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  • News | London 2012

    Host nation claim first golds - London 2012 - Cycling

    Bradley Wiggins wrote his name in history after becoming the first man to win the Tour de France and Olympic gold in the same year with victory in the Road Cycling Time Trial.
    02 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Cycling Road, Great Britain
  • News | Olympic Solidarity

    Olympic Solidarity athletes win medals at London 2012

    Five athletes supported by the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Solidarity programme have won medals on just the first day of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
    29 Jul 2012 | Olympic Solidarity, London 2012, Olympic News
  • News | Innsbruck 1976

    Ace of the ice Stenson takes 5,000m gold

    Sten Stensen was one of Norway’s famed “four S-es” (“four aces”) during the country’s reign as the kings and queens of speed skating in the 1970s.
    12 Feb 1976 | Innsbruck 1976, Speed Skating, Norway, Olympic News
  • News | Antwerp 1920

    Antwerp 1920: tug of war and a 72-year-old medallist

    Are you familiar with tug of war? Did you know that only two teams took part in the rugby 15s competition, that the oldest Olympic medallist in history was a 72-year-old Swede or that Brazil already had its first gold medallist 100 years ago? Here are some facts from the great history of the Games.
    17 Apr 1920 | Olympic News, Antwerp 1920, Tug of War, Shooting, Rugby Sevens, Swimming, Weightlifting
  • News | RIO 2016

    Brazilians and Britons box clever in Rio test event

    Brazilians won three of the gold medals on offer at the Rio International Boxing Tournament early in December, bringing the latest Olympic test event to a successful and encouraging close.
    08 Dec 2015 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Boxing
  • Rome 1960 | Summer Games

    Rome 1960

    25 Aug - 11 Sep | 5338 | 83 | 150
  • Innsbruck 1964 | Winter Games

    Innsbruck 1964

    29 Jan - 09 Feb | 1091 | 36 | 34
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