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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Ice hockey legend Cristobal Huet with Lausanne 2020

    French-Swiss ice hockey goalkeeper Cristobal Huet has had an extraordinary career. A French international between 1997 and 2017, Huet competed at the Olympic Winter Games in 1998 and 2002 and in 11 World Championships. He also enjoyed a long, successful stint in the NHL, during which time he became the first player from his country to win the Stanley Cup, in 2010. He spent his final six seasons at Lausanne Hockey Club, where he went on to become the team’s goalkeeping coach. Here, we speak to the ice hockey legend and Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020.
    19 May 2019 | Olympic News, Salt Lake City 2002, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Ice Hockey
  • News | Olympic News

    The flame still burns for Catriona Le May Doan

    More than all the speed skating medals that she won, Canadian Catriona Le May Doan’s most cherished Olympic memories are of the four opening ceremonies in which she took part, as she recalls in the latest instalment of our “Words of Olympians” series.
    26 Feb 2015 | Olympic News
  • News | Olympic News

    The Opening Ceremonies of the Olympic Games

    The Opening Ceremonies at the Olympic Games are an extraordinary and intricately choreographed extravaganza, featuring an amazing explosion of colour and music, which allow the host nation scope to showcase its uniqueness, while adhering to various protocols that have evolved since the first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in 1896.
    08 Jul 2014 | Olympic News
  • News | Vancouver 2010

    Vancouver Shows True Heart

    Vancouver welcomed the world to the XXI Olympic Winter Games on Friday night with an Opening Ceremony that showcased Canadian culture and the unifying power of sport.
    13 Feb 2010 | Vancouver 2010, Olympic News
  • Vancouver 2010 Opening Ceremony 28

    Vancouver 2010 Opening Ceremony 28

    Wayne Gretzky at the Vancouver 2010 Opening Ceremony ©IOC/Mine Kasapoglu
    Friday, February 12, 2010 9:00 PM | Photo
  • Vancouver 2010 Opening Ceremony 27

    Vancouver 2010 Opening Ceremony 27

    Wayne Gretzky at the Vancouver 2010 Opening Ceremony ©IOC/Mine Kasapoglu
    Friday, February 12, 2010 9:00 PM | Photo
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