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  • News | Amsterdam 1928

    17 May 1928 at the Games in Amsterdam: when the world discovered magician Dhyan Chand

    India, which was then part of the British Empire, took part in its first Olympic field hockey tournament at the Games in Amsterdam, and won it. This was the first in a series of eight victories up to 1980. The team, which started with a 6-0 win over Austria on 17 May 1928, had a real magician, Dhyan Chand, as one of its members.
    17 May 2019 | Olympic News, Amsterdam 1928, Hockey
  • News | Los Angeles 1984

    Lacoste unveils Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Heritage collection

    Lacoste has launched its Olympic Heritage clothing and accessories line celebrating the Olympic Games Los Angeles 1984, the third in a collection that forms part of a licensing agreement with the International Olympic Committee. 
    08 May 2019 | Olympic News, Los Angeles 1984
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Pearne-Webb focused on retaining women’s hockey title in Tokyo

    She took the last, winning penalty of the final at Rio 2016, but Hollie Pearne-Webb isn’t looking back. In one of the most unpredictable women’s team sports, hockey, the Great Britain star is focused on trying to win back-to-back golds at Tokyo 2020.
    07 May 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, RIO 2016, Hockey, Great Britain
  • News | Beijing 2008

    Steiner forges new life after highs and lows of Olympic career

    Olympic Games Beijing 2008 weightlifting champion Matthias Steiner has become a singer, author and motivational speaker after approaching his post-Olympic career with the same dedication that saw him overcome tragedy en route to the gold medal in China. 
    26 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2008, Weightlifting, Germany
  • News | YOG

    YOG stars excel in March

    The third month of 2019 was a spectacular one for former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes as they made their mark at elite level with another huge haul of medals, a new world record and a piece of skating history.
    10 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Olympic News

    Wind tunnel can reveal the winning posture

    When speed is the target, athletes will do whatever it takes to get an edge over the competition, even if that means sitting in a stationery bobsleigh while a fan generates gusts of wind that can reach 300 kilometres an hour.
    09 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Bobsleigh
  • News | Olympic News

    The team that took Italian curling to a new level

    Twelve years after introducing the sport of curling to their compatriots at Turin 2006, Joel Retornaz and his Italy team returned to the Olympic stage at PyeongChang 2018. Though they failed to reach the final phase, they left Republic of Korea with yet more experience under their belts and hopes high of excelling at Beijing 2022.
    05 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Curling, Italy
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Olympic champions flying high

    Since returning from PyeongChang 2018 laden with gold medals, many of the Olympic champions have gone on to amass world titles and World Cup victories in their respective sports. Here, we take a look at some of the success stories on snow and ice during the 2018/19 season.
    01 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
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