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  • Inspiring New Zealanders to be environmental champions | Video

    Inspiring New Zealanders to be environmental champions

    Project Litefoot is a New Zealand-based charitable trust led by top sports people, including IOC member and Olympic windsurfing champion Barbara Kendall. Setting the example, these athletes seek to inspire New Zealanders to be environmental champions.
  • Men's 73Kg And Women's 63Kg Taekwondo Finals - Highlights | Day 5 | Video

    Men's 73Kg And Women's 63Kg Taekwondo Finals - Highlights | Day 5

    Highlights from Day 5 at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games with Yoann Miangue of France winning Men's 73Kg Taekwondo Gold and Kendall Yount of America winning 63 Kg Gold in the Women's event. Medals: Men's 73Kg; Gold - Yoann Miangue (FRA) Silver - Denys Voronovskyy (UKR) Bronze - Talha Bayram (TUR) /Liu Jintao (CHN) Women's 63Kg; Gold - Kendall Yount (USA) Silver - Umida Abdullaeva (UZB) Bronze - Li Chen (CHN) / Yulia Miinuts (UKR)
  • Wyomia Tyus - 100m women - Athletics | Video

    Wyomia Tyus - 100m women - Athletics

    The women's 100m was a particularly competitive event, led by three excellent athletes from the United States. In the first round each of them – Wyomia Tyus, Barbara Ferrell and Margaret Bailes – equalled the Olympic record with times of 11.2secs.
  • Wagner and Paul prove the perfect match | Video

    Wagner and Paul prove the perfect match

    Hailing from Toronto, Canadian pair Barbara Wagner and Robert “Bob” Paul had been skating together since 1952, when they were mere 14 and 15 year olds respectively. Paul’s love for skating can be traced back to his recovery from a childhood bout of non-paralytic polio, during which he asked his parents for a pair of skates. From that point on he barely left the ice, teaming up with his teenage partner to represent Canada in the pairs at Cortina d’Ampezzo 1956, where they took sixth place.
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