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  • News | YOG

    The YOG stars who shone brightly in 2020

    Olympic.org looks back at some of the most impressive achievements of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in 2020.
    12 Jan 2021 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Decathlon star Kevin Mayer is focused on one thing – winning gold in Tokyo

    French decathlete Kevin Mayer, Olympic silver medallist at Rio 2016, world champion in London the following year and world record-holder since 2018 in this combined discipline, now has just one goal in mind: gold in Tokyo! We talk to a champion who loves both his sport and Japanese culture.
    05 Jan 2021 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Athletics, France
  • News | IOC News

    Refugee athletes give back to their communities

    While attempting to qualify for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in 2021, many of the 51 Refugee Athlete Scholarship-holders are balancing intense training schedules with efforts to give back to their host communities and support fellow refugees in navigating the additional challenges caused the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, we put the spotlight on four inspirational projects that are showing other refugees what’s possible.
    04 Dec 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Refugee Olympic Team
  • News | Los Angeles 1932

    Former winger Khalid relives Pakistan’s golden age of Olympic hockey

    Pakistan have earned 10 Olympic medals in total – and eight of them were won by their powerhouse men’s hockey side. Few teams are remembered with more affection than their last gold-medal winners, from Los Angeles 1984. Hameed Khalid, the side’s star down the left wing, recalls an extraordinary journey from playing street ball to the top of the Olympic podium.
    16 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Los Angeles 1984, Pakistan, Hockey
  • News | YOG

    YOG’s table tennis stars keep shining in 2020

    Youth Olympic Games (YOG) stars keep on going and gear up for the upcoming table tennis events. Olympic.org profiles some former YOG athletes taking the court this month.
    11 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Table Tennis
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