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  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 10: Drama in the men’s pole vault and the women’s beam!

    Relive the competitions of Monday 15 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. The athletics in the evening was marked by David Rudisha’s double in the 800m, Shaunae Miller’s dive at the finish of the 400m, and the incredible win by Thiago Braz Da Silva in the pole vault. Simone Biles came to grief on the beam and handed the title to Sanne Wevers. Charlotte Dujardin’s dazzling display secured her a second consecutive dressage title; and Cuban Greco-Roman wrestler Mijain Lopez won his third.
    15 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 9: Van Niekerk, Bolt, Murray, Whitlock, Biles, Kenny and Rose shine!

    Relive Sunday 14 August in Rio on olympic.org. A day of legends, with the incredible 400m world record by South African Wayde Van Niekerk; the triple over 100m by Jamaican Usain Bolt; the dramatic victory by Briton Justin Rose in the first Olympic golf tournament in 112 years; the historic achievements of Great Britain’s Andy Murray in tennis, Max Whitlock in gymnastics and Jason Kenny in track cycling; and Simone Biles continuing to add to her haul of gold…
    14 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 5: King Kohei Uchimura retains his title right at the death

    Relive competition day 5 in Rio – 10 August 2016 – on olympic.org! Kohei Uchimura managed to defend his title in the men’s gymnastics all-around competition after it went down to the wire against Ukraine’s Oleg Vernaiev. Cyclists Fabian Cancellara and Kristin Armstrong secured their status as Olympic legends, as did Aron Szilagyi in the men’s sabre. Katie Ledecky won her third swimming gold medal in Rio.
    10 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | YOG

    YOG stars continue to light up the global stage

    Olympic.org takes a look at some of the notable performances by Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes over the last month, as they continue to make their mark at major international events
    10 Aug 2017 | YOG, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    400 children and teachers participate in PyeongChang 2018 Peace Education Festival

    As part of the build-up to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, the last week of May 2017 saw the launch of the Peace Education Festival. This five-day event, on 27-31 May, has been jointly organised by the PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee (POCOG) and the Gangwon Provincial Office of Education (GPOE).
    30 May 2017 | PyeongChang 2018, Olympic News
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