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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Quickfire questions with shooting star Manu Bhaker

    Olympic.org asks Indian sharpshooter Manu Bhaker a series of quickfire questions as the double Youth Olympic Games (YOG) gold medallist targets the top of the podium at Tokyo 2020.
    28 May 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Shooting, India, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Shpyneva edges Pagnier for gold in women’s ski jump triumph

    Russian ski jumper Anna Shpyneva added the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games title to her 2019 junior world championship crown on Sunday and swiftly turned her attention to even bigger targets.
    19 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Ski Jumping
  • Argentina Wins Bronze Medal by 12 Points | Video

    Argentina Wins Bronze Medal by 12 Points

    The Argentinean basketball team achieve victory after defeating Lithuania in the bronze medal match. The Olympic champions from Athens take a 24-19 lead at the end of the first quarter, extending it to 87-75 to claim the bronze medal by 12 points. Carlos Delfino proves to be a key player for Argentina, scoring 20 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. Basketball Men's Bronze Medal Match - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympic Games - USA, AUS, ARG
  • Rhode makes USA shooting history in women's skeet final | Video

    Rhode makes USA shooting history in women's skeet final

    London 2012 - Kimberly Rhode blasted her way into Olympic history as the first USA athlete to win individual medals at five different Olympic Games when she triumphed in the Skeet. Ning Wei of China took silver at the Royal Artillery Barracks, while Danka Bartekova of Slovakia came third.
  • Hancock fires his way to Skeet gold perfection | Video

    Hancock fires his way to Skeet gold perfection

    London 2012 - US army sergeant Vincent Hancock becomes the first Skeet shooter to win back-to-back titles after taking gold at the Royal Artillery Barracks. Hancock broke his own Olympic record, missing just two shots and firing a perfect 25 in the final to register 148.
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    History-maker Schoeman recovers from strain of coronavirus to focus on Tokyo triathlon

    In 2016, Henri Schoeman became the first South African to win an Olympic triathlon medal. Four years on, his preparations for Tokyo 2020 may have taken a hit but, after his own brush with a different strain of coronavirus at the tail end of last year, the Rio 2016 bronze medallist has embraced lockdown with enthusiasm.
    05 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, South Africa, Triathlon, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Sharp-shooter Hanna Öberg aiming for more biathlon glory

    At the age of just 20, Sweden’s Hanna Öberg shocked the biathlon world by winning Olympic gold at PyeongChang 2018 without missing a single shot. She says her singular focus and ability to stay calm under pressure will be key in her pursuit of even greater success.
    05 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Sweden, Biathlon, PyeongChang 2018, Beijing 2022
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Closing fireworks for Ole Einar Bjørndalen at Sochi 2014

    On 19 February 2014 in Sochi, Ole Einar Bjørndalen was the artisan of Norway’s victory in the first ever Olympic biathlon mixed relay. Having already won the sprint ten days earlier, he took his eighth Olympic title and thirteenth medal, making him one of the greatest Olympic winter athletes of all time.
    19 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Sochi 2014, Biathlon, Norway
  • News | Vancouver 2010 Legacy

    Own the Podium

    Team Canada’s improved performance in the medal rankings at the Olympic Winter Games was the focus of the sporting excellence agenda in the lead-up to Vancouver 2010. As proof of this success, Team Canada won 29 medals at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, compared to only 17 at Salt Lake City 2002.
    23 Jan 2020 | Vancouver 2010 Legacy, Legacies for Sport
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