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    Swimming legend Shane Gould recalls Munich 1972 triumph

    More than 40 years have elapsed since Australia’s Shane Gould lit up the pool at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, winning five medals – three of them gold - before deciding to quit swimming shortly afterwards. In the latest of our “Words of Olympians” series, she looks back on her fleeting but hugely successful Olympic career.
    12 Sep 2014 | Olympic News, Munich 1972
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    YOG participants leave Nanjing with increased awareness of global issues

    As part of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Culture and Education Programme (CEP), thousands of young athletes and coaches in Nanjing’s Youth Olympic Village were taught about important social and health issues they face in their daily life via fun, interactive and imaginative games and workshops at dedicated booths hosted by partner international organisations.
    10 Sep 2014 | Olympic News, education through sport
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Women’s artistic gymnastics in Nanjing: Tutkhalyan and Wang Yan lead the gold rush

    Russia’s Seda Tukhalyan continued Russia’s proud tradition in artistic gymnasticswith two gold medals. Wang Yan delighted the local crowds by matching her tally, while Elissa Downie and Flavia Lopes Saraiva demonstrated that the future is bright for British and Brazilian gymnastics.
    02 Sep 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Young Ambassador talks sport at UNESCO World Youth Forum in Nanjing

    IOC Young Ambassador Stephanie Au (HKG) joined a panel of experts at a special UNESCO event held in Nanjing, China, to discuss how today’s youth can use sport to make a difference and shape their futures.
    29 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News, education through sport
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    High praise for innovative mixed team golf event

    Swedish pair Marcus Kinhult and Linnea Strom took gold at the second play-off hole after three days of groundbreaking golf mixed team event in Nanjing.
    26 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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