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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Men’s short track golds go to athletes from three continents

    China’s Wu Dajing, Canada’s Samuel Girard and the Republic of Korea’s Lim Hyo-jun won the three men’s individual short track speed skating golds on offer at PyeongChang 2018, where large crowds flocked to the Gangneung Ice Arena night after night. In the 5,000m relay, meanwhile, Shaoang Liu, Shaolin Sándor Liu, Viktor Knoch and Csaba Burjan combined to win Hungary’s first ever Olympic Winter Games title.
    05 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Short Track Speed Skating
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Hungary race to gold in men’s short track 5,000m relay

    Hungary kept their cool to win gold in the men’s short track speed skating 5,000m relay at PyeongChang 2018, held at the Gangneung Ice Arena on Thursday 22 February.
    22 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Short Track Speed Skating, Hungary, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Girard avoids chaos to claim gold in men’s 1,000m short track

    Canada’s Samuel Girard steered clear of a late incident on the track to steal gold in the speed skating men’s 1,000m short track at the Gangneung Ice Arena at PyeongChang 2018 on Saturday 17 February.
    17 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Short Track Speed Skating, Canada
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Today at PyeongChang 2018: Saturday 17 February

    On a day with something to suit everyone, the medal action kicks off with the free programme in the men’s figure skating and the women’s super-G, and draws to a close with the men’s large hill individual at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre. In between these exciting events come the women’s biathlon mass start, the women’s 4x5km relay in cross-country skiing, the women’s ski slopestyle and the final two rounds of the women’s skeleton. Meanwhile, home fans will be looking forward to the women’s 1,500m and men’s 1,000m short track finals.
    17 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    YOG athlete Hyojun wins the first medal for the host nation

    Lim Hyojun won gold in the mens 1,500m short track speed skating on Saturday 10 February, giving Olympic hosts, the Republic of Korea, their first medal of Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018, much to the delight of a vociferous crowd at the Gangneung Ice Arena.
    10 Feb 2018 | Short Track Speed Skating, PyeongChang 2018, Republic of Korea, Olympic News
  • News | London 1948

    Snapped: the day Fanny Blankers-Koen ripped up the rulebook

    In August 1948, the 30-year-old Fanny Blankers-Koen won an astonishing 11 races in eight days as she claimed four gold medals at the London Olympic Games and changed the perception of women’s sport forever. It is little wonder world-renowned Dutch athletics coach Charles Van Commenee labels his compatriot as the “greatest sports person we have ever produced as a nation”.
    14 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Athletics, London 1948, BLANKERS-KOEN, Fanny, Netherlands
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