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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Denis Gargaud-Chanut aiming to enter Tokyo through the front door

    When the reigning Olympic champion in men's canoe slalom single (C1), Denis Gargaud-Chanut, took a long break from training during the COVID-19 pandemic, he realised how much he loved his sport, competing and the Olympic Games. Having been pre-selected for the Games that were to have been held this year, he is delighted to learn that he will now have to start over to qualify, because he wants to arrive in Tokyo "through the front door" to defend his title in the summer of 2021.
    27 May 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Canoe Slalom, France
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: YOG stars shine in September

    Olympic.org picks out some of the most eye-catching performances from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in recent weeks, as the YOG continue to provide a springboard to the international stage.
    15 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Olympic News

    Record-breaking kayaker Birgit Fischer unveils secrets to success

    Kayaker Birgit Fischer won her first Olympic gold medal aged 18. Twenty-four years later, aged 42, she won her eighth. The German record-setter is undoubtedly one of the greatest athletes of all-time and her story is well worth listening to.
    29 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Canoe Sprint, FISCHER, Birgit, Germany
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Introducing paddler extraordinaire Peter Kauzer

    Peter Kauzer has been competing at the very top of kayaking for more than a decade. In love with his sport, the K1 Rio 2016 silver medallist gives us an insight into the Zen art of paddling, his desire to share a car with the world’s fastest rally drivers and his dubious major-event ritual. 
    14 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Slovenia, Canoe Slalom, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Day 8: Here’s what’s been happening at the YOG

    We reflect on some of the standout moments from the eighth day of competition at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018…
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Taking a turn into unfamiliar territory

    Forget grass-banked rivers and a 2000m straight course. In the heart of urban Buenos Aires, the YOG rowing competition aims to attract a new audience with a revolutionary twist
    07 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Rowing
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Ones to watch at the YOG Buenos Aires 2018

    With 4.000 of the world’s best young athletes set to descend on Buenos Aires for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) this October, we take a look at some of the rising stars who are likely to shine in the Argentinian capital.
    14 Sep 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
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