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  • Britta Stefen Wins the 50m Free in Olympic Record | Video

    Britta Stefen Wins the 50m Free in Olympic Record

    Britta Stefen becomes the sprint queen, adding the 50m free gold medal to her freestyle 100m title. Stefen of Germany, wins by a fingertip, touching the wall in Olympic record time of 24:06, only one hundredth of a second ahead of favorite to win, American Dara Torres. Australian Cate Campbell claims the bronze medal in 24:17 seconds. Swimming 50m Freestyle Women's Final - Olympic Record (24:06) - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Britta Stefen (GER), Dara Torres (USA), Cate Campbell (AUS)
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Equestrian Eventing Individual Mixed Finals | Video

    Beijing 2008 Olympic Equestrian Eventing Individual Mixed Finals

    Hinrich Romeike of Germany wins gold in Olympic equestrian eventing to match the eventing team gold that Germany won earlier in the evening. Gina Miles of the United States riding huge chestnut gelding Mckinlaigh wins silver after a clear round brought her up from fourth to second place on 56.10 penalties. Kristina Cook of Great Britain and Miners Frolic earn the bronze medal on 56.10 penalties.
  • Alexander Grimm Earns Men's K1 Golden Title | Video

    Alexander Grimm Earns Men's K1 Golden Title

    Alexander Grimm of Germany, claims the men's K1 Olympic title in a combined time of 171.70, winning the first gold medal for his country at these games. Fabien Lefevre of France, earns the silver medal in 173.30, while Benjamin Boukpeti of Togo, top qualifier coming into the final, finishes in 173.45, achieving the bronze medal. Canoe Slalom Men's K1 - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Alexander Grimm (GER), Fabien Lefevre (FRA), Benjamin Boukpeti (TOG)
  • China Battle To Berth In The Final | Video

    China Battle To Berth In The Final

    The women's hockey team from the People's Republic of China show great resilience to come from behind and defeat Germany to advance to the gold medal match. The Germans go ahead twice, but China equalise quickly each time to level the match. With twelve minutes remaining, Zhao Yudiao shows superb hand eye coordination to bat the ball out of the air and seal a trip to the final for China. Hockey Women Semifinal- Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - GER vs CHN
  • The Big Boys Go For Gold | Video

    The Big Boys Go For Gold

    In the heaviest weight class, Mattias Steiner saves his best for last to win gold for Germany. Evgeny Chigishev of Russia lifts 210kg in the snatch and clean and jerks 250kg for a total of 460kg. Steiner snatches 203kg and on his final attempt lifts a massive 258kg in the clean and jerk for a total of 461kg. Viktors Scerbatihs of Latvia wins bronze. Weightlifting Men +105kg Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Matthias Steiner (GER), Evgeny Chigishev (RUS), Viktors Scerbatihs (LAT)
  • USA Make Their Way To The Semifinal | Video

    USA Make Their Way To The Semifinal

    David Klemperer and Eric Koreng of Germany meet Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser of the USA in men's beach volleyball quarterfinals. An errant serve from the Germans gives the first set to the Americans. The USA stay in front in the second set as well, and on match point, Dalhausser blocks the German attack emphatically. The USA advance to the semifinal in straight sets. Beach Volleyball Men Quarterfinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Klemperer - Koreng (GER) vs Rogers - Dalhausser (USA)
  • Thomas Bach elected new IOC President - the Announcement Ceremony | Video

    Thomas Bach elected new IOC President - the Announcement Ceremony

    Thomas Bach of Germany was elected as the ninth President of the International Olympic Committee following two rounds of votes at the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina. “Thank you very much to all of you,” said Bach following his election. “Let us, this great universal orchestra of IOC members, play together in harmony towards a bright future for the Olympic Movement under the leadership of the IOC.”
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics joins the Olympic programme | Video

    Rhythmic Gymnastics joins the Olympic programme

    The Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games marked the debut of a new discipline within the Gymnastics competition. For the first time a Rhythmic Gymnastics competition would be part of the Olympic Games.Canadian athlete Lori Fung won the first rhythmic gymnastics Olympic gold medal, with Doina Saticulescu from Romania taking silver and Regina Weber from West Germany, bronze.
  • Biathlon - Men's 4x7.5km Relay - Russia Win Gold | Video

    Biathlon - Men's 4x7.5km Relay - Russia Win Gold

    Highlights from the Laura Biathlon Stadium as Russia win Gold in the Men's 4x7.5km Biathlon Relay at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games.   Medal Winners:Gold: RussiaSilver: GermanyBronze: Austria
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