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  • News | Stockholm 1912

    Jim Thorpe – a name etched in the annals of the Olympic Games

    A winner of both the pentathlon and decathlon with outstanding performances at the 1912 Games, a high-level baseballer, American footballer and basketballer, not to mention actor – Jim Thorpe is recognised as one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century. One hundred and seven years ago, he amazed the public and his rivals with his feats in the pentathlon and decathlon.
    13 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Stockholm 1912, Athletics, United States of America
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: YOG stars shine bright in June

    June saw a host of impressive performances by former Youth Olympic Games athletes on the world stage. Here, Olympic.org takes a look at some of the highlights… 
    09 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Secrets of sport climbing with four-time world champion Sean McColl

    The formula for excelling at sport climbing, one of five sports joining the Olympic programme at the Tokyo 2020 Games, is wild and varied. It can range from never doing the dishes to employing a 100m sprint coach, as Canada’s all-round expert Sean McColl reveals.
    25 May 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Sport Climbing, Canada, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Athletics glimpses the future at Buenos Aires 2018

    The next generation of track and field stars showed plenty of consistency and determination over six exciting days of athletics competition at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    15 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Athletics
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Tzengko gets her just dessert

    Friends, family support and dulce de leche deliver motivational tailwinds to the gold medal winner Elina Tzengko (GRE) in the women’s javelin throw on the final day of YOG Buenos Aires 2018 athletics competition.
    16 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Athletics
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