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  • News | YOG

    On your bike: Cycling’s YOG stars

    As the United Nations marks World Bicycle Day on 3 June, we highlight some of the cyclists who have impressed on the world stage since competing at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    03 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Nanjing 2014, Singapore, Buenos Aires 2018, RIO 2016, Cycling, Cycling Mountain Bike, Cycling Road, BMX Freestyle, BMX Racing
  • News | Olympic News

    “Only one way to look at lockdown” says world’s best male hockey player Van Doren

    Defender Arthur Van Doren has driven Belgium from perennial runners-up to multiple major championship winners and the world’s no.1 men’s hockey team. Here, he reveals how, as well as explaining why introspection and banishing his smartphone have helped him turn the COVID-19-enforced lockdown into a positive.
    03 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, Hockey, Belgium, RIO 2016, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | IOC News

    Death of EOC President Janez Kocijančič

    The IOC is deeply saddened to learn of the death of European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Janez Kocijančič, at the age of 78.
    02 Jun 2020 | IOC News, Olympic News, Slovenia
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Anna van der Breggen gearing up to push for final road race glory

    Her recent decision to retire after the rescheduled Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 has both released the pressure and reignited the passion for Olympic women’s road race champion Anna van der Breggen. And, having found peace and uncovered a talent for growing vegetables during the COVID-19 lockdown, the Dutchwoman is raring to get back in the saddle when circumstances allow. 
    29 May 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Cycling, RIO 2016
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Maggie Steffens going beyond gold

    There is no denying the strength of the USA Women’s Water Polo team. They are back-to-back Olympic champions, having won the last three World Championships and Pan American Games and have not lost a FINA World League title since 2014. In fact, it was only in January this year that their 69-game winning streak came to an end.
    26 May 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Water Polo
  • News | Olympic News

    Cycling star Reade riding high in retirement

    Five-time world cycling champion Shanaze Reade is as active as ever during lockdown, and has been helping to nurture Great Britain’s next generation of BMX talent.  
    25 May 2020 | Olympic News, BMX Freestyle, On the road to Tokyo, Tokyo 2020, Olympic Channel
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Only Olympic medal: The Cyprus sailing hero

    While winning an Olympic medal is a personal goal for thousands of athletes, for 24 nations it is a dream that has only ever come true once. A look at the glorious moment and the impact it had on the lives of the athletes who achieved it.
    22 May 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Sailing
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