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  • News | Paris 2024

    IOC Executive Board approves Paris 2024 venue proposal

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Executive Board (EB) today approved Paris 2024’s proposal to have Place de la Concorde as the venue for an urban sports cluster and Tahiti as the venue for surfing. The venues were approved by the Paris 2024 Executive Board on 12 December 2019 before being proposed to the IOC.
    03 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Paris 2024, IOC News
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 mascots Make the Beat in Barcelona

    Tokyo 2020 mascots Miraitowa and Someity have been cheered on at Barcelona’s most famous sights during their ‘Make the Beat’ tour.
    02 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, All about Tokyo 2020
  • News | Calgary 1988

    When Alberto Tomba burst onto the Olympic scene 32 years ago…

    He is one of the greatest Alpine skiers in history. Alberto Tomba competed in his first Games at Calgary in 1988, and within the space of 48 hours, between 25 and 27 February, he won the giant slalom and the slalom. He became “La Bomba”, a huge star in Italy and within his sport, and continued to produce stellar performances for the next 10 years.
    27 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, TOMBA, Alberto, Alpine Skiing, Calgary 1988, Albertville 1992, Lillehammer 1994, Nagano 1998
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Women’s monobob – a new Olympic discipline is making headway

    Olympic fans were able to watch solo bobsleigh at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lillehammer 2016 and Lausanne 2020. The women’s event is now on the programme of the Winter Games in Beijing in 2022, and unlike other bobsleigh events, the athletes use a bob that is identical to those of all their competitors, giving pride of place to the driving, with the value of the equipment having no bearing.
    01 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Bobsleigh, Beijing 2022, Lausanne 2020, Lillehammer 2016
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