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  • News | Olympic News

    The sabre – the only weapon to have been at every Games since 1896

    Fencing was one of the nine sports on the Olympic programme at the first Games of the modern era in Athens in 1896, with one foil event and one sabre event. The sabre is the only weapon to have been at every edition of the Games, all the way up to Rio 2016. It was, however, the last fencing category to have been opened up to women, in 2004 in Athens.
    25 Sep 2017 | Athens 1896, Athens 2004, Olympic News, Fencing
  • News | RIO 2016

    Flashing blades catch the eye at Rio 2016

    Ten different countries were represented on the podiums at the Rio 2016 fencing competition, though it was the Russians, Hungarians, Italians and the French who dominated proceedings at the Arena Carioca 3.
    11 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Fencing
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Israelis’ mixed emotions as silver medal is dedicated to lost love

    Artistic Gymnastics silver medal winners Noa Yakar Kazado and Yonatan Fridman shed tears along with grieving coach as the first Youth Olympic Games gold medal is won by Bulgarian pair.
    16 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Artistic Gymnastics, Israel
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Kitazono makes history and gymnastics breaks new ground at Buenos Aires 2018

    Japan’s Takeru Kitazono lit up the artistic gymnastics competitions at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, becoming the first athlete in his sport to win five gold medals at a single YOG and one of the few athletes in Olympic history to achieve such a haul. His sport also opened up new horizons with the successful staging of an innovative and exciting multidiscipline team event.
    09 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Gymnastics, Artistic Gymnastics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Acrobatic Gymnastics
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Serwa steps up to win gold in women’s ski cross final

    Canadian Kelsey Serwa stepped up from the silver medal she won at Sochi 2014 to take the gold in the women’s ski cross final at Phoenix Snow Park on Friday 23 February.
    23 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, Canada, Freestyle Skiing, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Today at PyeongChang 2018: Friday 23 February

    The women’s figure skating competition reaches its conclusion with the free skate at the Gangneung Ice Arena. Elsewhere there are golds to be won in the men’s 4x7.5km biathlon relay, the women’s ski cross, and the men’s 1,000m in speed skating. Also up for grabs is the men’s curling bronze.
    23 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Women’s freestyle skiing: Free spirits and style queens strut their stuff

    With slopestyle and halfpipe making their full Olympic debut at Sochi 2014, freestyle skiers were out in force on the Rosa Khutor slopes. From shared sibling joy in the moguls, to unexpected maternal joy in the aerials, the five women’s events produced some stunning performances and some iconic moments.
    10 Mar 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Freestyle Skiing
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