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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Fans go wild for table tennis test event

    Table tennis’s finest gave a capacity crowd at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium a taste of the non-stop, high-octane action fans can expect at next year’s Olympic Games, with the Team World Cup – a Tokyo 2020 test event – coming to a thrilling conclusion on Sunday. 
    11 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Tokyo 2020 test events, Table Tennis
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Buenos Aires 2018: Where are they now?

    As we celebrate the one-year anniversary of the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG), olympic.org highlights some of the young athletes who have gone on to make their name on the global stage since shining in Buenos Aires.
    11 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Kaori Icho on course to make history with five in a row at Tokyo 2020

    Japanese wrestler Kaori Icho is the only woman to have won four consecutive individual Olympic gold medals in the same discipline. A superstar in Japan, she remains undefeated at the Games since women’s freestyle wrestling was included on the programme at Athens 2004, and she intends to continue this run by doing everything she can to rise to challenge number five: victory on home soil at the Tokyo Games!
    25 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Wrestling, Japan, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: YOG athletes scale new heights in July

    Former Youth Olympic Games athletes continued to light up the world stage in July. Here, Olympic.org takes a look at some of the most eye-catching performers…
    15 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Chinese divers soar en route to Tokyo

    At the 2019 World Championships in Gwangju, which were also the qualifiers for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, China overwhelmingly dominated the diving events, taking home 12 gold medals out of 13. It completed its plunder with nine silver medals and one bronze. Australia won the 3m mixed duo event, taking advantage of the last-minute forfeit by China's Yang Hao, who preferred to focus on the 10m final scheduled for the same day.
    13 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, People's Republic of China, Diving, Tokyo 2020
  • News | YOG

    YOG stars excel in March

    The third month of 2019 was a spectacular one for former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes as they made their mark at elite level with another huge haul of medals, a new world record and a piece of skating history.
    10 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Beijing 2022

    The future beckons for the Chinese ski jumping team

    As the Olympic cycle leading up to the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing continues, China is busy preparing its ski jumping teams, made up of young athletes with enormous potential. Every effort is being made to get them up to the highest possible level and, in the long term, create a real ski jumping culture in a country where winter sports are growing rapidly.
    15 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Ski Jumping, People's Republic of China
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Ice skating in China: a centuries-old story

    With a host of Olympic figure skating podium finishes since the Lillehammer Games in 1994, particularly in the pairs, and a first gold medal in the discipline won by Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo in Vancouver in 2010, China is now gearing up for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022. The country has an ice skating tradition that dates back several centuries.
    07 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022
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