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  • News | Sochi 2014

    The day Yuzuru Hanyu announced himself to the world

    At the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Yuzuru Hanyu wowed the spectators in the Iceberg Skating Palace – and the millions watching on TV – with his short programme routine, which saw him become the first figure skater in history to break the 100-point barrier in this event. He went on to win the Olympic title on 14 February and shot to stardom. This was just the beginning of a career that has made him one of the greatest figure skaters of all time.
    14 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Figure Skating, Japan, Sochi 2014, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Mondo Duplantis: "My whole life, i wanted that moment right there"

    Mondo Duplantis (SWE) set a new pole vault world record of 6.17m in Torun, Poland. European champion in 2018 and still only 20 years old, this has been the perfect start to Olympic year for Duplantis who is now the hot favourite to take gold at Tokyo 2020.
    10 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Athletics, On the road to Tokyo, Sweden
  • News | Sapporo 1972

    Historic gold and legendary podium sweep for Japan’s ski jumpers at Sapporo 1972

    On 6 February 1972, Yukio Kasaya became Japan’s first ever champion at the Olympic Winter Games, with a comfortable victory in the normal hill event at the Miyanomori Ski Jump Stadium in Sapporo. For a country which, until that point, could boast only one winter medal, in Alpine skiing, this proved to be a historic day, as Akitsugu Konno and Seiji Aochi joined their compatriot on the podium for a remarkable triple success.
    06 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Ski Jumping, Sapporo 1972, Japan
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Double Olympic champion Vaultier blends brains with brawn in snowboard cross

    It may look like reckless, high-speed mayhem as four daredevils throw themselves down the jumps, drops, berms and turns, but snowboard cross is far more of a mind game than that, according to two-time Olympic champion Pierre Vaultier.
    29 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Snowboard, Beijing 2022, France
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Viktória Čerňanská: the rising star of monobob

    Slovakian pilot Viktória Čerňanská has been dominating the international youth monobob series since its introduction by the IBSF ahead of the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020. She is also among her country’s most promising young talents in athletics! Here we hear from a 17-year-old champion who will be one of the firm favourites to win in St Moritz, where the monobob competition will be held at the next YOG.
    07 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Monobob, Slovakia
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Nathalie Péchalat: “The emotion of sport doesn’t just come from winning”

    A three-time Olympian, double World Championship medallist and double European champion in the ice dance with her partner Fabian Bourzat, Nathalie Péchalat is looking forward to passing on her experience and values to the young athletes who will be competing at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020. Here, she explains why being an Athlete Role Model means so much to her.
    14 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Ice Dance, France
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Big crowds hail trampoline world champions in gleaming gymnastics arena

    Tokyo’s sparkling Ariake Gymnastics Centre, the venue for artistic, rhythmic and trampoline gymnastics at the 2020 Games, hosted a hugely successful 2019 Trampoline World Championships, which ended on Sunday with a range of nations securing Olympic qualification and a big, boisterous crowd cheering on Japanese success. 
    02 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Tokyo 2020 test events, Trampoline
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