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  • Mexico 1968 | Summer Games

    Mexico 1968

    12 Oct - 27 Oct | 5516 | 112 | 172
  • Document

    Mexico 1968

    Entitled “Mexico 68”, the official report published in 1969 set a new record at more than 2,300 pages. It consisted of four main volumes (The land; The Organization; The Games; The Cultural Olympiad) plus a set of various memorabilia: medals, tickets and postcards. This “fifth volume” is not widely known. The official report was published in four languages, in the form of two bilingual editions, French and English, and Spanish and German.
  • Grenoble 1968 | Winter Games

    Grenoble 1968

    06 Feb - 18 Feb | 1158 | 37 | 35
  • News | Paris 2024

    A look back at the emblems of the Olympic Games

    To mark the unveiling of the Paris 2024 Games emblem, olympic.org takes a look back at some of the most well-known emblems from Olympic Games editions in the modern era, stretching back over a century.
    21 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Paris 2024
  • News | Tokyo 1964

    Relive Kon Ichikawa’s iconic film about the 1964 Games

    For the Games of the XVIII Olympiad, Kon Ichikawa directed a film that has gone down in Olympic history. The Japanese filmmaker opted for an artistic approach to showcase the beauty and intensity of sport, its joys and exertions, and the faces of athletes from all over the world, in a lyrical work of stylistic beauty that has left a truly lasting impression.   
    16 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 1964, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Christian Taylor on the hunt for a third Olympic title and the triple jump world record

    The reigning double Olympic champion in the triple jump, American Christian Taylor, won his fourth world title in Doha on 29 September 2019. Having recorded the second best-ever jump in the history of his discipline in 2015, with a leap of 18.21m, he now has his sights set on a third Olympic gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Games, and is continuing his quest to beat the world record – 18.29m – held by Great Britain’s Jonathan Edwards since 1995.
    13 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Athletics, On the road to Tokyo
  • Document

    Olympic Winter Games mascots from Grenoble 1968 to Beijing 2022

    Inspired by people, animals and even creatures of myth and legend, the mascots are an integral part of the Olympic celebrations. From Shuss, a little man on skis who accompanied the 1968 Winter Games in Grenoble, to Soohorang the white tiger of PyeongChang in 2018, discover these characters which are also part of the history of the Games.
  • Document

    Sports Pictograms of the Olympic Winter Games from Grenoble 1968 to PyeongChang

    Essential for guiding visitors and used in many communication formats, the sports pictograms receive considerable attention also owing to their aesthetic qualities. For each edition of the Winter Games since Grenoble 1968, this document presents the sports pictograms through visuals and information on the graphic designers and the creative concept.
  • Document

    Olympic Winter Games Mascots from Grenoble 1968 to PyeongChang 2018

    Inspired by people, animals and even creatures of myth and legend, the mascots are an integral part of the Olympic celebrations. From Shuss, a little man on skis who accompanied the 1968 Winter Games in Grenoble, to Soohorang the white tiger of PyeongChang in 2018, discover these characters which are also part of the history of the Games.
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