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  • News | Salt Lake City 2002

    Ted Ligety recalls how the Olympic flame was lit for him by Bode Miller in 2002

    Bode Miller lit up the Alpine skiing events at Salt Lake City 2002. These Games were the launchpad for a period of American skiing success, not just at the Olympic Winter Games but also in the World Cup and World Championships. The Olympic Channel takes us back ti Park City where the Olympic flame continues to shine bright today.
    04 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Salt Lake City 2002, Turin 2006, Alpine Skiing, United States of America
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    PyeongChang 2018: spreading the Olympic message to young people near and far

    Since its launch in 2004 - the year that saw PyeongChang unveil its bid for the 2018 Winter Games -2,028 young people from 84 countries as diverse as Afghanistan, Togo and Uruguay have taken part in the Dream Programme, an annual initiative hosted by Gangwon Province.
    08 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Legacy
  • News | IOC News

    The IOC celebrates the thousands of sports volunteers on International Volunteer Day 2018

    Without the volunteers who work so hard each day to offer the athletes and visitors a unique experience, it would simply not be possible to hold the Olympic Games. For this reason, the IOC is taking the opportunity to thank and celebrate them on this International Day, promoted by the United Nations (UN).
    05 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Andorra's double basketball presence in Buenos Aires 2018

    Both of the Andorra's 3x3 basketball teams qualified to compete at Urban Park at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, thanks to the position that both its teams hold in the U18 world ranking of the International Federation (FIBA).
    03 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Andorra, Basketball
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Galaxy of stars light up women’s snowboard

    There was no shortage of star quality on display in the women’s snowboard events at PyeongChang 2018. Ester Ledecká (CZE) created Olympic history by winning parallel giant slalom gold to go with her Alpine skiing super-G title, while Chloe Kim (USA) dazzled in the halfpipe, Jamie Anderson (USA) retained her slopestyle crown, Anna Gasser (AUT) took the first Olympic women’s big air gold and Michela Moioli (ITA) underlined her recent supremacy in snowboard cross.
    16 Mar 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Snowboard, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Women and gender parity in the spotlight at PyeongChang 2018

    As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievements of the female athletes who took centre stage at PyeongChang 2018, a Games which saw the IOC move closer towards the ultimate goal of gender parity.
    08 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Women in Sport
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Millennials make their mark on PyeongChang 2018

    A new generation of Olympians born after the turn of the 21st century arrived in force for the latest edition of the Olympic Winter Games, and some made it straight to the podium. Here we put the spotlight on the millennials who left PyeongChang clutching medals.
    06 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games Create Legacy of Environmental and Social Good

    While the world’s top athletes make their mark at the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, the vibrant host city is also carving out an enduring future, with a variety of sustainability goals that will live on long after the competition comes to an end.
    24 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Olympic News, Legacy
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