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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Local volunteers selected for PyeongChang

    The PyeongChang volunteer programme drew an impressive response, with more than 91,000 people from across the host country applying to play their part at the next Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
    17 Mar 2017 | PyeongChang 2018, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Hurdlers, walkers and steeplechasers serve up a treat on the Rio 2016 track

    The sprint hurdle events at Rio 2016 produced a Jamaican first and an American clean sweep, with the USA also completing a one-lap hurdles double. Meanwhile, the steeplechase events saw another Kenyan crowned champion and a new Bahraini winner, while China reigned supreme in both of the 20km walk competitions and a Slovak took the honours in the men’s 50km.
    28 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Athletics, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Sprint stars strut their stuff at Rio 2016

    In the men’s sprinting events in Rio, Usain Bolt claimed three more golds to cement his status as the greatest sprinter of all time while South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk broke a 17-year-old world record in the 400m. In the women’s competitions, Bolt’s compatriot Elaine Thompson took a sprint double in the 100m and 200m while Allyson Felix of the USA became the most decorated female athlete of all time.
    27 Oct 2016 | Olympic News, RIO 2016, Athletics
  • News | RIO 2016

    Ledecky and Hosszú sparkle in the Rio 2016 pool

    Winning four golds and five medals, the USA’s Katie Ledecky completed a historic 200m, 400m and 800m freestyle hat-trick, breaking two world records in the process. Not far behind was Hungary’s Katinka Hosszú, who lived up to her nickname of the “Iron Lady” by negotiating a punishing schedule to pick up three golds and four medals in total, setting world and Olympic records in the two individual medleys.
    21 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Swimming
  • News | RIO 2016

    Phelps lights up the Rio 2016 pool

    The winner of six medals, five of them gold, the USA’s Michael Phelps was the undisputed star of the pool at Rio 2016. The most decorated athlete in the history of the Games, he left Brazil with 23 Olympic titles to his name and 28 medals in all. His latest clutch of achievements were among the many high points of a week in which the likes of team-mate Ryan Murphy, Australia’s Kyle Chalmers, Great Britain’s Adam Peaty, China’s Sun Yang, Singapore’s Joseph Schooling and Kazakhstan’s Dmitriy Balandin also excelled.
    14 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Swimming
  • News | RIO 2016

    Equestrian’s finest put on a spectacular show at Rio 2016

    The riders of France, Great Britain and Germany took centre stage in the Rio 2016 equestrian events. Topping the bill, German dressage legend Isabell Werth won the ninth and tenth medals of her Olympic career to became the Games’ most decorated rider of all time.
    30 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Equestrian / Eventing, Equestrian / Dressage, Equestrian / Jumping
  • News | RIO 2016

    Toth reels in Tallent to win 50km walk gold

    Matej Toth of Slovakia overhauled reigning champion Jared Tallent of Australia with a perfectly timed surge on the final circuit of the Rio road track to add the 50km walk title to the world crown he won in 2015.
    19 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics, Slovakia
  • News | RIO 2016

    American Taylor soars to second Olympic triple jump gold

    Christian Taylor of the USA produced the longest jump of the season to retain his Olympic men’s triple jump title on day five of the track and field competitions at Rio 2016.
    16 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics, United States of America
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