skip to content

Displaying 21-30 of 202
  • News | Olympic News

    Discovering the Winter Games mascots

    Animals, imaginary creatures and human beings: all have been mascots for the Winter Games, appearing as still and moving images, cuddly toys and life-size figures, to delight Olympic fans aged from 7 to 77. As Beijing 2022 gets ready to unveil its mascot or mascots, we take a look at the others created for the winter editions of the Olympic Games.
    16 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Mascots
  • News | Olympic News

    The International Olympic Committee at 125

    On the 125th anniversary of the creation of the IOC, the Olympic Review traces the history of the organisation, and speaks to IOC President Thomas Bach and IOC Honorary President Jacques Rogge to understand how, in spite of various challenges, the values that underpin the Olympic Games remain as relevant today as ever.
    23 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Ice hockey legend Cristobal Huet with Lausanne 2020

    French-Swiss ice hockey goalkeeper Cristobal Huet has had an extraordinary career. A French international between 1997 and 2017, Huet competed at the Olympic Winter Games in 1998 and 2002 and in 11 World Championships. He also enjoyed a long, successful stint in the NHL, during which time he became the first player from his country to win the Stanley Cup, in 2010. He spent his final six seasons at Lausanne Hockey Club, where he went on to become the team’s goalkeeping coach. Here, we speak to the ice hockey legend and Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020.
    19 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Ice Hockey
  • News | Olympic News

    Swiss ambition intact after PyeongChang 2018 setback

    Consistently ranked among men’s world ice hockey’s top ten sides, Switzerland bounced back from Olympic disappointment at PyeongChang 2018 to win silver at the IIHF World Championships three months later.
    29 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Switzerland, Ice Hockey
  • News | Olympic News

    The legend of Norway’s Attacking Vikings lives on

    In climbing on to the podium at PyeongChang 2018, Ragnhild Mowinckel and Nina Haver-Løseth won Norway’s first Olympic medals in women’s Alpine skiing in 82 years. The two were inspired in their childhood years by the exploits of the so-called “Attacking Vikings”, the new wave of Norwegian Alpine skiers who took the country to the top of the sport in the early 1990s and have helped it stay there ever since.
    13 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Alpine Skiing, Norway
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Ice-cool goaltender Rooney reflects on PyeongChang 2018’s ‘Best Game’

    When it came to the biggest moment in USA women’s ice hockey history – a shootout for an Olympic gold medal against fierce rivals Canada – the pressure was on for 20-year-old goaltender Maddie Rooney. The Minnesota stopper became an instant heroine but is hoping it’s just the start for a resurgent USA side.
    22 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Ice Hockey, United States of America
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Olympic Games and snowboarding are the perfect fit, says golden Gasser

    In the 12 months since winning the first Olympic big air gold medal, snowboarder Anna Gasser has propelled her sport to ever greater heights. Here, the pioneer reflects on how risking everything to fulfil her “childhood dream” was the best decision she has ever made.
    22 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Snowboard, Austria
back to top Fr