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  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 5: King Kohei Uchimura retains his title right at the death

    Relive competition day 5 in Rio – 10 August 2016 – on olympic.org! Kohei Uchimura managed to defend his title in the men’s gymnastics all-around competition after it went down to the wire against Ukraine’s Oleg Vernaiev. Cyclists Fabian Cancellara and Kristin Armstrong secured their status as Olympic legends, as did Aron Szilagyi in the men’s sabre. Katie Ledecky won her third swimming gold medal in Rio.
    10 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | Women in Sport

    International Women’s Day: overcoming her-dles!

    Today is International Women’s Day. An opportunity for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to recall the efforts made to reach its key objective of parity, both on the field of play and within decision-making bodies.
    08 Mar 2017 | Women in Sport, Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Experience wins the day in Rio 2016 road cycling time trials

    On 10 August 2016, the road cycling time trials in Rio saw two seasoned champions roll back the years. Switzerland’s Fabian Cancellara won the men’s gold for the second time before retiring while 43-year-old Kristin Armstrong of the USA sealed an Olympic treble.
    04 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Cycling Road
  • News | Olympic News

    Worldwide TOP Partner P&G continues to encourage girls everywhere to keep playing #likeagirl

    Today IOC President Thomas Bach visited Worldwide TOP Partner P&G’s Family Home in Rio de Janeiro. He was joined by three Olympic athletes - judoka Rafaela Silva, who won Brazil’s first gold medal at the Olympic Games Rio 2016, Kristin Armstrong, three times Olympic Champion in Time Trail cycling, and Jen Kish from the bronze medal winning Canadian rugby team, as well as P&G’s Chief Brand Officer Marc Pritchard.
    11 Aug 2016 | Olympic News, Sponsors, RIO 2016
  • News | RIO 2016

    Classy Cancellara rolls back the years

    Veteran Swiss rider Fabian Cancellera proved his pedigree once more by powering to victory in the Rio 2016 men’s time trial on 10 August. Just as the USA’s Kristin Armstrong had done in the women’s time trial earlier in the day, the 35-year-old Cancellera showed that age is no impediment.
    10 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Cycling Road, Switzerland
  • News | RIO 2016

    American Armstrong pedals into Olympic history

    Veteran American Kristin Armstrong capped a stunning return to cycling by winning a third consecutive gold medal in the time trial on a rainy morning at the Rio Games on 10 August.
    10 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Cycling Road, United States of America
  • News | RIO 2016

    Vos gearing up for golden hat-trick bid

    A points race winner at Beijing 2008 and a road race champion at London 2012, Dutch cyclist Marianne Vos is aiming to retain the second of those titles at Rio 2016 and complete a very special hat-trick.
    21 Jul 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Cycling Road
  • 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
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