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  • News | Olympic Channel

    Olympic Channel Podcast: Joshua Cheptegei on 5000m and breaking world records

    The new 5000m world record holder Joshua Cheptegei gives in depth interview from his home in Uganda. He opens up about the Mo Farah rivalry, uploading runs to Strava, and why his idol is Eliud Kipchoge.
    10 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Athletics, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    The kings and queens of speed

    South Africa's Luke Davids and Nigeria's Rosemary Chukuma won the high-profile 100m men's and women's races, respectively, and were crowned the king and queen of speed at Buenos Aires 2018.
    16 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Athletics
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Colombians skate for golden double in roller sport Games debut

    Competition favourites Gabriela Rueda-Rueda and Jhony Angulo Reina say that falling at speeds of up to 50kmh makes them stronger as they aim for the action-packed sport’s inaugural Olympic medals
    06 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Colombia
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’ by the river

    Get to know Marit van Beijnum, a Dutch athlete who will compete at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in three roller speed skating races to be held at the Paseo de la Costa in Vicente Lopez, north of Buenos Aires.
    06 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Roller Speed Skating
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Beijing’s former industrial complex Shougang district sees sustainable urban regeneration push

    Shougang district, once the burning heart of Beijing’s industrial complex, is now standing proud as a monument to the city’s urban regeneration efforts. Cooling towers are being transformed into Olympic venues, blast furnaces into training centres and an iron ore storage tower has even become home to the Beijing 2022 Olympic Games Organising Committee. Ten years on from hosting its first summer Olympic Games and four years out from its debut Olympic Winter Games, the Shougang district is getting a new look.
    20 Aug 2018 | Beijing 2022, Legacy, Beijing 2008, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Koreans shine on Lunar New Year

    Koreans traditionally celebrate Lunar New Year by eating bowls of rice cake soup called Tteokguk and playing the board game Yutnori with friends and family. Already one of the most important holidays in the Republic of Korea, this year, Koreans will also gather together to cheer on their best winter sports athletes.
    16 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Republic of Korea, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Today at PyeongChang 2018: Sunday 11 February

    A total of six golds will be contested on day three in PyeongChang: in snowboard, cross-country skiing, speed skating, luge, freestyle skiing and biathlon.
    11 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Passion in the air: 200 days to go until the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

    There are fewer than 200 days to go until the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. This milestone was celebrated by the President of the Republic of Korea, Moon Jae-in, visiting the host city to show his support for the Games. As the nation’s passion and excitement continues to grow in the final few months before the world’s biggest sporting event kicks off in Korea, the 200-days-to-go milestone was celebrated in Seoul and Gangwon Province last weekend.
    25 Jul 2017 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Republic of Korea
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Roller speed added to the Buenos Aires 2018 event programme!

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board agreed to add roller sports to the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 sports programme, meaning there will be a total of 32 sports at the next Summer YOG.
    17 Mar 2017 | Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Olympic News
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