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  • News | YOG

    3x3 is the magic number

    As the FIBA 3x3 World Cup continues in the Netherlands, olympic.org takes a look back at some of the most memorable moments from the fast-paced basketball discipline at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    21 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Basketball 3x3, YOG
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Today at PyeongChang 2018: Sunday 18 February

    Men's snow events dominate the programme today, with Alpine skiing's giant slalom, biathlon's 15km mass start, freestyle skiing’s slopestyle and aerials, and the cross-country skiing relay. The only women’s medal event is the high-octane 500m speed skating.
    18 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | Sochi 2014

    The Jamaican bobsleigh team is ‘The hottest thing on ice’

    When Jamaica’s two-man bobsleigh team secured a surprise qualification for Sochi 2014, it evoked memories of the famed exploits of the country’s four-man team at Calgary 1988. Now three-time Olympian Winston Watts, now 47, is confident he and Marvin Dixon will be serious contenders for honours.
    03 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Bobsleigh, Jamaica
  • News | Olympism in Action Forum

    Olympic Runner, Filmmaker Shares Olympic Values Through Art

    Alexi Pappas is a Greek-American long-distance runner who competed on behalf of Greece at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. She is also the director, writer, producer and actress behind Tracktown – and an artist-in-residence at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.
    03 Apr 2018 | Olympism in Action Forum
  • News | Barcelona 1992

    On the International Day of Peace, Olympic medallists Tulu and Meyer reflect on a defining winning moment in Barcelona 1992: “We represented Africa.”

    They were the most natural of actions, but the hugs, kisses and flag-laden celebrations of Ethiopia’s Derartu Tulu and South Africa’s Elana Meyer after winning gold and silver respectively in the women’s 10,000m at the Olympic Games Barcelona 1992 have never been forgotten.
    21 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Peace, Barcelona 1992, Ethiopia, South Africa, Athletics
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Artistic swimming legend Ona Carbonell finds the positive in Tokyo 2020 decision

    After starring in the two most recent Games, Ona Carbonell knows all too well the frustration and disappointment many of her peers will be feeling now. But the two-time Olympic medallist is certain the right option has been taken and that good things will come as a result, perhaps even her own return to the pool.
    24 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Artistic Swimming, Spain
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