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  • News | Moscow 1980

    Daley Thompson becomes the undisputed king of the decathlon at Moscow 1980

    The favourite going into the Moscow Games, the British decathlete delivered a series of top-level performances 39 years ago, on 26 and 27 July 1980, to win his first Olympic title. In the years that followed, he took gold at the European and World Championships and the Commonwealth Games, before retaining his Olympic title at Los Angeles 1984, setting a world record that would last for eight years. He is one of the greatest champions in the combined event’s history, which stretches back over a century.
    27 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Moscow 1980
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    International Federations look forward to Tokyo 2020

    With one year to go, we asked the International Federations what they were especially looking forward to about the upcoming Olympic Games. Here is what they answered.
    24 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Trailblazing Tokyo looking ahead with dazzling innovation

    It’s 12 months and counting until what promises to be the greatest show of them all. While Japan has previously staged three Olympic Games, Tokyo 2020 will ooze sophistication in many ways we’ve never seen before.
    23 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Milan-Cortina 2026

    Milan-Cortina awarded the Olympic Winter Games 2026

    Milan-Cortina, Italy, will host the Olympic Winter Games 2026. The decision was taken today during the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland. The other candidate in the ballot was Stockholm-Åre, Sweden.
    24 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Press Release, Host City Election, Milan-Cortina 2026, Italy
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Rowing and canoe venues for Tokyo 2020 inaugurated

    The Sea Forest Waterway, a new permanent venue to be used during the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, was officially inaugurated today. With more than a year to go until the Games open, the delivery of this new permanent venue shows Tokyo’s preparations are well on track.
    18 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Rowing, Canoe Sprint
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Secrets of sport climbing with four-time world champion Sean McColl

    The formula for excelling at sport climbing, one of five sports joining the Olympic programme at the Tokyo 2020 Games, is wild and varied. It can range from never doing the dishes to employing a 100m sprint coach, as Canada’s all-round expert Sean McColl reveals.
    25 May 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Sport Climbing, Canada
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