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  • News | Vancouver 2010

    Yuna Kim turns Bond girl on 23 February 2010 en route to historic victory

    Yuna Kim is part of Olympic Winter Games history. Hers was one of the standout stories of Vancouver 2010, as she won the Republic of Korea’s first figure skating gold medal with a world record 228.56 points. It all began on 23 February with a stunning short programme routine choreographed to the James Bond theme music.
    23 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Vancouver 2010, Figure Skating, Republic of Korea
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Skeleton’s high-speed “Emperor” Yun Sung-bin refuses to rest on his laurels

    In the space of less than three-and-a-half minutes at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, the Republic of Korea’s Yun Sung-bin became Asia’s first gold medallist in the skeleton, sold his sport to a previously unheeding nation and propelled himself to the status of sporting royalty.
    16 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Skeleton, PyeongChang 2018, Republic of Korea
  • News | Lake Placid 1932

    On 15 February 1932, Eddie Eagan became the first and only person to win gold at the Summer and Winter Games

    As a pusher in the four-man bobsleigh team spearheaded by pilot Billy Fiske, Edward Eagan won the gold medal with the USA I team in the final event of the Lake Placid 1932 Winter Games. Twelve years earlier, as a boxer, he had been crowned Olympic champion in the light heavyweight competition at Antwerp 1920. Today marks the anniversary of one man’s extraordinary achievement.
    15 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Light up to 60kg (boxing), Boxing, Bobsleigh, Lake Placid 1932, Antwerp 1920
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Legacy of PyeongChang 2018 continues to grow

    Two years after the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, the legacy of the Games lives on, as Gangwon looks ahead to hosting the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2024. The Olympic venues continue to host international sports events this winter season as Gangwon moves ahead with its vision of expanding new horizons of sport. The province is hosting youth sports camps and educational programmes, and is establishing international partnerships for global peace initiatives.
    09 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, YOG, Legacy
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