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  • News | Development through sport

    Olympic Movement celebrated #sport4betterworld on 6 April

    Demonstrating how sport can contribute to building a better world, Olympians, International Federations, National Olympic Committees, Organising Committees for the Olympic Games and thousands of others around the world joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the United Nations (UN) in celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) last week.
    14 Apr 2015 | Development through sport, Olympic News
  • News | Olympic News

    Fabulous Fourcade cements his place in history

    A double gold medallist at Sochi 2014, French biathlete Martin Fourcade achieved a unique feat in March 2015, when he became the first man to win the overall IBU World Cup title four years in a row.
    21 Mar 2015 | Olympic News
  • News | Olympic News

    Vincent Jay: In pursuit of the holy grail

    The highlight of Vincent Jay’s biathlon career came at Vancouver 2010, where he was crowned Olympic champion in the sprint and won bronze in the pursuit. In the latest in our series “Words of Olympians”, he looks back on those achievements.
    16 Mar 2015 | Olympic News
  • News | Olympic News

    Moment in Time: A big step for womankind

    Morocco’s Nawal El Moutawakel’s performance in the women’s 400m hurdles at Los Angeles 1984 was a watershed moment in many ways.  
    06 Mar 2015 | Olympic News
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Bobsled athletes enjoy the vibe at FIBT World Cup Finale in Sochi

    The final round of the 2014/2015 FIBT World Cup was held on 14 and 15 February at the Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana - the site of the bobsled, skeleton and luge competitions at last year’s Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014. According to some of America’s best sliders, the area was full of tourists, spectators, and even some friendly volunteers back to help out after assisting at last year’s Games.
    04 Mar 2015 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Bobsleigh
  • News | Olympic News

    The flame still burns for Catriona Le May Doan

    More than all the speed skating medals that she won, Canadian Catriona Le May Doan’s most cherished Olympic memories are of the four opening ceremonies in which she took part, as she recalls in the latest instalment of our “Words of Olympians” series.
    26 Feb 2015 | Olympic News
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    Biathlon: a sport on the cutting edge

    Biathlon is a sport with roots deep in military and survival techniques, but which has evolved to combine cutting-edge technology with fine feats of athleticism and marksmanship. In this video we chart the development of the equipment used by biathletes.
    23 Feb 2015 |
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