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  • News | Montreal 1976

    Snapped: reflections and revelations on Comaneci’s perfect 10

    The sight of the 1.5m 14-year-old gymnast Nadia Comaneci standing next to a digital scoreboard showing a mark of 1.00 at the Olympic Games Montreal 1976 is one of the most instantly recognisable sporting images of all time. The watching world quickly realised what it had witnessed: the first perfect routine by a gymnast in Olympic history. For the Romanian, it took a little longer to register. 
    31 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, Montreal 1976, Artistic Gymnastics, COMANECI, Nadia
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Introducing the snowboard cross speed freak

    Australia’s Jarryd Hughes has long been obsessed by going fast. In 2016 Hughes became the youngest-ever Winter X Games gold medallist and is also, to date, the youngest ever boardercross athlete to reach world No.1. Having claimed silver at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, the 23-year-old chats about his love for adrenaline-fuelled sports, his childhood on wheels and his plan to set the record straight at the 2019 World Championships. 
    16 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, Snowboard, PyeongChang 2018, Australia
  • News | YOG

    #YOGJourney: YOG gold medallist Tomas Portyk poised for next step

    Czech Republic Nordic combined athlete Tomas Portyk may be only 22 years old, but he is already a mainstay on the FIS World Cup circuit. If recent performances and valuable experience gained are any indication, the two-time Olympian should contest for victories and podiums for many seasons to come.
    14 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Czech Republic, Nordic Combined, Innsbruck 2012
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Viktor Axelsen is setting his sights on Tokyo 2020

    In the first of a series of interviews with athletes setting their sights on the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, Denmark’s Olympic bronze medallist Viktor Axelsen talks about his chances in Japan, learning new languages and his future in the sport.
    21 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, Badminton, Denmark, Tokyo 2020
  • News | IOC News

    Communique of the 7th Olympic Summit

    At the invitation of the International Olympic Committee, the leading representatives of the Olympic Movement met in Lausanne today for the 7th Olympic Summit.
    08 Dec 2018 | Olympic News, IOC News, Press Release
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