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  • News | Beijing 2022

    Mixed events enrich the Winter Games programme

    As at the Summer Games Tokyo 2020, a large number of the new events on the programme of the next winter edition, in Beijing in 2022, are mixed. After biathlon, Alpine skiing, figure skating and curling, there will soon be exciting competitions featuring mixed teams in snowboarding, freestyle skiing, short-track speed skating and ski jumping!
    28 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022
  • News | Beijing 2022

    The Games return to Beijing

    Olympic.org looks ahead to the next Olympic Winter Games and speaks to one of the star performers at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 about her expectations for Beijing 2022.
    20 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Beijing 2022
  • News | IOC News

    Generation Games: how the IOC is working to evolve the Olympic Games for the next generation of athletes and fans

    Olympic sport today looks very different to when the Games were revived by Pierre de Coubertin at the end of the 19th century. The competitors are fitter and stronger. The equipment and venues are more technologically advanced. And gone are events such as tug of war and underwater swimming, replaced by modern, youthful disciplines like BMX and 3x3 basketball. 
    27 Dec 2018 | Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Women’s freestyle skiers turn on the style at PyeongChang 2018

    France’s Perrine Laffont kicked off the women’s freestyle skiing events at PyeongChang 2018 by claiming moguls gold, before Cassie Sharpe of Canada won the halfpipe title. Sarah Hofflin and Mathilde Gremaud made it a Swiss one-two in the slopestyle and Hanna Huskova of Belarus prevailed in the aerials competition. The competition ended with Canada’s Kelsey Serwa topping the podium in ski cross.
    04 Apr 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Freestyle Skiing
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Men’s freestyle skiers fly high at Phoenix Snow Park

    Canadian moguls master Mikael Kingsbury finally ended his quest for Olympic gold, while the USA’s David Wise retained his halfpipe crown. Norway’s Øystein Braaten reigned supreme in the slopestyle, another Canadian, Brady Leman prevailed in the ski cross and Oleksandr Abramenko won the aerials to give Ukraine just its third ever Winter Olympic gold.
    27 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Freestyle Skiing
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Aerials star Lassila brings curtain down on 16-year Olympic odyssey

    Australian aerial’s skier Lydia Lassila took a huge breath, looked down at her coach and then went for it, unsure if this would be the final jump of an illustrious career spanning five editions of the Olympic Winter Games. It turned out that it was.
    19 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Sochi 2014, Vancouver 2010, Turin 2006, Salt Lake City 2002, Freestyle Skiing, LASSILA, Lydia, Australia, Olympic News
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