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  • News | IOC News

    Open to everyone: Apply to join the revamped IOC Young Leaders Programme

    Registration closes on 30 October for the new IOC Young Leaders programme, which offers young people the chance to learn how to research, design, deliver and scale a social business that uses the power of sport to make a positive impact on society.
    28 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Barcelona 1992

    On the International Day of Peace, Olympic medallists Tulu and Meyer reflect on a defining winning moment in Barcelona 1992: “We represented Africa.”

    They were the most natural of actions, but the hugs, kisses and flag-laden celebrations of Ethiopia’s Derartu Tulu and South Africa’s Elana Meyer after winning gold and silver respectively in the women’s 10,000m at the Olympic Games Barcelona 1992 have never been forgotten.
    21 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Peace, Barcelona 1992, Ethiopia, South Africa, Athletics
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    IOC announces adapted Tokyo 2020 qualification systems for each sport

    Further to the approval of a series of amendments to the Tokyo 2020 qualification system principles by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Qualification Task Force in April 2020, the review of the International Federation (IF) qualification processes for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and each sport has now been finalised.
    15 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Olympic News

    Olympic legend Bjoergen reveals the secrets behind her record-breaking career

    She retired after becoming the most decorated winter Olympian ever at PyeongChang 2018, but there was a time when cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen had to face the agony of repeated failure on the world’s biggest sporting stage. Looking back, the Norwegian is grateful for the tough times.
    21 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Cross Country Skiing, Norway, PyeongChang 2018, BJOERGEN, Marit
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Keeping it in the family: Zana Evans shines in front of Olympian parents

    Australian cross-country skier Zana Evans, whose parents are both Olympians and came to cheer her on at Lausanne 2020, speaks about following in their footsteps and the importance of having such strong family support.
    14 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, Cross Country Skiing, Australia, Women in Sport
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: Fantastic February for former YOG stars

    Olympic.org picks out some of the most impressive performances from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in recent weeks, as the YOG continue to provide a springboard to the global sporting stage.
    05 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Sharp-shooter Hanna Öberg aiming for more biathlon glory

    At the age of just 20, Sweden’s Hanna Öberg shocked the biathlon world by winning Olympic gold at PyeongChang 2018 without missing a single shot. She says her singular focus and ability to stay calm under pressure will be key in her pursuit of even greater success.
    05 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Sweden, Biathlon, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | Turin 2006

    The extraordinary journey of Clara Hughes culminated with gold at Turin 2006

    On 25 February 2006, Clara Hughes was crowned Olympic champion in the 5,000m at the Olympic Oval in Turin. Her success in speed skating, winning a total of four medals came after a podium finish in road cycling in Atlanta, 10 years earlier. The Canadian champion is the only athlete to win multiple medals at both the Winter and Summer Games.
    25 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Turin 2006, Canada, Speed Skating
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