90 second guide to the 800-metres
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90 second guide to the 800-metres

A blend of speed and stamina, the 800-metres is a long-standing Olympic event. It has…

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90 guide to Olympic high jump
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90 guide to Olympic high jump

High jump has been an Olympic sport for over a century. Techniques have drastically changed…

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The science of the Olympic velodrome
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The science of the Olympic velodrome

How do you build an indoor cycling track that fosters record speeds and boosts the…

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Stars of Olympic boxing
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Stars of Olympic boxing

The sport of boxing has a long and proud tradition in the Olympics, featuring some…

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The perfect Olympic epee fencer
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The perfect Olympic epee fencer

Claudia Bokel of Germany, a silver medalist at Athens 2004, describes what it takes to…

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90 second guide to Olympic badminton
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90 second guide to Olympic badminton

The sport of badminton has been an Olympic event since 1992. Find out more about…

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90 second guide to Olympic synchronized swimming
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90 second guide to Olympic synchronized swimming

Everything you need to know about the popular and dynamic Olympic sport of synchronized swimming,…

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Countdown to Rio 2016: Jesse Owens dominates 1936 Olympics
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Countdown to Rio 2016: Jesse Owens dominates 1936 Olympics

As the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio get closer, CBC Sports looks back at some…

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Olympic Record Breakers: Bob Beamon flies in Mexico City
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Olympic Record Breakers: Bob Beamon flies in Mexico City

As the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio get closer, CBC Sports looks back at some…

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Countdown to Rio 2016: Wilma Rudolph sets three Olympic records in Rome
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Countdown to Rio 2016: Wilma Rudolph sets three Olympic records in Rome

As the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio get closer, CBC Sports looks back at some…

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