Advice for Young Volleyball Players | Youth Olympic Games

The tip I can give to the athletes that are starting in beach volleyball or any other sport is understanding that in sport there are good moments and bad moments. In the start of the career the bad moments are bigger than the good moments. Dedication and do it for pleasure. That makes the suffering […]

Yumilka Ruiz [CUB] on the battle for Volleyball gold at Sydney 2000

I was one of the main star players of the team. We were the strongest team at the Sydney 2000 Olympics and we had been preparing to defend against that. We knew the kind of responsibility that we had as there had never been a triple Olympic champion, in consecutive Olympics. Russia had the best […]

Volleyball Serving Challenge with Dominican Republic Women’s Team

We’re the Women’s Volleyball team, and welcome to the serving challenge.

Badminton Challenge: How Fast Can You Smash? | Behind The Games

Theres seventeen sports to go and see when the Commonwealth Games kick off in Glasgow next summer and I’m here to tell you about the ones that you simply can’t miss. Badminton. The record for the fastest smash of a shuttlecock during competition is over 330 kilometres per hour. That is faster than a speeding […]

Men’s Volleyball Training with Iran | Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Morning trainings are dedicated more to techniques and afternoon training is dedicated to tactical activities. In the afternoon training, we train as a team, during this session you cannot work on your personal skills And we can’t lose time just because one individual wants to improve his individual skill. Well, as you know in volleyball […]

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 […]

Carolina Marin wants to play Rafael Nadal at Badminton | Infrequently Asked Questions

Hola, soy Carolina Marín y tú estás viendo el Canal Olímpico Lágrimas de alegría para Marín, la primera española en ganar un oro olímpico en este deporte Carolina, ¿te gusta vestir largos tacones cuando no estás entrenando o compitiendo? ¿Te gustaría jugar bádminton en la playa? ¿Contra qué famoso deportista te gustaría para jugar en […]

Anatomy of A Rugby Player: How Strong Is Olympic Medallist Tom Mitchel?

We’ve taken six of the world’s top athletes to find out what it takes to make a true Olympian… Now we’re working, come on! – ..testing, analysing… – Dig deep, come on! ..going behind the stats of an elite athlete as we push their bodies to the max. (ANATOMY OF A RUGBY PLAYER) The physical […]

How Eye-Tracking Can Enhance Badminton Performance | The Tech Race

Welcome to The Tech Race. Where do we look? Why are there things we miss? How does an athlete’s peripheral vision match up to their competition? (PRECISION, PERFORMANCE, POWER, DATA, TRAINING, SPEED) (ENDURANCE, GADGET, BADMINTON EYE-TRACKING SYSTEM) Technology allows us to track and measure eye activity. The results of eye-tracking can be amazing, directly affecting […]

The Story of Beach Volleyball Legend Jackie Silva | Legends Live On

Sometimes in life I’m an attacker but, I confess, I’d rather not be an attacker all the time. (LEGENDS LIVE ON JACKIE SILVA) The Copacabana Beach was my playground. I used to play with my friends. We pretended to play like the grown-ups. There weren’t any pretensions of becoming a professional. I never thought that […]