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  • Suzanne Lenglen Becomes an Olympic Champion | Video

    Suzanne Lenglen Becomes an Olympic Champion

    A French national hero, Suzanne Lenglen is considered one of the greatest women's tennis players of all time. At the Antwerp 1920 Summer Olympics, Suzanne claimed the gold medal along with partner Max Decugis in the doubles mixed event. In the singles event, she triumphed over Edith Holman of Great Britain, earning the Olympic title. Suzanne went on to claim the bronze medal in the women's doubles along with compatriot Elisabeth d'Ayen. Suzanne Lenglen (FRA) - Tennis - Antwerp 1920
  • Williams battles Sharapova for gold - highlights | Video

    Williams battles Sharapova for gold - highlights

    London 2012 - Serena Williams of the United States takes on Maria Sharapova of Russia in the final of the women's singles tennis. Watch highlights from the match at Wimbledon's Centre Court.
  • Paavo Nurmi's Golden Olympic History | Video

    Paavo Nurmi's Golden Olympic History

    At the 1924 Paris Games, Paavo Nurmi claimed the 1500m and the 5000m Olympic title, a feat that was considered impossible because the races were ran only an hour apart. He became the 1st athlete ever to win 5 gold medals at a single Olympics (1500m, the 3,000m team event, the 5,000m, and the two cross-country events). Nurmi captured a total of 12 medals during his Olympic career (9 gold and 3 silver medals) becoming one of only 4 athletes to win 9 gold medals. Paavo Nurmi (FIN) - Athletics - Paris 1924
  • Best of Atlanta 1996 | Video

    Best of Atlanta 1996

    At the Atlanta Games, for the first time, every single National Olympic Committee recognised at the time is represented. Watch all the highlights here!
  • Jesse Owens's Inspiring History | Video

    Jesse Owens's Inspiring History

    At the Berlin 1936 Olympics, Hitler planned to show the world that the Aryan people were the dominant race, Jesse Owens proved him wrong and sealed his place in Olympic history by becoming the most successful athlete of the 1936 Games. Owens also became the first american to win four track and field gold medals at a single Olympics (100m, 200m, 4x100m relay and long jump), a record that stood unbroken for 48 years. Jesse Owens (USA) - Athletics - Berlin 1936
  • Armin Zoeggeler Claims His 4th Olympic Medal | Video

    Armin Zoeggeler Claims His 4th Olympic Medal

    To the delight of the crowd, Italian Armin Zoeggeler secures the luge gold medal for the second consecutive time, claiming Italy's first gold at these Gamed in a combined four-run time of 3 minutes and 26.088 seconds. With this win, he captures his 4th Olympic luge medal (bronze in 1994, silver in 1998, gold in 2002 and 2006). Luge Singles Men's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Armin Zoeggeler (ITA), Albert Demtschenko (RUS), Marti?s Rubenis (LAT)
  • Cindy Klassen Dominates in 1500m | Video

    Cindy Klassen Dominates in 1500m

    Canadian Cindy Klassen claims her first Olympic title, the 1500m gold medal in a 1 minute 55.27 seconds. Klassen became the first Canadian to win 5 medals at a single Olympics, winning gold in 1500m, silver in 1000m and Team Pursuit, and bronze in 5000m and 3000m. She also won a gold medal in Salt Lake 2002, becoming the most decorated Canadian Olympic athlete in history. Speed Skating Women's 1500m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Cindy Klassen (CAN), Kristina Groves (CAN), Ireen Wust (NED)
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