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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Fireworks and festivities greet the Olympic flame

    The Olympic Torch Relay has continued its epic journey through the Republic of Korea over the last fortnight, revealing yet more of the past, present and future of this fascinating country and ringing in the new year along the way. We bring you up to date with the latest events as the Olympic flame heads ever closer to PyeongChang.
    05 Jan 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Olympic Torch Relay
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 organisers unveil first new venue

    In a significant milestone on the road towards the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, on 25 November the Japanese capital unveiled the first of eight new permanent venues that are being built for the Games.
    27 Nov 2017 | Tokyo 2020, Olympic News
  • News | Athens 1896

    6 April 1896: the 100m opens the first Olympic Games of the modern era

    Francis Lane and Tom Burke: two pioneers of the great Olympic adventure of the modern era. On 6 April 1896, in Athens, Lane won the first ever event: one of the 100m heats. Burke went on to win the final, paving the way for the future kings of the sprint, right up to Usain Bolt!
    22 Sep 2017 | Athletics, Athens 1896, Olympic News
  • News | Legacy

    Paris 1900: Games at the centre of the world

    In 2024, Paris will play host to the Olympic Games for the third time in its history. We take a look back at the previous two occasions when the Games came to the French capital. The Games of the II Olympiad were unique insofar as they took place over a period of five months in conjunction with the Exposition Universelle (World’s Fair) of 1900, which took place in Paris.
    13 Sep 2017 | Olympic News, Paris 2024, Paris 1900
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