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  • News | Salt Lake City 2002 Legacy

    Salt Lake City 2002: from adversity to success

    The Olympic Winter Games Salt Lake City 2002 were delivered successfully and served as a springboard for growing winter sport and bringing more major sporting events to the state of Utah, despite taking place following a set of unique and challenging circumstances, including terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, an economic recession and a crisis related to the Olympic host election process, which led to a major reform of the process.
    22 Oct 2020 | Salt Lake City 2002 Legacy
  • News | Salt Lake City 2002 Legacy

    An environment for change

    Salt Lake implemented a strong environmental programme focused on urban forestry, zero waste and reducing carbon emissions, and the avoidance of compliance errors.
    22 Oct 2020 | Salt Lake City 2002 Legacy, Legacies for Cities
  • News | Tokyo 1964

    “This is for you, Mum”: Dawn Fraser on the Tokyo 1964 swim that “meant everything”

    Dawn Fraser arrived in Tokyo for the 1964 Games as a three-time gold medal-winner on the verge of completing an extraordinary Olympic first. But she was also a lost 27-year-old dealing with severe pain and tragedy. Weeks later she left Japan as a record-breaker and, perhaps more importantly, with a renewed faith in humanity.
    21 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Australia, Tokyo 1964, Swimming
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