Anatomy of a Steeplechaser: How their Physique Helps Their Stamina

We’ve taken six of the world’s top athletes, to find out what it takes to make a true Olympian… That’s it, come on! ..as we push their bodies to the max. (ANATOMY OF A STEEPLECHASER) In the track and field programme, the 3,000-metres steeplechase really is one of those brutal events. Classically when you look […]

Mildred Didrikson Wins Gold In Los Angeles 1932 | The Olympics On The Record

At the end of 15, I was still really small. That summer was when I started to grow. As I got taller, I ran faster and jumped farther. It was a direct correlation. When I talk about it now, people would never realise I was a small, short kid for my age. I was a […]

The future stars of Pole Vaulting & Figure Skating train for Buenos Aires! | Youth Olympic Games

My name is Carolina Cabella and I’m a young reporter for the Youth Olympic Games. I’m from Buenos Aires, where the next Youth Olympic Games are taking place. I’m going to take you around my city and show you some of the things you can do here. As a hockey player, I am going to […]

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 […]

The Story of Ethiopian Athletics Star Haile Gebrselassie | Legends Live On

To win the Olympics, you are special for that distance and a dream, I mean, especially a country like Ethiopia. When you win the Olympics, you are the best of the best. (LEGENDS LIVE ON HAILE GEBRSELASSIE) My father and my parent, they didn’t understand about sport, especially my father. He said to me, “Oh, […]