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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Fiji’s “Mr Nitro” not letting anything get in the way of his Olympic dream

    From helping the clean-up effort after April 2020’s devastating Cyclone Harold to planting crops at his parents’ subsistence farm, Fijian flyer Alasio Naduva has kept himself busy throughout the recent COVID-19-enforced lockdown. The good news for rugby fans, though, is that “Mr Nitro” has also found novel ways to maintain his fitness...
    02 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, Rugby Sevens, Fiji, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • IOC President takes part in a rugby training session in Fiji | Video

    IOC President takes part in a rugby training session in Fiji

    The IOC President met the President of the Republic of Fiji. They discussed the huge contribution that sport can make in society. President Bach also took part in a rugby training session in Suva. Fiji has high hopes of winning a medal at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next year, when rugby sevens will be on the programme for the first time.
  • Fiji's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Fiji's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Sprinter Makelesi Bulikiobo leads Fiji's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Fiji athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Fiji - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • News | Melbourne / Stockholm 1956

    Irish athlete Ronnie Delany relives his Melbourne 1956 “beautiful moment”

    Ronnie Delany is the perhaps the Republic of Ireland’s definitive Olympic legend. Winning what is regarded as the most talent-packed 1500m final in Games history at Melbourne in 1956, his legend was immediately secured. Sixty-four years on, the moment has lost none of its magic.
    13 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Melbourne / Stockholm 1956, Athletics, Ireland
  • News | IOC News

    Manipulation of sports competitions: National Olympic Committees, law enforcement bodies and governments discuss risks and prevention

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC), INTERPOL and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), with the support of the International Association Football Federation (FIFA) and World Rugby, held a regional webinar for National Olympic Committees (NOCs), law enforcement bodies and state officials in the Pacific region, focused on tackling the threat posed by the manipulation of sports competitions.
    10 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Ethics
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Olympians set to make Rugby World Cup history at Japan 2019

    In a historic first for the Rugby World Cup, 18 Olympians from nine nations are set to take to the field at Japan 2019, the first Rugby World Cup to be held in Asia, which begins on Friday when hosts Japan take on Russia at the Tokyo Stadium.
    20 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Rugby Sevens, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
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