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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Japan’s speed skaters challenge Dutch supremacy

    Ireen Wüst led the Dutch charge for gold in the individual women’s speed skating events at PyeongChang 2018, taking her career tally of Olympic medals to 11, a record for both sexes. Japan’s finest matched the Dutch step for step, however, as Nao Kodaira, Nana Takagi and the pursuit team all made visits to the top of the podium.
    20 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Speed Skating
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Kodaira speeds to women’s 500m gold

    A silver medallist in the women’s speed skating 1,000m earlier at PyeongChang 2018, Japan’s Nao Kodaira went one better in the 500m at the Gangneung Oval on Sunday 18 February, outpacing two-time defending Olympic champion and world record holder Lee Sang-hwa of the Republic of Korea (ROK) to claim the gold. Karolina Erbanova of the Czech Republic took the bronze.
    18 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Speed Skating, Japan, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 13: Usain Bolt on top of the world

    Relive Thursday 18 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. The day was marked by the “triple double” of Usain Bolt, who won the 200m, the Brownlee brothers’ family double in the triathlon, Argentina’s first-ever hockey victory and the end of the beach volleyball, sailing and canoe/kayak sprint competitions
    18 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | Olympic Channel

    Athletes get in Olympic Day spirit by trying new sports

    What happens when two Olympic athletes swap sports? From football and gymnastics to shooting and boxing, and from archery and curling to BMX and equestrian, a few courageous Olympic athletes go outside of their comfort zones to find out.
    21 Jun 2017 | Olympic Channel, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 sailing competitions prove a hit

    The regatta at Rio 2016 saw the 10 events produce some spectacular competition and some thrilling climaxes, with Great Britain and the Netherlands leading the medal charge.
    04 Nov 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Sailing
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 sailing regatta produces fairytale ending

    There was high drama and high emotions on the final day of the Rio 2016 sailing regatta at Marina da Gloria, with sailors from New Zealand, Great Britain, Croatia and finally Brazil sharing the gold medal spoils.
    18 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Sailing
  • News | Olympic News

    David Cruikshank on how to unlock the key to performance

    In the latest instalment in our Words of Olympians video series, four-time Olympian speed skater Dave Cruikshank explains the secrets of his enduring ability to thrive in elite-level sport.
    09 Mar 2015 | Olympic News
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