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  • News | Olympic Channel

    Disl writes name into history books over 14-year Olympic career

    When Uschi Disl reflects on her career as the most decorated female biathlete at the Olympic Winter Games – with nine medals across five editions – it is to her Games debut at Albertville 1992 that her mind most often returns.
    24 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Biathlon, Germany
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: Outstanding October for former YOG stars

    olympic.org picks out some of the most eye-catching performances from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in recent weeks, as the YOG continue to provide a springboard to the international stage.
    12 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Triathlons provide high excitement in Tokyo

    Tokyo Bay looked majestic –– but it was the sport that provided the most breathtaking scenes during the Tokyo 2020 test event.
    20 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Triathlon, Tokyo 2020 test events
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Marathon Swimming: A Ferry for Tokyo !

    Ferry Weertman, whose self-styled nickname is VeryFerryFast, qualified for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 by taking 7th place in the 10km race at the World Championships in Gwangju on 16 July 2019. The Rio 2016 Dutch Olympic champion is determined to be the first to retain the title in this discipline.
    19 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Marathon Swimming, Netherlands, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Amsterdam 1928

    Paavo Nurmi seals record medal tally at Amsterdam 1928

    There have been a number of “Flying Finns” in the history of sport and the Olympic Games, but the greatest of all was Paavo Nurmi, winner of nine Olympic gold medals, which is still the record for athletics at the Games. He secured his ninth title in the 10,000m on 29 July 1928 in the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam, following an umpteenth titanic battle with compatriot Ville Ritola.
    29 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Amsterdam 1928, Athletics, NURMI, Paavo, Finland
  • News | Olympic News

    Olympic champions flying high

    Since returning from PyeongChang 2018 laden with gold medals, many of the Olympic champions have gone on to amass world titles and World Cup victories in their respective sports. Here, we take a look at some of the success stories on snow and ice during the 2018/19 season.
    01 Apr 2019 | Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Marit Bjørgen: “I don’t see myself as a legend!”

    At PyeongChang 2018, Marit Bjørgen became the most decorated Winter Games athlete of all time, having won 15 medals, including 8 golds. She joins the list of Norwegian greats with her famous predecessors Bjørn Daehlie and Ole Einar Bjørndalen. The cross-country skier with a record 18 world titles and 112 World Cup victories answers our questions on olympic.org to celebrate the anniversary of her winning her last Olympic title.
    25 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
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