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  • News | Legacy

    Volunteers: the “heartbeat” of Olympic legacy

    Volunteers are often hailed for being the “lifeblood” of the Olympic Games, working tirelessly to ensure their success. But since their introduction at the Olympic Games London 1948, they have contributed to much more than the delivery of the Games.
    05 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Legacy
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Big crowds hail trampoline world champions in gleaming gymnastics arena

    Tokyo’s sparkling Ariake Gymnastics Centre, the venue for artistic, rhythmic and trampoline gymnastics at the 2020 Games, hosted a hugely successful 2019 Trampoline World Championships, which ended on Sunday with a range of nations securing Olympic qualification and a big, boisterous crowd cheering on Japanese success. 
    02 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Tokyo 2020 test events, Trampoline
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Toyota support keeps Lausanne 2020 Torch Tour moving

    Worldwide Olympic Partner Toyota is playing a key role in delivering the Lausanne 2020 Torch Tour, as the Olympic flame makes its way around Switzerland ahead of next year’s Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    26 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Toyota, Sponsors, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Paris 2024

    Terre de Jeux 2024 – A label to ensure Paris 2024 will be Games for the whole of France

    Tony Estanguet, the President of Paris 2024, and François Baroin, the President of the Association of Mayors of France (AMF), have announced the list of the first 500 communes to be granted the Terre de Jeux 2024 label. Having received the label, these towns and cities are now set to embark on the Games adventure with their inhabitants.
    22 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Paris 2024
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Federer, Nadal and Djokovic back for one final Olympic hurrah

    The “Big Three” of world tennis are preparing to face off at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Each of them already has a medal to his name, although they have experienced differing fortunes on the Olympic stage that means so much to them. Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic: three men continuing to write their names in tennis folklore as they gear up for one final hurrah together at the Olympic Games, in what will be one of the main attractions next year in the Japanese capital.
    18 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Tennis
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Fans go wild for table tennis test event

    Table tennis’s finest gave a capacity crowd at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium a taste of the non-stop, high-octane action fans can expect at next year’s Olympic Games, with the Team World Cup – a Tokyo 2020 test event – coming to a thrilling conclusion on Sunday. 
    11 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Tokyo 2020 test events, Table Tennis
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Onward and upward for sport climbing

    The first-ever World Beach Games, held in Doha in October 2019, shined a spotlight on sport climbing, which will make its Olympic Games debut at Tokyo 2020. The competition on the programme will feature a combination of three disciplines: speed, bouldering and lead. Switzerland’s Petra Klingler, the 2016 world bouldering champion, tells us more.
    26 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Sport Climbing, Switzerland
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Christian Taylor on the hunt for a third Olympic title and the triple jump world record

    The reigning double Olympic champion in the triple jump, American Christian Taylor, won his fourth world title in Doha on 29 September 2019. Having recorded the second best-ever jump in the history of his discipline in 2015, with a leap of 18.21m, he now has his sights set on a third Olympic gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Games, and is continuing his quest to beat the world record – 18.29m – held by Great Britain’s Jonathan Edwards since 1995.
    13 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Athletics, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Buenos Aires 2018: Where are they now?

    As we celebrate the one-year anniversary of the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG), olympic.org highlights some of the young athletes who have gone on to make their name on the global stage since shining in Buenos Aires.
    11 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
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