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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Eventing star March rejects “Olympic jinx” and focuses on hope and ambition

    After the agony of missing out on making her Olympic debut at her home Games due to injury, Great Britain’s Georgina “Piggy” March was in the form of her life in 2019. But far from despairing at the postponement of Tokyo 2020, the eventer is embracing the task of maintaining her and her four-legged partners’ peak performance levels for another 12 months. 
    19 May 2020 | Olympic News, Equestrian / Eventing, On the road to Tokyo, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Olympic News

    Sarajevo ’84: the human legacy that has stood the test of time

    Sarajevo staged an impeccable Olympic Winter Games in 1984 – but eight years later, the city was torn apart by war.  The Olympic spirit and a global outpour of support – including a significant contribution from the International Olympic Committee – helped the capital get back on its feet. The spirit continues to be a central part of the region’s identity and the recent European Youth Olympic Winter Festival marked a new chapter in its Olympic history.
    21 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Legacy, Sarajevo 1984
  • News | Sarajevo 1984

    Snapped: Torvill & Dean relive the day they danced their way to enduring glory

    It is 35 years since British figure skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean danced the Bolero at the Olympic Winter Games Sarajevo 1984, but the passing of time has done nothing to dampen the worldwide fascination with their performance or lessen the impact it had on their sport.
    14 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Figure Skating, Great Britain, Sarajevo 1984
  • News | Sarajevo 1984

    Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean: perfection on ice

    At the 1984 Olympic Winter Games in Sarajevo, British ice dancers Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean turned in a flawless performance that earned them perfect marks for artistic impression and a stunning gold medal.
    28 Jan 2015 | Sarajevo 1984, Olympic News, Figure Skating, Great Britain
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Sochi marks new chapter in Olympic Winter Games history

    When the Olympic Winter Games were first held in 1924, there were just 258 athletes from 16 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) taking part. In Sochi, however, there will be more than 2,800 competitors from a record 87 NOCs.
    06 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News
  • News | London 2012

    Gosper: Media help spread the Games across the world

    With the Main Press Centre at the London 2012 Olympic Park being officially opened, Olympic.org caught up with Kevan Gosper, the Chairman of the IOC Press Commission, to talk about the important role that the media play during the Games, and how the IOC P
    24 Jul 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News
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