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  • News | IOC News

    Sports federations leading the way to increase percentage of female coaches and technical officials

    Sessions three and four of the IOC’s gender equality webinar series – hosted live on 14 September and now available online – highlighted some of the great work International Federations (IFs) are doing to develop their pool of female coaches and technical officials, and provided concrete guidelines and tools for others to use. 
    16 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Women in Sport
  • News | Munich 1972

    Gary Hall Sr, the three-time Olympian whose roommate put him in the shade

    Gary Hall Senior won medals at three Olympic Games and held numerous world records, but on one late-August day in 1972, it was Hall’s friend, clubmate and fellow competitor, Mark Spitz, who set the sporting world alight, as Hall explains…
    16 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Swimming, United States of America, Munich 1972, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Sydney 2000

    Jess Fox: From Sydney to the YOG and beyond

    As the Olympic Movement marks the 20th anniversary of the Olympic Games Sydney 2000, canoe-slalom world champion Jess Fox reveals how the event impacted her own career.
    15 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Sydney 2000, Canoe, Australia, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Antwerp 1920

    The legend of Duke Kahanamoku, the father of modern surfing and double Olympic champion in Antwerp

    At the Antwerp 1920 Games, Hawaiian champion Duke Kahanamoku became the first swimmer to win the Olympic 100m freestyle twice in a row. This came after his first title eight years earlier in Stockholm. He went on to claim a silver medal in the event at the 1924 Olympics in Paris, and is also known and honoured throughout the world as the man who popularised the sport of surfing.
    11 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Swimming, KAHANAMOKU, Duke, United States of America, Antwerp 1920, Paris 1924, Stockholm 1912
  • News | Olympic News

    Trailblazer Adeagbo inspiring fans to reimagine their futures

    After making history in the skeleton at the Olympic Winter Games just 100 days after taking up the sport, Nigerian trailblazer Simidele Adeagbo is now inspiring people around the world by sharing her “transformational blueprint” through the Olympian & Paralympian Online Experiences available on Worldwide Olympic Partner Airbnb’s platform.
    02 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Skeleton, Sponsors, Airbnb
  • News | Olympic News

    How Olympic gold medallist Mary Wineberg is inspiring children around the world

    Olympic gold medallist Mary Wineberg is sharing her inspirational children’s book with young fans all over the world through the Olympian & Paralympian Online Experiences available on Worldwide Olympic Partner Airbnb’s platform.
    26 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Sponsors, Airbnb, Athletics, Beijing 2008
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