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  • St.Moritz 1948 Figure Skating Men Individual | Video

    St.Moritz 1948 Figure Skating Men Individual

    At the 1948 Olympic Winter Games in St Moritz, Richard Button landed the double axel jump in his free skate programme, becoming the first figure skater to do so and winning the gold medal.
  • Johnny Weissmuller - First Swimming Superstar | Video

    Johnny Weissmuller - First Swimming Superstar

    American Johnny Weissmuller was one of the greatest swimmers of all time. He went on to capture a total of six medals during his Olympic career. At the 1924 Games, he won the 100m event in world record time (58.6 seconds), Weissmuller also claimed the 400m freestyle and 4x200m relay team Olympic titles and a bronze medal in water polo. Four years later, Weissmuller successfully defended his 100m freestyle and 4x200m relay team Olympic titles. Johnny Weissmuller (USA) - Swimming - Amsterdam 1928
  • The last steps ... | Video

    The last steps ...

    OPENING - December, 21st 2013 - International Olympic Committee
  • First Olympic Curling Medal for USA | Video

    First Olympic Curling Medal for USA

    At the Turin 2006 Winter Games, the American men's curling team defeats Norway, New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland, Germany, and Great Britain in the round robin. They are tied for second place at 6-3. In the bronze medal game, USA skip Pete Fenson draws to the button in the last end to increase the American's lead to 8-6 and secures his nation's first Olympic curling medal. Curling Men's USA Highlights - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - CAN, FIN, USA
  • Canada Captures 1st Curling Gold By 6 Points | Video

    Canada Captures 1st Curling Gold By 6 Points

    After defeating Finland by 6 points, the Canadians reach the podium for the men's curling Olympic title. Brad Gushue, Mark Nichols, Russ Howard, Jamie Korab and Mike Adam claim the first gold medal for their country in this sport by achievinf a 10-4 victory over Finland. The Finnish team receives silver, winning the first ever curling medal for their country. Curling Men's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - CAN, FIN, USA
  • Russia Receives Team Pursuit First Gold Medal | Video

    Russia Receives Team Pursuit First Gold Medal

    It's an amazing Olympic speed skating moment, team pursuit makes its Olympic debut, and it's the German team that receives the first gold medal in this event. Daniela Anschuetz Thoms, Anni Friesinger and Claudia Pechstein, cross the line in 3:01.25, becoming the first ever Olympic team pursuit champions. Speed Skating Women's Team Pursuit - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - GER, CAN, RUS
  • Sun Hui Kye Became the Youngest Judoka to Win Gold | Video

    Sun Hui Kye Became the Youngest Judoka to Win Gold

    At the 1996 Olympics, Kye Sun triumphed over Japanese Ryoko Tamura in the gold medal match, becoming the youngest judoka to capture a gold medal. She went on to win the silver medal in the -57kg division at the 2000 Games, and four years later she earned the -52kg bronze medal in Athens. Judo -48kg Women's Final - Atlanta 1996 Summer Olympics - Sun Hui Kye (PRK), Ryoko Tamura (JPN), Amarilys Savon (CUB), Yolanda Soler (ESP)
  • Santos and Rego Claim 1st Beach Volleyball Gold | Video

    Santos and Rego Claim 1st Beach Volleyball Gold

    The Brazilian pair, Ricardo Santos and Emmanuel Rego capture Olympic gold, winning the first men's beach volleyball gold medal for their country. The Brazilians triumph over the Spanish duo, Javier Bosma and Pablo Herrera in straight sets 2-0 (21-16, 21-15). Stefan Kobel and Patrick Heuscher of Switzerland, claimed the bronze medal in an earlier match. Beach Volleyball Men's Final - Athens 2004 Summer Olympics - BRA, ESP, SUI
  • Steve Podborski’s greatest victory: bronze in the downhill at Lake Placid in 1980! | Video

    Steve Podborski’s greatest victory: bronze in the downhill at Lake Placid in 1980!

    A member of Canada’s legendary “Crazy Canucks”, Steve Podborski was one of the best downhill skiers in the world at the start of the 1980s. But there was no greater moment than his third place at the 1980 Winter Olympic Games. He tells us all about it in this exclusive video.
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