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  • News | Salt Lake City 2002

    Ammann emerges from the shadows

    Every now and then an athlete so inspired by competing on the Olympic stage that they produce something truly remarkable, something that nobody thought them capable of.
    10 Feb 2002 | Salt Lake City 2002, Olympic News, Ski Jumping, Switzerland
  • News | Sydney 2000

    Whitfield rises to the occasion in triathlon debut

    Triathlon made its official Olympic debut in Sydney and proved an instant hit. The format - a 1,500m open water swim, followed by a 40km cycle ride and a 10,000m run – made for a tough, and exhilarating contest.
    17 Sep 2000 | Sydney 2000
  • News | Los Angeles 1984

    Szabo bounces back from Retton defeat

    Ask a knowledgeable sports fan who was the most successful performer at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles and they may understandably point to American sprinter Carl Lewis.
    05 Aug 1984 | Los Angeles 1984
  • News | Munich 1972

    Bingo-playing Kiwi rowers see their numbers come up

    Four years before, New Zealand's rowers had taken a fine gold in the coxed fours race in Mexico City, but now there was a focus on producing a similar result in the biggest boat of the lot. Pitched against the might of the world's best rowing nations, New Zealand put its focus squarely on winning the coxed eight.
    06 Sep 1972 | Munich 1972, Rowing, eight with coxswain (8+), Men, New Zealand, DICKIE, Simon, JOYCE, Richard John
  • News | Chamonix 1924

    Tullin Thams soars with wind in his sails

    The ski jumping competition, held at Le Mont hill, brought the inaugural Olympic Winter programme to a close, attracting thousands of fans to the foot of the Bossons glacier on 4 February for what was expected to be a marvellous contest between 27 competitors representing nine nations.
    04 Feb 1924 | Chamonix 1924, Ski Jumping, Norway, Olympic News
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