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  • News | Olympic News

    Great Olympic Duos the secret behind Redgrave and Pinsent

    An open, unflinching, unashamed desire to each prove themselves the best rower on the team was the driving force behind Steve Redgrave and Matthew Pinsent’s extraordinary triple Olympic gold medal-winning partnership. That is the truth according to the man who joined the then already two-time Olympic champion to deliver an unprecedented glut of golds for Great Britain. 
    29 May 2019 | Olympic News, Great Britain
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Secrets of sport climbing with four-time world champion Sean McColl

    The formula for excelling at sport climbing, one of five sports joining the Olympic programme at the Tokyo 2020 Games, is wild and varied. It can range from never doing the dishes to employing a 100m sprint coach, as Canada’s all-round expert Sean McColl reveals.
    25 May 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Sport Climbing, Canada
  • News | Dakar 2022

    Get to know Dakar

    Following the selection of Dakar as the host city of the 2022 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), olympic.org takes a closer look at the city to reveal some interesting facts about the Senegalese capital.
    24 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Dakar 2022, Senegal
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Lausanne 2020 is looking for 3,000 volunteers

    The Organising Committee of the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 is proud to announce the launch of its volunteer programme on the occasion of Olympic Day on 23 June, exactly 200 days before the Opening Ceremony. The registration platform will be accessible via the website lausanne2020.sport/en/Volunteers.
    23 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    On the road to Tokyo: Dorota Banaszczyk

    The Polish karateka talks about her stunning win at last year’s World Championships and her excitement ahead of karate’s Olympic debut next year in the birthplace of the sport.
    21 May 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Karate, Poland
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Ice hockey legend Cristobal Huet with Lausanne 2020

    French-Swiss ice hockey goalkeeper Cristobal Huet has had an extraordinary career. A French international between 1997 and 2017, Huet competed at the Olympic Winter Games in 1998 and 2002 and in 11 World Championships. He also enjoyed a long, successful stint in the NHL, during which time he became the first player from his country to win the Stanley Cup, in 2010. He spent his final six seasons at Lausanne Hockey Club, where he went on to become the team’s goalkeeping coach. Here, we speak to the ice hockey legend and Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020.
    19 May 2019 | Olympic News, Salt Lake City 2002, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Ice Hockey
  • News | RIO 2016

    Snapped: the secret behind the striking shot of Sindhu

    David Ramos captured one of the most imaginative and celebrated images of Rio 2016: Indian badminton star PV Sindhu, from above, with the thrown shuttlecock perfectly positioned over one eye. The Spanish photographer explains how teamwork combined to get the perfect frame – and talks about the crazy life of an Olympic photographer.
    16 May 2019 | Olympic News, India, Badminton, RIO 2016
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