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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    PyeongChang champion Jessica Diggins inspires her sport to tackle body-image troubles

    Jessica Diggins has gone from strength to strength as an athlete since winning, in tandem with Kikkan Randall, the USA’s first-ever cross-country skiing Olympic gold medal in the team sprint at PyeongChang 2018. But she takes greatest pride in her development as a person… 
    07 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Cross Country Skiing, PyeongChang 2018, Beijing 2022, Women in Sport
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Closing fireworks for Ole Einar Bjørndalen at Sochi 2014

    On 19 February 2014 in Sochi, Ole Einar Bjørndalen was the artisan of Norway’s victory in the first ever Olympic biathlon mixed relay. Having already won the sprint ten days earlier, he took his eighth Olympic title and thirteenth medal, making him one of the greatest Olympic winter athletes of all time.
    19 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Sochi 2014, Biathlon, Norway
  • News | Vancouver 2010

    On 17 February 2010, Marit Bjørgen won the first of her eight Olympic titles

    With fifteen podium places, Marit Bjørgen has more medals than any other Olympic Winter Games athlete. She shares the record for the most titles with fellow Norwegians, cross-country skier Bjørn Daehlie and biathlete Ole Einar Bjørndalen – all of them have eight gold medals. She won her first gold in Vancouver, on 17 February 2010, at the close of the sprint final. It was her third Olympic Games!
    17 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Happy athletes make skimo the “beautiful sport”

    From the gold medal winners through to an athlete in last place, nobody at the ski mountaineering sprint finals at Villars Winter Park could stop smiling on Monday. 
    13 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Asher-Smith tells YOG athletes: "Believe in yourself"

    She had swapped her spikes for warmer high tops, her sprint suit for a thick down jacket. But British sprinter and Team Galaxy athlete Dina Asher-Smith remained in her element as she shared her athletic journey at the Youth Olympic Village on Sunday.
    13 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Samsung
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Johanna Puff wants to do well for Germany in the biathlon at Lausanne 2020

    There will be four events at the Les Tuffes venue in Prémanon between 11 and 15 January: the individual, the sprint, the individual mixed relay and the team mixed relay. Johanna Puff is one of the eight biathletes in the German team, which will consist of four men and four women. Number one in her age category in her country, she is hoping to do well in all the events and if possible win medals.
    11 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Biathlon
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Edvin Anger: “I have never been to Switzerland!”

    Edvin Anger (standing tall at 1.90m) will be one of Sweden’s main assets in cross-country skiing during the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020, in what will be his first big international competition. A sprint specialist, he will be looking to shine in La Vallée de Joux, where the races will be taking place.
    09 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Cross Country Skiing, Sweden
  • C1 sprint gold for Ukraine's Cheban | Video

    C1 sprint gold for Ukraine's Cheban

    London 2012 - Ukraine's Yuri Cheban takes gold in the men's Canoe Single (C1) 200m sprint, with Lithuania's Jevgenij Shuklin in silver on the finish line and Russian Ivan Shtyl taking bronze.
  • Gold for Attila Sandor Vajda in Canoe C1 100m | Video

    Gold for Attila Sandor Vajda in Canoe C1 100m

    Attila Sandor Vajda of Hungary claims his first gold medal in the men's C1 1000m. Vajda, bronze medallist in Athens and world number one, becomes an Olympic champion by crossing the line first in 3:50.467, just a couple of seconds ahead of reigning Olympic champion David Cal, who has to settle for silver. Canadian Thomas Hall takes home the bronze medal in 3:53.653. Canoe Sprint Men's C1 1000m - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Attila Sandor Vajda (HUN), David Cal (ESP), Thomas Hall (CAN)
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