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  • News | Los Angeles 1932

    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
  • News | Olympic News

    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
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    BA2018 Revisited: Host city reaping long-term benefits of YOG

    As we mark the two-year anniversary of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, we highlight some of the legacies that the city is enjoying as a result of hosting the YOG.
    09 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, Legacy
  • News | Sustainability

    IOC and DOW reward climate leadership in sport

    Twenty Olympic Movement organisations, namely 15 International Sports Federations (IFs) and five National Olympic Committees (NOCs), have received this year’s Carbon Action Awards of the IOC and DOW, a global initiative which is aimed at recognising and accelerating effective climate action in sport.
    06 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Sustainability, Dow, Sponsors
  • News | Sydney 2000

    How Cook navigated route to historic gold in Australia combining medicine and modern pentathlon

    While male pentathletes have competed at every Olympic Games since Stockholm 1912, Steph Cook became the first women’s Olympic modern pentathlon champion 88 years later, at the Sydney 2000 Games. The Great Britain star talks us through how she combined a hectic life as a doctor with going for gold – and how her fascinating sport, rooted in Olympic history, has evolved in the modern world.
    02 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Sydney 2000, Modern Pentathlon, Great Britain
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