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  • News | Lillehammer 1994 Legacy

    Lillehammer Olympiapark

    The Lillehammer Olympiapark consists of five Olympic venues from the 1994 Games: Birkebeineren Ski and Biathlon Stadium, Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena, Håkons Hall, the Lillehammer Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track and the Kanthaugen Freestyle Arena.
    01 Oct 2020 | Lillehammer 1994 Legacy, Olympic Venues
  • News | Tokyo 1964

    “Probably one of the best Olympics ever”: Mary Rand on Tokyo 1964

    Mary Rand, one of Great Britain’s finest ever female athletes, grew up fascinated with Japan. Then aged 24, she travelled to Tokyo, embraced every aspect and returned home weeks later with a complete medal haul, comprising one gold, one silver and one bronze. It is no wonder the mere mention of the Games makes her smile.
    16 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 1964, Athletics, Great Britain
  • News | YOG

    Kaylee McKeown: “There are so many YOG experiences that I'll take with me forever”

    Australian swimmer Kaylee McKeown speaks to olympic.org about her medal-winning exploits at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted her, and her dream of competing at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
    13 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Swimming, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Australia
  • News | IOC News

    Helping athletes to stay mentally fit

    On the eve of World Mental Health Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) emphasises the need to support athletes through the difficult times the world is currently facing, and highlights the initiatives it has put in place over the past two years to drive the conversation on mental health and improve athletes’ well-being.
    09 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Athletes' space
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    BA2018 Revisited: Most memorable moments

    As we celebrate the two-year anniversary of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, olympic.org looks back at some of the most memorable moments from the Games.
    06 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | IOC News

    Anita DeFrantz: “It was one of those moments that changed the world”

    The Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, in 1995, was a landmark moment for the global agenda for gender equality. It also proved a significant turning point for women’s sport, with the ground-breaking Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action recognising the vital role that sport plays in the advancement and empowerment of women and girls.
    02 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Women in Sport
  • News | Sapporo 1972 Legacy

    Skiing venues

    Alpine skiing was split across two venues at Sapporo 1972. Slalom and giant slalom were held at Mount Teine, which was already a renowned ski resort in Asia.
    02 Oct 2020 | Olympic Venues, Sapporo 1972 Legacy
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