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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Kim Rhode aiming for seven out of seven at Tokyo 2020

    In 2016, American shooter Kimberly Rhode achieved the unprecedented feat of winning a medal at six straight editions of the Summer Games, going all the way back to her double trap title at Atlanta 1996, aged 17. Now 40 and the skeet world no. 1, she has no intention of stopping any time soon; she is targeting a seventh consecutive medal at Tokyo 2020 and, looking beyond that, victory in front of a home crowd at Los Angeles 2028.
    25 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, United States of America, Shooting, On the road to Tokyo, Tokyo 2020
  • News | IOC News

    Women Political Leaders Summit discusses how sport contributes to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

    Ahead of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, IOC Member Marisol Casado was invited to represent the IOC at the Women Political Leaders (WPL) Summit in Tokyo, alongside other reputable political leaders such as Antonio Guterres (UN Secretary-General), Christine Lagarde (Managing Director, International Monetary Fund) and Tedros Adhanom (Director General of the World Health Organisation).
    27 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Women in Sport
  • News | London 2012

    Sanya Richards-Ross: “Failure I can live with; not trying is what I can’t handle”

    Recovering from deep, personal trauma and abject disappointment on the track, US 400m runner Sanya Richards-Ross epitomises the Olympic mantra of always trying your best. Here, the Olympic champion reveals just how she recovered from the depths to triumph in style. 
    20 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, Athletics, United States of America, RICHARDS-ROSS, Sanya, Beijing 2008, London 2012
  • News | RIO 2016

    Brazil and Germany end quest for Olympic football gold

    Spearheaded by their star player, Neymar, Brazil’s men ended their long wait for a coveted Olympic football gold. Meanwhile European heavyweights Germany also clinched their first ever Olympic title in the women’s competition.
    02 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Football
  • News | RIO 2016

    Germany overcome Sweden to take football gold

    Germany won their first ever Olympic gold medal in women’s football with a superior second half performance to beat Sweden 2-1 at the Maracanã stadium, while Canada defeated Brazil 2-1 in the bronze match.
    19 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Football, Germany
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