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 […]

Finish Fast and Strong like Noah Lyles

let’s see what happens with ordinary people if they ignore these forces the fastest people possess enhanced running skills and motor coordination which allow them to reduce the negative forces that act upon their body during sprinting there are mainly three forces that can make or break any runner gravity is the force that pulls […]

USA breaks 4x100M Women’s Records In London 2012 | The Olympics On The Record

Even the best athletes in the world get it horribly wrong once in a while. So what happens when you take four top sprinters, and ask them to hand over a 30 centimetre baton, three times, over 400 metres in a flat-out sprint? Take the US women’s 100m relay team at Athens 2004. They were […]

Regular People Try To Beat The Fastest Man In The World

– So, we got Usain Bolt dropping by the office today to surprise a bunch of regular people and challenge them to see if they can beat his personal best time. – What’s his best time? – 9.58 seconds, 100 meters, in Berlin, 2009. – I feel like if there was food at the other […]

Harvard student athletes aim for Olympics in Rio

it’s really rewarding to put in the work and practice every day and then when you go to a really big competition just to see how much you improve and all the progress you make a really good friend of mine convinced me to do cross country and I stuck with it and during spring […]

Gail Devers’ Olympic journey was not without the odd setback | Strangest Moments

The pressure of the Olympic Games can do funny things to people. Athletes who have dominated their event for years can find themselves being blinded by the bright lights of the biggest stage in sport. Being an Olympic champion isn’t just about being a gifted athlete and a great competitor, it’s about holding your nerve. […]

racism in the history of the olympic games?

they called uh… avery brundage slavery avery did the athletes really feel mistreated by the head of the olympic committee they did they did and he would only reinforce that reputation as the years went on when he became the head of the international olympic committee after the second world war and stayed in that […]

What’s inside an Olympic Torch?

(mechanical whirring) – The 2016 Rio Olympic Torch. This is the real deal, the Olympic flame was in here, run through a city in Brazil. – It’s true, these are the read deal clothes that came with the torch. There was a man in here who ran through Brazil. – How do they smell? – […]

Junior Olympic Games 2015 – 35,000 Participants!

WELCOME TO NORFOLK PERSPECTIVES CITY SLICE, I’M BOB BATCHER. WE HAVE THOUSANDS OF KIDS COMING TO NORFOLK THIS SUMMER JUST FOR YOUR ENTERTAINMENT AND THEIR COMPETITIVE SPORTS, AND LAUREN BLAND, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE HAMPTON ROADS SPORTS COMMISSION, YOU’RE GOING TO BE SEEING EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THOSE THOUSANDS OF KIDS, AREN’T YOU?>>WE ABSOLUTELY ARE. […]

Hicham El Guerrouj continues the run to inspire his native Morocco | Legends Live On

I always dreamed of being one of the best athletes in the history of running, or of the 1,500 metres. El Guerrouj was the guy that every athlete wanted to be like. El Guerrouj is the greatest 1,500m athlete of all time. Hicham had an Olympic obsession. The Olympics were his Holy Grail. Hicham is […]