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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Swiss ambition intact after PyeongChang 2018 setback

    Consistently ranked among men’s world ice hockey’s top ten sides, Switzerland bounced back from Olympic disappointment at PyeongChang 2018 to win silver at the IIHF World Championships three months later.
    29 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Switzerland, PyeongChang 2018, Ice Hockey
  • News | RIO 2016

    A Brazil-style Opening Ceremony!

    A year ago already! Olympic.org is giving you the chance to relive the best moments of the Olympic Games held in the “marvellous city”, the first to be organised in South America. They kicked off in a legendary location: Rio’s Maracanã Stadium, where 80,000 spectators and tens of millions of TV viewers followed a colourful Opening Ceremony which set the tone for the next two weeks of the world’s greatest sporting spectacle.
    05 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 trap and skeet events crown five new champions

    The five trap and skeet events at Rio 2016 threw up plenty of suspense and produced some notable champions, from Australia’s Catherine Skinner, the youngest of the lot at 26, to the Independent Olympic Athlete Abdullah Al-Rashidi, the oldest at 52. Also making the headlines was evergreen American shooter Kimberly Rhode, who won an individual medal for the sixth Games in a row, an Olympic record.
    10 Nov 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Shooting
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