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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    African Boxing Qualifier closes in Dakar, as Asian and Oceanian boxers seek qualification for Tokyo 2020 in Amman

    The first boxing qualification event held in Dakar, Senegal, closed on 29 February, with 33 athletes winning their place at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. A total of 198 athletes from 38 countries participated in the African continental qualifier held at the Dakar Arena in Diamniadio from 20 to 29 February, competing in 13 weight categories (eight men’s and five women’s events) for a total of 192 bouts.
    03 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Boxing, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Lake Placid 1980

    Lake Placid celebrates 40 years of Olympic legacy

    Exactly 40 years ago, from 13 to 24 February 1980, Lake Placid hosted the Olympic Winter Games for the second time. The Olympic legacy can be seen throughout this mountain village, which has become a training hub for American athletes and has played host to numerous international competitions.
    13 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Lake Placid 1980, Legacy
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 celebrates the arrival of the Olympic rings

    The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) has celebrated six months to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. As the Games draw closer, excitement is building throughout the city, and the illumination of the Olympic rings in Odaiba today is just the latest addition to the growing Olympic atmosphere.
    24 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, All about Tokyo 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Non-stop action on the slopes of Les Diablerets Alpine Centre

    As pro skiers slalomed down slopes at near unfathomable speeds, spectators have witnessed incredible action at the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 - five alpine skiing disciplines, nine medal events, and hundreds of stories to be told.
    16 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Alpine Skiing
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 announces torchbearers for Grand Start of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay

    The torchbearers at the Grand Start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay will comprise members of the Japan women's national football team who won the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany, the first ever Japanese football team to become FIFA world champions.
    17 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Olympic Torch Relay, All about Tokyo 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    The Faces of Tokyo 2020

    Volunteers play an integral role in the success of any Games. Meet some of the people you will see in Japan's capital next year.
    05 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Olympic News

    Cathy Freeman at Sydney 2000: Moments of magic!

    The lighting of the Olympic cauldron, the victory lap in front of a jubilant crowd, the green and white full bodysuit… Cathy Freeman left an unforgettable mark on the Sydney 2000 Games. Twenty years on, who will claim victory in the 400m in the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo? Naturally the chances are higher for athletes also taking part in the women’s 4x400m event and the new mixed 4x400m relay!
    22 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Sydney 2000, Tokyo 2020, Athletics
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