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  • News | YOG

    YOG stars excel in March

    The third month of 2019 was a spectacular one for former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes as they made their mark at elite level with another huge haul of medals, a new world record and a piece of skating history.
    10 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Athletics glimpses the future at Buenos Aires 2018

    The next generation of track and field stars showed plenty of consistency and determination over six exciting days of athletics competition at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    15 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Athletics
  • News | Tokyo 1964

    “Probably one of the best Olympics ever”: Mary Rand on Tokyo 1964

    Mary Rand, one of Great Britain’s finest ever female athletes, grew up fascinated with Japan. Then aged 24, she travelled to Tokyo, embraced every aspect and returned home weeks later with a complete medal haul, comprising one gold, one silver and one bronze. It is no wonder the mere mention of the Games makes her smile.
    16 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 1964, Athletics, Great Britain
  • News | Legacy

    Paris 1900: Games at the centre of the world

    In 2024, Paris will play host to the Olympic Games for the third time in its history. We take a look back at the previous two occasions when the Games came to the French capital. The Games of the II Olympiad were unique insofar as they took place over a period of five months in conjunction with the Exposition Universelle (World’s Fair) of 1900, which took place in Paris.
    13 Sep 2017 | Olympic News, Paris 2024, Paris 1900
  • Mbango Etone Leaps to Olympic Record | Video

    Mbango Etone Leaps to Olympic Record

    In January 2017, Tatyana LEBEDEVA, of Russian Federation, competing in both Athletics Women's Triple Jump and Long Jump events, in which she ranked 2nd and for which she was awarded the silver medals, has been disqualified from the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Francoise Mbango Etone defends her gold medal from Athens and sets a new Olympic record with a jump of 15.39m. Mbango Etone sets her record mark in the second round. Athletics Triple Jump Women Final - Olympic Record (15.39m) - Beijing 2008
  • Evora Leaps to Gold for Portugal | Video

    Evora Leaps to Gold for Portugal

    Nelson Evora leaps to the gold medal for Portugal in men's triple jump. Phillips Idowu of Great Britain holds the lead over Leevan Sands in the third round with a distance of 17.62m. In round 4, Evora registers a jump of 17.67m and that is enough to ensure the gold medal. Athletics Triple Jump Men Final - Beijing 2008 - Nelson Evora (POR), Phillips Idowu (GBR), Leevan Sands (BAH)
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