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  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 15: Park in-bee makes history; Neymar, Farah and Felix at the top of their game

    Relive the magnificent penultimate day of the Rio Games – Saturday 20 August 2016 – on olympic.org. An action-packed day provided several moments of Olympic history, with Park In-bee triumphing in the women’s golf, Neymar giving Brazil its first-ever Olympic title and Allyson Felix becoming the most decorated female athlete ever, and a whole lot more besides!
    20 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | Legacy

    25th Barcelona 1992 anniversary celebrations in full swing

    Barcelona is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Games of the XXV Olympiad with a special programme of cultural and sporting events designed to reflect the hugely important role the Olympics played in the city’s resurgence.
    17 Mar 2017 | Barcelona 1992, IOC News, Olympic News, Legacy
  • News | RIO 2016

    Thrills and spills in the middle- and long-distance events at Rio 2016

    From Almaz Ayana’s stunning world record win in the women’s 10,000m to Eliud Kipchoge’s marathon victory on the final day, spectators at Rio 2016 were treated to some unbelievable action in the middle- and long-distance running events.
    25 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics
  • News | RIO 2016

    Farah on track for another double in Rio

    The Olympic 10,000m and 5,000m champion at London 2012 and twice a winner of the same double at the IAAF World Championships since then, British distance runner Mo Farah is aiming to repeat the feat at Rio 2016. Should he do so, he will maintain his unbeaten record in major global events at both distances since the London Games.
    26 Jul 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics
  • News | Olympic News

    Haile the conquering hero

    Widely regarded as one of the greatest long-distance runners in history, double Olympic 10,000m champion Haile Gebrselassie raced for the last time in May 2015. Here we look back at the career of one of the sporting world’s true legends.
    12 May 2015 | Olympic News
  • News | London 2012

    London 2012 - Day 8 - Serena Williams joins the Golden Grand Slam club

    The host nation enjoyed its best day so far with golds in the athletics, rowing and cycling. Meanwhile, Serena Williams joined an elite club of Golden Grand Slam winners, and Michael Phelps claimed his 18th Olympic gold.
    04 Aug 2013 | London 2012, Olympic News, Tennis, Women, United States of America, WILLIAMS, Serena
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