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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Second gold for Friedrich in four-man bobsleigh final

    Francesco Friedrich (GER) collected his second gold medal at PyeongChang 2018 when he piloted his four-man bobsleigh to victory at the Olympic Sliding Centre on Saturday 25 February.
    25 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Bobsleigh, Germany
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Ice hockey whirlwind looks set to continue

    Ice hockey has got off to a thrilling start at the Kwandong and Gangneung Hockey Centres at PyeongChang 2018. Japan, Korea and Switzerland have each achieved milestones in the women’s preliminaries. Upsets ruled the day as the men’s preliminaries got underway on 14 February.
    15 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Ice Hockey, Olympic News
  • News | Squaw Valley 1960

    The forgotten "Miracle on ice" at Squaw Valley

    Mention the words “miracle on ice” to ice hockey fans and they will recall the USA’s thrilling and wholly unexpected 4-3 defeat of the USSR at Lake Placid in 1980, a match that has gone down in Olympic history. It was not the first American Olympic ice hockey miracle, however. At Squaw Valley 20 years earlier, a young USA team defied the odds and their more fancied rivals to pull off what has become known as the “Forgotten Miracle”.
    05 Jan 2018 | Olympic News, Squaw Valley 1960, Ice Hockey, United States of America
  • News | Athens 1896

    6 April 1896: the 100m opens the first Olympic Games of the modern era

    Francis Lane and Tom Burke: two pioneers of the great Olympic adventure of the modern era. On 6 April 1896, in Athens, Lane won the first ever event: one of the 100m heats. Burke went on to win the final, paving the way for the future kings of the sprint, right up to Usain Bolt!
    22 Sep 2017 | Athletics, Athens 1896, Olympic News
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Buenos Aires 2018 karate party comes to an end

    The inaugural Olympic karate competition came to a conclusion on Thursday 18 October, the final day of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    19 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Karate
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