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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Marit Bjørgen: “I don’t see myself as a legend!”

    At PyeongChang 2018, Marit Bjørgen became the most decorated Winter Games athlete of all time, having won 15 medals, including 8 golds. She joins the list of Norwegian greats with her famous predecessors Bjørn Daehlie and Ole Einar Bjørndalen. The cross-country skier with a record 18 world titles and 112 World Cup victories answers our questions on olympic.org to celebrate the anniversary of her winning her last Olympic title.
    25 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
  • News | Tokyo 1964

    Tokyo 1964 welcomes the world to the Olympic Stadium

    Under a magnificent blue autumn sky, the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XVIII Olympiad was filled with exciting moments, in particular when Japanese athlete Yoshinori Sakai, born on 6 August 1945 and nicknamed “Hiroshima Baby”, lit the Olympic cauldron in a symbolic gesture of peace and hope. At the end of the Ceremony, Japanese jet planes formed the Olympic rings in the sky.   
    10 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 1964, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Barcelona 1992 Legacy

    Economic Growth and Tourism

    The combined investments to transform the city and host the Olympic Games played a key role in the economic growth and increase of tourism in Barcelona.
    08 Jun 2019 | Barcelona 1992 Legacy, Legacies for Cities
  • 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
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