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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Denis Gargaud-Chanut aiming to enter Tokyo through the front door

    When the reigning Olympic champion in men's canoe slalom single (C1), Denis Gargaud-Chanut, took a long break from training during the COVID-19 pandemic, he realised how much he loved his sport, competing and the Olympic Games. Having been pre-selected for the Games that were to have been held this year, he is delighted to learn that he will now have to start over to qualify, because he wants to arrive in Tokyo "through the front door" to defend his title in the summer of 2021.
    27 May 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Canoe Slalom, France
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Maggie Steffens going beyond gold

    There is no denying the strength of the USA Women’s Water Polo team. They are back-to-back Olympic champions, having won the last three World Championships and Pan American Games and have not lost a FINA World League title since 2014. In fact, it was only in January this year that their 69-game winning streak came to an end.
    26 May 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Water Polo
  • News | YOG

    Taekwondo’s team spirit heading to the YOG

    With just over two years to go until the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Dakar 2022, we take a look at one of the new events that will feature on the YOG programme for the first time – mixed team taekwondo.
    26 May 2020 | Olympic News, Dakar 2022, YOG, Taekwondo
  • News | Olympic News

    Cycling star Reade riding high in retirement

    Five-time world cycling champion Shanaze Reade is as active as ever during lockdown, and has been helping to nurture Great Britain’s next generation of BMX talent.  
    25 May 2020 | Olympic News, BMX Freestyle, On the road to Tokyo, Tokyo 2020, Olympic Channel
  • 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
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