Category Archive: Video

Belgian TV reporter’s Special Olympics FAIL

This hapless TV reporter in Belgium shows an excruciatingly painful knack for not being able to tell whether people have a mental disability or not. So he likes to find out the hard way.

We might just have found the perfect roving reporter for Ortis Deley’s next project!

Video: Team GB men’s eight rowing team practices at Munich airport

The athletics World Championships are not the only ones being held at the moment. While Team GB’s track and field finest are in Daegu, our rowers are in Bled, Slovenia, for their own World Championships.

The men’s eight entertained themselves during a wait for a connecting flight in Munich.

The team of Phelan Hill, Daniel Ritchie, Tom Ransley, Greg Searle, Mohamed Sbihi, Alex Partridge, Cameron Nichol and Nathaniel Reilly-O’Donnell put themselves through their paces on the German airport’s travelator.

Video: Dmitry Starodubtsev’s pole vault snaps at World Championships

Russian pole vaulter Dmitry Starodubtsev had a lucky escape when his pole snapped in mid-air at the World Championships in Daegu.

He was attempting a 5.75-metre vault when his equipment let him down. If you’ve always thought that the pole vault defied physics, this was the week physics fought back.

Starodubtsev escaped with a hand injury. If his momentum had not carried him safely to the mat the injuries he would have suffered do not bear thinking about.

Video: Gabon’s Christian Ngningba finishes 5mins after his 5,000m heat winner

At a major athletics championship, a trier will always get nearly as much attention as the winner. And Gabon’s Christian Ngningba definitely falls into the category of triers.

He eventually came home five minutes after the winner of his heat in the men’s 5,000m. He doesn’t seem to be struggling too badly though, so he obviously just paced himself.