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  • News | Olympism in Action Forum

    #UnitedBy art and sport - Lanny Barnes

    Lanny Barnes is an American artist and athlete who competed in the biathlon in the 2006, 2010 and 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Most recently, she attended the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 as an artist-in-residence with the Olympic Art Project.
    27 Aug 2018 | Olympism in Action Forum, Biathlon, Olympic News
  • News | Olympism in Action Forum

    #UnitedBy giving back - Kate Anderson

    Kate Anderson is an American based in Park City, Utah, who works as the athletics manager for US Ski & Snowboard, the national governing body for Olympic skiing and snowboarding. She was selected to be a Young Change-Maker for her work coordinating the Hope Sports volunteer team at US Ski & Snowboard. Hope Sports arranges short service trips to Mexico, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic for athletes, where they’re tasked with building homes for families in need.
    21 Aug 2018 | Olympism in Action Forum, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Sydney 2000

    Snapped: Cathy Freeman’s era-defining Sydney Olympic Games

    The 49.11 seconds it took for Cathy Freeman to win the 400m final at the Olympic Games Sydney 2000 are some of the most impactful moments in sporting history. Images of the Australian, who is of Aboriginal descent, clad in her distinctive running suit are instantly recognisable the world over. For the star herself, the magnitude of that night, almost 18 years ago, is starting to hit home.
    15 Aug 2018 | Sydney 2000, Athletics, FREEMAN, Cathy, Olympic News
  • News | YOG

    #YOGJourney: HS Prannoy’s transformative YOG experience

    A Commonwealth Games gold medallist and one of the world’s top male badminton players, India’s HS Prannoy attributes much of his success to his stellar performance at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Singapore 2010. Here, he explains why.
    30 Jul 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Singapore 2010, India
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Introducing the head of modern pentathlon’s first family: Chloe Esposito

    In 2016, Chloe Esposito became the first Australian to win an Olympic medal in modern pentathlon, blowing the field away with a brilliant performance in the combined running and shooting discipline to grab the gold. With her dad, who represented Australia in modern pentathlon at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games, as coach, and her younger brother Max, who finished seventh in the men’s competition in Rio de Janeiro, the Esposito family are driving the sport to new heights in their homeland. Even sister Emily, a Commonwealth Games pistol shooter, qualified in modern pentathlon for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games. 
    11 Jul 2018 | Olympic News, Modern Pentathlon, Australia, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Olympic News

    Get to know athletics’ newest star: Christian Coleman

    At the age of 22, the USA’s Christian Coleman is the reigning world indoor 60m champion, the indoor 60m world record-holder and the proud owner of two 2017 World Championship silver medals. Here, he chats about life growing up as the son of two educationalists; his grandmother’s incomparable cooking; and how he’s become one of athletics’ brightest young stars. 
    01 Jun 2018 | Olympic News, Athletics, United States of America
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Meet the Athlete Role Models: Henriette Engel Hansen

    In the first of a new series, we turn the spotlight on the Athlete Role Models (ARMs) who will mentor the young athletes during the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018. First up, we speak to Danish kayaker Henriette Engel Hansen, a three-time Olympian who is already looking forward to sharing her experiences with participants this October.
    25 Apr 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Canoe-Kayak
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Norwegians lead medal charge in men’s cross-country at PyeongChang 2018

    Norway’s cross-country skiers enjoyed a phenomenal return in the men’s events at PyeongChang 2018, not least thanks to a dazzling debut Games of Johannes Høsflot Klaebo, who won three gold medals. There were also two golds apiece for his compatriots Simen Hegstad Krueger and Martin Johnsrud Sundby, who helped secured a Norwegian podium sweep in the skiathlon along with Hans Crister Holund. Meanwhile, Switzerland’s Dario Cologna made his own mark with a third successive victory in the 15km, while Iivo Niskanen of Finland took gold in the 50km classic mass start.
    04 Apr 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Partners show the chemistry at mixed team breaking finals

    Argentina is rightly famous for football, steak, red wine - and the tango. The seductive dance and its accompanying music shot to prominence in the capital in the late 19th century, and is still going strong. The younger generation, however, are more interested in breaking - quite literally - with tradition. 
    11 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Breaking
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