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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Marathon swimmers test out Tokyo’s stunning setting

    A total of 35 elite-level swimmers – 22 men and 13 women – lined up for the Tokyo 2020 marathon swimming test event on Sunday, as preparations for next year’s Olympic Games continue to gather pace. 
    12 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Marathon Swimming
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Mixed-gender events a sign of innovation at the Youth Olympic Games

    Mixed-gender events have featured since the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010. Some have subsequently been introduced to the Olympic programme, underlining the YOG as a pioneering place of innovation, and Buenos Aires 2018 will be no different.
    19 Sep 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Dajing speeds to men’s short track 500m gold

    Pre-race favourite Wu Dajing (CHI) kept his nerve after a false start to win gold in a world record time in the men’s short track speed skating 500m final at PyeongChang 2018, held at the Gangneung Ice Arena on Thursday 22 February.
    22 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Short Track Speed Skating, People's Republic of China, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Koreans shine on Lunar New Year

    Koreans traditionally celebrate Lunar New Year by eating bowls of rice cake soup called Tteokguk and playing the board game Yutnori with friends and family. Already one of the most important holidays in the Republic of Korea, this year, Koreans will also gather together to cheer on their best winter sports athletes.
    16 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Republic of Korea, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Alex Harvey’s guide to cross-country skiing at PyeongChang 2018

    Cross-country is an event dominated by Scandinavians, but Canada’s Alex Harvey, twice a world champion, is hoping to break their domination of the Olympic podium this time around. To become the best, a mastery of technique and ski waxing must be twinned with extraordinary athleticism in one of the most physically demanding sports around.
    08 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Ronald Mulder’s Guide to Speed Skating at PyeongChang 2018

    Simple, straightforward and utterly absorbing, speed skating is one of the most accessible of all Olympic Winter Games sports. “Pure sport is about being the fastest and that is what speed skating is,” Ronald Mulder, the Netherlands’ 2018 500m European champion, said.
    01 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Speed Skating, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Olympic Winter Games participation expanding: Olympic Village open doors to six new National Olympic Committees

    Ecuador, Eritrea, Kosovo, Malaysia, Nigeria and Singapore will make their Winter Games debut at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. Speed skating, cross country skiing, Alpine skiing, figure skating and two-woman bobsleigh will be the disciplines in which the new athletes will compete. Read about the future Olympians who are thrilled and proud to lead the way for their respective countries.
    31 Jan 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Unified Korean Olympic Team to march at Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

    Athletes from the National Olympic Committee of DPRK to compete in Figure Skating, Short Track Speed Skating, Cross Country Skiing and Alpine Skiing – and in a Unified Women’s Hockey Team.
    20 Jan 2018 | Olympic News, IOC News, PyeongChang 2018, Republic of Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Press Release
  • News | LA 2028

    Los Angeles 1932: California welcomes the world

    Like London and Paris before it, Los Angeles will host the Olympic Summer Games for a third time in 2028. To mark that milestone we look back at the two previous editions the Californian metropolis has staged. Despite taking place against the backdrop of the Great Depression, Los Angeles 1932 proved to be a huge success and established a number of benchmarks that helped shape future editions of the Olympic Games.
    13 Sep 2017 | LA 2028, Olympic News
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