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  • News | Beijing 2022

    Back to the future for three Brazilian Olympic champions in Beijing

    Olympic Games 2008 gold medallists Cesar Cielo (swimming), Marianne Steinbrecher (volleyball) and Maurren Maggi (athletics) made Brazilian sporting history in Beijing. Ten years later, they were invited back to the scenes of their respective triumphs to see how the venues are being redeveloped for the Olympic Winter Games 2022. And they were suitably impressed!
    26 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Legacy
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Argentina and Malaysia win gold in ‘hockey of the future’

    Argentinian Lionesses claim (Las Leoncitas) the nation’s first Olympic title in women’s hockey and Malaysia’s men upset the odds, as new, shorter format is hailed as ‘fantastic’
    02 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Hockey
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Podium finishes for everyone in judo at Buenos Aires 2018

    The universality of judo was very much a reality in Buenos Aires, with podium finishes for numerous nations, for men and women alike. The competitions ended with an innovative international mixed team event, which was marked by the Olympic spirit of friendship, excellence and respect.
    31 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Judo
  • News | Athens 2004

    Olympic Channel presents "The Golden Generation", the story behind Argentina’s iconic victory in Men’s Basketball at Athens 2004

    The personalities, camaraderie and underdog journey behind the Argentinian men’s basketball victory at the Olympic Games Athens 2004 is featured in The Golden Generation, the third film in the Olympic Channel’s signature series Five Rings Films. The feature-length documentary directed by Juan Jose Campanella and Camilo Antolini launched Monday, 22 October at olympicchannel.com and its mobile apps, in addition to premieres in Europe on Eurosport and across MENA on beIN Sports on 22 October, and in the United States on NBCSN on 31 October.
    23 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Athens 2004, Basketball, Argentina
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Naomi Kawase appointed to direct the Official Film of Tokyo 2020

    Japan’s Naomi Kawase (“Sweet bean”, “Still the water”) has been announced to direct the Official Film of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Kawase will build on a legacy of more than 100 years of Olympic Film, including the documentaries created for past Olympic Games that were held in Japan: Tokyo 1964 (Kon Ichikawa), Sapporo 1972 (Masahiro Shinoda) and Nagano 1998 (Bud Greenspan). She will be the fifth woman to direct an Official Film, following the works of Caroline Rowland (London 2012), Gu Jun (Beijing 2008), Mai Zetterling (for one of the segments of the film Munich 1972), and Leni Riefenstahl (Berlin 1936). 
    23 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
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