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  • Canada wins a spectacular Olympic Hockey gold medal final | Video

    Canada wins a spectacular Olympic Hockey gold medal final

    An Olympic Hockey final that went down to the wire and made a whole nation celebrate. Watch the best scenes from the thrilling men's Olympic hockey gold medal game in Vancouver between Canada and the USA! Canada defeated the USA 3-2 in overtime on a goal by Sidney Crosby on a neat pass from Jerome Iginla. Corey Perry and Jonathan Toews were the two other goal scorers for Canada. Ryan Kesler and Zach Parise scored for the Americans, with Parise's marker tying the game with less than 30 seconds left in the third period.
  • Mexico 1968 Athletics Long Jump Final | Video

    Mexico 1968 Athletics Long Jump Final

    Bob Beamon's first jump of the final in Mexcio 1968 was so long that the optical measuring device slid off its rail before reaching Beamon's mark. Using an old-fashioned steel tape, the officials announced the distance as 8.90m. Beamon collapsed, overcome by emotion.
  • 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)
  • A pole vaulting pioneer - Frank Foss | Video

    A pole vaulting pioneer - Frank Foss

    Pole vaulting is already a daring sport by definition. For the pioneers of the sport in the 1920 Antwerp Olympic Games, that was even clearer.   The American athlete Frank Foss was one of those pioneers who vaulted over the marks with nothing to land on but a sandbox similar to what is used in the long jump.   During the 1920 Antwerp Olympic Games, Foss won the Olympic gold medal and established a new world record with a height of 4.09 metres.
  • Georg Hackl Captures the Luge Silver Medal | Video

    Georg Hackl Captures the Luge Silver Medal

    In Salt Lake City 2002, Armin Zoggeler claims gold in a combined time of 2:57.941 and Georg Hackl settles for silver, finishing just 0.329 seconds after the winning time. Georg Hackl, one of the greatest Lugers of all time, has participated in 5 different editions of the Winter Games. He went on to win three gold and two silver medals during his Olympic career. Luge Singles Men's Final - Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Olympics - Armin Zoggeler (ITA), Georg Hackl (GER), Markus Prock (AUT)
  • Vancouver 2010 Olympic Curling Men's Final | Video

    Vancouver 2010 Olympic Curling Men's Final

    Canada wins gold defeating the Norwegian foursome 6-3 in the Olympic curling final. The powerhouse Norwegian team, in their celebrated flamboyant trousers were unable to overcome the incumbant Olympic curling champions. Kevin Martin’s team successfully defended their country’s gold from Turin and achieved an unbeaten 11-game run. The 6-3 victory gave Canada its 13th gold medal, matching the mark for the most by any nation at a Winter Olympics.
  • Countdown interview with Michael Phelps | Video

    Countdown interview with Michael Phelps

    To mark 30 days to go, we caught up with our Ambassador Michael Phelps on how it feels to be involved with the Youth Olympic Games.
  • #United by Olympism | Video

    #United by Olympism

    Every day, members of the Olympic Movement work to build a better world through sport. On 23 June 2018, that effort will be amplified through Olympic Day, an annual, global celebration that sees millions of people participate in events across the globe to raise awareness of the vital role that sport and physical activity play in society. As 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of Olympic Day, this year the IOC is celebrating through United By, which recognises the people who make sport happen every day for themselves, their families, friends and communities.
  • Joey Cheek Becomes a Speed Skating Olympic Champion | Video

    Joey Cheek Becomes a Speed Skating Olympic Champion

    American Joey Cheek fulfills the dream by becoming a speed skating Olympic champion in the 500m, winning in a two run total time of 1 minute 9.76 seconds, breaking the 35 seconds mark in both of his races. Joey went on to claim the 1000m silver medal, and was elected to be the U.S. flag bearer in the closing ceremony. Speed Skating Men's 500m Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Joey Cheek (USA), Dmitry Dorofeyev (RUS), Lee Kang Seok (KOR)
  • YOG on the Road to Tignes, France | Video

    YOG on the Road to Tignes, France

    Olympic Champion Kelly Clark (USA) and fellow freestyle snowboarders Louie Vito (USA), Arielle Gold (USA) and Mark McMorris (FRA) give their top tips in this latest film from the Youth Olympic Games on the Road team in Tignes, France.
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