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  • News | Vancouver 2010

    The day when Simon Ammann became the most decorated Olympic ski jumper

    The Swiss ski jumper is the only person to have achieved two doubles at the Winter Games, eight years apart. He won his fourth title on 20 February 2010 in Vancouver, on Whistler’s big hill, leaving his rivals far behind, inscribing his name in golden letters in the Olympic history books.
    20 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Ski Jumping, Nagano 1998, Salt Lake City 2002, Turin 2006, Vancouver 2010, Sochi 2014, PyeongChang 2018, Switzerland
  • News | Vancouver 2010

    On 17 February 2010, Marit Bjørgen won the first of her eight Olympic titles

    With fifteen podium places, Marit Bjørgen has more medals than any other Olympic Winter Games athlete. She shares the record for the most titles with fellow Norwegians, cross-country skier Bjørn Daehlie and biathlete Ole Einar Bjørndalen – all of them have eight gold medals. She won her first gold in Vancouver, on 17 February 2010, at the close of the sprint final. It was her third Olympic Games!
    17 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    A legendary treble for Dario Cologna on 16 February 2018 in PyeongChang

    Switzerland won four Olympic gold medals in cross-country skiing - all thanks to Dario Cologna. In addition, the Santa Maria Val Müstair Champion accomplished a unique feat in the PyeongChang 2018 Games, winning the 15 km to become the first skier to make his mark three times over the same distance at the Games.
    16 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Switzerland, Cross Country Skiing
  • News | Nagano 1998

    Hermann Maier: a spectacular crash in the downhill followed by two titles at Nagano 1998

    On 13 February 1998, in the downhill at the Games in Nagano, Hermann Maier crashed off the course in spectacular fashion, and the images of this made the news all over the world. But the Games went on for him – just a few days later he won two gold medals, in the super-G and giant slalom. And the legend of the “Herminator” would live on for many years to come.
    13 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Nagano 1998, Alpine Skiing, Austria
  • News | Innsbruck 1964

    On 4 February 1964, Thomas Köhler and Ortrun Enderlein became the first Olympic champions in luge

    After being granted Olympic status in 1954, luge made its official début 10 years later on the Igls ice track at the Innsbruck Games. The first singles titles were awarded on 4 February 1964 to two East German lugers competing for the Unified Team of Germany, Thomas Köhler and Ortrun Enderlein, who paved the way for Germany’s success on the Olympic stage – a success that has continued to this day.
    04 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Innsbruck 1964, Luge
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Toyota actively contributes to the sustainability and legacy of the Youth Olympic Games

    As the mobility partner of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, Worldwide TOP Partner Toyota is committed to making a positive impact on the host city and leaving a strong mobility legacy after the Games. The company supports the staging of Buenos Aires 2018 with different services and mobility solutions, including the supply of over 338 vehicles and the launch of a new car rental service platform “Toyota Mobility Services” using official vehicles, as a legacy towards an Argentinian mobility society.
    06 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Paris 2024

    IOC Executive Board approves Paris 2024 optimised Olympic Games concept

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Executive Board today approved the optimised Olympic Games venue concept for Paris 2024. Work on the concept, which brought together all key Games stakeholders – the International Federations (IFs), the IOC, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), and the French sports movement, local authorities and public authorities – was based on Olympic Agenda 2020’s New Norm and was guided by three core principles: delivering the best possible Games experience; strengthening legacy; and solidifying the budget.
    05 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Paris 2024, IOC News
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Andorra's double basketball presence in Buenos Aires 2018

    Both of the Andorra's 3x3 basketball teams qualified to compete at Urban Park at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games, thanks to the position that both its teams hold in the U18 world ranking of the International Federation (FIBA).
    03 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Andorra, Basketball
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Germany cruise to another Nordic combined gold

    Germany made it three Nordic combined gold medals out of three at PyeongChang 2018, with the quartet of Vinzenz Geiger, Fabian Reissle, Eric Frenzel and Johannes Rydzek easing to victory in the in the men’s team large hill/4x5km event, held at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre and Alpensia Cross-Country Centre on Thursday 22 February.
    22 Feb 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Nordic Combined, Germany, Olympic News
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