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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Charlotte Kalla on her third Olympic Games victory: “so much joy crossing the finish line”

    Charlotte Kalla has triumphed at each edition of the Winter Games in which she has competed – from winning gold in her very first race, the 10km freestyle at the Vancouver 2010 Games, to the first skiathlon event at PyeongChang 2018, via her victory in the 4x5km relay at Sochi 2014. She also shares the record for the number of Swedish medals won at the Games, with nine podium places. Here is an interview with a great champion, who still harbours many ambitions.
    10 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, KALLA, Charlotte
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Peerless Bjørgen stars as records tumble in women’s cross-country

    The undisputed star of the women’s cross-country events – and indeed PyeongChang 2018 – was Marit Bjørgen who claimed medals in five events to take her overall tally to 15, more than any other Winter Olympian in history. Meanwhile, Sweden’s Charlotte Kalla and compatriot Stina Nilsson both made it onto the podium four times, including in the team sprint, where Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall made history by becoming the first US women to win a cross-country gold.
    28 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
  • News | Olympism in Action Forum

    Sport: The Changing Urban Landscape

    “Ever since I arrived in Buenos Aires, I’ve been looking at walls to see where I can climb.” Charlotte Durif is a sport climbing champion from France and joined a panel today at the Olympism in Action Forum here on the increasing urbanisation of sport. In Durif’s discipline, participation isn’t limited by specific venue or equipment requirements; you just need a wall, and cities have a lot of walls. It is the same with parkour, a sport that grew out of military obstacle course training. In parkour communities, there is a “roof culture”.  
    06 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Olympism in Action Forum, IOC News
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Lift-off for Europe 1 in triathlon mixed relay

    Triathlon said goodbye to the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 with the mixed relay, an event that saw two combined Europe teams joined on the podium by an Oceania quartet.
    11 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Triathlon
  • News | London 1908

    Tennis galore in London in 1908

    For the first time, there were two tennis tournaments at the 1908 Games in London: the first on an indoor wooden court at the Queen's Club, from 6 to 11 May, and the second on the grass of Wimbledon exactly two months later, from 6 to 11 July, finishing today 111 years ago. While Major Ritchie occupied every step of the podium on both surfaces, and Arthur Gore won the men’s indoor singles and doubles titles, Dorothea Lambert Chambers added Olympic gold to an exceptional career on grass.
    11 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tennis, London 1908
  • News | IOC News

    Death of HRH Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, IOC Honorary Member

    It is with great sadness that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has learnt of the death of HRH Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg, IOC Honorary Member in Luxembourg, at the age of 98.
    23 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Press Release, Luxembourg
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