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  • News | Sochi 2014 Legacy

    Founding of a new university

    A new university specialising in sports management was created as part of the educational benefits of Russia hosting the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014.
    10 Nov 2019 | Sochi 2014 Legacy, Legacies for People
  • News | Olympic News

    David Douillet writes judo history in Sydney in 2000

    After winning a second consecutive Olympic gold medal among the heavyweight judokas, on 22 September 2000 in Sydney, David Douillet hung up his kimono, with a list of achievements that made him the biggest star in his sport in the 1990s. His successor in France is none other than Teddy Riner, who intends to go one better by winning a third title in Tokyo in 2020!
    22 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Judo, France
  • 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
  • News | IOC News

    Record-breaking gymnast Latynina certain she was “born a winner”

    From being unbeatable when three months pregnant, to highlighting her background as a ballerina and embracing the moment she was overtaken as the world’s most decorated Olympian, octogenarian gymnast Larisa Latynina is loving life and delighted to share her story with a whole new generation of Olympic fans.
    04 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Gymnastics
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 basketball test event at Saitama Super Arena

    Tokyo 2020’s array of fantastic, modern venues should generate some extraordinary atmosphere next summer – but few will rival the Saitama Super Arena. Already one of Japan’s most famous venues for major sporting events and concerts, at the Games it will host the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments (together with the Aomi Urban Sports Park).
    27 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Tokyo 2020 test events, Basketball
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