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  • News | Seoul 1988

    Steffi Graf’s 1988 Golden Slam – an unprecedented achievement

    On 1 October 1988, in winning the final at the Olympic Games in Seoul, German tennis player Steffi Graf achieved what no one else had done before or has done since. Her gold medal came after victories in the Grand Slam tournaments at Melbourne, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and New York, giving rise to a new term: “the Golden Slam”. The world of tennis is still waiting for another player capable of such a feat in the same calendar year!
    01 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tennis, Germany
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Russia’s swimmers come good again

    There were three more golds for Russia’s swimmers on another eventful day in the Natatorium at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 on Wednesday 10 October.
    10 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Swimming, Russian Federation
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Women’s ice hockey: Canada retain title as Swiss claim historic bronze

    Just as they did in the Vancouver 2010 final, Canada and USA faced off for the gold medal, with the Canadians prevailing again in a thrilling final which was decided by Marie-Philip Poulin’s extra-time winner. Meanwhile, in the battle for the bronze, Switzerland beat Sweden 4-3 to claim a place on the podium for the first time in their history.
    07 Mar 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Ice Hockey, Canada, Switzerland
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Women’s ice hockey team “Smile Japan” chase Olympic dream

    On 9 February 2014, the Japanese women’s national team, with its 21 players, will be making an anticipated return to the Olympic scene after qualifying last year for the Sochi Olympic Winter Games; a first since they were the host team at the Nagano 1998 Games.
    14 Jan 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News
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