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  • News | Sydney 2000

    Jess Fox: From Sydney to the YOG and beyond

    As the Olympic Movement marks the 20th anniversary of the Olympic Games Sydney 2000, canoe-slalom world champion Jess Fox reveals how the event impacted her own career.
    15 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Sydney 2000, Canoe, Australia, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | IOC News

    IF Gender Equality Webinar Series opens with sessions on governance and electoral processes

    Since 2015, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Federations (IFs) have participated in an annual forum with a view to closing the gender gap on and off the field of play. With the 5th IF Gender Equality Forum cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a series of six online sessions opened yesterday, with the first two intended to increase female representation in governing bodies and improve women’s representation in decision-making positions. 
    08 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Women in Sport
  • News | Olympic News

    Timo ‘Magic’ Boll’s take on the evolution of table tennis through the ages

    From the size of the ball and the material it’s made of to the design of the rubbers and the set-up of the blades, table tennis has continually evolved throughout its 32 years on the Olympic programme. Few people have adapted better to these changes than three-time Olympic medallist Timo Boll, who will travel to Tokyo for his sixth shot at gold.
    04 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Table Tennis, Germany, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Olympic News

    Success, rivalry and provocation by postcard: the Olympic story of three-time softball champion Lisa Fernandez

    Lisa Fernandez is arguably the greatest softball player of all time. The USA star helped her country to three gold medals thanks to her pinpoint pitching and fierce will to win, the second of those successes coming in Australia on 26 September 2000. Never was the pitcher’s passion more evident than when entering the “lion’s den” of Sydney 2000, however, with the USA facing off against their biggest rivals on their own turf…
    31 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Softball, United States of America, FERNANDEZ, Lisa, Sydney 2000, Atlanta 1996
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