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  • News | Legacy

    Beijing builds on stadium success by adding to 2008’s architectural legacy

    The Olympic Games Beijing 2008 left the city with some of the best sports stadiums in the world, which will again come under the global spotlight at the Olympic Winter Games in 2022. Ten years on from the unforgettable Opening Ceremony in the ‘Bird’s Nest’, we look at how the venues are being reworked and how new developments will add to China’s reputation as a sporting capital.
    15 Aug 2018 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Beijing 2008, People's Republic of China, Legacy
  • News | YOG

    Celebrating YOG skills

    As countries around the globe celebrate World Youth Skills Day on 15 July, olympic.org pays tribute to four of the most inspirational performances at the Youth Olympic Games.
    11 Jul 2018 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    YOG Stars Light Up Global Stage

    We pick out more starring performances from former Youth Oylmpic Games athletes on sport’s buggest stages.
    04 Jul 2018 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Olympic News

    #UnitedBy determination: Josefina Salas

    Josefina Salas knows a thing or two about adversity. A former skier on the Chilean national team, she had to give up on her dreams of competing at the Olympic Winter Games after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the same knee twice, in 2011 and 2013, both times as a result of high-speed crashes on the slopes.
    28 Jun 2018 | Olympic News, IOC News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Chile
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Women’s freestyle skiers turn on the style at PyeongChang 2018

    France’s Perrine Laffont kicked off the women’s freestyle skiing events at PyeongChang 2018 by claiming moguls gold, before Cassie Sharpe of Canada won the halfpipe title. Sarah Hofflin and Mathilde Gremaud made it a Swiss one-two in the slopestyle and Hanna Huskova of Belarus prevailed in the aerials competition. The competition ended with Canada’s Kelsey Serwa topping the podium in ski cross.
    04 Apr 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Freestyle Skiing
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Hirscher and Shiffrin lead the way in Alpine skiing’s technical events

    Making the headlines in the Alpine skiing technical events at PyeongChang 2018 was Austria’s Marcel Hirscher, who landed the men’s combined and giant slalom titles, and the USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin, who added giant slalom gold to the slalom crown she won at Sochi 2014 before taking silver in the women’s combined behind Switzerland’s Michelle Gisin. Swedish skiers excelled in the slalom events, as Frida Hansdotter won the women’s and Andre Myhrer the men’s, while the inaugural mixed team event went to Switzerland.
    29 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Alpine Skiing
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Men’s snowboarders light up PyeongChang 2018

    US teenager Redmond Gerard kicked off the men’s snowboard events at PyeongChang 2018 by winning slopestyle gold. His compatriot Shaun White collected his third Olympic halfpipe gold, while France’s Pierre Vaultier retained his snowboard cross title, Canada’s Sébastien Toutant took the honours in the inaugural Olympic big air competition, while Switzerland’s Nevin Galmarini rounded off the action at the Phoenix Snowpark with victory in the parallel giant slalom.
    23 Mar 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Snowboard, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Alpine skiers serve up historic feats as Ledecká wins shock gold

    In the Alpine skiing speed events at PyeongChang 2018 Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal won his country’s first ever Olympic downhill title and Italy’s Sofia Goggia claimed a maiden women’s downhill crown for her nation, while Ester Ledecká of the Czech Republic caused a sensation by storming to women’s super-G gold and Austria’s Mathias Mayer outstripped his Norwegian rivals to prevail in the men’s super-G.
    21 Mar 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Alpine Skiing, Olympic News
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