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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    History-maker Hanyu’s own “miracle on ice” in achieving PyeongChang glory

    Having missed the months prior to the 2018 Games through injury, the figure skating champion triumphed with a consummate performance in PyeongChang. Here, Hanyu receives high praise from his coach, himself an Olympic silver medallist, as the two of them reflect on the former’s second successive Olympic gold.
    17 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Figure Skating, Japan, HANYU, Yuzuru
  • News | YOG

    YOG acts of kindness

    To mark World Kindness Day on 13 November, olympic.org spotlights three moments at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG), which encapsulate one aspect of what makes the Olympic spirit so special.
    13 Nov 2017 | YOG, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 7: Almaz Ayana shatters the 10,000m world record

    Relive the day of Friday 12 August in Rio on olympic.org. The start of the athletics events saw Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana shatter the world 10,000m record, while Michael Phelps won his 27th Olympic swimming medal, German rider Isabell Werth scaled the heights of Olympic equestrianism and French judoka Teddy Riner added another title to his list of wins.
    12 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Judo casts a spell at Rio 2016

    Serving up historic firsts for Kosovo and the Czech Republic, an emotional win for Brazil, Japan’s return to the limelight and a second gold for a French legend, the Rio 2016 judo competition had it all.
    06 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Judo
  • News | RIO 2016

    The stars of Rio 2016

    Michael Phelps led an all-star cast of multiple medal winners at Rio 2016, with Katie Ledecky, Simone Biles, Usain Bolt, Jason Kenny, Katinka Hosszu, Ryan Murphy and Danuta Kozak also featuring high on the bill, along with a clutch of other distinguished Olympians.
    29 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, PHELPS, Michael
  • News | RIO 2016

    French duo seal famous judo double

    Teddy Riner successfully defended his Olympic title in the +100kg category on 12 August, claiming France's second judo gold of the day following Emilie Andeol’s victory in the women’s +78kg.
    13 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Judo, France
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Basketball: Hitting the high notes in Nanjing

    The Wutaishan Sports Centre provided the setting for some high-octane basketball action from the men, with the individual dunk contest warming the fans up for the fast-moving 3x3 team competition, which was won in thrilling circumstances by Lithuania.
    09 Sep 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Triathlon embraces the Youth Olympic Spirit

    Team USA’s triathlon coach Ian Murray has fully embraced the spirit of the Youth Olympic Games.  In a great act of kindness, on seeing the condition of Boris Teddy’s (SOL) bike, the triathlete competing at the YOG for the Solomon Islands,  Murray decided to step in and lend him his own.
    27 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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