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  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    BA2018 Revisited: ‘The YOG is my happy place,’ reveals archery champion Cowles

    Two years on from the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, US archer Trenton Cowles looks back at his time in Argentina, which saw him win individual gold and mixed team bronze, and reveals how his experiences there have helped shape his career since then.
    14 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, Archery, United States of America, YOG, Paris 2024
  • News | IOC News

    Helping athletes to stay mentally fit

    On the eve of World Mental Health Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) emphasises the need to support athletes through the difficult times the world is currently facing, and highlights the initiatives it has put in place over the past two years to drive the conversation on mental health and improve athletes’ well-being.
    09 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Athletes' space
  • News | IOC News

    IOC strengthens investigation into possible political interference in Belarus

    During its virtual meeting today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) decided to strengthen its investigation into the compliance of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the Republic of Belarus with the Olympic Charter.
    07 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Belarus
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    BA2018 Revisited: Most memorable moments

    As we celebrate the two-year anniversary of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, olympic.org looks back at some of the most memorable moments from the Games.
    06 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Sydney 2000

    David Douillet: “Over and above my titles, what I’ve taken is a message of hope”

    Exactly 20 years ago, on the tatami of the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre at Darling Harbour, judoka David Douillet, the flagbearer for the French team, retained his Olympic heavyweight title. His road to glory, however, was strewn with obstacles. Here, he tells olympic.org about his quest for gold and the importance of the values of sharing and humanity, which have made him who he is today.
    28 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Judo, Sydney 2000, France
  • News | Sydney 2000

    Catherine Freeman’s golden Olympic moment to last thousands of years with new technology

    To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Olympic Games Sydney 2000, the famous white exterior sails of the Sydney Opera House are becoming an enormous movie screen, showing Australian Catherine Freeman’s 400-metre gold medal win on 25 September 2000. She ran her final in 49.11 seconds, becoming the first Aboriginal athlete to win gold in an individual event at the Olympic Games.
    25 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Sydney 2000, Australia
  • News | Singapore 2010

    #YOGJourney: Gavrilova relives Singapore 2010 gold

    Since winning singles tennis gold at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Singapore 2010, Daria Gavrilova has won WTA titles, reached the top 20 in the world rankings and played at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. Here, she reflects on her YOG experiences, the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, and her comeback from injury.
    24 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Singapore 2010, YOG, Tennis
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