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  • South Korea Wins Another Gold | Video

    South Korea Wins Another Gold

    Cha Dongmin of South Korea wins gold versus Alexandros Nikolaidis of Greece in the men's heavyweight taekwondo final. The match is closely contested for three rounds, but Cha registers the last scoring blow in the third round to win 5-4. In the bronze medal match, Cuban Angel Valodia Matos is disqualified and then banned for life for kicking the referee in the face. Taekwondo +80kg (Heavyweight) Final Men - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Alexandros Nikolaidis (GRE) vs Cha Dongmin (KOR)
  • South Korea Triumphs Over Cuba to Claim Baseball Gold | Video

    South Korea Triumphs Over Cuba to Claim Baseball Gold

    In the baseball competition, South Korea captures the gold medal claiming Asia's first baseball Olympic title. South Korea triumphs 3-2 over reigning champion Cuba. Lee Seung-yuop opens South Korea's lead with a two-run homer In the first inning, later in the seventh, Lee Yong-kyu hits a RBI double leading his country to golden victory. USA claims the bronze medal in an earlier match. Baseball Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games - KOR, CUB, USA
  • South Korean Quartet Captures 3000m Olympic Title | Video

    South Korean Quartet Captures 3000m Olympic Title

    The South Korean team wins the women's 3000m relay Olympic title, capturing the 4th short track speed skating gold medal for their country. South Korea crosses the finish line in 4:17.040, almost three tenths of a second ahead of the Canadian team. The Italian quartet earns the bronze medal in homesoil to the delight of the audience. Short Track Speed Skating 3000m Relay Women's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - KOR, CAN, ITA
  • South Korean Team Wins Gold in Olympic Record Time | Video

    South Korean Team Wins Gold in Olympic Record Time

    In 6:43.376 the South Korean team claims the 5000m relay gold medal in Olympic record time. Canada secures the silver and team US takes the bronze medal home. With this win, the South Korean quartet earns the 6th gold medal in short track speeding for their country. Short Track Speed Skating 5000m Relay Men's Final - Olympic Record (6:43.376) - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - KOR, CAN, USA
  • South Korea's Lee takes the gold | Video

    South Korea's Lee takes the gold

    See how Jung-Su Lee of South Korea stays out of trouble to take gold in an exciting finish to the men's 1500m short-track speed skating.
  • South Korean Women Take the Handball Bronze Medal | Video

    South Korean Women Take the Handball Bronze Medal

    South Korea secures the women's handball bronze medal by defeating Hungary. Hungary takes an early lead in the first period of the game, but South Korea makes a strong comeback in the sencond half tying the score at 27-27, Hong Jeong-ho breaks the tie and leads South Korea to a bronze 33-28 victory. Handball Women's Bronze Medal Match - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - KOR, HUN
  • 2011, an important year for Africa | Video

    2011, an important year for Africa

    An Olympic Magazine entirely dedicated to Africa: working towards the African Games, the IOC and its President Jacques Rogge went on the spot to see what sport brings to developing countries! Copyright: IOC/EBU
  • Central African Republic's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Central African Republic's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Runner Mireille Derebona leads Central African Republic's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Central African Republic athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Central African Republic - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • South Korean Jin Shoots For Gold | Video

    South Korean Jin Shoots For Gold

    Jin Jong Oh of South Korea narrowly edges Kim and Tan to win the gold in the men's 50m pistol final. At the half way point in the final, Jin is ahead, but in the last round, first place is still undetermined. Jin shoots an 8.2, but Tan Zongliang of China is also off the mark with 9.2 and Kim Jong Su of North Korea slips into second overall. Jin wins by 0.2 with a score of 660.4. Shooting 50m Pistol Final Men - Beijing 2008 - Jin Jong Oh (KOR), Kim Jong Su (PRK), Tan Zongliang (CHN)
  • South Korean Choi Takes Top Spot | Video

    South Korean Choi Takes Top Spot

    Choi Minho of South Korea betters his bronze medal in Athens and takes gold against Austria's Ludwig Paischer in the extra-lightweight division of men's judo. The bout starts cautiously with no significant moves, but then Choi throws Paischer, the current European champion, with a sensational move to score an ippon. The Korean secures victory with this decisive throw. Judo 60kg Men Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Choi Minho (KOR), Ludwig Paischer (AUT), Uzbekistan, Netherlands
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