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  • The man with Charisma - Mark Todd - Equestrian | Video

    The man with Charisma - Mark Todd - Equestrian

    Until the arrival of Mark Todd, no rider from New Zealand had ever placed in the top 20 in an individual event, much less come close to winning a medal. Todd was a 28-year-old dairy farmer who sold much of his herd to finance his Olympic quest. Previously, at the Los Angeles 1984 Games, Todd and his beloved horse, Charisma, were in second place after the dressage and endurance portions of the three-day event. Four years later, at the Seoul 1988 Olympics, Todd and Charisma (at age 16) led the field in both the dressage and endurance stages, then knocked over just one fence to become only the second repeat winners of the three-day event. Mark Todd would later take part of the Barcelona 1992, Sydney 2000 and Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, winning a bronze medal in Sydney.
  • The History Of Olympic Marketing | Video

    The History Of Olympic Marketing

    Olympic Marketing can be traced back to the first modern Olympic Games. It has played a vital role in the growth of the Olympic Movement ever since. Find out what are the key commercial developments of the Games from Athens 1896 onwards.
  • White Gets The Highest Halfpipe Execution Marks | Video

    White Gets The Highest Halfpipe Execution Marks

    With a powerful performance American Shaun White achieves Olympic glory, winning his first gold medal in the halfpipe competition. The 19 year old White, performs a near perfect first run getting the highest execution marks of 46.8 points. Compatriot Daniel Kass captures his second consecutive silver medal. Markku Koski of Finland takes the bronze medal home. Snowboard Halfpipe Men's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Shaun White (USA), Daniel Kass (USA), Markku Koski (FIN)
  • Sochi 2014 marks 100 days to go | Video

    Sochi 2014 marks 100 days to go

    The Sochi 2014 Organising Committee has marked 100 days to go until the 2014 Olympic Winter Games with a series of events across Russia, including the unveiling of the official uniform for volunteers and staff.
  • Mark Spitz - 100m butterfly - Swimming | Video

    Mark Spitz - 100m butterfly - Swimming

    Relive the thrilling battle for gold in the first ever men’s Olympic 100m butterfly final, at Mexico City 1968, where American swimming legend Mark Spitz was beaten to the touch by compatriot Doug Russell.
  • Beach Volleyball review - Germany makes its mark | Video

    Beach Volleyball review - Germany makes its mark

    London 2012 - The USA continued their dominance of women's Beach Volleyball at the Games but victory for a European nation saw the form book ripped up in the men's competition. On the women's side of the draw it was once again the powerhouse pairing of Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh who prevailed. But in the men's competition, the biggest surprise was the arrival of Germany as a major player at Olympic level.
  • Jessica Fox makes her mark as Fer takes Slalom gold | Video

    Jessica Fox makes her mark as Fer takes Slalom gold

    London 2012 - France's Emilie Fer took gold in the women's Individual Kayak Slalom (K1). But Australian teenager Jessica Fox, whose British-born father is five-time world champion Richard Fox, captured headlines after she won a surprise silver medal, having capsized in her first qualifying run.
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Taekwondo Men's 68kg Gold Medal Match | Video

    Beijing 2008 Olympic Taekwondo Men's 68kg Gold Medal Match

    South Korea's Son Tae-jin scored a kick in the final seconds to defeat Mark Lopez of the United States for the gold medal in the men's 68kg Olympic taekwondo competition. South Korea won an impressive four out of eight possible Taekwondo gold medals during the Beijing Games.
  • 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
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