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  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Boxing golds evenly shared

    Athletes from Thailand, Brazil, Kazakhstan and Russia topped the podium in the four events that rounded off Wednesday’s boxing action at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    17 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Boxing
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Judo joy for Germany’s Igl and Kazakhstan’s Saduakas

    Day three of the judo competition at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 brought gold for Germany’s Rafaela Igl in the women’s -78kg category and Kazakhstan’s Berkarys Saduakas in the men’s -100kg.  
    10 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Judo, Germany, Kazakhstan
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Weightlifting golds for Romania’s Baltag and Turkey’s Ozbek

    Romania’s Sabina Baltag and Turkey’s Muhammed Furkan Ozbek were the day’s weightlifting gold medallists at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Tuesday 9 October.
    10 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Romania, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Weightlifting, Turkey
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Bronze medallist Metka Lobnik: "Judo changed my life"

    Bronze medallist Metka Lobnik (Slovenia) credits the sport with transforming her body image and earning the respect of her peers and elders.
    10 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Judo, Slovenia
  • News | Rome 1960

    Snapped: the story behind that picture of Cassius Clay at Rome 1960

    Some photographs define a generation; others, occasionally, herald a coming shift in an entire social and political, not to mention sporting, landscape. The iconic portrait of Cassius Clay (who later changed his name to Muhammad Ali) standing atop the podium at the Olympic Games Rome 1960 as light heavyweight champion is one such image.
    03 Jul 2018 | Boxing, United States of America, CLAY, Cassius, Rome 1960, Olympic News
  • News | Olympic Channel

    The People’s Fighters puts Cuban boxing in the spotlight

    Launched on the Olympic Channel, The People’s Fighters is a feature-length documentary that takes a close-up look at Cuba’s seminal boxing culture. As well as telling the story of the nation’s phenomenal success in the ring, the film examines the challenges Cuban boxing faces today, and reveals how the emergence of local talent is paving the way for future success.
    05 Jun 2018 | Boxing, Cuba, Olympic Channel, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Golden goal seals men’s ice hockey title for OAR team

    Kirill Kaprizov and Nikita Gusev were the heroes for the Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR) Ice Hockey team as they edged a truly thrilling encounter 4-3 against surprise finalists Germany at the Gangneung Hockey Centre on the final day of PyeongChang 2018.
    25 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Ice Hockey
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    USA stun Sweden to win first ever men’s curling gold

    The US men’s rink claimed their first ever Olympic curling title with a 10-7 defeat of heavyweights Sweden at the Gangneung Curling Centre on 24 February.
    24 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Olympic News, Curling, United States of America
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Years of preparation pay off for host nation's curlers

    Among the undoubted highlights of the competitions at the Gangneung Curling Centre going into week two of PyeongChang 2018 have been the powerful performances of the Republic of Korea’s women’s rink. Having qualified for the semi-finals with two matches to spare, they ended up topping the round-robin standings with a record of eight wins and just one defeat.
    23 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Curling, Republic of Korea
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