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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Introducing World Cup-winning rugby sevens captain Scott Curry

    In the past several months, rugby sevens star Scott Curry has led New Zealand to victory at the Commonwealth Games and the World Cup. This success follows a three-year cycle during which the All Blacks failed to finish higher than third in the season-long World Series and changed head coach after 22 years. With gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games his ultimate aim, we caught up with 30-year-old Curry to chat through training routines, childhood heroes and his background as a science teacher. 
    01 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Rugby Sevens, New Zealand, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 5: King Kohei Uchimura retains his title right at the death

    Relive competition day 5 in Rio – 10 August 2016 – on olympic.org! Kohei Uchimura managed to defend his title in the men’s gymnastics all-around competition after it went down to the wire against Ukraine’s Oleg Vernaiev. Cyclists Fabian Cancellara and Kristin Armstrong secured their status as Olympic legends, as did Aron Szilagyi in the men’s sabre. Katie Ledecky won her third swimming gold medal in Rio.
    10 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Europeans share the Rio 2016 canoe slalom golds

    France’s Denis Gargaud-Chanut, Great Britain’s Joseph Clarke, Spain’s Maialen Chourraut and Slovakian cousins Ladislav and Peter Skantar topped the four podiums in the Rio 2016 canoe slalom events, held at the Deodoro Whitewater Arena.
    28 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Canoe Slalom
  • News | RIO 2016

    Jubilant YOG prodigy slaloms to bronze on the waters

    He’s the rising star of canoeing with an impressive list of honours that most in his sport would only dream of achieving in the entirety of their careers, let alone before the age of 24. And on Wednesday, Czech prodigy Jiří Prskavec delivered on the considerable promise he first showcased at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Singapore 2010 by slaloming his way to a bronze medal in the men’s kayak (K1) event in Rio.
    11 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Canoe Slalom, YOG, Czech Republic
  • News | RIO 2016

    Britain’s Clarke weaves his way to canoe slalom glory

    Producing the run of his life, Great Britain’s Joseph Clarke stormed to the men’s kayak (K1) title on 10 August, earning his country its second gold medal of Rio 2016.
    10 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Canoe Slalom, Great Britain
  • News | RIO 2016

    Ageless Todd set for eighth Olympics

    The winner of two Olympic gold medals, one silver and three bronzes in a career spanning five decades, Sir Mark Todd is New Zealand’s most successful Olympian of all time. Named “Event Rider of the 20th Century”, the 60-year-old is set to contest his eighth Games in Rio.
    25 Jul 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Equestrian, Equestrian / Eventing
  • News | RIO 2016

    Brazilians and Britons box clever in Rio test event

    Brazilians won three of the gold medals on offer at the Rio International Boxing Tournament early in December, bringing the latest Olympic test event to a successful and encouraging close.
    08 Dec 2015 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Boxing
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