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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Olympic medallists and cousins – the Australian crew striving for Tokyo triumph

    Partnerships in sport spread far beyond the field of play and, amid the uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Australian sailor Lisa Darmanin has never been more grateful to have Olympic silver medal-winning partner, and cousin, Jason Waterhouse on her team. 
    10 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Sailing, Australia, RIO 2016, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | IOC News

    IOC and Atos extend Worldwide Olympic Partnership

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announced an extension to their long-standing Worldwide Olympic Partnership through to 2024.
    09 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Sponsors, Atos, Press Release
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Overcoming obstacles second nature to the USA’s all-conquering water polo star Seidemann

    The USA women’s water polo team is one of the most dominant outfits in Olympic sport. The two-time defending Olympic champions have won every world title since 2015 and, while a pre-lockdown loss to Australia and the stresses of COVID-19 have thrown up a host of challenges, star defender Melissa Seidemann is quietly confident of yet more success…
    09 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, United States of America, Water Polo, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Olympic News

    Top Jobs: Olympic champion Eaton forges new career with Intel

    Two-time Olympic decathlon champion Ashton Eaton is now focusing on a new career at Worldwide Olympic Partner Intel, working on technology that analyses athletic performance.
    08 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Athletics, Sponsors, United States of America
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Valériane Ayayi-Vukosavljević: “We really can’t wait!”

    The French women’s basketball team’s small forward is still not over the enormous frustration of taking fourth place at the 2016 Games in Rio, and is looking forward to returning to the great Olympic stage, with another year to prepare and aim for the stars in 2021 in Tokyo.
    07 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Basketball, France, RIO 2016, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Refugee Olympic Team

    Teenage refugee Yien going for glory and campaigning for peace

    Chajen Dang Yien escaped conflict in South Sudan and spent years away from her family in a Kenyan refugee camp. Now she is aiming for a happy future involving journalism and advocacy – as well as the 800m at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
    06 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Refugee Olympic Team, On the road to Tokyo, Tokyo 2020, Athletics
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Not even an ACL tear can deter karate’s Olympic hopeful Abbasali

    Even when karate was not on the Olympic programme, young Iranian karateka Hamideh Abbasali would tell anyone listening that one day she would triumph on the biggest sporting stage of them all. Now, with 12 extra months to recover from serious injury, she is ready to embrace her longed-for opportunity at Tokyo 2020. 
    02 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Karate, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Olympic News

    High jump champion Blanka Vlasic ready for retirement – or a fifth Olympic Games

    Retiring is one of the biggest challenges any elite athlete faces. It has taken Croatia’s double Olympic medal-winning high jumper Blanka Vlasic more than two years of fighting fear, anguish and doubt to be at peace with the prospect. It is a journey she hopes might help others and even allow her one more shot at the big time…
    01 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Athletics, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Croatia
  • News | YOG

    “I never grew up thinking an Indian girl could actually win”

    Aditi Ashok reveals how she hopes to inspire the next generation of female golfers in India, and reflects on how her experiences at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014 helped prepare her for life on the elite stage.
    01 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Nanjing 2014, YOG, RIO 2016, Golf, India
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