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  • News | London 2012

    Gold success for Matsumoto - London 2012 - Judo

    Japan's Kaori Matsumoto won gold over Romanian Corina Caprioriu after the latter was disqualified during the golden score period in the women's -57kg Judo final at ExCeL.
    30 Jul 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News, Judo
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Japanese runners book Tokyo 2020 places at marathon test event

    The inaugural Japanese Marathon Grand Championship offered the top two finishers in the men’s and women’s races qualification places for the Games. It served as a test event for the marathon at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and several top Japanese athletes secured places for a shot at gold-medal glory next summer.
    17 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Tokyo 2020 test events, Athletics
  • News | YOG

    YOG graduates to the fore in February

    The second month of 2019 saw a host of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes amass an impressive haul of World Championship and continental medals, further enhancing the YOG’s reputation as a springboard to success in the senior ranks.
    11 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    Former YOG stars end 2018 in style

    As the sporting year came to an end in December, a host of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes were busy demonstrating their talents at some of the biggest events in their sports.
    11 Jan 2019 | Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    How do we know that Rio 2016 was a success

    The Olympic Games Rio 2016 were a true success story. This was underlined today in the meeting of the IOC Executive Board (EB) when facts and figures were presented. Rio 2016 were the most consumed Olympic Games in history. Here we take a close look at the facts behind the success of the Olympic Games Rio 2016.
    06 Dec 2016 | Olympic News, RIO 2016
  • News | RIO 2016

    Judo casts a spell at Rio 2016

    Serving up historic firsts for Kosovo and the Czech Republic, an emotional win for Brazil, Japan’s return to the limelight and a second gold for a French legend, the Rio 2016 judo competition had it all.
    06 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Judo
  • News | RIO 2016

    Judoka Silva wins first gold for hosts Brazil

    Host country Brazil won their first gold of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 while Shohei Ono restored the pride of judo’s birth country by winning Japan’s first gold since Beijing 2008.
    08 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Judo, Brazil, SILVA, Rafaela
  • News | Olympic News

    Meet Carol Huynh, Canada’s first Olympic women’s wrestling champion

    Canada’s Carol Huynh explains why she first took up wrestling as a teenager and looks back on her career high at Beijing 2008, when she won freestyle 48kg gold to become her country’s first ever women’s Olympic champion in the sport.
    05 Mar 2015 | Olympic News, Beijing 2008
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Vaillancourt claims surprise biathlon win

    Canadian biathlete Audrey Vaillancourt is European Open champion after picking up a surprise win in Nove Mesto na Morave (CZE) on Thursday.
    01 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Biathlon, Canada
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