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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Pajón eyes Tokyo as she continues to rewrite the history books

    Mariana Pajón made history when she won gold in the BMX at Rio 2016, as she became Colombia’s first double Olympic champion. Now Pajón has her sights on a third Olympic Games at Tokyo 2020, despite only recently returning to the saddle after nine months out with a serious knee ligament injury.
    21 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, BMX Racing, Colombia
  • Judo Women's 48kg

    Judo Women's 48kg

    26 Jul 1996: Ryoko Tamura of Japan loses to Lilis Savon of Cuba in the womens extra lightwight judo competition at the Georgia World Congress at the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. Mandatory Credit: Doug Pensinger / Allsport
    Thursday, July 25, 1996 10:00 PM | Photo
  • Oly Soccer

    Oly Soccer

    31 Jul 1996: Flavio of Brazil slides in to tackle Daniel Amokachi of Nigeria during their match in Athens Georgia at the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. Nigeria won the match 4-3 in extra time.
    Tuesday, July 30, 1996 10:00 PM | Photo
  • News | Helsinki 1952

    The legend of the Hungarian Golden Team was born at the Helsinki Games in 1952

    The Hungarian football team who were Olympic champions in 1952 in Helsinki were known as the “Golden Team” who revolutionised the sport, introducing the notion of players playing in multiple positions and pioneering a new formation, which gave rise to what we call “total football”. Their dazzling rise to stardom on the pitches of Europe ended with an unexpected defeat in Bern in the FIFA World Cup final in 1954 against West Germany.
    15 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Helsinki 1952, Football, Hungary
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Multi-talented USA surfer Coffin aiming to make history at Tokyo 2020

    Winter Olympians are perhaps not the obvious inspiration for a surfer, but the USA’s Conner Coffin, who is aiming to win one of his sport’s first-ever Olympic medals, is no ordinary competitor... 
    14 May 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, United States of America, On the road to Tokyo
  • Dumitru Takes Gold For Romania | Video

    Dumitru Takes Gold For Romania

    Alina Alexandra Dumitru of Romania wins gold in women's extra-lightweight judo by defeating Yanet Bermoy of Cuba. Bermoy seems to have the advantage early on, but it is not decisive. Then Dumitru uses her European champion experience to execute an ippon to win the match. Judo -48kg Women Final - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Alina Alexandra Dumitru (ROU), Yanet Bermoy (CUB), Argentina, Japan
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Mattéo Baud – Nordic combined at the YOG on home soil

    Aged 17, Mattéo Baud is one of the most promising talents in French Nordic combined skiing. He will be representing his country at the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 in a rather unusual context, as the competitions will be held on home soil – at the Jason Lamy-Chappuis Stadium in Les Tuffes, Prémanon, in the French Jura.
    28 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Nordic Combined, France
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Sandy Brémond speeding towards her Olympic dream

    Sandy Brémond is rapidly making her way to the top of the ski cross world. The 17-year-old champion from the Southern French Alps will be a serious contender at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, where she will make her Olympic bow and realise the first part of a childhood dream.
    24 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Secrets of softball with Canada’s Victoria Hayward

    Softball players such as Victoria Hayward have waited more than a decade for their sport to return to the Olympic stage. The Canadian believes that the world is going to fall in love with it at Tokyo 2020, that the matches will create one of the Games’ best atmospheres – and that the exposure can help more players into the professional game.
    15 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Canada, Softball, On the road to Tokyo
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