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  • Hommage to Juan Antonio Samaranch and Anton Geesink | Video

    Hommage to Juan Antonio Samaranch and Anton Geesink

    Two grand Olympic personalities left us forever in 2010: the seventh IOC President, Juan Antonio Samaranch, and the great Dutch Champion, Anton Geesink. Copyright IOC/EBU
  • Apolo Anton Ohno Becomes The Fastest Man in 500m | Video

    Apolo Anton Ohno Becomes The Fastest Man in 500m

    Apolo Anton Ohno proves to be the fastest man in the 500m event, claiming his first gold medal of these Games in 41.93 seconds. In the 5000m team relay, he leads team US to the bronze medal, crossing the finish line ahead of Canada in 6:47.990. Apolo went on to win 3 Olympic medals at the Turin 2006 Olympics (1 gold and 2 bronze), tying with Chad Hendricks as the most decorated American athlete of these Games. Apolo Anton Ohno (USA) - Short Track Speed Skating - Turin 2006
  • Freestyle Skiing Aerials - Men's Final - Anton Kushnir Wins Gold | Video

    Freestyle Skiing Aerials - Men's Final - Anton Kushnir Wins Gold

    Highlights of the Men's Freestyle Skiing Aerials Finals from the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park as Anton Kushnir wins the gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. MedalsGold - Anton Kushnir (BLR)Silver - David Morris (AUS)Bronze - Jia Zongyang (CHN)
  • Fred Anton Maier: Living the dream | Video

    Fred Anton Maier: Living the dream

    Speed skater Fred Anton Maier won four medals in two editions of the Olympic Games. In the latest interview in our Words of Olympians series, the Norwegian explains how his first podium position in 1964 in Innsbruck inspired him to aim even higher.
  • IOC President Jacques Rogge on Juan Antonio Samaranch | Video

    IOC President Jacques Rogge on Juan Antonio Samaranch

    IOC President Jacques Rogge pays tribute to his predecessor. ”Juan Antonio Samaranch was a great president”, Rogge says. “He can be credited with making the Games the success story they are today.” Watch the full statement here.
  • Dutch judoka | Video

    Dutch judoka

    At the 1964 Tokyo Games, the host nation was expected to sweep all four weight classes. The Japanese promptly won the first three. But the giant Dutchman Anton Geesink defeated Japanese national champion Kaminaga Akio in convincing fashion to claim the gold medal in the open class.
  • Luge - Team Relay - Germany Win Gold | Video

    Luge - Team Relay - Germany Win Gold

    In December 2017, Tatyana IVANOVA of Russian Federation, competing in the Luge Women's Individual and Mixed Team Relay events, in which she ranked 7th and 2nd, and for which she was awarded one silver medal, has been disqualified from the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, in 2014 by the IOC Disciplinary Commission chaired by Mr Oswald. Please note that such decision is subject to appeal to the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS). Highlights from the inaugral Luge Team Relay as Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch, Tobias Wendl & Tobias Arltwin win gold for Germany at the Sanki Sliding Centre at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games. Medals Gold - Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch, Tobias Wendl & Tobias Arlt (GER) Silver - Alexander Denisyev & Vladislav Antonov (RUS) Bronze - Eliza Tiruma, Martins Rubenis, Andris Sics & Juris Sics (LAT)
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