

    American Johnny Weissmuller was one of the greatest swimmers of all time. He went on to capture a total of six medals during his Olympic career. At the 1924 Games, he won the 100m event in world record time (58.6 seconds), Weissmuller also claimed the 400m freestyle and 4x200m relay team Olympic titles and a bronze medal in water polo. Four years later, Weissmuller successfully defended his 100m freestyle and 4x200m relay team Olympic titles. Johnny Weissmuller (USA) - Swimming - Amsterdam 1928
  • Join Flávio Canto, Get Active and Win a Trip to Rio | Olympic Day 2015 | Video

    Join Flávio Canto, Get Active and Win a Trip to Rio | Olympic Day 2015

    This June, join Flávio Canto in using #OLYMPICDAY to show how you get active, and you could win a trip for two to Rio de Janeiro! Get moving now for your chance at a sneak peek of the Olympic Park ahead of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Find more at http://www.olympic.org/olympic-day-contest Subscribe to the official Olympic channel here: http://bit.ly/1dn6AV5
  • Joey Cheek Breaks 35 seconds in Both His Races | Video

    Joey Cheek Breaks 35 seconds in Both His Races

    American Joey Cheek speeds to capture his first ever gold medal in the 500m, winning in a combined time of 69.76. Cheek is the only skater to break 35 seconds in both his races in this event, finishing more than a second ahead of Dmitry Dorofeyev of Russia, who takes the silver medal home in 70:41. Korean Lee Kang Seok finishes in 70.35, and receives bronze. Speed Skating Men's 500m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Joey Cheek (USA), Dmitry Dorofeyev (RUS), Lee Kang Seok (KOR)
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