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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Pajón eyes Tokyo as she continues to rewrite the history books

    Mariana Pajón made history when she won gold in the BMX at Rio 2016, as she became Colombia’s first double Olympic champion. Now Pajón has her sights on a third Olympic Games at Tokyo 2020, despite only recently returning to the saddle after nine months out with a serious knee ligament injury.
    21 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, BMX Racing, Colombia
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    From school sport to the Youth Olympic Games

    Pentathlon is as much a traditional sport as it is a complex one in the Olympic Movement. Present on the sport programme at the ancient Olympic Games, modern pentathlon has adapted over the years and is one of the pillars of sport when it comes to transmitting Olympic values.
    12 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, pentathlon, Mexico
  • News | Olympism in Action Forum

    Looking to the Future of Sport and the Games

    All eyes were on the future at the Olympism in Action Forum in Buenos Aires. Speakers discussed the future of sport itself, what the future fan might look like, and how the process of hosting the Olympic Games is evolving to become more flexible, cost-effective and focused on ensuring a sustainable legacy for the host city, region and nation.  
    06 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Olympism in Action Forum, IOC News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 14: New triple for Bolt, Germany at the summit of women’s football

    Relive the superb Olympic day of Friday 19 August in Rio on olympic.org. Usain Bolt competed in his last race at the Games, the 4x100m relay, and achieved a new triple. Wins for Germany in the women’s football, Carolina Marín for Spain in badminton and Cheick Sallah Cissé in taekwondo for Côte d'Ivoire marked amazing firsts; Russia remained undefeated in synchronised swimming; while Mariana Pajón reigned supreme in BMX!
    19 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | IOC News

    World is abuzz with activities as millions get active on Olympic Day

    Today – 23 June – is Olympic Day! Spurred on by the Olympic Movement, close to six million people across the globe, young and old alike, are reversing the trend away from sport and are moving, jumping, stretching and getting their sweat on to promote a healthy and active lifestyle and celebrate the birth of the modern Olympic Games and its values.
    23 Jun 2017 | Olympic News, IOC News, Olympic Day, Press Release
  • News | RIO 2016

    Pajon defends BMX title as Fields strikes gold for USA

    In the Rio 2016 BMX competition at Deodoro American Connor Fields took the honours in the men’s event, while Colombia’s Mariana Pajon showed yet again that she is the queen of the women’s circuit, with a successful defence of her title.
    02 Sep 2016 | BMX Freestyle, RIO 2016, Olympic News
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