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  • RAAHC059

    RAAHC059

    Paris 1900-VAN LOUGHENDONCK Constant (BEL) 1st in longjump riding EXTRA DRY.
    Sunday, December 31, 1899 11:00 PM | Photo
  • 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
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    To enable work to progress as quickly as possible, extra teams were drafted in so that construction could continue during the night for a number of weeks.
    Sunday, June 16, 2019 12:38 PM | Photo
  • Olympic House

    Olympic House

    To enable work to progress as quickly as possible, extra teams were drafted in so that construction could continue during the night for a number of weeks.
    Monday, June 17, 2019 12:37 PM | Photo
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Adam Peaty is paving the road to Tokyo 2020 with world records

    British swimmer Adam Peaty added two world medals to his extraordinary collection at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju. The Rio 2016 Olympic champion in the 100m breaststroke also broke the 57-second barrier for the first time in this event, sending a serious warning to his rivals for Tokyo 2020With his world record in Gwangju, Peaty has set the best 16 times ever recorded in the 100m breaststroke.
    07 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Swimming, Great Britain, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | YOG

    Family ties bind strong at the YOG

    As the world marks the International Day of Families on 15 May, Olympic.org takes a look at some of the Youth Olympic Games athletes whose families have strong links to the YOG and the Olympic Games
    15 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Pajón eyes Tokyo as she continues to rewrite the history books

    Mariana Pajón made history when she won gold in the BMX at Rio 2016, as she became Colombia’s first double Olympic champion. Now Pajón has her sights on a third Olympic Games at Tokyo 2020, despite only recently returning to the saddle after nine months out with a serious knee ligament injury.
    21 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, BMX Racing, Colombia
  • Judo Women's 48kg

    Judo Women's 48kg

    26 Jul 1996: Ryoko Tamura of Japan loses to Lilis Savon of Cuba in the womens extra lightwight judo competition at the Georgia World Congress at the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. Mandatory Credit: Doug Pensinger / Allsport
    Thursday, July 25, 1996 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Oly Soccer

    Oly Soccer

    31 Jul 1996: Flavio of Brazil slides in to tackle Daniel Amokachi of Nigeria during their match in Athens Georgia at the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. Nigeria won the match 4-3 in extra time.
    Tuesday, July 30, 1996 10:00 PM | Photo
  • News | Helsinki 1952

    The legend of the Hungarian Golden Team was born at the Helsinki Games in 1952

    The Hungarian football team who were Olympic champions in 1952 in Helsinki were known as the “Golden Team” who revolutionised the sport, introducing the notion of players playing in multiple positions and pioneering a new formation, which gave rise to what we call “total football”. Their dazzling rise to stardom on the pitches of Europe ended with an unexpected defeat in Bern in the FIFA World Cup final in 1954 against West Germany.
    15 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Helsinki 1952, Football, Hungary
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