The Essential Olympic Stories


The Essential Olympic Stories

In our new podcast, we delve into the history books to tell some of the greatest stories of sporting endeavour, intrigue and excellence in The Essential Olympic Stories.

From Michael Phelps to Dawn Fraser and Muhammad Ali to Nadia Comaneci as well as featuring some of the forgotten heroes of yester-year, a new episode of Essential Olympic Stories will be released weekly until Games-time.

The Essential Olympic Stories is supported by Bridgestone. The writers are Laurent Vergne and Maxime Dupuis, and all episodes are translated by Felix Lowe.

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