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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Secrets of skateboarding with double X Games gold medallist Kelvin Hoefler

    Former world champion Kelvin Hoefler is adamant that not only will skateboarding prove itself to be unique among the 33 sports on show at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, it will also “change the world”. Find out how, in the company of this exuberant Brazilian.
    17 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Brazil
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Noah Lyles, from Nanjing to Tokyo!

    A gold medallist in the 200m at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014, Noah Lyles is now on track for further success at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, having been crowned world champion in Doha in his favourite distance.
    16 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Athletics, United States of America, Tokyo 2020, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 medallists’ bouquets sourced from earthquake-affected areas

    Tokyo 2020 has revealed the designs of the bouquets that will be presented to medallists at the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, which will be created using flowers grown mainly in the areas most affected by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.  
    12 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, All about Tokyo 2020
  • News | Olympic News

    How May-Treanor and Walsh Jennings “danced” to victory

    Misty May-Treanor believes that an atmosphere in which both she and Kerri Walsh Jennings felt free to “make mistakes” was the key to one of the most successful partnerships of the modern Olympic age. Here, the US beach volleyball star lifts the lid on life as a triple gold medal-winning duo.
    15 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, London 2012, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Volleyball, United States of America
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Tickets for the Lausanne 2020 Opening Ceremony on sale starting November 21st

    The Lausanne 2020 Organising Committee is pleased to announce that its online ticketing platform will open on November 21 at 11a.m. This platform will enable the public to purchase tickets to the Opening Ceremony held on January 9th, 2020 (7:30 p.m.) and to register – free of charge – to attend the Games’ indoor competitions.
    13 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Sochi 2014 Legacy

    Sochi 2014: from the beach to the mountains

    Prior to the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, Sochi was a summer resort on the Black Sea sitting at the base of the Caucasus mountains, with no winter sports tradition. Hosting the Olympic Winter Games was an opportunity for Russia to take advantage of the nearby mountains, regenerate the seaside resort and develop the costal and mountain areas as a year-round tourist destination. Educational and social projects were also at the heart of the Sochi 2014 legacy vision.
    12 Nov 2019 | Sochi 2014 Legacy
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: Outstanding October for former YOG stars

    olympic.org picks out some of the most eye-catching performances from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in recent weeks, as the YOG continue to provide a springboard to the international stage.
    12 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
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