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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Kim Rhode aiming for seven out of seven at Tokyo 2020

    In 2016, American shooter Kimberly Rhode achieved the unprecedented feat of winning a medal at six straight editions of the Summer Games, going all the way back to her double trap title at Atlanta 1996, aged 17. Now 40 and the skeet world no. 1, she has no intention of stopping any time soon; she is targeting a seventh consecutive medal at Tokyo 2020 and, looking beyond that, victory in front of a home crowd at Los Angeles 2028.
    25 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, United States of America, Shooting, On the road to Tokyo, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Olympic News

    Cathy Freeman at Sydney 2000: Moments of magic!

    The lighting of the Olympic cauldron, the victory lap in front of a jubilant crowd, the green and white full bodysuit… Cathy Freeman left an unforgettable mark on the Sydney 2000 Games. Twenty years on, who will claim victory in the 400m in the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo? Naturally the chances are higher for athletes also taking part in the women’s 4x400m event and the new mixed 4x400m relay!
    22 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Sydney 2000, Tokyo 2020, Athletics
  • News | Olympic News

    Aymar “the magician” reveals how she drove Argentinian hockey to the top

    Luciana Aymar is not only the greatest female hockey player of all time; she also transformed the way an entire nation views her sport. It is quite a story and, after 20 years of sacrifice, the 41-year-old and now retired four-time Olympic medal winner is enjoying sharing it.
    31 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Hockey, Argentina
  • News | Antwerp 1920

    "La Divine" Suzanne Lenglen lights up the Antwerp 1920 Games

    Suzanne Lenglen – undoubtedly the greatest French female tennis player of all time. World champion at the age of 15, a six-time winner at both Roland Garros and Wimbledon and the first real global tennis star, she won the women’s singles tournament 99 years ago at Antwerp 1920, losing only four games in the process. She also claimed gold in the mixed doubles with Max Decugis, and bronze in the women’s doubles alongside Élisabeth d'Ayen.
    24 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Antwerp 1920, Tennis, LENGLEN, Suzanne, France
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    2020 Vision: The Olympic Capital

    As the Olympic capital prepares to host next year’s Winter Youth Olympic Games, we cast our eye over some memorable moments from Lausanne’s rich history as home of the International Olympic Committee
    12 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    The Lausanne 2020 cauldron will be a first in the history of the Olympic Games

    The Organising Committee for the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 has announced that its Olympic cauldron, the construction of which began on 17 June 2019, will be powered for the first time in the history of the Olympic Games by an eco-responsible fuel. 
    02 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Olympic News

    The International Olympic Committee at 125

    On the 125th anniversary of the creation of the IOC, the Olympic Review traces the history of the organisation, and speaks to IOC President Thomas Bach and IOC Honorary President Jacques Rogge to understand how, in spite of various challenges, the values that underpin the Olympic Games remain as relevant today as ever.
    23 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | YOG

    3x3 is the magic number

    As the FIBA 3x3 World Cup continues in the Netherlands, olympic.org takes a look back at some of the most memorable moments from the fast-paced basketball discipline at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    21 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Basketball 3x3, YOG
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