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  • News | RIO 2016

    Snapped: the secret behind the striking shot of Sindhu

    David Ramos captured one of the most imaginative and celebrated images of Rio 2016: Indian badminton star PV Sindhu, from above, with the thrown shuttlecock perfectly positioned over one eye. The Spanish photographer explains how teamwork combined to get the perfect frame – and talks about the crazy life of an Olympic photographer.
    16 May 2019 | Olympic News, India, Badminton, RIO 2016
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Yumenoshima Park Archery Field hits the bullseye

    Another important milestone on the road to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 was reached this weekend when the Olympic and Paralympic archery venue was unveiled. 
    29 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Archery
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games detailed events schedule announced

    Get your diaries out – it’s starting to feel very real: Tokyo 2020 today announced the order of events for each sporting session at next summer’s Olympic Games. Featuring a record 33 sports and 339 events, there will be more opportunities than ever to go to the Games and watch world-class athletes in action. 
    16 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Development through sport

    India’s pioneering marksman Abhinav Bindra is growing sport at grassroots level

    As one of the best shooters of his generation, Abhinav Bindra became, at Beijing 2008, the first Indian athlete to win an individual Olympic gold medal, and has won multiple medals at both the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games. Since 2010, he has dedicated much of his time to developing sport across Indian society, building new facilities in underprivileged communities and bringing elite sports science centres to major cities through the Abhinav Bindra Foundation.
    06 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, India, Shooting, Development through sport, Peace
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Martin Fourcade and the emotional rollercoaster of the PyeongChang 2018 Games

    Martin Fourcade, the best biathlete in history along with Ole Einar Bjørndalen, the man with seven consecutive victories in the World Cup general ranking, 31 Crystal Globes and 25 World Championship medals, is also the French athlete with the most Olympic titles, with five victories. In PyeongChang, he went through it all: serving as a flag-bearer, winning three gold medals and suffering two huge disappointments. On the anniversary of his victory in the pursuit at PyeongChang, he answers our questions on olympic.org.
    12 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Biathlon, France, FOURCADE, Martin
  • News | Lillehammer 1994

    Snapped: the moment the Olympic flame prepared for take-off

    Unbeknown to many, organisers of the Opening Ceremony for the 1994 Winter Games had long been preparing to launch the Olympic flame into the Lillehammer night sky. Inexperienced snapper Bob Martin was as in the dark as everyone else but, through a mixture of luck, ingenuity and talent, the Englishman soon found himself in the perfect spot to capture one of the enduring Olympic images. 
    12 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lillehammer 1994
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