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  • News | Olympic News

    Life after the Games with USA skating sensation Apolo Ohno

    Apolo Ohno, the USA’s most decorated winter Olympian of all time, is finding life after sport so thrilling, so complex, so challenging, so rewarding, that he is writing a book about it. Here, he looks back on his startling short track speed skating career and outlines how he is striving to make his time off the ice just as successful – both for him and for others.
    11 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Short Track Speed Skating, Speed Skating, Salt Lake City 2002, Turin 2006, Vancouver 2010, United States of America
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Freestyle skier Boesch bursts into the big time

    Fabian Boesch is one of the most exciting freestyle skiers on the planet. In the past year the Swiss ace has been crowned big air world champion, become the first freeskier ever to land a quad flip 1980, and grabbed silver in his second slopestyle World Cup event of 2020. Not bad for a man who finished 24th in slopestyle at PyeongChang 2018.
    06 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Beijing 2022, Switzerland, Freestyle Skiing
  • News | YOG

    Using karate to teach Olympic Values in Rwanda

    One of 53 social entrepreneurs engaged in the IOC Young Leaders Programme, Jean-Claude Rugigana is promoting the Olympic values through martial arts in Rwanda with the help of IOC funding.
    25 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Karate, Rwanda
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    The day Ester Ledecká wrote her name in the Games history books

    In the space of one week at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games, Ester Ledecká achieved something that had never been done before. Her surprise victory in a field of speed specialists in the Alpine skiing super-G on 17 February was followed on 24 February by an expected win in the snowboard parallel giant slalom, a discipline that she dominates every World Cup season. And the Czech champion’s achievement in the skiing was no one-off, as she proved this winter by winning the World Cup downhill title!
    24 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Alpine Skiing, Parallel Slalom, Czech Republic, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Lausanne 2020 flashback: Quotes of the YOG

    The Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) gave young athletes the chance to experience the Olympic spirit in Lausanne, and they had plenty to say about their experience. Here’s our selection of the most memorable quotes from the YOG.
    12 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
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