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  • News | Olympic News

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    Even for the truly legendary Larry Bird, a 12-time NBA All-star and three-time MVP (the NBA’s most valuable player) award winner, playing at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games was something indescribable.
    16 Nov 2020 |
  • News | Olympic News

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    Even for the truly legendary Larry Bird, a 12-time NBA All-star and three-time MVP (the NBA’s most valuable player) award winner, playing at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games was something indescribable.
    16 Nov 2020 |
  • News | Los Angeles 1932

    Former winger Khalid relives Pakistan’s golden age of Olympic hockey

    Pakistan have earned 10 Olympic medals in total – and eight of them were won by their powerhouse men’s hockey side. Few teams are remembered with more affection than their last gold-medal winners, from Los Angeles 1984. Hameed Khalid, the side’s star down the left wing, recalls an extraordinary journey from playing street ball to the top of the Olympic podium.
    16 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Los Angeles 1984, Pakistan, Hockey
  • News | Olympic News

    Fruelund proof that self-doubt can be silenced and give way to a glorious, golden Olympic career

    Denmark’s women’s handball team reigned supreme for the decade straddling the turn of the millennium, winning Olympic gold in 1996, 2000 and 2004. Katrine Fruelund was at the heart of the latter two teams – and battled confidence issues to become one of her country’s greatest ever Olympians.
    05 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Denmark, Handball, Sydney 2000, Athens 2004
  • News | Sydney 2000

    How Cook navigated route to historic gold in Australia combining medicine and modern pentathlon

    While male pentathletes have competed at every Olympic Games since Stockholm 1912, Steph Cook became the first women’s Olympic modern pentathlon champion 88 years later, at the Sydney 2000 Games. The Great Britain star talks us through how she combined a hectic life as a doctor with going for gold – and how her fascinating sport, rooted in Olympic history, has evolved in the modern world.
    02 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Sydney 2000, Modern Pentathlon, Great Britain
  • News | IOC News

    The Olympic Museum to be lit up in blue to celebrate United Nations Day

    The Olympic Museum in Lausanne will be among 100+ iconic buildings and monuments to be lit up in blue, the official UN colour, this Saturday night, 24 October, to celebrate United Nations (UN) Day, which this year marks the 75th anniversary of the organisation. The front side of The Museum as well as the fountain on “Quai d’Ouchy” will be dressed in blue when the sun goes down on Saturday at 7 p.m.
    23 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Tokyo 1964

    “This is for you, Mum”: Dawn Fraser on the Tokyo 1964 swim that “meant everything”

    Dawn Fraser arrived in Tokyo for the 1964 Games as a three-time gold medal-winner on the verge of completing an extraordinary Olympic first. But she was also a lost 27-year-old dealing with severe pain and tragedy. Weeks later she left Japan as a record-breaker and, perhaps more importantly, with a renewed faith in humanity.
    21 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Australia, Tokyo 1964, Swimming
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