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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Singapore’s Goh blazing a trail on the ice

    Cheyenne Goh will become the first Singaporean athlete to appear at the Olympic Winter Games when she competes at PyeongChang 2018. The intrepid short track speed skater is looking to do more than just make up the numbers, however, and has her eyes set firmly on winning medals.
    17 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Short Track Speed Skating, Singapore
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Sandbech primed for double gold bid at PyeongChang 2018

    A silver medallist in the inaugural Olympic snowboard slopestyle competition at Sochi in 2014, Norway’s Stale Sandbech is the reigning world champion in big air, an event that will be making its own Olympic debut at PyeongChang 2018. And the 24-year-old has his sights set on gold in both events, at what will be his third Olympic Winter Games.
    24 Jan 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Snowboard
  • News | Lake Placid 1932

    1932: the podium makes its Olympic debut

    The podium has become an iconic Olympic image and a core part of every athlete’s vocabulary. However, contrary to common belief, its origins lie not in Ancient Greece, but at the Olympic Winter Games 1932 in Lake Placid…
    20 Oct 2017 | Olympic News, Lake Placid 1932
  • News | RIO 2016

    USA strike double basketball gold again

    The USA continued their reign as the kings and queens of Olympic basketball, winning both the men’s and women’s titles at Rio 2016. The American women’s team made it six Olympic golds in a row by defeating Spain in the final, while their male compatriots defeated Serbia to secure their third straight gold.
    22 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Basketball, CATCHINGS, Tamika
  • News | Olympic Studies Centre

    2016 academic research grants awarded

    In the framework of the PhD Students Research Grant Programme, The Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) has selected seven research projects based on their academic quality and link with Olympic studies.
    22 Jan 2016 | Olympic Studies Centre
  • News | Women in Sport

    Women and Sport: Leaping forward

    When Great Britain’s Nicola Adams landed her final punch to win the first ever Olympic old medal in women’s boxing at the London 2012 Olympic Games, it was a significant moment not only for the then 29-year-old, but also for many girls and young women across the globe.
    06 Mar 2015 | Women in Sport, Olympic News
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Figure skating: Russians lead gold rush as teenagers rule the Iceberg

    Teenagers Julia Lipnitskaia and Adelina Sotnikova lit up the Iceberg Skating Palace, as Team Russia won three out of five golds on offer, including the inaugural team event. Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu became the youngest men’s champion in over half a century, while Charlie White and Meryl Davis blazed the ice dance trail for the USA.
    05 Mar 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Figure Skating, Russian Federation
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Sochi marks new chapter in Olympic Winter Games history

    When the Olympic Winter Games were first held in 1924, there were just 258 athletes from 16 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) taking part. In Sochi, however, there will be more than 2,800 competitors from a record 87 NOCs.
    06 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News
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