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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Biathlon at Lausanne 2020: All you need to know

    The individual and team biathlon events on show at the Youth Olympic Games this January. Burning muscles and ice-cold nerves, there is no sport quite like Biathlon.
    06 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Biathlon, Sport guides
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Kaisa Makarainen’s Guide to Biathlon at PyeongChang 2018

    Combining cross country skiing with shooting, biathlon demands that its stars blend great power and endurance with a calm mind and steady hands. Veteran Finnish racer Kaisa Makarainen, a two-time World Cup winner, aims to emerge from a hugely competitive pack in Korea to claim a first Olympic medal in PyeongChang.
    02 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Biathlon, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 7: Almaz Ayana shatters the 10,000m world record

    Relive the day of Friday 12 August in Rio on olympic.org. The start of the athletics events saw Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana shatter the world 10,000m record, while Michael Phelps won his 27th Olympic swimming medal, German rider Isabell Werth scaled the heights of Olympic equestrianism and French judoka Teddy Riner added another title to his list of wins.
    12 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | London 2012

    London 2012 - Day 7 - Tirunesh Dibaba retains the 10,000m crown

    Tirunesh Dibaba became the first women in history to retain the 10,000m crown, as Great Britain’s cyclists set the velodrome alight, and tennis legend Roger Federer guaranteed himself a first ever individual medal at the Games.
    03 Aug 2013 | London 2012, Olympic News
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