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  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 11: Simone Biles goes down in history, a British couple at their peak

    Relive the day of Tuesday 16 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. Simone Biles completes an amazing week with the floor title, her fourth gold medal in Rio, earning her a place among the greatest gymnasts in history. British cyclists Jason Kenny and Laura Trott win gold on the track of the Olympic velodrome.
    16 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | Women in Sport

    International Women’s Day: overcoming her-dles!

    Today is International Women’s Day. An opportunity for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to recall the efforts made to reach its key objective of parity, both on the field of play and within decision-making bodies.
    08 Mar 2017 | Women in Sport, Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | RIO 2016

    The stars of Rio 2016

    Michael Phelps led an all-star cast of multiple medal winners at Rio 2016, with Katie Ledecky, Simone Biles, Usain Bolt, Jason Kenny, Katinka Hosszu, Ryan Murphy and Danuta Kozak also featuring high on the bill, along with a clutch of other distinguished Olympians.
    29 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, PHELPS, Michael
  • News | RIO 2016

    Golden ending to multi-medallists in canoe sprint

    At least one member of every gold-winning crew on the final day of the canoe sprint competition became a multi-medallist, with Danuta Kozak earning her third Rio gold and the sixth Olympic medal of her sporting career.
    20 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Canoe Sprint, Hungary
  • News | RIO 2016

    Brendel, Carrington retain canoe sprint titles

    Germany’s Sebastien Brendel and New Zealand’s Lisa Carrington respectively retained their Olympic men’s canoe single 1,000m and women’s kayak single 200m titles at Rio 2016, on a day when four gold medals were handed out at Lagoa Stadium.
    16 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Canoe Sprint, Germany
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio welcomes canoe stars

    The Lagoa Lagoon, at the heart of Rio da Janeiro’s south zone, provided a stunning backdrop for the Aquece Rio International Canoe Sprint Challenge.
    15 Sep 2015 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Canoe Sprint
  • News | London 2012

    Double gold for speedy Germans - London 2012 - Canoe Sprint

    It was another good day for Germany at Eton Dorney as they took gold in the men's Canoe Double (C2) 1000m and women's Kayak Double (K2) 500m, while Australia and Hungary also won gold.
    09 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News
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