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    21 October 2014 - News

    Olympic humanitarian Loroupe wins Billie Jean King Contribution Award
    Loroupe, who participated in the Olympic Games of Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000, was feted for her efforts placing sport at the service of humanity. After winning three world half mar...
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    18 March 2014 - News

    Inspiring change and advocating gender equality through sport
    The power of sport to empower women “Sport breaks down barriers and challenges gender norms,” said Ruggiero. “Sport develops skills in management, negotiation and decision-making that empower women a...
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    07 March 2014 - News

    Be inspired by the next generation of women in sport on International Women’s Day!
    During the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games last month, Russian Youth Olympic Games (YOG) figure skater Adelina Sotnikova delivered a challenging routine in the free programme, earning her the title of...
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    28 February 2014 - News

    Sochi 2014: Mum’s the word!
    Alla Tsuper (BLR) Competing in her fifth Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, 34-year old Belarusian freestyler Alla Tsuper surprised a top draw field to win the women's aerials title. The Belarussian h...
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    22 February 2014 - News

    Women make a name for themselves in Sochi
    A series of firsts for women in sportOver the two weeks of Olympic competitions, there have been many firsts for numerous female athletes and sports, with new events, such as women’s ski jumping, maki...
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    12 February 2014 - News

    Women athletes rock in Sochi
    Women’s ski jumping’s successful debutIt was Germany's Carina Vogt who made history on Tuesday, winning the first ever women's Olympic ski jumping event in a nail-biting finale in which 2011 world cha...
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    21 November 2013 - News

    Kuwait action plan sets out a promising future for African and Asian women in sport
    Opening addresses from OCA President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah and ANOCA President Lassana Palenfo set the tone for the three-day event as they outlined the achievements made and the challenges a...
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    12 November 2013 - News

    First Women and Sport Forum for Africa and Asia opens in Kuwait next week
    Jointly organised by the IOC, the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA), the forum will bring together women leaders from the two continent...
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    06 November 2013 - News

    Nominations open for the 2014 IOC Women and Sport Awards
    While female Olympians act as influential role models for young women around the world, the IOC also highlights the work of others who have made important and long-lasting contributions to furthering ...
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    01 July 2013 - Press releases

    Women’s sports rights advocate from Qatar wins IOC World Trophy
    Qatari Ahlam Salem Mubarak Al Mana, a pioneer for women’s and girls’ sports rights in her country, was presented with the World Trophy, while the five continental trophies were awarded as follows: - ...
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