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  • News | Olympic Studies Centre

    2018 PhD Students Research Grants awarded

    In the framework of the PhD Students Research Grant Programme, The Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) has selected seven research projects based on their academic quality and link with Olympic studies.
    23 Jan 2018 | Olympic Studies Centre
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 11: Simone Biles goes down in history, a British couple at their peak

    Relive the day of Tuesday 16 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. Simone Biles completes an amazing week with the floor title, her fourth gold medal in Rio, earning her a place among the greatest gymnasts in history. British cyclists Jason Kenny and Laura Trott win gold on the track of the Olympic velodrome.
    16 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 6: Michael Phelps unsurpassable, Simone Biles brilliant

    Relive Thursday 11 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. Michael Phelps made winning his 22nd gold medal look easy; Simone Biles lit up the individual all-around artistic gymnastics competition; and the Fijian rugby wizards were in seventh heaven!
    11 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Cup season ends with PyeongChang test event

    Latvia’s Martins Dukurs won his eighth successive overall Skeleton World Cup title in Pyeongchang this weekend. The 32-year-old edged out home favourite Yun Sungbin by just 0.01 second in the final race of the season, securing the overall title by 39 points over Yun, who finished second once again.
    20 Mar 2017 | PyeongChang 2018, Olympic News, Bobsleigh, Skeleton
  • News | Olympic Channel

    How to train for ski jump with no snow

    Ever watched the gravity-defying athletes take on Olympic ski jumping and wanted to try it yourself? Well, training for the daredevil event is a lot more accessible than you might expect.
    14 Feb 2017 | Olympic News, Nordic Combined, Ski Jumping, Olympic Channel
  • News | Olympic Studies Centre

    2017 phd students research grants awarded

    In the framework of the PhD Students Research Grant Programme, The Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) has selected eight research projects based on their academic quality and link with Olympic studies.
    27 Jan 2017 | Olympic Studies Centre
  • News | Best of Olympic Games

    Best of Olympic Archive

    The Olympic history is full of memorable events – some iconic, some less known. We have dived into our archive to show you some of the most amazing moments of the past. In this week’s edition we visit Seoul 1988, London 2012, Nagano 1998, Munich 1972 and Rio 2016.
    14 Nov 2016 | Best of Olympic Games, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Hurdlers, walkers and steeplechasers serve up a treat on the Rio 2016 track

    The sprint hurdle events at Rio 2016 produced a Jamaican first and an American clean sweep, with the USA also completing a one-lap hurdles double. Meanwhile, the steeplechase events saw another Kenyan crowned champion and a new Bahraini winner, while China reigned supreme in both of the 20km walk competitions and a Slovak took the honours in the men’s 50km.
    28 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Athletics, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Jumping for joy at Rio 2016

    The jumping events at Rio 2016 were a joy to behold, and with many contests going down to the wire, fans inside the Olympic Stadium were continually on the edge of their seats.
    25 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Athletics
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