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  • News | Olympic Studies Centre

    2020/2021 Advanced Olympic Research Grants awarded

    In the framework of the seventh edition of the Advanced Olympic Research Grant Programme, The Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) has selected seven research projects, underlining their academic quality and significance with respect to the priority fields of research identified by the IOC.
    13 Jul 2020 | Olympic Studies Centre
  • 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 | Olympic Channel

    Rulon Gardner’s shock Sydney 2000 gold “changed my life forever”

    On the day new documentary Rulon Gardner Won’t Die premieres on the Olympic Channel, figures past and present reflect on how the extraordinary triumphs and tribulations of one of the Olympic Games’ most enduring personalities continue to shape wrestling in the USA and beyond. 
    10 Jun 2020 | Olympic News
  • News | Seoul 1988

    Relive one of the greatest comebacks in Olympic history

    In the men’s diving competition, Greg Louganis (USA) suffered from concussion after he struck his head on the springboard during the preliminary rounds of the Olympic Games Seoul 1988. However, he still managed to qualify for the final.
    15 May 2020 | Olympic News, Diving, United States of America, Seoul 1988
  • News | YOG

    YOG families connected through sport

    With the International Day of Families being celebrated around the world on 15 May, olympic.org takes a look at some of the unique family connections that we have seen at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    15 May 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    At the YOG, Amanda Salzgeber lived up to expectations!

    The daughter of Rainer Salzgeber, World Championship silver medallist, and Anita Wachter, Olympic combined champion in 1988, Austria’s Amanda Salzgeber was expected to do well at the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020. She duly obliged by winning three medals on the course at Les Diablerets under the watchful eye of her mother. Here she talks about this great experience…
    13 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, The Youth Olympic Games, Alpine Skiing, Women in Sport
  • News | Vancouver 2010

    A record-breaking career for National Olympic Legend Hayley Wickenheiser

    As Canada’s joint-most-successful Olympian of all time, ice hockey centre Hayley Wickenheiser is a living legend in her homeland. She discusses the huge pressure to win at her national sport, competing in two different sports (having played softball at Sydney 2000), and her new high-pressure career as a trainee emergency room doctor.
    05 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Ice Hockey, WICKENHEISER, Hayley, Canada, Vancouver 2010, Sochi 2014, Turin 2006, Salt Lake City 2002, Nagano 1998
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