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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Mathilde Gremaud’s inspiring journey – a year before the YOG Lausanne 2020

    One year to the day before the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 get underway, we take a look at the inspiring story of Switzerland’s Mathilde Gremaud, a member of the Organising Committee’s Athletes’ Council.  
    09 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Switzerland, Freestyle Skiing
  • News | IOC News

    New IUCN guide sets out biodiversity roadmap for sports community

    Endorsed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), a new guide entitled Sport and Biodiversity aims to help sports organisations better understand how their activities impact on nature and identify new opportunities to enhance conservation.
    09 Apr 2018 | IOC News, Sustainability, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Teams USA and OAR take ice hockey golds

    After losing to Canada in the last two women’s ice hockey finals in 2010 and 2014, and without a title since the inaugural women’s competition way back in 1998, the US team finally got the better of their North American neighbours in a five-goal thriller at the Gangneung Hockey Centre. Meanwhile, the men’s competition culminated in an even more dramatic contest between the Olympic Athlete from Russia (OAR) team and surprise finalists Germany, with the former coming from behind to claim a golden goal winner.
    13 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, United States of America, Ice Hockey
  • 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 | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 7: Almaz Ayana shatters the 10,000m world record

    Relive the day of Friday 12 August in Rio on olympic.org. The start of the athletics events saw Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana shatter the world 10,000m record, while Michael Phelps won his 27th Olympic swimming medal, German rider Isabell Werth scaled the heights of Olympic equestrianism and French judoka Teddy Riner added another title to his list of wins.
    12 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Amazing Adams aiming for record third shot put title

    After a year riddled with injuries, reigning double Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams (NZL) is back on top form and intent on writing her name in the history books as one of the greatest ever field athletes when she competes in Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
    03 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics, ADAMS, Valerie
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