Underdog Spain Surprise the Crowd to Win Archery Gold – Barcelona 92 | Moments In Time

The Spanish Olympic committee did not expect anything from us. They would have been satisfied if we passed the first elimination round and nothing more. The first team we went up against in the elimination round was Denmark. The Danish team were a good reference point, as they had performed at a similar level to […]

Snowboard Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

PyeongChang 2018. Stories To Watch. Snowboard. The genesis of modern snowboarding began in 1965 when a Michigan engineer invented a toy for his daughters by fastening two skis together and attaching a rope to one end. He later patented the invention, sold half a million Snurfers and organised the first snurfing competition in 1968. Over […]

Brazil’s Marcus D’Almeida relives his YOG Silver Medal | Archery Week

Representing Brazil was magical, I think it was the feeling of… There were one hundred athletes in the Nanjing Games and I was chosen to represent them all. When I first picked up the flag, it was a really good feeling. It feels like you are with your country, That you have the whole world […]

What are those curlers actually shouting? | Burning Questions

Curling has been described as chess on ice, but with more shouting! Think Wall Street traders… ..but more slippery. One of the world’s oldest team sports, curling, originated in the 16th century in Scotland, where games were played on frozen ponds and lochs. Scottish immigrants brought the game to Canada in the 18th century, where […]

A Young Katie Taylor Also Played Football For Ireland | Before They Were Superstars

(BEFORE THEY WERE SUPERSTARS) (KATIE TAYLOR) (AGE – 21 DATE – JANUARY 2008) (SPORT – BOXING LOCATION – BRAY, IRELAND) I can box and I can fight. No, I don’t always rely on one thing. I can mix it up and box or fight. I can deal with kind of everything in the ring. It’s […]

The Rules of Beach Volleyball – EXPLAINED!

Ninh explains the Rules of Beach Volleyball. The object of the game is for your team to win two sets faster than the opposing team teams, and teams are made up of 2 players. To win a set, you must score 21 points and be at least two points ahead. If the scores are 21-20 […]

Argentina scores Football perfection In Athens | The Olympics On The Record

Argentina was among the founding members of the International Olympic Committee, and sent a team to Paris in 1900, the second Olympic Games of the modern era. But it wasn’t until 1924 that Argentinian athletes first tasted Olympic Gold. That came in the sport of polo, long since dropped from the Olympic programme. Argentinians won […]

A Badminton Shot faster than 500 km/h? (ft. Carolina Marin) | Is It Possible?

I’m Carolina Marin, Olympic champion. My sport demands mental speed, explosive movement and punching power. Do you think it is possible to hit a shuttlecock at more than 500 kilometers an hour? In some respects, badminton is a highly underrated sport. The racket is super lightweight, the shuttlecock a curious shape, and the net reminiscent […]

Team USA’s Most Enthusiastic Volleyball Supporter | Groupies

Matt Garthoff, he’s a great guy. Matt is amazing! He’s the mascot. This guy has got so much energy. He gets the crowd going. OK, ready? Give me your best stuff. (MATT GARTHOFF, VOLLEYBALL GROUPIE) My name is Matt Garthoff, I’m 43 years old, On a day to day basis I’m a creative director, and […]

Football vs Rhythmic Gymnastics: Margarita Mamun & Heather O’Reilly Switch | Sports Swap Challenge

(SPORTS SWAP) Margarita Mamun. Russian. Rhythmic gymnastics. This is Mamun’s moment. Dedicated, funny and very calm. How did she do that? A gold medal performance for Margarita Mamun. Heather O’Reilly from United States and I play football. Oh, what a brilliant goal! Determined, athletic, fierce. That was sheer quality. I’m very proud I won gold […]