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  • News | Nagano 1998

    Bjørn Daehlie ends his Olympic career in style at Nagano 1998

    Bjørn Daehlie competed at his last Games in 1998 in Nagano, at the age of 30. He had already racked up eight Olympic medals – including five golds – since Albertville 1992 Winter Olympic Games. In the snow in Hakuba, he won another four medals, including three golds, finishing on 22 February, the day of the Closing Ceremony, with an epic victory at the 50km finish line.
    22 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Cross Country Skiing, Norway, Nagano 1998
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Mixed events enrich the Winter Games programme

    As at the Summer Games Tokyo 2020, a large number of the new events on the programme of the next winter edition, in Beijing in 2022, are mixed. After biathlon, Alpine skiing, figure skating and curling, there will soon be exciting competitions featuring mixed teams in snowboarding, freestyle skiing, short-track speed skating and ski jumping!
    28 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Samsung engaging with athletes and fans at Lausanne 2020

    Worldwide Olympic Partner Samsung has been a visible presence at the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), both in the Youth Olympic Village – where it has been giving the young athletes invaluable tips on building their personal brand – and around the venues, showcasing its latest cutting-edge technology to fans.
    15 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Sponsors, Samsung
  • News | Olympic Channel

    Girard stunned to be receiving two medals after triple disqualification

    Christine Girard was shocked after learning she would be awarded two Olympic weightlifting medals, one of them gold, following the disqualifications of doping athletes at the Olympic Games 2008 and 2012.
    11 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Weightlifting, Beijing 2008, Canada
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: YOG stars shine in September

    Olympic.org picks out some of the most eye-catching performances from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in recent weeks, as the YOG continue to provide a springboard to the international stage.
    15 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
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