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  • News | Olympic News

    Venus Williams won her first Games titles 19 years ago, and she hasn’t finished yet!

    Venus and Serena, Serena and Venus: the Olympic and global saga of the Williams sisters has made tennis history over the last two decades. It was Venus who first made her mark at the Games, winning the women’s singles at Sydney on 27 September 2000. Nineteen years later, she is the only five-time Olympic tennis medallist, and is hoping to do well again at Tokyo 2020!
    27 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Tennis, WILLIAMS, Venus, WILLIAMS, Serena, United States of America
  • News | YOG

    Family ties bind strong at the YOG

    As the world marks the International Day of Families on 15 May, Olympic.org takes a look at some of the Youth Olympic Games athletes whose families have strong links to the YOG and the Olympic Games
    15 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Olympic News

    The team that took Italian curling to a new level

    Twelve years after introducing the sport of curling to their compatriots at Turin 2006, Joel Retornaz and his Italy team returned to the Olympic stage at PyeongChang 2018. Though they failed to reach the final phase, they left Republic of Korea with yet more experience under their belts and hopes high of excelling at Beijing 2022.
    05 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Curling, Italy
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Versatile Maze blazes a trail to become queen of the slopes

    Tina Maze retired with two Olympic titles after becoming an icon in her native Slovenia and across the world thanks to her versatility and consistent excellence.
    25 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Alpine Skiing, Slovenia, Sochi 2014
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    PyeongChang 2018 – a success story on and off the field of play

    The Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 were a resounding success both on and off the field of play, achieving a number of significant milestones. In the words of IOC President Thomas Bach, these were the Games of New Horizons. The Games enjoyed unprecedented geographical reach, in terms of both participation and coverage; offered a more diverse sporting programme than ever before; and, perhaps most significantly, served as a bridgehead for peace and cooperation.
    06 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Legacy
  • News | YOG

    Former YOG stars reach new heights

    The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) continue to provide an excellent springboard for future sporting success, with more and more YOG graduates now excelling on the global stage. Here, we take a look at some of those who have impressed in recent weeks…
    10 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, YOG
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