Science of the Winter Olympics – Slapshot (Hockey)

♪music♪ LESTER HOLT, anchor: One of the most popular team sports at the Winter Olympics is hockey. More than just a physical game, for scientists like The Exploratorium’s Thomas Humphrey, a physicist funded by the National Science Foundation, hockey is a showcase for physics on ice–especially when it comes to hockey’s hardest shot: the slap […]

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Belgian National Hockey Team ‘Red Lions’ Physical screening by Topsportslab

With only 6 months to go to the Olympics, it is important to know what the progress is in our preparation cycle and to have a baseline assessment as to how fit the athletes are and where we currently are as a group. Today we have done some injury prevention exercises to find out which […]

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How Carolina Marin Defeated Asia’s Badminton Domination | Game Breakers

History being made. The world number one. For the first time ever, we’ve got a Spanish player. Chinese players have been dominant in this event. But no longer. Her speed of shot, speed of movement. speed around the court… No other female athlete from her country has ever won. The left-handed Spaniard… Carolina Marin. (GAME […]

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Kovalchuk, Datsyuk, Voinov and other hockey legends just days before the Olympics(360 video/Rus.sub)

Hi friends, we are here today to watch the most powerful Russian hockey team, with some of the most powerful Russian hockey players, that will be going to the Olympics very soon. SKA’s Hockey players start the day off early. We arrived at the stadium at the same time they did and I must say […]

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Olympics: A ‘Breakthrough’ Win and a Badminton Scandal

bjbj”9″9 JEFFREY BROWN: We head back to London tonight for an Olympics update on what turned out to be a significant day for the American team. As always, a spoiler alert: Here come some of the day’s results. Day six of the Olympics brought new triumph for a diminutive American gymnast. Sixteen-year-old Gabby Douglas won […]

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