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  • Taekwondo review - London 2012 a landmark | Video

    Taekwondo review - London 2012 a landmark

    London 2012 - the Games proved to be a landmark event for the martial art with a new scoring system and video replays for the first time. Europe led the way as Spain's Joel Gonzalez Bonilla added Olympic gold to his world title. Jade Jones of Team GB was roared by the 6,000 ExCel crowd to victory in the women's -57kg category while China's Wu Jingyu was one of the few returning champions to successfully defend their crown in the -49kg.
  • Belarus v Azerbaijan Greco-Roman bronze match | Video

    Belarus v Azerbaijan Greco-Roman bronze match

    London 2012 - Belarus takes on Azerbaijan for the second bronze in the 74kg category of the men's Greco-Roman Wrestling. Watch the medal match in full now.
  • Zhou Lulu sets world record to take weightlifting gold | Video

    Zhou Lulu sets world record to take weightlifting gold

    London 2012 - In the heaviest women's category, the +75kg, China's Zhou Lulu took gold in a dramatic tussle with Russia's Tatiana Kashirina that saw almost all the relevant Olympic and world records smashed. Watch highlights from the final.
  • Hungary v Denmark Greco-Roman bronze match | Video

    Hungary v Denmark Greco-Roman bronze match

    London 2012 - Hungary takes on Denmark for bronze in the 55kg category of the men's Greco-Roman Wrestling. Watch the medal match in full now.
  • Words of Olympians: Maarten van der Weijden | Video

    Words of Olympians: Maarten van der Weijden

    On 21 August 2008, Beijing’s Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park was the venue for the inaugural 10km open water marathon race. The event culminated in a drama-packed sprint between three of the discipline’s giants, Maarten van der Weijden (NED), David Davies (GBR) and Thomas Lurz (GER), with the resilient Dutchman getting his tactics spot on to claim the gold medal. In the video, van der Weijden talks exclusively about that memorable day, sharing his thoughts with the same passion that propelled him to Olympic glory in China.
  • Dutch judoka | Video

    Dutch judoka

    At the 1964 Tokyo Games, the host nation was expected to sweep all four weight classes. The Japanese promptly won the first three. But the giant Dutchman Anton Geesink defeated Japanese national champion Kaminaga Akio in convincing fashion to claim the gold medal in the open class.
  • Spaniards Claim Tornado Gold Medal | Video

    Spaniards Claim Tornado Gold Medal

    Anton Paz and Fernando Echavarria of Spain become Olympic champions for the first time by winning the tornado gold medal. The Spaniards finish fourth in the medal race, totaling 44 points to achieve Olympic triumph. The Aussies finish on 49 points, settling for silver and the Argentinians receive the bronze medal with 56 points. Sailing Tornado Open Men's Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - ESP, AUS, ARG
  • Batirov Wins Second Gold | Video

    Batirov Wins Second Gold

    Mavlet Batirov of Russia wins a second gold medal in freestyle wrestling against Vasyl Fedoryshyn of Ukraine. Batirov won the gold medal in the 55kg category in Athens and starts his final in Beijing by winning the first period. Fedoryshyn counters strongly in the second period, but Batirov shows his strength and scores two points to win the match. Wrestling Freestyle 60kg Men Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Mavlet Batirov (RUS), Vasyl Fedoryshyn (UKR), Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan
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