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  • Daley Thompson of Great Britain throwing the Javelin in the Decathlon event

    Daley Thompson of Great Britain throwing the Javelin in the Decathlon event

    Aug 1984: Daley Thompson of Great Britain throws the Javelin in the Decathlon event at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California, USA. Thompson won the gold medal in this event with a score of 8798 points. \ Mandatory Credit: Tony Duffy/Allsport
    Tuesday, July 31, 1984 10:00 PM | Photo
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Christian Taylor on the hunt for a third Olympic title and the triple jump world record

    The reigning double Olympic champion in the triple jump, American Christian Taylor, won his fourth world title in Doha on 29 September 2019. Having recorded the second best-ever jump in the history of his discipline in 2015, with a leap of 18.21m, he now has his sights set on a third Olympic gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Games, and is continuing his quest to beat the world record – 18.29m – held by Great Britain’s Jonathan Edwards since 1995.
    13 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Athletics, On the road to Tokyo
  • Germany Meet Great Britain In Round Robin Play | Video

    Germany Meet Great Britain In Round Robin Play

    Germany play Great Britain in the preliminary round of women's hockey and win 5-1. The Germans open the scoring in the 26th minute on a wet evening in Beijing. Crista Cullen equalises for Great Britain three minutes later, but just before half, Germany attack again and lead 2-1. Germany score three more and defend well to win by a final score of 5-1. Hockey Women Preliminary Pool B - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - GER vs GBR
  • DeGale of Great Britain Wins Middleweight Gold | Video

    DeGale of Great Britain Wins Middleweight Gold

    James DeGale of Great Britain wins the middleweight gold medal against Cuba's Emilio Correa Bayeaux 16-14. DeGale lands points first and Correa Bayeaux is penalized two points for biting as round one ends 6-1 in DeGale's favour. At the end of the third round, the Cuban is back in the fight, down 12-10, but DeGale maintains his advantage in round four and wins 16-14. Boxing 75kg (Middleweight) Final - Beijing 2008 - Emilio Correa Bayeaux (CUB) vs James DeGale (GBR)
  • Great Britain's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Great Britain's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Swimmer Mark Foster leads Great Britain's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Great Britain athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Great Britain - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Curling - Men's Gold Medal Game - Canada vs Great Britain | Video

    Curling - Men's Gold Medal Game - Canada vs Great Britain

    Highlights of the Men's Curling gold medal game as Canada beat Great Britain to win the gold medal at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games.   Medal Winners:Gold: CanadaSilver: Great Britain
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