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  • News | RIO 2016

    Three more world records but Phelps steals the spotlight

    Michael Phelps won his 19th Olympic gold medal with a superb performance in the men’s 4x100m freestyle on Sunday night as three world records fell at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium.
    07 Aug 2016 | Swimming, Olympic News, RIO 2016, United States of America
  • News | Olympic News

    Moment in Time: A big step for womankind

    Morocco’s Nawal El Moutawakel’s performance in the women’s 400m hurdles at Los Angeles 1984 was a watershed moment in many ways.  
    06 Mar 2015 | Olympic News
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Bobsled athletes enjoy the vibe at FIBT World Cup Finale in Sochi

    The final round of the 2014/2015 FIBT World Cup was held on 14 and 15 February at the Sanki Sliding Centre in Krasnaya Polyana - the site of the bobsled, skeleton and luge competitions at last year’s Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014. According to some of America’s best sliders, the area was full of tourists, spectators, and even some friendly volunteers back to help out after assisting at last year’s Games.
    04 Mar 2015 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Bobsleigh
  • News | Innsbruck 1964

    Tony Nash on true sportsmanship

    An Olympic champion in the two-man bobsleigh at Innsbruck 1964, Tony Nash has a unique story to tell.
    14 Nov 2014 | Olympic News, Bobsleigh, Innsbruck 1964
  • News | Sochi 2014

    It’s a family affair in Sochi

    With Dutch speed skating twins, Austrian brothers in the luge doubles, a trio of Canadian freestyle skiing sisters, three more siblings from Switzerland among the seven sets of siblings in the biathlon events, not to mention a father-and-son combination in the ice hockey, family values are very much to the fore at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.
    14 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Figure skating: Russians show team spirit

    After taking 37 points from a possible total of 40 in the short programmes, and then a maximum of 10 in the first discipline of the free programme, Russia look well placed in their bid to win gold in the inaugural Olympic team figure skating event, taking place at Sochi’s the Iceberg Skating Palace.
    08 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Figure Skating, Russian Federation
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Olympic champion Justyna Kowalczyk thrills Polish crowd

    Olympic champion Justyna Kowalczyk secured a superb victory in front of her home crowd in Szklarska Poreba (POL) on Sunday, winning the 10km ladies’ cross country skiing event in dominant fashion.
    20 Jan 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News
  • News | London 2012

    London - Day 14 - Dutch women retain hockey title

    Oussama Mellouli added an open water gold to the bronze he won in the pool, Maris Strombergs maintained his monopoly of the Olympic BMX title, the US women’s 4x100m team set a new world record, while in the men’s 4x400m there was joy for the Bahaman quartet, and the Russian team claimed a fifth consecutive Olympic title in the synchronised swimming...
    10 Aug 2013 | London 2012, Olympic News
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