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  • News | Legacy

    Tokyo 1964: A remarkable success story

    Now seen as the real catalyst for Japan’s rebirth in the 20th century, the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, held in the Japanese capital, drew large crowds to all the competition venues. These Games also enjoyed global success due to the fact that they were the first in history to be broadcast live via satellite. Fifty-six years later, the Games are returning to Tokyo and look set to be just as successful!
    24 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 1964, Tokyo 2020
  • News | RIO 2016

    Biles makes dreams come true in Rio

    At just 146cm tall, US gymnast Simone Biles turned out to be one of the biggest stars of Rio 2016. Appearing at her first Olympic Games, the teenager finished with four out of the five gold medals in her sights, and dazzled audiences with her sublime skills.
    27 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Gymnastics Artistic
  • News | RIO 2016

    Simone Biles creates artistic gymnastics history in Rio

    The sight of teenage prodigy Simone Biles mounting the podium at the Olympic Arena in Rio became a regular occurrence during the 10-day artistic gymnastics competition, as the US star finished with four golds and a bronze.
    12 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Gymnastics Artistic
  • News | RIO 2016

    The stars of Rio 2016

    Michael Phelps led an all-star cast of multiple medal winners at Rio 2016, with Katie Ledecky, Simone Biles, Usain Bolt, Jason Kenny, Katinka Hosszu, Ryan Murphy and Danuta Kozak also featuring high on the bill, along with a clutch of other distinguished Olympians.
    29 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, PHELPS, Michael
  • News | RIO 2016

    Biles wins record-equalling fourth gold with floor victory

    Simone Biles was at her inspired best during the floor exercise as she claimed a record-equalling fourth gold at Rio 2016 on 16 August.
    16 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Gymnastics Artistic, United States of America
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