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  • News | Lillehammer 1994

    Lillehammer bursts into life to celebrate 25 years since the 1994 Olympic Games

    To mark the 25th anniversary of the Olympic Winter Games Lillehammer 1994, the Norwegian town hosted celebrations packed with Olympic-themed events, which gave those old enough to remember the Games a chance to relive them, and the younger ones an insight into the time when their town was at the centre of the sporting world.
    21 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lillehammer 1994, Legacy
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Kikkan Randall: “Making the athletes’ voice heard”

    A major protagonist on the world circuit in her specialty of cross-county ski sprint for a decade, the best US cross-country athlete in history, Kikkan Randall won gold in the team sprint with Jessica Diggins at PyeongChang 2018 and the first US victory in the sport for 94 years at the Winter Games. She talks to olympic.org about this feat, as well as her election to the IOC Athletes’ Commission and her battle against illness.
    21 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, United States of America
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Beijing 2022 has big plans to produce big benefits

    Three years to go to the Olympic Winter Games may seem like a long time, but Beijing 2022 isn’t wasting a minute when it comes to utilising the Games to accelerate change in the region.
    19 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Legacy
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    2020 vision: Looking ahead to Lausanne 2020 – the venues

    With the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 now less than a year away, we turn the spotlight on the diverse range of venues in and around the historic Swiss city, which will host the estimated 1,900 young athletes.
    18 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    History-maker Hanyu’s own “miracle on ice” in achieving PyeongChang glory

    Having missed the months prior to the 2018 Games through injury, the figure skating champion triumphed with a consummate performance in PyeongChang. Here, Hanyu receives high praise from his coach, himself an Olympic silver medallist, as the two of them reflect on the former’s second successive Olympic gold.
    17 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Figure Skating, Japan, HANYU, Yuzuru
  • News | Lillehammer 2016

    Lillehammer’s enduring Olympic legacy

    After successfully hosting the Olympic Winter Games in 1994, the Norwegian town went on to stage the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) 22 years later, to similar acclaim. The success of the YOG was built on the legacy created by their Olympic counterpart two decades earlier, but the 2016 Games are far from the final chapter in Lillehammer’s ongoing Olympic story.
    15 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lillehammer 2016, Lillehammer 1994, Legacy
  • News | Lillehammer 1994

    Norwegians go pin crazy at Lillehammer 1994

    The staging of the Olympic Winter Games in Lillehammer provided a welcome boost for many local businesses, but few success stories reached the dizzy heights achieved by Örnulf Börke, whose company was contracted to produce the collector pins for Lillehammer 1994. Such was the popularity of the pins it produced that the company went on to design and supply pins for several future editions of the Games.
    14 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lillehammer 1994, Legacy
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Ter Mors recalls her historic skating double at PyeongChang 2018

    The Netherlands’ Jorien ter Mors became the first woman to win a medal in two disciplines at the same Games at PyeongChang 2018. Having taken the gold in the 1,000 metres in the Olympic speedskating oval, she added a bronze with the Dutch 3,000 metres short track relay team a week later. A year on, the Dutch athlete relives her remarkable achievements in this exclusive interview for olympic.org.
    14 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Netherlands, Short Track Speed Skating, Speed Skating
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