This Female Wrestler Is Redefining Strong

(uplifting music) – When I tell people that I’m a wrestler they don’t really believe me at first. I don’t know what image they have in their head of what a wrestler should look like. Especially when I say I’m the super heavyweight for women’s wrestling. And they’re like, “You wrestle, you’re kind of too […]

Defending a Decathlon Championship – Ashton Eaton | Gillette World Sport

Our Olympic Focus is trained on World and Olympic Decathlon Champion Ashton Eaton and his precision preparation for Rio. My name is Ashton Eaton and I am the world record holder in the decathlon and the gold medallist from the 2012 Olympic Games. It meant a lot to win in 2012 because it was really […]

Paralympic Sports A-Z: Cycling

Road cycling made its Paralympic Games debut at the New York/ Stoke Mandeville 1984 Games. Track cycling joined the Paralympic programme 12 years later, in Atlanta. In road cycling, athletes compete on bicycles, tandems, handcycles and tricycles. Tandems are used by athletes with visual impairments (known as stokers), who sit behind their sighted pilot. Handcycles […]

Paralympic Sport A-Z: Archery

Archery featured in the first Paralympic Games in Rome in 1960 and has remained on the programme ever since. Athletes use two types of bows: the recurve and the compound. The recurve features limbs that curve away from the athlete to increase power whilst the compound bow uses pulleys to reduce the force required at […]

3 Time Olympic Wrestling Champion Saori Yoshida on her London 2012 Gold | Olympic Rewind

London were my third games in a row, so there was a lot of pressure… on me and London was the Olympics that I was the most nervous about. From coming into the venue and stepping up to the mat, people were supporting me… with Saori banners and waving the japanese flag, so even though […]

Paralympic Sports A-Z: Table Tennis

Table tennis has been part of the Paralympics since the first game in 1960. A point is scored when your opponent fails to return the ball, let the ball bounce twice, hits the return into the net or if the return fails to hit the table on your side of the net. Play begins with […]

Paralympic Sports A-Z: Athletics

Athletics has been part of the Paralympic Games since 1960 and offers a wide range of competitions and events. It is open to male and female athletes in all impairment groups. Classifications start with “T” for track or “F” for field. Track events include all distances from 100m through to marathon, as well as high […]

10 Hottest Female Olympic Athletes

Olympic games! Where records are broken, Histories are made and Stars are born. It’s time for the Olympics, which also means, It’s time to take a look at some of the Hottest, Sexiest & most stimulating Ladies in the world. So, even if you don’t know shit about sports, there’s nothing wrong with watching, So […]

Dawn Fraser on the feeling of competing in her first Olympics | Words of Olympians

1956 is always a very memorial remembrance for me because it was my first Olympic Games and it was my most enjoyable Olympic Games because I don’t think you could ever take away from the fact that you are competing for your country in your first Olympic Games. The atmosphere is entirely different and you […]

Stefania & Gabriele: It All Started in the Pool | A Game for Two

I’m Stefania Pirozzi, Olympic swimmer, European Champion in the 4×200. When I was two, I almost drowned because my rubber ring tipped over, so for a while I preferred not to swim and dedicated myself to dance, then my dad dragged me into this sport and I liked it right from the start. I’m Gabriele […]