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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    PyeongChang speed skating venue put to the test

    Day one of the ISU Short Track Speed Skating World Cup got underway on 16 December in front of a packed Gangneung Ice Arena. The three-day competition is the first test event for ice sports at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang.
    16 Dec 2016 | PyeongChang 2018, Olympic News, Short Track Speed Skating, Republic of Korea
  • News | RIO 2016

    Equestrian’s finest put on a spectacular show at Rio 2016

    The riders of France, Great Britain and Germany took centre stage in the Rio 2016 equestrian events. Topping the bill, German dressage legend Isabell Werth won the ninth and tenth medals of her Olympic career to became the Games’ most decorated rider of all time.
    30 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Equestrian / Eventing, Equestrian / Dressage, Equestrian / Jumping
  • News | RIO 2016

    Tennis aces serve up a spectacle at Rio 2016

    Great Britain’s Andy Murray completed a successful defence of the men’s singles title, while Monica Puig produced a shock in the women’s singles to win Puerto Rico’s first ever Olympic gold medal. Rafael Nadal collected his second Olympic gold as he and Marc Lopez clinched the men’s doubles, while Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina of Russia scooped gold in the women’s doubles, and American pair Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Jack Sock did likewise in the mixed doubles.
    13 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Tennis
  • News | Olympic News

    IOC President hails Rio 2016 as “iconic Games”

    As the Olympic Games Rio 2016 entered the final weekend of competition, IOC President Thomas Bach offered a glowing assessment of the athletic achievements, the sports venues and the spirit of the Brazilian people.
    20 Aug 2016 | Olympic News, RIO 2016
  • News | RIO 2016

    McLeod overcomes Jamaican hurdles barrier

    Omar McLeod took Jamaica’s excellence in the sprints to a new level when he clinched his country’s first-ever Olympic gold medal in the men’s 110m hurdles.
    16 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics, Jamaica
  • News | RIO 2016

    Bolt’s triple title defence bid tops Rio 2016 track and field bill

    Usain Bolt will have star billing when the Rio 2016 track and field events get under way at the Olympic Stadium on 12 August. The Jamaican sprinter will be aiming to defend all three of the titles he won in London four years ago: the men’s 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay.
    11 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics, Jamaica
  • News | RIO 2016

    Amazing Adams aiming for record third shot put title

    After a year riddled with injuries, reigning double Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams (NZL) is back on top form and intent on writing her name in the history books as one of the greatest ever field athletes when she competes in Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
    03 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics, ADAMS, Valerie
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