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  • News | Sapporo 1972 Legacy

    The Sapporo Olympic Education Programme

    The Olympic Education Programme was developed and implemented by a wide range of stakeholders, including local businesses, sports bodies and civic groups.
    02 Oct 2020 | Sapporo 1972 Legacy, Legacies for People
  • News | Lillehammer 1994 Legacy

    Norwegian dominance of winter sports

    At the Calgary 1988 Olympic Winter Games, not a single Norwegian won a gold medal, and their medal tally was a modest five. At PyeongChang 2018, Norway – with a population of just over five million – topped the medals table, making it the world’s foremost winter sports nation.
    01 Oct 2020 | Lillehammer 1994 Legacy, Legacies for Sport
  • 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
  • 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 | Tokyo 2020

    IOC Executive Board and Tokyo 2020 discuss USD 280 million in savings from measures developed to deliver Games fit for post-corona world

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee today discussed the estimated USD 280 million (JPY 30 billion) in cost savings that will be achieved by initial simplification and optimisation measures developed to deliver Games fit for a post-corona world.
    07 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Olympic News

    Worldwide Olympic Partners support the fight against COVID-19

    As companies and organisations around the world react to the COVID-19 pandemic, Olympic.org highlights the efforts being made by the Worldwide Olympic Partners to support athletes during this time, as well as the needs of the communities in which they operate.
    01 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Sponsors
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