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  • News | RIO 2016

    Jorgensen races to women’s triathlon gold

    US triathlete Gwen Jorgensen produced the perfect race to win the Olympic gold. She stayed with her rivals on the bike before surging clear of defending champion Nicola Spirig-Hug of Switzerland on the run.
    20 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Triathlon, United States of America
  • News | RIO 2016

    Favourites prevail in the Rio 2016 triathlon

    In the magnificent setting of Fort Copacabana, the Rio 2016 triathlon competitions produced some brilliant displays of all-round athleticism. Just as at London 2012, Alistair Brownlee won gold in the men’s event and was joined on the podium once again by his younger sibling Jonathan. In the women’s event, favourite Gwen Jorgensen of the USA outraced the Swiss reigning champion Nicola Spirig.
    07 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Triathlon
  • News | Legacy

    Six years on, London 2012 is still delivering a positive economic legacy

    Six years to the day when the Queen, James Bond, David Beckham and Mr Bean took part in the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games London 2012, UK Sport has announced that more than GBP 130 million has been generated in the British capital by National Lottery and taxpayer-funded events following the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
    27 Jul 2018 | Olympic News, Legacy, London 2012
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 15: Park in-bee makes history; Neymar, Farah and Felix at the top of their game

    Relive the magnificent penultimate day of the Rio Games – Saturday 20 August 2016 – on olympic.org. An action-packed day provided several moments of Olympic history, with Park In-bee triumphing in the women’s golf, Neymar giving Brazil its first-ever Olympic title and Allyson Felix becoming the most decorated female athlete ever, and a whole lot more besides!
    20 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | London 2012

    London 2012 - Day 8 - Serena Williams joins the Golden Grand Slam club

    The host nation enjoyed its best day so far with golds in the athletics, rowing and cycling. Meanwhile, Serena Williams joined an elite club of Golden Grand Slam winners, and Michael Phelps claimed his 18th Olympic gold.
    04 Aug 2013 | London 2012, Olympic News, Tennis, Women, United States of America, WILLIAMS, Serena
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