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  • Canada wins a spectacular Olympic Hockey gold medal final | Video

    Canada wins a spectacular Olympic Hockey gold medal final

    An Olympic Hockey final that went down to the wire and made a whole nation celebrate. Watch the best scenes from the thrilling men's Olympic hockey gold medal game in Vancouver between Canada and the USA! Canada defeated the USA 3-2 in overtime on a goal by Sidney Crosby on a neat pass from Jerome Iginla. Corey Perry and Jonathan Toews were the two other goal scorers for Canada. Ryan Kesler and Zach Parise scored for the Americans, with Parise's marker tying the game with less than 30 seconds left in the third period.
  • The Aussies Have Come to the Olympics to Stay | Video

    The Aussies Have Come to the Olympics to Stay

    It's day one of women's basketball and the Aussies prove they have come to the Olympics to stay, earning a victory in their very first match against Belarus. Australia, Olympic experienced players, silver medallists in Athens 2004 and Sidney 2000, win 83-64, achieving a 19 points victory over the Belarusians. Basketball Women's Preliminary Group A - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games - AUS, BLR
  • USA Achieves 108-63 Victory Over China | Video

    USA Achieves 108-63 Victory Over China

    The US women team, gold medallists in Atlanta, Sidney and Athens, win 108-63 over China in the group B preliminary round. Americans dominate both ends of the court, Tina Thompson scores 13 points during a 23 points run. By the end of the first period, team US leads 33-11, extending their lead later on to more than 40 points. Basketball Women's Preliminary Group B - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games - USA, CHN
  • The Aussies One Win Away From Gold | Video

    The Aussies One Win Away From Gold

    Australia is only one win away from the gold medal after triumphing over China, in the women's basketball semifinal. The Opals, silver medallists in Athens and Sidney, go to a 8-0 run in the first period and increase their lead to almost 20 points in the third quarter. They earn the right to play for the gold title by achieving a 90-56 victory. Basketball Women's Semifinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games - CHN, AUS
  • Tim Brabants Wins 1st Gold for GB in Canoeing | Video

    Tim Brabants Wins 1st Gold for GB in Canoeing

    Tim Brabants of Great Britain, leads from start to finish to receive the gold medal in the men's kayaking 1000m. Brabants, bronze medallist in Sidney, crosses the line in 3:26.323, winning the first ever canoeing gold medal for his country. Eirik Veraas Larsen of Norway, claims silver in 3:27.342, finishing just inches ahead of Ken Wallace, who settles for bronze. Canoe Sprint Men's K1 1000m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Tim Brabants (GBR), Eirik Veraas Larsen (NOR), Ken Wallace (AUS)
  • Michael Johnson's Astonishing Olympic Success | Video

    Michael Johnson's Astonishing Olympic Success

    Michael Johnson made his Olympic debut in 1992, winning the 4x400m relay along with his teammates. At the 1996 Games, he became the only man in history to win the 200m and the 400m gold medals at a single Olympics, setting world record times in both events (19.32 in the 200m and 43.49 in the 400m). In Sidney 2000, he defended his 400m Olympic title, becoming the 1st athlete to capture 2 consecutive 400m gold medals. Michael Johnson (USA) - Athletics - Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000
  • Ian Thorpe Makes Olympic Debut Setting World Record | Video

    Ian Thorpe Makes Olympic Debut Setting World Record

    At only 17 years of age, Ian Thorpe makes his Olympic debut receiving the 400m free gold medal in world record time (3:40.59). Thorpe leads from start to finish, smashing his own world record to claim Australia's first medal at these Games. Rosolino of Italy and Keller of USA, receive the silver and bronze medal respectively. Swimming 400m Freestyle Men's Final - World Record (3:40.59) - Sidney 2000 Summer Olympics - Ian Thorpe (AUS), Massimiliano Rosolino (ITA), Klete Keller (USA)
  • Williams Sisters Capture Second Doubles Gold | Video

    Williams Sisters Capture Second Doubles Gold

    The Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, make a powerful comeback and capture their second Olympic gold medal in the women's doubles, eight years after their first gold in Sidney 2000. The American pair, who broke the parnertship in Athens 2004 due to Serena's injury, wins 6-2, 6-0, leaving the Spaniard duo, Virginia Ruano and Anabel Medina,in second place. The Chinese pair settles for bronze. Tennis Women's Doubles Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - USA, ESP, CHN
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