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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Olympic Solidarity: helping make Olympic dreams come true

    The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic scholarship programme, which is designed to ensure that athletes with talent have an equal chance of reaching and succeeding in the Olympic arena, has played a key role in the journeys of many athletes and teams competing at the Olympic Winter Games.
    15 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Olympic Solidarity
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Laffont wins women’s moguls gold for France

    France’s Perrine Laffont held her nerve to clinch gold in the women’s moguls final at Phoenix Snow Park on Sunday 11 February, and in doing so helped France to a first medal at PyeongChang 2018.
    11 Feb 2018 | Freestyle Skiing, PyeongChang 2018, France, Olympic News
  • News | YOG

    Stepping up

    We pick out more star performances by YOG athletes on sport’s biggest stages…
    22 Dec 2017 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    Then & Now: YOG champion Sara Ahmed aims for lift-off

    Egypt’s pioneering Youth Olympic Games (YOG) champion Sara Ahmed will be aiming to make more history at the IWF World Weightlifting Championships, as she looks to add to her growing medal collection. Here, we take a look at her rapid rise.
    28 Nov 2017 | YOG, Weightlifting, Egypt, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 16: The final fireworks!

    Olympic.org is giving you the chance to relive the final day of the Rio 2016 Games – Sunday 21 August 2016. The American men’s basketball team concluded the proceedings by winning the 306th and last gold medal, at the end of an exciting final against Serbia. Denmark surprised everyone by beating France in the men’s handball; the Brazilian volleyball players delighted the home crowd at the Maracanãzinho; Estelle Mossely and Tony Yoka were boxing’s golden pair; Russia maintained its rhythmic gymnastics supremacy; Nino Schurter finally triumphed in the MTB; and Eliud Kipchoge did the same in the marathon!
    21 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
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