Olympic & Paralympic News  See all news

press-news
In Memoriam: Roger Haller (USA), Atlanta 1996 Olympic course designer 1 Apr 2016

Roger Haller (USA), cross country course designer for the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games and the 1978 FEI World Championships course in Kentucky (USA), passed away peacefully at home in Georgia on 30 March 2016 following a battle with cancer. He had celebrated his 70th birthday on 13 March.Roger Haller ....

Read more...

press-news
Six nations make Olympic and Paralympic débuts at Rio 2016 equestrian events 24 Mar 2016

A total of six nations will be making their Olympic and Paralympic debuts at Rio 2016 when they field athletes for the equestrian disciplines of Jumping, Dressage, Eventing and Para-Equestrian Dressage.Five National Olympic Committees will be sending equestrian athletes to an Olympic Games for the f....

Read more...

press-news
Olympic formats take centre stage at FEI General Assembly 13 Nov 2015

Olympic formats were the focus of this afternoon’s session at the FEI General Assembly in San Juan (PUR), with FEI President Ingmar De Vos leading discussions with National Federations on proposed radical changes to Olympic competition formats.“Olympic Agenda 2020 is a driving force in t....

Read more...

press-news
Japan narrowly pips South Africa for Olympic Dressage berth 12 Sep 2015

 By Louise ParkesThere was joy and heartache in equal measure at the special Olympic qualifier staged in Gestut Peterhof in Perl, Germany yesterday where Japan pipped South Africa by the narrowest of margins for a coveted team slot at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.  In a competition that....

Read more...

press-news
Group G Olympic qualifier: Spots for Japan, Australia and Taipei's Wong 25 Aug 2015

By Louise ParkesJapan and Australia claimed the last two team berths in Jumping for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Group G FEI qualifier in Hagen, Germany today. And it was a big afternoon for Isheau Wong, when the 26-year-old rider from Chinese Taipei clinched the sole individual place....

Read more...

press-news
Rio 2016 FEI Reportage photobook - share and enjoy 13 Aug 2015

The Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games are now just around the corner, and to celebrate the first Games to be held in South America, the International Equestrian Federation (Fédération Equestre Internationale, FEI) has specially commissioned a stunning online Rio 2016 FEI Reportage photobook. &....

Read more...

press-news
Aquece Rio equestrian test event provides ideal preparation for 2016 Olympic Games 10 Aug 2015

The Aquece Rio International Horse Trials, the test event that wound to a close at the Deodoro Olympic Equestrian Centre yesterday, has been widely acknowledged as a successful preparation for next year’s Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with the opportunity to test field of play, stabling and cross co....

Read more...

press-news
Jorge claims emotional gold at Aquece Rio equestrian Test Event 9 Aug 2015

Marcio Jorge (BRA) and Coronel MCJ were popular and convincing winners of the Aquece Rio International Horse Trials, the test event that wound to a close at the Deodoro Olympic Equestrian Centre today. In front of a huge contingent of voluble fans, Jorge steered the talented grey to a supremely conf....

Read more...

press-news
Equestrian sport joins one-year countdown to Rio 2016 celebrations 5 Aug 2015

Today marks the one-year countdown to the Opening Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where equestrian sport will celebrate 104 years in the Olympic movement at the first Games to be held in South America.The world’s best horses and riders will compete for medals in the Olympic disciplines....

Read more...

press-news
FEI Awards 2015: quest for global equestrian heroes begins 3 Jul 2015

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), world governing body of equestrian sport, has today launched the FEI Awards 2015 to celebrate the world’s exceptional equestrians.  The annual salute to excellence, courage, commitment and dedication starts today with nominations open at www....

Read more...

Pages

X
Enter your FEI username.
Enter the password that accompanies your username.
Loading