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Reach into the minds of the best athletes in the world with our weekly podcast. We want you to think like an Olympian.

    Dina Asher-Smith - the world champion Team GB sprinter

    Dina Asher-Smith - the world champion Team GB sprinter

    Dina Asher-Smith is often pictured with a huge smile. The British runner had plenty to smile about in 2019. A fantastic season was capped by becoming a world champion in the 200m in Doha. Dina spoke to the Olympic Channel Podcast about Tokyo 2020, the new plans for the Diamond League, and jazz singer Billie Holiday.

    • 22 min
    FIFA President Gianni Infantino on VAR, Tokyo 2020, and women's football

    FIFA President Gianni Infantino on VAR, Tokyo 2020, and women's football

    The most powerful man in world football, FIFA President Gianni Infantino, joined the Olympic Channel Podcast to talk video assisted referees (VAR), how the women's game could be developed, and his plans for the Olympics in Japan. Plus, a random last question about golf.

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    Ada Hegerberg episode

    • 18 min
    Figure skaters Mariah Bell and Adam Rippon

    Figure skaters Mariah Bell and Adam Rippon

    The crowd went wild for Mariah Bell at the 2020 U.S. Figure Skating National Championships. Her routine had the audience on their feet and Mariah with tears of joy. Coach and mentor Adam Rippon joined her on the Olympic Channel Podcast to dissect how the 23-year-old has gone from second alternate for PyeongChang 2018 to top U.S. pick for the world championships.

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    Gracie Gold

    • 26 min
    Beijing 2022 - what can we expect?

    Beijing 2022 - what can we expect?

    The next Winter Olympic Games will be in China. We take a look at some of the athletes, like freeskier Gu Ailing Eileen, who will light up the competition for the host country. Plus, we explore how preparations are taking shape.

    • 5 min
    Florence Schelling, Jennie-Lee Burmansson, and the last day of Lausanne 2020

    Florence Schelling, Jennie-Lee Burmansson, and the last day of Lausanne 2020

    Swiss ice hockey goaltender Florence Schelling gave her advice on how to survive the tough times. Swedish freeskier Jennie-Lee Burmansson talks what makes her sport so special. And we have a last question about Johnny Depp.

    • 6 min
    Olympic champ Viktor Knoch and a day at the the halfpipe from Lausanne 2020

    Olympic champ Viktor Knoch and a day at the the halfpipe from Lausanne 2020

    Hungarian speed skater Viktor Knoch explains how to comeback from a major setback. Plus, we spent the day in Leysin watching the women's halfpipe snowboard and freeski.

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

sv17svz ,

Officially brilliant

I absolutely love this podcast - it’s so great to hear the inner-workings of Olympians minds. The variety of athletes really stands out and you can learn a lot about all sports and the personalities of those involved in them. Good job Olympic Channel!

Huly12 ,

Excellent and informative

Great stuff from Ed Knowles and his team. The Carl Lewis episode really good and quite controversial!

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Awesome stuff

Really enjoying it. Check out Carl Lewis episode!

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