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  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 15: Park in-bee makes history; Neymar, Farah and Felix at the top of their game

    Relive the magnificent penultimate day of the Rio Games – Saturday 20 August 2016 – on olympic.org. An action-packed day provided several moments of Olympic history, with Park In-bee triumphing in the women’s golf, Neymar giving Brazil its first-ever Olympic title and Allyson Felix becoming the most decorated female athlete ever, and a whole lot more besides!
    20 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Canoeing’s speed merchants light up Rio

    The star of the Rio 2016 canoe sprint competitions was unquestionably Hungary’s Danuta Kozák, the winner of golds in three of the four women’s competitions: K1, K2 and K4 500m. Elsewhere at the Lagoa Stadium, Germany’s Sebastian Brendel retained his C1 1,000m crown and won another in C2 over the same distance. Two other athletes to win back-to-back titles were New Zealand’s Lisa Carrington in the women’s K1 200m and Ukraine’s Yuriy Cheban in the men’s C1 200m.
    12 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Canoe Sprint
  • 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 | Nanjing 2014

    Track and field stars shine bright

    After putting on a sublime show inside the Nanjing Olympic Sports Centre Stadium, many of the young athletes at the 2014 YOG seem destined to establish themselves at the very highest level.
    17 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Wins for North American favourites in ice hockey openers

    The USA beat Finland 3-1 in the opening game of the Sochi Olympic women's hockey tournament on Saturday. Hilary Knight scored after just 53 seconds, while Kelli Stack and Alex Carpenter scored second period goals for the Americans, who out-shot the Finns 43-15 in front of a crowd of 4,135 at the Shayba Arena.
    08 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Ice Hockey, United States of America
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