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Educational Series

  • Educational Series
    • Olympic Games Posters

      25 May 2011 | 16 pages | Pdf | pdf (1.8Mo)
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      An Olympic poster is a real adventure story, from its production to its dissemination, not forgetting its message. This document gives you all the details.

    • The Olympic Flame and Torch Relay

      25 May 2011 | 16 pages | Pdf | pdf (1.1Mo)
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      What is the difference between the flame, the torch and the relay? Is the flame for the Winter Games the same as that for the Summer Games? What do you know about the journey of the Olympic flame and the design of the various torches used for the Games? This document offers a simple and didactic explanation.

Reference Document

  • Reference Documents
    • Olympic Summer Games Mascots from Munich 1972 to Rio 2016

      10 Feb 2017 | 28 pages | Pdf | PDF (2151 Ko)
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      Inspired by people, animals and even creatures of myth and legend, the mascots are an integral part of the Olympic celebrations. From Waldi, the dachshund who accompanied the 1972 Games in Munich, to Vinicius, the agile mascot of Rio 2016, discover these characters which are also part of the history of the Games.

    • Olympic Summer Games Medals from Athens 1896 to Rio 2016

      10 Feb 2017 | 44 pages | Pdf | PDF (6170 Ko)
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      This document traces the evolution of the Olympic Summer Games medals, from the first Games in Athens in 1896 to those in London in 2012. Each medal is presented with a photo of its obverse and reverse, with a description of the design and the technical details available.

    • Olympic Summer Games Posters from Athens 1896 to Rio 2016

      01 Jun 2017 | 72 pages | pdf (8.6Mo)
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      The posters produced for the Olympic Games are one of the facets of their visual identity. Making use of all styles and techniques, they never cease to surprise and evolve. Through this document you can obtain an overview of the various posters produced by the OCOGs for each edition of the Games.

    • Olympic Winter Games Mascots from Innsbruck 1976 to PyeongChang 2018

      10 Feb 2017 | 28 pages | Pdf | PDF (2038 Ko)
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      Inspired by people, animals and even creatures of myth and legend, the mascots are an integral part of the Olympic celebrations. From Schneemann, the snowman who accompanied the 1976 Winter Games in Innsbruck, to the three mascots that will represent the Games in Sochi in 2014, discover these characters which are also part of the history of the Games.

    • Olympic Winter Games Medals from Chamonix 1924 to Sochi 2014

      10 Feb 2017 | 29 pages | Pdf | PDF (4152 Ko)
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      This document looks at the evolution of the Olympic Winter Games medals, from the first Games in Chamonix in 1924 to those in Sochi 2014. Each medal is presented with a photo of its obverse and reverse, with a description of the design and the technical details available.

    • Olympic Winter Games Posters from Chamonix 1924 to Sochi 2014

      01 Jun 2017 | 58 pages | pdf (7.1Mo)
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      The posters produced for the Olympic Games are one of the facets of their visual identity. Making use of all styles and techniques, they never cease to surprise and evolve. Through this document you can obtain an overview of the various posters produced by the OCOGs for each edition of the Games

    • Sports pictograms of the OG from Tokyo 1964 to Rio 2016

      10 Feb 2017 | 33 pages | Pdf | PDF (5099 Ko)
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      Essential for guiding visitors and used in many communication formats, the sports pictograms receive considerable attention also owing to their aesthetic qualities. For each edition of the Summer Games since Tokyo 1964, this document presents the sports pictograms through visuals and information on the graphic designers and the creative concept.

    • Sports pictograms of the OWG from Grenoble 1968 to PyeongChang 2018

      10 Feb 2017 | 33 pages | Pdf | PDF (5303 Ko)
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      Essential for guiding visitors and used in many communication formats, the sports pictograms receive considerable attention also owing to their aesthetic qualities. For each edition of the Winter Games since Grenoble 1968, this document presents the sports pictograms through visuals and information on the graphic designers and the creative concept.

    • Torches and Torch Relays of the OG from Berlin 1936 to Rio 2016

      22 May 2017 | 96 pages | pdf
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      The torch and its relay are closely linked to the Olympic Games. They announce their arrival, allowing everyone to share the Olympic spirit and to get to know the host country better. This document presents, for each edition of the Summer Games, all the facts and figures on the torch, its design and technical characteristics; and information on the various aspects of the relay, such as duration, torchbearers, route and some anecdotes from its journey.

    • Torches and Torch Relays of the OWG from Oslo 1952 to PyeongChang 2018

      02 Jun 2017 | 85 pages | pdf
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      The torch and its relay are closely linked to the Olympic Games. They announce their arrival, allowing everyone to share the Olympic spirit and to get to know the host country better.
      This document presents, for each edition of the Winter Games, all the facts and figures on the torch, its design and technical characteristics; and information on the various aspects of the relay, such as duration, torchbearers, route and some anecdotes from its journey.

    • Youth Olympic Games mascots from Singapore 2010 to Lillehammer 2016

      10 Feb 2017 | 12 pages | Pdf | PDF (980 Ko)
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      Inspired by people, animals and even creatures of myth and legend, the mascots are an integral part of the Olympic celebrations. The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) also have their own mascots, which, from the lion to the lynx, showcase imagination and artistic creativity, giving a personal and characteristic touch to each edition of the YOG.

    • Youth Olympic Games Medals from Singapore 2010 to Lillehammer 2016

      10 Feb 2017 | 12 pages | Pdf | PDF (1081 Ko)
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      This documents looks at the evolution of the medals of the three first editions of the Youth Olympic Games since Singapore in 2010. Each medal is presented with a photo of its obverse and reverse, with a description of the creation process and design.

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