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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Six additional sporting stars to mentor young athletes at Lausanne 2020

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the names of six world-class athletes who will help the young athletes at Lausanne 2020, from 9 to 22 January 2020. They join a list of 13 previously appointed athletes.
    05 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Olympic News

    The legend of Norway’s Attacking Vikings lives on

    In climbing on to the podium at PyeongChang 2018, Ragnhild Mowinckel and Nina Haver-Løseth won Norway’s first Olympic medals in women’s Alpine skiing in 82 years. The two were inspired in their childhood years by the exploits of the so-called “Attacking Vikings”, the new wave of Norwegian Alpine skiers who took the country to the top of the sport in the early 1990s and have helped it stay there ever since.
    13 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Alpine Skiing, Norway
  • News | YOG

    YOG alumni shine in early 2019

    The first month of the new year saw a series of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes make headlines as they continued to make significant progress in their respective senior sporting ranks.
    08 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Speed Skating, Halfpipe, Tennis, Luge
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Hirscher and Shiffrin lead the way in Alpine skiing’s technical events

    Making the headlines in the Alpine skiing technical events at PyeongChang 2018 was Austria’s Marcel Hirscher, who landed the men’s combined and giant slalom titles, and the USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin, who added giant slalom gold to the slalom crown she won at Sochi 2014 before taking silver in the women’s combined behind Switzerland’s Michelle Gisin. Swedish skiers excelled in the slalom events, as Frida Hansdotter won the women’s and Andre Myhrer the men’s, while the inaugural mixed team event went to Switzerland.
    29 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Alpine Skiing
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Sibling success inspires Gisin and Matt to reach for the stars

    Alpine skiing medallists Michelle Gisin of Switzerland and Michael Matt of Austria were each inspired to success at PyeongChang 2018 by the past achievements of their older siblings.
    06 Mar 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Olympic News, Alpine Skiing
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Surprise gold for Myhrer as favourites fade in men’s slalom

    Andre Myhrer of Sweden collected a surprise gold at PyeongChang 2018 after pre-event favourites Marcel Hirscher (AUT) and Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR) stumbled in the Alpine skiing men’s slalom competition at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre on Thursday 22 February.
    22 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Alpine Skiing, Sweden
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Today at PyeongChang 2018: Thursday 22 February

    On the ice today, the women’s ice hockey final, the men’s curling semi-finals, the short track men’s 500m, women’s 1,000m and men’s 5,000m relay finals take centre stage. On the snow, meanwhile, there are gold medals to be won in the women’s Big Air, men’s Alpine skiing slalom, the women’s Alpine Combined, the women’s biathlon relay, the team relay large hill/4x5km in Nordic combined, and the men’s ski halfpipe final.
    22 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
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