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  • Wansiru of Kenya Smashes Olympic Record | Video

    Wansiru of Kenya Smashes Olympic Record

    Samuel Kamau Wansiru becomes the first Kenyan to win the marathon and sets an Olympic record with a time of 2:06:32. Africans continue their dominance in the marathon with Eritrea, Kenya, Morocco and Ethiopia represented at the the front of the pack. Wansiru pulls ahead in the final few kilometres to claim the ultimate long distance prize. Athletics Marathon Men - Olympic Record (2:06:32) - Beijing 2008 - Samuel Kamau Wanjiru (KEN), Jaouad Gharib (MAR), Tsegay Kebede (ETH)
  • Brazil Win First Volleyball Gold | Video

    Brazil Win First Volleyball Gold

    Brazil win gold as they take on the USA in a hard fought women's volleyball final. Brazil take the first set, but the USA bounce back to level the match. The South Americans run away with the third set, winning 25-13. The Americans tie the fourth set at 20, but some brilliant defense from Brazil propels them to match point. Five time Olympian Fofao serves for the win and her first gold medal. Volleyball Women Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - BRA vs USA
  • Rechelle Hawkes Wins 3 Golds at 3 Different Olympics | Video

    Rechelle Hawkes Wins 3 Golds at 3 Different Olympics

    Rechelle Hawkes has won 3 Olympic gold medals at 3 different Olympics. The Aussies captured their 1st Olympic Hockey title, triumphing over South Korea at the Seoul 1988 Games. Australia faced South Korea 8 years later in Atlanta, capturing a 2nd gold medal with a 3 â 1 victory. In Sydney, Rechelle Hawkes reads the Athletes Olympic Oath and leads her team to Olympic glory, winning their 3rd gold medal. Rechelle Hawkes (AUS) - Hockey - Seoul 1988, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000
  • Jin Sun-Yu Achieves Her Dreams of Olympic Glory | Video

    Jin Sun-Yu Achieves Her Dreams of Olympic Glory

    In the largest short-track race, 17 year old Jin Sun-Yu captures the 1500m Olympic title. Jin Sun-Yu of South Korea crosses the finish line in 2:23.424 followed by compatriot Choi Eun-Kyung, claiming gold and silver respectively. The bronze medal is received by Wang Meng of China in 2:24.469. Short Track Speed Skating 1500m Women's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Jin Sun-Yu (KOR), Choi Eun-Kyung (KOR), Wang Meng (CHN)
  • Zhou powers to victory | Video

    Zhou powers to victory

    Yang Zhou of China outsprints Lee and Park of South Korea in the women's 1500m short-track speed skating. Don't miss Zhou's amazing overtaking manoeuvre at 2.04.
  • Vancouver 2010 Figure Skating Women | Video

    Vancouver 2010 Figure Skating Women

    South Korea’s Yuna Kim made history in Vancouver, setting a new world record points total in the women’s figure skating thanks to an exquisite free skate that will live long in the memory of all those who watched it.
  • Australians take men's 470 Sailing title | Video

    Australians take men's 470 Sailing title

    London 2012 - Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page won gold for Australia after a medal race in the men's 470 class Sailing. Great Britain's Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell took silver after just falling short of gold on the south coast. Bronze went to Argentina, who finished third. The race had to be rescheduled due to lack of wind.
  • Men's Archery Individual gold match - Korea v Japan | Video

    Men's Archery Individual gold match - Korea v Japan

    London 2012 - South Korea sealed their dominance in Olympic archery events as Oh Jin Hyek beat Takaharu Furukawa in the men's individual final to take gold. Watch a full replay of the contest now.
  • Female Egyptian Olympian blazing a path for others to follow | Video

    Female Egyptian Olympian blazing a path for others to follow

    Retired modern pentathlete Aya Medany is using her status in Egypt to promote equal opportunities for women and men in sport and act as a mentor to young athletes. A few days ahead of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace on 6 April, the winner of the 2014 IOC Women and Sport Trophy for Africa has reiterated her belief in the power of sport to change lives.
  • Abebe Bikila: barefoot to Olympic gold | Video

    Abebe Bikila: barefoot to Olympic gold

    In 1960, 28 year-old Abebe Bikila amazed the world when, unknown and unheralded, he won the Olympic marathon. He attracted the world’s attention not only by being the first East African to win a medal, but also because he ran the event barefoot. Four years later, in Tokyo, he won again – this time with shoes.
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