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  • 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
  • News | RIO 2016

    BMX course ready to roll for Rio 2016

    Rio de Janeiro city government has unveiled the completed BMX course for Rio 2016. Construction on the course began back in July 2014 as part of Deodoro Olympic Park, which is the second largest venue cluster for the Games.
    09 Sep 2015 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, BMX Freestyle
  • News | Olympic News

    Staying on track

    Many of the greatest moments in Olympic history have taken place on the running track, and we all have our favourite memories, but have you ever stopped to consider the history of the actual surface?
    22 Apr 2015 | Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Wu factor at the Natatorium

    China’s Wu Shengping dazzled the crowds inside Nanjing’s Natatorium with a succession of dominant performances in the women’s diving. After easing her way to gold in both the 10m platform and the 3m springboard, she also took silver in the mixed team event.
    08 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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