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  • News | Lillehammer 1994

    Yun-Mi leads young team to short track gold

    The Olympic arena can be an overwhelming backdrop for those not used to the global spotlight. Experience, some say, is invaluable. However, sometimes there are young athletes who simply shrug off the pressure and instead draw inspiration from the greatest sporting event in the world.
    24 Feb 1994 | Lillehammer 1994, Olympic News, Short Track Speed Skating, Republic of Korea
  • News | Barcelona 1992

    Teenager Fu swoops to conquer

    03 Aug 1992 | Barcelona 1992, Aquatics, Diving, 10m platform, Women, People's Republic of China, FU, Mingxia, Olympic News
  • News | Albertville 1992

    Turner on song in the short track after decade’s absence

    Short track is now such an integral part of the Olympic programme that it is easy to forget that it was only included for the first time in 1992.
    20 Feb 1992 | Albertville 1992, Short Track Speed Skating, United States of America, Olympic News
  • News | Seoul 1988

    Home pair crown exhilarating debut for table tennis

    It’s difficult to believe given its global popularity and appeal to all age groups that table tennis only took its Olympic bow at the 1988 Games in Seoul.
    25 Sep 1988 | Seoul 1988, People's Republic of China, Table Tennis
  • News | Los Angeles 1984

    Li marks China’s Olympic bow with gold

    A great irony of the 1984 Olympic Games was that the boycott of the event by the Communist-led Soviet Union also marked the first full appearance at a Summer Games by China.
    04 Aug 1984 | Los Angeles 1984, Gymnastics, People's Republic of China
  • News | Moscow 1980

    Soviet volleyball team grind out gold medal

    It’s safe to say that Russia’s women’s volleyball team was looking to salvage some battered pride at the 1980 Olympic Games tournament in Moscow.
    02 Aug 1980 | Moscow 1980, USSR, Volleyball
  • News | Helsinki 1952

    Wu flies the flag for Olympic debutants China in the pool

    Helsinki 1952 marked the first appearance of the People’s Republic of China on the Olympic stage, and it took place in dramatic fashion.
    01 Aug 1952 | Helsinki 1952, Olympic News, Swimming, People's Republic of China
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