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  • News | London 1908

    Tennis galore in London in 1908

    For the first time, there were two tennis tournaments at the 1908 Games in London: the first on an indoor wooden court at the Queen's Club, from 6 to 11 May, and the second on the grass of Wimbledon exactly two months later, from 6 to 11 July, finishing today 111 years ago. While Major Ritchie occupied every step of the podium on both surfaces, and Arthur Gore won the men’s indoor singles and doubles titles, Dorothea Lambert Chambers added Olympic gold to an exceptional career on grass.
    11 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tennis, London 1908
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 15: Park in-bee makes history; Neymar, Farah and Felix at the top of their game

    Relive the magnificent penultimate day of the Rio Games – Saturday 20 August 2016 – on olympic.org. An action-packed day provided several moments of Olympic history, with Park In-bee triumphing in the women’s golf, Neymar giving Brazil its first-ever Olympic title and Allyson Felix becoming the most decorated female athlete ever, and a whole lot more besides!
    20 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Favourites prevail in the Rio 2016 triathlon

    In the magnificent setting of Fort Copacabana, the Rio 2016 triathlon competitions produced some brilliant displays of all-round athleticism. Just as at London 2012, Alistair Brownlee won gold in the men’s event and was joined on the podium once again by his younger sibling Jonathan. In the women’s event, favourite Gwen Jorgensen of the USA outraced the Swiss reigning champion Nicola Spirig.
    07 Sep 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Triathlon
  • News | RIO 2016

    Jorgensen races to women’s triathlon gold

    US triathlete Gwen Jorgensen produced the perfect race to win the Olympic gold. She stayed with her rivals on the bike before surging clear of defending champion Nicola Spirig-Hug of Switzerland on the run.
    20 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Triathlon, United States of America
  • News | RIO 2016

    Triathletes, rowers and riders test the water in Rio

    On 2 August, most of the world’s top triathletes convened in Brazil for the 2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Olympic qualification event, which took place in and around the city’s iconic Copacabana Beach.
    12 Aug 2015 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
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