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  • News | Beijing 2008

    Roger Federer - Tennis Men - Double

    For all Roger Federer glittering achievements, by the time the Olympic Games in Beijing came around there were two major prizes still missing from the Swiss maestro’s trophy cabinet; a French Open title and an Olympic gold medal. Within the space of 12 months, both spaces were filled.
    16 Aug 2008 | Beijing 2008, Tennis, Switzerland
  • Men's Rowing Single Sculls final - highlights | Video

    Men's Rowing Single Sculls final - highlights

    London 2012 - New Zealand's five-time world champion Mahe Drysdale finally achieved his dream of winning single sculls gold. Drysdale held off rival Ondrej Synek of the Czech Republic to win in 6:57.82. Watch highlights of the action from Eton Dorney.
  • New Zealand's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    New Zealand's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Rower Mahe Drysdale leads New Zealand's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the New Zealand athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. New Zealand - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Tufte Olaf Defends His Title in Single Sculls | Video

    Tufte Olaf Defends His Title in Single Sculls

    Tufte Olaf of Norway, defends his Olympic title by winning his second straight gold medal in the single sculls. Olaf, finishes in 6:59.83, followed closely by Ondrej Synek, who receives the silver medal in a time of 6:59.83. Defending World champion, Mahe Drysdale takes the bronze medal home. Rowing Men's Single Sculls Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Tufte Olaf (NOR), Ondrej Synek (CZH), Mahe Drysdale (NZL)
  • Rowing Men's Single Sculls

    Rowing Men's Single Sculls

    Mahé Drysdale of New Zealand competes during the Men's Single Sculls Heat 2 on Day 1 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Lagoa Stadium on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
    Friday, August 5, 2016 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Fair Play Award

    Fair Play Award

    Rene Maheu (1905 - 1975), Director-General of UNESCO, awards the International Fair Play trophy to Italian bobsleigh champion Eugenio Monti (1928 - 2003), 20th May 1965. Looking on are French tennis champion Jean Borotra (1898 - 1994, centre left) and Maurice Herzog (centre right), French Minister of Youth and Sport. Monti won the award for an act of sportsmanship during the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck. (Photo by Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
    Wednesday, May 19, 1965 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Beijing 2008 - Opening Ceremony - 181

    Beijing 2008 - Opening Ceremony - 181

    BEIJING - AUGUST 08: Mahé Drysdale of the New Zealand Olympic rowing team carries his country's flag to lead out the delegation during the Opening Ceremony for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics at the National Stadium on August 8, 2008 in Beijing, China.
    Thursday, August 7, 2008 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Olympics Day 13 - Equestrian

    Olympics Day 13 - Equestrian

    HONG KONG, CHINA - AUGUST 21: Ben Maher of Great Britain and Rolette jump a fence during the Individual Jumping Final - Round B held at the Hong Kong Olympic Equestrian Venue in Sha Tin during day 13 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 21, 2008 in Hong Kong, China.
    Wednesday, August 20, 2008 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Team GB riders take Team Jumping gold | Video

    Team GB riders take Team Jumping gold

    London 2012 - Team GB riders Nick Skelton, Ben Maher, Scott Brash and Peter Charles take gold in the Equestrian Team Jumping after a nail-biting jump-off with the Netherlands at Greenwich Park. Watch all the thrilling action from the finals.
  • Equestrian review - hosts win at a canter | Video

    Equestrian review - hosts win at a canter

    London 2012 - Great Britain ended their Olympic Dressage medal drought thanks to gold medallists Charlotte Dujardin, Carl Hester and Laura Bechtolsheimer. But the schedule's most exhilarating showcase came in the Team Jumping as Brits Nick Skelton, Ben Maher, Scott Brash and Peter Charles landed the country's first Jumping gold for 60 years after a jump-off. The tournament was a good one for the Host Nation, who ended the dominance of Germany and the Netherlands.
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