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  • News | IOC News

    Record-setting Olympian Millar still riding high after 10 Games appearances

    Canadian equestrian legend Ian Millar has competed at a world record 10 Olympic Games. Since his debut at Munich ’72, he’s witnessed huge changes in his sport and had to be extremely patient, winning his first medal, aged 61, at Beijing 2008. At Rio 2016, his daughter Amy competed in his place…
    06 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Equestrian / Jumping, Canada
  • News | Amsterdam 1928

    In Amsterdam in 1928, the football masters were Uruguayan

    The football tournament of the 1928 Games in Amsterdam kicked off on 27 May, two months before the Opening Ceremony. It was won by Uruguay, who retained their title from four years previously in Paris, and then went on to win the first FIFA World Cup in 1930, with one common denominator: “the black marvel”, José Leandro Andrade.
    27 May 2019 | Olympic News, Amsterdam 1928, Football, Uruguay
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    2020 Vision: Looking ahead to Lausanne – a cultural tour

    As our countdown to the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 continues, olympic.org takes a cultural tour around the Swiss city, as we uncover what athletes can look forward to experiencing next January.
    17 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Los Angeles 1984

    Lacoste unveils Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Heritage collection

    Lacoste has launched its Olympic Heritage clothing and accessories line celebrating the Olympic Games Los Angeles 1984, the third in a collection that forms part of a licensing agreement with the International Olympic Committee. 
    08 May 2019 | Olympic News, Los Angeles 1984
  • News | Olympic News

    The legend of Norway’s Attacking Vikings lives on

    In climbing on to the podium at PyeongChang 2018, Ragnhild Mowinckel and Nina Haver-Løseth won Norway’s first Olympic medals in women’s Alpine skiing in 82 years. The two were inspired in their childhood years by the exploits of the so-called “Attacking Vikings”, the new wave of Norwegian Alpine skiers who took the country to the top of the sport in the early 1990s and have helped it stay there ever since.
    13 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Alpine Skiing, Norway
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    A day in the life of … Young Reporter Jeroen Adriaanse

    In the first of a new series revealing what life is like at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG), olympic.org speaks to Jeroen Adriaanse from the Netherlands, one of 30 aspiring journalists selected by the IOC for its Young Reporters Programme at Buenos Aires 2018. Here, he reflects on his most memorable day of media work in the Argentine capital.
    27 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    2020 vision: Looking ahead to Lausanne 2020 – the venues

    With the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 now less than a year away, we turn the spotlight on the diverse range of venues in and around the historic Swiss city, which will host the estimated 1,900 young athletes.
    18 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    White-hot Olympian Shaun focusing on a place in history

    A year ago, Shaun White cemented his place in Olympic history with a superlative performance in PyeongChang, securing his third halfpipe gold medal. Now, with his winter-season gear packed away, the US snowboarder has his sights set on matching a feat that only one other athlete has achieved…
    14 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Snowboard
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