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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Kilian Peier: “Lausanne and the surrounding area are a great place to become a champion.”

    Killian Peier became Switzerland’s top ski jumper last winter, with a string of top 10 finishes in the World Cup, and a bronze medal on the large hill at the 2019 World Championships. He managed to overcome a huge disappointment: failing to qualify for the Games in PyeongChang in 2018. An ambassador for the YOG in Lausanne, he tells us about his career and explains how Swiss athletes will benefit from the renovation of the ski jump at Les Tuffes, in the French Jura.
    11 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Ski Jumping
  • News | RIO 2016

    Internet helped Julius Yego to hurl himself into record books

    Julius Yego’s silver medal in the javelin at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 made history and headlines for the athlete known as the ‘YouTube man’ after a dearth of field event coaches in Kenya meant he honed his technique watching online videos.
    09 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Athletics, Kenya, RIO 2016
  • News | RIO 2016

    Retaining women’s football gold will be tough in Tokyo

    Melanie Behringer was Germany’s star at Rio 2016, as her country finally ended its quest to win an Olympic football gold medal. But she believes retaining the title at Tokyo 2020 will be even harder. And the first step for them is the FIFA World Cup 2019 that starts today in France.
    07 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, RIO 2016, Football, Germany
  • News | IOC News

    Record-setting Olympian Millar still riding high after 10 Games appearances

    Canadian equestrian legend Ian Millar has competed at a world record 10 Olympic Games. Since his debut at Munich ’72, he’s witnessed huge changes in his sport and had to be extremely patient, winning his first medal, aged 61, at Beijing 2008. At Rio 2016, his daughter Amy competed in his place…
    06 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Equestrian / Jumping, Canada
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay route to ignite enthusiasm across Japan

    Around 98% of Japan’s population live within one hour by car or train of the proposed route of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay, which will start in the host nation on 26 March 2020. The Relay will get underway at the J-Village National Training Centre in Fukushima Prefecture before passing through all 47 prefectures and some 857 local municipalities over the ensuing 121 days.
    01 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Olympic Torch Relay
  • 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
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