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  • News | Olympic News

    Dressage legend Isabell Werth and her horses

    For Isabell Werth, the most decorated Olympic equestrian athlete of all time, it is simple: the horse is everything. “Without a top horse you have nothing, you are just a rider, nothing more,” said the German who has won six gold and four silver medals in dressage during a career which has, to date, spanned five Olympic Games.
    11 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Germany, Equestrian / Dressage
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: Former YOG athletes continue to amaze in August

    The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) continue to provide a springboard to the international stage, with a succession of former YOG athletes clinching world and continental titles throughout August.
    09 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Turkish archers looking to make history at Tokyo 2020

    Turkey has never won an Olympic medal in archery but Yasemin Anagoz and Mete Gazoz are determined to change that, starting at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
    08 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Turkey, Archery, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Japanese baseball star Koji Uehara on the past, present and future of his sport

    Over the course of a stellar career that spanned 20 years and took in both his native Japan and the United States, two-time Olympian Koji Uehara won just about every title there is to win. But, with his sport back on the Olympic programme at Tokyo 2020, Uehara has just one regret...
    26 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Japan, Baseball
  • 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
  • News | YOG

    Masters of the mat

    Ahead of the World Judo Championships in Tokyo, olympic.org highlights some of the judoka who have made a big impact on the global stage since their breakthrough performances at the Youth Olympic Games
    24 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Judo
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