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  • News | Olympic Studies Centre

    2019 PhD Students and Early Career Academics Research Grants awarded

    In the framework of the PhD Students and Early Career Academics Research Grant Programme, The Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) has selected six research projects based on their academic quality and link with Olympic studies.
    25 Jan 2019 | Olympic Studies Centre
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Russia win double gold on a sporting day of wrestling action

    There were two wrestling golds for Russia on day 9 at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018. Akhmedkhan Tembotov and Sergei Kozyrev dominated the 80kg and 110kg categories respectively, while Uzbekistan’s Umidjon Jalolov and Azerbaijan’s Turan Bayramov won gold in the 48kg and 65kg. However, the story of the day was USA’s Robert Howard’s sporting gesture after defeating local favourite Hernan David Almendra in the 55kg.
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Wrestling Freestyle, Russian Federation
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    China rules the trampoline

    Fantao Fu and Xinyi Fan completed a double victory for China in the men’s and women’s categories of the trampoline gymnastics on day 8 at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018. Australian Jessica Pickering provided further inspiration by overcoming her fears to finish with a silver medal on the women's podium.
    14 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Trampoline, People's Republic of China
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Ones to watch at the YOG Buenos Aires 2018

    With 4.000 of the world’s best young athletes set to descend on Buenos Aires for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) this October, we take a look at some of the rising stars who are likely to shine in the Argentinian capital.
    14 Sep 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    German gold rush in bobsleigh… but Canadians share in the glory

    Germany’s Francesco Friedrich won gold in both the two-man and four-man bobsleigh events at PyeongChang 2018, though had to share the former with Canada’s Justin Kripps after the two posted identical times. Meanwhile Olympic debutant Mariama Jamanka won the two-woman event, as the Germans swept the board at the Alpensia Sliding Centre.
    06 Mar 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Bobsleigh, Germany, Olympic News
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