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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Vanessa Boslak: "Sport helped me to handle the COVID-19 crisis"

    After participating in four Olympic Games, the French vaulter retired in 2017 to begin a career in physiotherapy. She is now working in a Parisian clinic helping COVID-19 patients with muscle recovery. During this highly stressful period, Boslak says that it was her athletic experience that helped her to handle a crisis like this.
    14 May 2020 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Athletics, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • 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, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Olympic flame handover ceremony delivers message of hope

    The scaled-down ceremony in Athens featured gold medallists, emotional addresses and a message of hope and unity, with the flame now set to travel to Japan. The Olympic flag was raised, and the national anthems of Japan and Greece sounded, as the Olympic flame handover ceremony took place at Athens’ iconic Panathenaic Stadium.
    19 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Olympic Torch Relay, All about Tokyo 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Mondo Duplantis: "My whole life, i wanted that moment right there"

    Mondo Duplantis (SWE) set a new pole vault world record of 6.17m in Torun, Poland. European champion in 2018 and still only 20 years old, this has been the perfect start to Olympic year for Duplantis who is now the hot favourite to take gold at Tokyo 2020.
    10 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Athletics, On the road to Tokyo, Sweden
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Anna Korakaki chosen to be the first torchbearer of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay

    The Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) has unanimously decided that Olympic shooting champion Anna Korakaki will be the first torchbearer at the lighting ceremony of the Olympic flame for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, on 12 March 2020 in Ancient Olympia.
    07 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, All about Tokyo 2020, Greece, Women in Sport
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Viktória Čerňanská: the rising star of monobob

    Slovakian pilot Viktória Čerňanská has been dominating the international youth monobob series since its introduction by the IBSF ahead of the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020. She is also among her country’s most promising young talents in athletics! Here we hear from a 17-year-old champion who will be one of the firm favourites to win in St Moritz, where the monobob competition will be held at the next YOG.
    07 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Monobob, Slovakia
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Nathalie Péchalat: “The emotion of sport doesn’t just come from winning”

    A three-time Olympian, double World Championship medallist and double European champion in the ice dance with her partner Fabian Bourzat, Nathalie Péchalat is looking forward to passing on her experience and values to the young athletes who will be competing at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020. Here, she explains why being an Athlete Role Model means so much to her.
    14 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Ice Dance, France
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