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  • News | Olympic News

    “Win the Morning” like Canada’s Olympic javelin thrower Liz Gleadle

    Liz Gleadle has become Canada’s finest female javelin thrower through years of dedication to detail. So when she tells you that her morning routine is a huge contributing factor to her success, it’s worth listening. Now the Olympian is offering an Olympian & Paralympian Online Experience – a 90-minute group Zoom call – in which she explains how we can all “win the morning like an Olympian”. Just don’t forget your bathing suit…
    16 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Canada, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Sponsors, Airbnb, Athletics
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    The Olympic dream of Kelsey-Lee Barber, 2019 world javelin champion

    Since javelin appeared on the Olympic programme in 1932 in Los Angeles, Australia has had only one Olympic medallist, Louise McPaul, who won silver in Atlanta in 1996, and two silver medals at the IAAF World Championships since 1983. But everything changed with Kelsey-Lee Barber, who took gold in the discipline at the Doha 2019 World Championships and is determined to win again at Tokyo 2020!
    02 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, javelin throw, Australia
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Secrets of baseball with Netherlands pitcher Kevin Heijstek

    Dutchman Kevin Heijstek gives the lowdown on the sport that makes its Olympic return 12 years after its last appearance, offering insight into the basics, the mind games and its place within Japanese sporting culture.
    18 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Baseball, Netherlands
  • 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 | Moscow 1980

    Daley Thompson becomes the undisputed king of the decathlon at Moscow 1980

    The favourite going into the Moscow Games, the British decathlete delivered a series of top-level performances 39 years ago, on 26 and 27 July 1980, to win his first Olympic title. In the years that followed, he took gold at the European and World Championships and the Commonwealth Games, before retaining his Olympic title at Los Angeles 1984, setting a world record that would last for eight years. He is one of the greatest champions in the combined event’s history, which stretches back over a century.
    27 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Moscow 1980
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    New Robots unveiled for Tokyo 2020 Games

    The Tokyo Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) has unveiled four new futuristic robots which will be deployed to assist spectators, athletes and officials at competition venues and to relay sound, images and physical feedback from venues to those watching remotely. The Tokyo 2020 Robot Project aims to ensure the Tokyo 2020 Games will be the most innovative ever, with the new robots expected to provide visiting fans and those watching remotely with an experience they are unlikely to forget. 
    22 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
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