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  • Sweden's Peterson praises goalkeeper after 17-0 win in Women's Ice Hockey | Video

    Sweden's Peterson praises goalkeeper after 17-0 win in Women's Ice Hockey

    Sweden’s Linn Peterson hit four goals as her side beat Kazakhstan 17-0 in Women’s Ice Hockey and afterwards praised the Kazak goalie for keeping the score at that. Anastassiya Ogay (KAZ) blocked 66 of Sweden's 83 shots on goal, while Kazakhstan registered just two shots.
  • China Captures Gold Number 17 in Table Tennis | Video

    China Captures Gold Number 17 in Table Tennis

    The Chinese team, Zhang Yining, Guo Yue and Wang Nan achieve a 3-0 victory over Singapore, capturing the first women's team table tennis Olympic title. With this win, the Chinese team claim gold medal number 17 for their country in table tennis. Singapore settles for silver, winning its first Olympic medal since 1960. South Korea earns the bronze medal in an earlier match. Table Tennis Team Women's Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - CHN, SIN, KOR
  • Phelps takes gold in his last individual final | Video

    Phelps takes gold in his last individual final

    London 2012 - a packed crowd at the Aquatics Centre watched Michael Phelps, the greatest Olympian in the history of the modern Games, swim his last ever individual race. Phelps won the 100m butterfly to claim his 21st medal and 17th gold.
  • Britain’s triple leap into Olympic glory - Jonathan Edwards - Athletics | Video

    Britain’s triple leap into Olympic glory - Jonathan Edwards - Athletics

    During the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games, British triple jumper Jonathan Edwards took the silver medal with an impressive 17.88m. As a previous World Champion and favorite for the Olympic gold medal, he would come back striving for gold next time.   Edwards arrived in Sydney as the world record holder but also the oldest athlete in his event. Could he make it and take Great Britain to the highest position of the podium?   With his 17.71m third attempt jump he did just that, and became an Olympic gold medalist in Sydney, an unforgettable moment both for him and Olympic fans around the world.  
  • Munich 1972 Artistic Gymnastics Women uneven bars | Video

    Munich 1972 Artistic Gymnastics Women uneven bars

    "Olga Korbut captured the public imagination with her charismatic and daring performances in the team competition at the 1972 Munich Games, aged just 17 year old. After her spectacular routine on the uneven parallel bars, Korbut later recalled, ""It was amazing. One day, I was a nobody, and the next day, I was a star."""
  • Straight Sets Win Advance USA To The Final | Video

    Straight Sets Win Advance USA To The Final

    The USA play Cuba in women's volleyball to determine who will go to the final. American Kim Willoughby helps her side win the first two sets with great hitting. In the third set, the Cubans are unable to mount a comeback but rally valiantly on an extended match point at 24-17. But to no avail. The USA win in straight sets and advance to the gold medal match. Volleyball Women Semifinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - CUB vs USA
  • Evora Leaps to Gold for Portugal | Video

    Evora Leaps to Gold for Portugal

    Nelson Evora leaps to the gold medal for Portugal in men's triple jump. Phillips Idowu of Great Britain holds the lead over Leevan Sands in the third round with a distance of 17.62m. In round 4, Evora registers a jump of 17.67m and that is enough to ensure the gold medal. Athletics Triple Jump Men Final - Beijing 2008 - Nelson Evora (POR), Phillips Idowu (GBR), Leevan Sands (BAH)
  • Correa Of Cuba Takes On Fletcher Of Australia | Video

    Correa Of Cuba Takes On Fletcher Of Australia

    Emilio Correa Bayeaux of Cuba fights Jarrod Fletcher of Australia in the middleweight class. Correa is the favourite coming into the bout and shows his hand speed in the first round, building up a 5-0 lead. The Cuban extends his lead to 12-2 and goes on to win 17-4. Boxing 75kg (Middleweight) - Beijing 2008 - Emilio Correa Bayeaux (CUB) vs Jarrod Fletcher (AUS)
  • Gold To China's Zhang | Video

    Gold To China's Zhang

    Zhang Xiangxiang of the People's Republic of China delights the home crowd with a gold medal in men's weightlifting. Zhang sets the standard in the snatch at 143kg and clean and jerks 176kg for a total of 319kg, well in front of the competition. Diego Salazar of Columbia takes silver with 305kg while Indonesian Triyatno claims bronze with 298kg. Weightlifting Men 62kg Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Zhang Xiangxiang (CHN), Diego Salazar (COL), Triyatno (INA)
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