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  • News | Paris 2024

    Paris 2024 Olympic & Paralympic Week doubles its outreach

    The third edition of Olympic and Paralympic Week (Semaine Olympique et Paralympique, SOP) was officially launched on Monday at Dora Maar Secondary School in Seine-Saint-Denis, northern Paris, with more than 1,000 projects extolling the values and benefits of sport getting under way in educational establishments from nursery schools to universities across France.
    08 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Paris 2024
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Sharing the golden spoils

    Among the many highlights of PyeongChang 2018 was the heart-stopping conclusion to the two-man bobsleigh, which saw German duo Friedrich and Thorsten Margis and Canada’s Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz record identical times over the four runs (3 minutes, 16.86 seconds) to share top spot on the podium. In doing so they became only the ninth joint gold medallists in Olympic Winter Games history. We cast a glance back in time at the other occasions when the gold medals have been shared.
    09 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Bobsleigh
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Men’s short track golds go to athletes from three continents

    China’s Wu Dajing, Canada’s Samuel Girard and the Republic of Korea’s Lim Hyo-jun won the three men’s individual short track speed skating golds on offer at PyeongChang 2018, where large crowds flocked to the Gangneung Ice Arena night after night. In the 5,000m relay, meanwhile, Shaoang Liu, Shaolin Sándor Liu, Viktor Knoch and Csaba Burjan combined to win Hungary’s first ever Olympic Winter Games title.
    05 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Short Track Speed Skating
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    End of an era for Canada’s ‘first family’ of short track

    Canadian short-track skaters Charles and Francois Hamelin, and Marianne St Gelais, who is Charles' partner away from the ice, have all announced that PyeongChang 2018 will be their last Olympic Winter Games.
    01 Mar 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Canada, Olympic News, Short Track Speed Skating
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Hungary race to gold in men’s short track 5,000m relay

    Hungary kept their cool to win gold in the men’s short track speed skating 5,000m relay at PyeongChang 2018, held at the Gangneung Ice Arena on Thursday 22 February.
    22 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Short Track Speed Skating, Hungary, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Girard avoids chaos to claim gold in men’s 1,000m short track

    Canada’s Samuel Girard steered clear of a late incident on the track to steal gold in the speed skating men’s 1,000m short track at the Gangneung Ice Arena at PyeongChang 2018 on Saturday 17 February.
    17 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Short Track Speed Skating, Canada
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