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  • News | Olympic News

    Iga Swiatek: “I always dreamed of the Olympics!”

    At only 19 years of age, Poland’s Iga Swiatek, ranked 54th in the world, astonished the world’s tennis experts by claiming her first Grand Slam title, without dropping a set, on the clay courts of Roland Garros. The daughter of an Olympic rower, she rose to prominence two years ago, winning doubles gold at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires. Now, she has her sights set on Tokyo.
    12 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Tennis, Poland, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Olympic News

    Worldwide Olympic Partners support the fight against COVID-19

    As companies and organisations around the world react to the COVID-19 pandemic, Olympic.org highlights the efforts being made by the Worldwide Olympic Partners to support athletes during this time, as well as the needs of the communities in which they operate.
    01 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Sponsors
  • News | Sydney 2000

    Sydney 2000: Crazy about Catherine

    Before her legendary race in Sydney, Catherine Freeman was everywhere. In newspapers, on the walls of skyscrapers, adored by a nation who didn’t doubt for a single second that she would triumph in the 400m final, at 8.10 p.m. on the dot, in Sydney on Monday 25 September 2000. With 48 hours to go before she competed, the fever ramped up on the streets of the Olympic city…
    24 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Sydney 2000, Athletics, Australia
  • News | Olympic Channel

    Olympic Channel Podcast: Simone Biles The interview from her Texan home

    Four-time Olympic champion gymnast Simone Biles joined the Olympic Channel Podcast to talk about her COVID-19 challenges, receiving a call from Vogue editor Anna Wintour, and what she has been working on since her return to the gym.
    04 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, United States of America, Gymnastics
  • News | Olympic News

    Success, rivalry and provocation by postcard: the Olympic story of three-time softball champion Lisa Fernandez

    Lisa Fernandez is arguably the greatest softball player of all time. The USA star helped her country to three gold medals thanks to her pinpoint pitching and fierce will to win, the second of those successes coming in Australia on 26 September 2000. Never was the pitcher’s passion more evident than when entering the “lion’s den” of Sydney 2000, however, with the USA facing off against their biggest rivals on their own turf…
    31 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Softball, United States of America, FERNANDEZ, Lisa, Sydney 2000, Atlanta 1996
  • News | Paris 2024

    Paris 2024 Club launched to mark four years to go

    Sunday 26 July marks four years to go until the Olympic Games Paris 2024 begin. In recognition of this important milestone, the Organising Committee has launched the Paris 2024 Club to share the Olympic and Paralympic adventure with everyone in France. 
    26 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Paris 2024
  • News | Olympic News

    Simone Biles exclusive: "i'll be in Paris… one way or another"

    In an interview to mark #1YearToGo to Tokyo 2020, the gymnastics champion did not explicitly rule out continuing beyond next year's Games in Japan.
    24 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, On the road to Tokyo, Athletics, United States of America, BILES, Simone
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