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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Kagiyama targets Beijing 2022 after winning figure skating gold

    Kagiyama Yuma (JPN) achieved a surprise win in the men’s singles figure skating on Sunday, coming from third place after the short programme to snatch gold at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games.
    12 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Figure Skating, Japan
  • 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
  • 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
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    The future of figure skating is now

    Young figure skaters at Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games have shown the world how the future of the sport will look like. And the enthusiastic crowd at Lausanne Vaudoise Arena was truly wowed.
    17 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Figure Skating
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