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  • News | Olympic News

    Away from the mat: Duplantis, Lavillenie, Kendricks and Lisek reveal all

    After discussing the records, sharing the secrets of their success and setting out their plans for Tokyo 2020 in the first two parts of the series, the quartet currently bestriding the world of men’s pole vaulting took on the real issues of the day, including deciding who the poker king is and discovering which of them builds saunas in his spare time…
    27 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Sweden, United States of America, Poland, France, Athletics
  • News | IOC News

    Empowering women through self-defence

    On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we look at the inspirational work of refugee athlete Amir Al-Awad, who is equipping women in his community with skills and confidence that can help them deal with negative situations.
    25 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Women in Sport
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    Former winger Khalid relives Pakistan’s golden age of Olympic hockey

    Pakistan have earned 10 Olympic medals in total – and eight of them were won by their powerhouse men’s hockey side. Few teams are remembered with more affection than their last gold-medal winners, from Los Angeles 1984. Hameed Khalid, the side’s star down the left wing, recalls an extraordinary journey from playing street ball to the top of the Olympic podium.
    16 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Los Angeles 1984, Pakistan, Hockey
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    Joyous MacLennan continues to bounce through barriers for Canada

    Bouncing on a trampoline is fun. Double Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan has never forgotten that. And it has, alongside a once-in-a-generation coach and the self-perpetuating success of her compatriots, helped place her at the centre of Canada’s golden run in gymnastics’ youngest Olympic discipline.
    13 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Canada, Gymnastics, Beijing 2008, London 2012, RIO 2016
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