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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Pénélope Leprévost: “Having an extra year is anything but a problem”

    The reigning Olympic team show jumping champion, Normandy rider Pénélope Leprévost helped the French team qualify for the Tokyo Games. For her, the postponement by one year is above all an opportunity to prepare her horses well and give herself even more choices when she goes to defend her title in the Japanese capital.
    26 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, Equestrian / Jumping, France, RIO 2016, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    ‘I plan to fight for a medal’: Calderano eyes Tokyo 2020 podium

    Since winning bronze at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014, Brazil’s Hugo Calderano has risen to sixth in the world table tennis rankings and won four Pan American titles. Now he’s based in Germany, where he plays for TTF Ochsenhausen Club. Here, he talks about his ambitions for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, how his YOG experiences have helped him in his career, and how his life has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
    25 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Nanjing 2014, RIO 2016, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Table Tennis, Brazil
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Benjamin Toniutti: “The Tokyo Games in 2021 will be a new adventure”

    Benjamin Toniutti, who passed the 300-appearance mark for the French volleyball team in 2019, has been the national captain for seven years and is one of the best setters in the world. He has been taking the positives out of the postponement of the Tokyo Games, for which “Les Bleus” qualified in style, and is excited at the prospect of a new adventure with his team-mates in the summer of 2021.
    12 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, France, Volleyball, RIO 2016, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | IOC News

    IOC Executive Board makes decisions with regard to International Weightlifting Federation

    The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today received an update on the situation of the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) following the recent release by Professor McLaren of the “Independent Investigator Report to the Oversight and Integrity Commission of the International Weightlifting Federation”.
    10 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Weightlifting
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 delay presents champion Petrounias with priceless opportunity

    Olympic rings champion Eleftherios Petrounias was fully focused on defending his title in Tokyo this year but, having had major shoulder reconstruction in late-2018, he is confident the extra 12 months he now has to prepare for the Games is bad news for his rivals. 
    09 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Gymnastics, RIO 2016
  • News | Seoul 1988 Legacy

    Olympic Stadium

    The Jamsil Olympic Stadium was built in 1986 to host the 10th Asian Games, two years before the Olympic Games Seoul 1988. It lies within the Jamsil complex which included an Olympic indoor swimming pool, a baseball stadium, and two indoor gymnasiums. All the venues are still in use for sport practice, tournaments and cultural events.
    14 Jun 2020 | Seoul 1988 Legacy, Olympic Venues
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