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    Tokyo 1964-Feather weight (60 kg): MIYAKE Yoshinobu (JPN) 1st.
    Sunday, October 11, 1964 10:00 PM | Photo
  • News | Sustainability

    From sea to summit: IOC launches sports group to protect mountains

    To mark International Mountain Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today announced the launch of the Mountain Summit – a group of sports organisations concerned with the current state of the world’s mountains and committed to protecting them.
    11 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Sustainability
  • News | Legacy

    Relive Kon Ichikawa’s iconic film about the 1964 Games

    For the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Kon Ichikawa directed a film that has gone down in Olympic history. The Japanese filmmaker opted for an artistic approach to showcase the beauty and intensity of sport, its joys and exertions, and the faces of athletes from all over the world, in a lyrical work of stylistic beauty that has left a truly lasting impression.   
    16 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 1964, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Olympic Channel

    The Indian wrestling club prepping stars for Olympic success

    In its original documentary “Can’t Stay Down”, the Olympic Channel takes us behind the scenes at Hanuman Akhara, India’s oldest and most prestigious wrestling club, where dreams of Olympic glory are made and realised.
    03 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, India, Wrestling
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Introducing World Cup-winning rugby sevens captain Scott Curry

    In the past several months, rugby sevens star Scott Curry has led New Zealand to victory at the Commonwealth Games and the World Cup. This success follows a three-year cycle during which the All Blacks failed to finish higher than third in the season-long World Series and changed head coach after 22 years. With gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games his ultimate aim, we caught up with 30-year-old Curry to chat through training routines, childhood heroes and his background as a science teacher. 
    01 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Rugby Sevens, New Zealand, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 14: New triple for Bolt, Germany at the summit of women’s football

    Relive the superb Olympic day of Friday 19 August in Rio on olympic.org. Usain Bolt competed in his last race at the Games, the 4x100m relay, and achieved a new triple. Wins for Germany in the women’s football, Carolina Marín for Spain in badminton and Cheick Sallah Cissé in taekwondo for Côte d'Ivoire marked amazing firsts; Russia remained undefeated in synchronised swimming; while Mariana Pajón reigned supreme in BMX!
    19 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
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