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  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Triathlon Men's Final | Video

    Beijing 2008 Olympic Triathlon Men's Final

    With only 50 meters to go to the finish line, Jan Frodeno of Germany out-sprinted 2008 world champion Javier Francisco Gomez of Spain, Athens 2004 silver medallist Bevan Docherty of New Zealand, and Sydney 2000 gold medalist Simon Whitfield to claim the gold in the Men's Olympic Triathlon on Tuesday.
  • Neuner claims silver | Video

    Neuner claims silver

    Neuner claims silver in the Women's Biathlon 7,5km Sprint Competition
  • Bahrain's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Bahrain's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Sprinter Rakia Al Gassra leads Bahrain's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Bahrain athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Bahrain - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • A cycling champion’s Olympic comeback – Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel | Video

    A cycling champion’s Olympic comeback – Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel

    A previous Olympic athlete and international champion, Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel returned to the Olympic Games in Sydney 2000 after fighting against an eating disorder. And her comeback was simply one of the most amazing performances ever seen in Olympic women’s cycling.   She began by breaking the world record in the semifinals of the pursuit and taking the gold medal in the final. During the points race, she moved up from a fifth place in the final sprint to the silver medal.   When Zijlaard-van Moorsel switched to the road, she won the road time trial. And finally, in an exciting road race that ended with a photo-finish contest to define the silver and bronze medalists, Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel won the Olympic gold medal.
  • Vincent Jay: In pursuit of the holy grail | Video

    Vincent Jay: In pursuit of the holy grail

    The highlight of Vincent Jay’s biathlon career came at Vancouver 2010, where he was crowned Olympic champion in the sprint and won bronze in the pursuit. In the latest in our series “Words of Olympians”, he looks back on those achievements.
  • Cathy Freeman - The swift suit | Video

    Cathy Freeman - The swift suit

    The Aussie sprinter delivers gold while wearing an aerodynamic one-piece skinsuit in Sydney.
  • Jay speeds to glory | Video

    Jay speeds to glory

    Jay tooks gold in the Men's Biathlon 10km Sprint Competition
  • Elena Kaliska Defends her K1 Olympic Title | Video

    Elena Kaliska Defends her K1 Olympic Title

    Elena Kaliska of Slovakia, defends her K1 Olympic title by claiming her second consecutive gold medal in this event with a combined time of 192.64. Kaliska wins by a 14 seconds margin over Jacquelin Lawrence, who claims the silver medal in 206.94. Violetta Oblinger Peters of Austria, takes the bronze medal home in a time of 206.94. Canoe Slalom Women's K1 - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Elena Kaliska (SVK), Jacqueline Lawrence (AUS), Violetta Oblinger Peters (AUT)
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