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  • Beijing 2008 - Women's Weightlifting 63kg | Video

    Beijing 2008 - Women's Weightlifting 63kg

    In November 2016, Irina NEKRASSOVA of Kazakhstan, competing in the Women's 63kg Weightlifting event, in which she ranked 2nd and for which she was awarded the silver medal, has been disqualified from the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Pak Hyon Suk of the People's Republic of Korea wins gold on her last lift in the women's 63kg weight class with 135kg and take the first place. Lu Ying-Chi of Chinese Taipei claims the bronze. Weightlifting Women 63kg Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Pak Hyon Suk (PRK), Lu Ying-Chi (TPE)
  • American Eller Guns For Gold In Double Trap | Video

    American Eller Guns For Gold In Double Trap

    Walton Eller of the USA shows his steady hand, winning gold and setting an Olympic record in the men's double trap final. Each shooter has 25 rounds with 2 targets per round. Eller hits 45 in the final to add to his qualification round score of 145 for a total of 190. D'Aniello of Italy finishes with 186 and Hu of the People's Republic of China has 184. Shooting Double Trap Final Men - Olympic Record (190) - Beijing 2008 - Walton Eller (USA), Francesco D'Aniello (ITA), Hu Binyuan (CHN)
  • Brazil Advance To Semifinal | Video

    Brazil Advance To Semifinal

    Brazil meet the People's Republic of China in men's volleyball quarterfinal action, taking the first set 25-17. China try to get back into the match, but the number one ranked Brazil are too much for the Chinese and the South Americans win the next two sets. Brazil claim the match three sets to none and ease into a semifinal date with Italy. Volleyball Men Quarterfinal - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - CHN vs BRA
  • 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
  • Wu Prevails In Flyweight Taekwondo | Video

    Wu Prevails In Flyweight Taekwondo

    Wu Jingyu of the People's Republic of China wins comprehensively over Buttree Puedpong of Thailand in the women's flyweight taekwondo final. The fight has a low scoring start as Puedpong injures her knee in the first round and Wu registers a point. In the third round, Wu chases Puedpong out of bounds and wins by a score of 1 to minus 1. The hometown crowd is delighted. Taekwondo -49kg (Flyweight) Final Women - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Wu Jingyu (CHN) vs Buttree Puedpong (THA)
  • USA Win Five Set Thriller | Video

    USA Win Five Set Thriller

    The USA take on the People's Republic of China in a group stage match that goes the distance. After drawing the first four sets, USA inch closer to the win, going up 13-9 on a big hit from Kimberly Glass. China claw a couple points back, but the USA blocks a hit on match point to defeat the defending gold medalists from Athens. Volleyball Women Preliminary Pool A - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - USA vs CHN
  • Tong Of China Wins Judo Gold | Video

    Tong Of China Wins Judo Gold

    Tong Wen of the the People's Republic of China thrills the crowd by defeating Maki Tsukada of Japan in the women's heavyweight judo final. Tsukada is the defending Olympic champion and in the much anticipated bout, she makes the first scoring move. Tong defends further aggression from Tsukada and throws her for an ippon to win the match and the gold medal. Judo +78kg Women Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Tong Wen (CHN), Maki Tsukada (JPN)
  • Mexico 1968 Artistic Gymnastics women individual all-round | Video

    Mexico 1968 Artistic Gymnastics women individual all-round

    Only two months after Soviet tanks rolled into Prague and despite rudimentary preparation, Vera Caslavska successfully defended her all-around and vault titles from Tokyo 1964, adding two more golds and two silvers. The Mexican people identified with her stand against oppression, and she became the star of the Games.
  • Learning values through the FC Barcelona’s FutbolNet programme | Video

    Learning values through the FC Barcelona’s FutbolNet programme

    The clip showcases the educational programme “FutbolNet” which has been used by the FC Barcelona Foundation (FFCB) to associate the practice of football with the transmission of values towards young people across the globe. The IOC and FFCB have recently joined forces to implement this successful concept within various Olympafrica centres, which are sports centres throughout Africa, set up by the Olympafrica Foundation with the support of the IOC and owned by the National Olympic Committees.
  • Inspiration without Borders | Video

    Inspiration without Borders

    The IOC has unveiled a new TV spot that captures the dynamic human spirit synonymous with the Olympic Movement. Entitled “Inspiration without Borders”, it features archival Olympic footage intercut with shots of children practising sport, highlighting the connections between Olympic athletes and the incredibly diverse group of young people that they inspire. Copyright: IOC - Still image: Kishimoto
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