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  • Sport guide: Women's Artistic Gymnastics | Video

    Sport guide: Women's Artistic Gymnastics

    Originality is a key to success in women's gymnastics. Floor, vault, uneven bars and balance beam routines are marked for the most points.
  • Tomescu of Romania Claims Marathon Gold | Video

    Tomescu of Romania Claims Marathon Gold

    Constantina Tomescu of Romania reigns as the queen of the women's marathon. Tomescu runs at the front from start to finish and opens up a lead of one minute by the 30km mark. She completes the 42km course in 2:26.44. Catherine Ndereba of Kenya has a strong finish and takes the silver, while China's Zhou Chunxiu captures bronze. Athletics Marathon Women - Beijing 2008 - Constantina Tomescu (ROM), Catherine Ndereba (KEN), Zhou Chunxiu (CHN)
  • Young Chinese Pair Achieves Synchro 10m Platform Gold | Video

    Young Chinese Pair Achieves Synchro 10m Platform Gold

    At only 15 and 16 years of age, Chen Ruolin and Wang Xin become Olympic champions, getting the highest execution marks in the sychronized 10m platform (363.54). The silver medal is received by the Australian couple, Briony Cole and Melissa Wu with 335.16 points, and the Mexican pair, Paola Espinosa and Tatiana Ortiz win the bronze medal with 330.06 points. Diving Synchronized 10m Platform Women's Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - CHN, AUS, MEX
  • Keeth Smart, Olympic Medalist, fencing | Video

    Keeth Smart, Olympic Medalist, fencing

    Olympic fencer and silver medalist Keeth Smart managed a smooth transition from the piste to employment market, thanks to the IOC’s Athlete Career Programme.
  • Szabo bounces back from Retton defeat | Video

    Szabo bounces back from Retton defeat

    Ecaterina Szabo started the Games with a morale-sapping blow to her confidence but bounced back in incredible fashion. Four golds and a silver marked her out as one of the all-time Olympic greats.
  • The Power Of The Digital Age | Video

    The Power Of The Digital Age

    IOC Director of Communications Mark Adams explains the digital trajectory of the Olympic movement after a successful games in Beijing. Social networking sites will provide new opportunities for the IOC to harness the connectivity of the internet to bring athletes and spectators together in fresh and imaginitive ways. With the new digital tools, the future is a gold mine for innovation and inspiration.
  • Mbango Etone Leaps to Olympic Record | Video

    Mbango Etone Leaps to Olympic Record

    In January 2017, Tatyana LEBEDEVA, of Russian Federation, competing in both Athletics Women's Triple Jump and Long Jump events, in which she ranked 2nd and for which she was awarded the silver medals, has been disqualified from the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Francoise Mbango Etone defends her gold medal from Athens and sets a new Olympic record with a jump of 15.39m. Mbango Etone sets her record mark in the second round. Athletics Triple Jump Women Final - Olympic Record (15.39m) - Beijing 2008
  • Finland Secures First Curling Olympic Medal | Video

    Finland Secures First Curling Olympic Medal

    At the 2006 Winter Games, Finland captures for the first time an Olympic medal in the men's curling. Led by Markku Uusipaavalniemi and carrying their country's Olympic hope, Kalle Kiiskinen, Wille Makela, Jani Sullanmaa and Teemu Salo face Canada in the gold medal game. Canada thriumps 10-4 over Finland, securing the gold medal while the Finnish accomplish their goal, taking the silver medal home. FIN - Curling - Turin 2006
  • British Duo Wins Gold in Lightweight Double Sculls | Video

    British Duo Wins Gold in Lightweight Double Sculls

    Zac Purchase and Mark Hunter of Great Britain, reach the podium to receive the Olympic gold medal in the lightweight double sculls final, winning the first ever gold title for their country in this event. The British pair finishes the race in a time of 6:10.91, followed closely by Mougios and Polymeros of Greece.The bronze medal is taken by the Danish duo, Rassmusen and Hansen. Rowing Men's Lightweight Double Sculls Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - GBR, GRE, DEN
  • Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling 85Kg Medal Matches - Highlights | Day 9 | Video

    Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling 85Kg Medal Matches - Highlights | Day 9

    Highlights from Day 9 at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games with the Men's Greco-Roman Wrestling 85Kg Weight Division. Medals: Gold - Mark Bemalian (RUS) Silver - Kiril Milov (BUL) Bronze - Ahmed Ahmed (EGY)
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