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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, javelin throw, Canada, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Sponsors, Airbnb
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Overcoming obstacles second nature to the USA’s all-conquering water polo star Seidemann

    The USA women’s water polo team is one of the most dominant outfits in Olympic sport. The two-time defending Olympic champions have won every world title since 2015 and, while a pre-lockdown loss to Australia and the stresses of COVID-19 have thrown up a host of challenges, star defender Melissa Seidemann is quietly confident of yet more success…
    09 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, United States of America, Water Polo, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Dakar 2022

    High five: baseball5 hits the YOG

    Following the inclusion of baseball5 on the event programme of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Dakar 2022, we take a closer look at this fast-paced and youth-focused urban discipline.
    24 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, Dakar 2022, YOG, Baseball
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Benjamin Toniutti: “The Tokyo Games in 2021 will be a new adventure”

    Benjamin Toniutti, who passed the 300-appearance mark for the French volleyball team in 2019, has been the national captain for seven years and is one of the best setters in the world. He has been taking the positives out of the postponement of the Tokyo Games, for which “Les Bleus” qualified in style, and is excited at the prospect of a new adventure with his team-mates in the summer of 2021.
    12 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, France, Volleyball, RIO 2016, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Olympic News

    “Only one way to look at lockdown” says world’s best male hockey player Van Doren

    Defender Arthur Van Doren has driven Belgium from perennial runners-up to multiple major championship winners and the world’s no.1 men’s hockey team. Here, he reveals how, as well as explaining why introspection and banishing his smartphone have helped him turn the COVID-19-enforced lockdown into a positive.
    03 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, Hockey, Belgium, RIO 2016, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Refugee Olympic Team

    Wrestling the light at the end of the tunnel for Refugee Olympic Team hopeful

    Amir Al-Awad, an 18-time Syrian champion, had consigned wrestling to the past when he and his family were forced to flee their country in fear in 2011. But, after being inspired by the chance to show his fellow refugees that anything is possible, he returned to the sport he loves and is now targeting a place at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. 
    01 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Wrestling, Refugee Olympic Team
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Charline Picon: “We’re going to have to adapt constantly”

    Charline Picon – an Olympic windsurfing champion in the RS:X class in 2016, the first French athlete to qualify for the Tokyo Games, and a world silver medallist in February just before the COVID-19 pandemic led to a global lockdown – has been making the most of her time away from sport. Having decided to bring her glittering career to an end after the Games, she is now looking forward to an extra year of competing in the sport she is passionate about.
    20 May 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, France, Sailing
  • News | Olympic News

    Thomas Rohler: why you need to be in crocodile mode

    The Rio 2016 Olympic javelin gold medallist explains why he's finding lockdown "very relaxing", and how the magic 100m barrier might be broken.
    12 May 2020 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Athletics, Tokyo 2020, RIO 2016, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Baby son points the way through COVID-19 for legendary karateka Antonio Díaz

    Veteran karateka Antonio Díaz may have been waiting his whole career to take part in the Olympic Games, but the news that he will have to hold on for one more year prompted not dismay but a shrug of the shoulders and even a few grins from one member of the Venezuelan’s household...
    08 May 2020 | Olympic News, Karate, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
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