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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Charline Picon: “We’re going to have to adapt constantly”

    Charline Picon – an Olympic windsurfing champion in the RS:X class in 2016, the first French athlete to qualify for the Tokyo Games, and a world silver medallist in February just before the COVID-19 pandemic led to a global lockdown – has been making the most of her time away from sport. Having decided to bring her glittering career to an end after the Games, she is now looking forward to an extra year of competing in the sport she is passionate about.
    20 May 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, France, Sailing
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Eventing star March rejects “Olympic jinx” and focuses on hope and ambition

    After the agony of missing out on making her Olympic debut at her home Games due to injury, Great Britain’s Georgina “Piggy” March was in the form of her life in 2019. But far from despairing at the postponement of Tokyo 2020, the eventer is embracing the task of maintaining her and her four-legged partners’ peak performance levels for another 12 months. 
    19 May 2020 | Olympic News, Equestrian / Eventing, On the road to Tokyo, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    “It's nothing that we can't get through”: Sprint king Lyles staying positive

    American sprinter Noah Lyles – a Youth Olympic Games and world champion over 200m – reveals how he is focusing on maintaining his fitness and staying healthy following the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
    18 May 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Athletics, United States of America, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Seoul 1988

    Relive one of the greatest comebacks in Olympic history

    In the men’s diving competition, Greg Louganis (USA) suffered from concussion after he struck his head on the springboard during the preliminary rounds of the Olympic Games Seoul 1988. However, he still managed to qualify for the final.
    15 May 2020 | Olympic News, Diving, United States of America, Seoul 1988
  • News | YOG

    YOG families connected through sport

    With the International Day of Families being celebrated around the world on 15 May, olympic.org takes a look at some of the unique family connections that we have seen at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    15 May 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Sustainability

    Beijing 2022 Releases Sustainability Plan

    Today, the Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) released the official Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Sustainability Plan.
    15 May 2020 | Olympic News, Sustainability, Legacy
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