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  • Sporting legends to support young athletes at Lillehammer 2016 | Video

    Sporting legends to support young athletes at Lillehammer 2016

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the list of 12 Athlete Role Models (ARMs) who will support the young athletes going to the 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games from 12 to 21 February 2016 in Lillehammer, Norway.
  • The essence of Finnish Olympic legends | Video

    The essence of Finnish Olympic legends

    Highlights of some of the best Finnish athletes from the 1920 Olympic Games in Antwerp to the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.
  • News | Beijing 2008

    Steiner forges new life after highs and lows of Olympic career

    Olympic Games Beijing 2008 weightlifting champion Matthias Steiner has become a singer, author and motivational speaker after approaching his post-Olympic career with the same dedication that saw him overcome tragedy en route to the gold medal in China. 
    26 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2008, Weightlifting, Germany
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Versatile Maze blazes a trail to become queen of the slopes

    Tina Maze retired with two Olympic titles after becoming an icon in her native Slovenia and across the world thanks to her versatility and consistent excellence.
    25 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Alpine Skiing, Slovenia, Sochi 2014
  • News | Sydney 2000

    Van den Hoogenband shines bright during halcyon days in the pool

    Pieter van den Hoogenband was part of a golden age in the pool when Australian Ian Thorpe was at his peak and an American teenager called Michael Phelps began to make his name – but the Dutchman still emerged with three Olympic titles.
    22 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Sydney 2000, Swimming, Netherlands
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Charlotte Kalla on her third Olympic Games victory: “so much joy crossing the finish line”

    Charlotte Kalla has triumphed at each edition of the Winter Games in which she has competed – from winning gold in her very first race, the 10km freestyle at the Vancouver 2010 Games, to the first skiathlon event at PyeongChang 2018, via her victory in the 4x5km relay at Sochi 2014. She also shares the record for the number of Swedish medals won at the Games, with nine podium places. Here is an interview with a great champion, who still harbours many ambitions.
    10 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, KALLA, Charlotte
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Games of New Horizons

    by Thomas Bach, IOC President
    07 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, IOC News, Legacy
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