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  • News | IOC News

    IOC officially inaugurates Olympic House and celebrates 125th anniversary

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today officially opened Olympic House - one of the most sustainable buildings in the world. The inauguration was the highlight of the very emblematic and emotional celebrations to mark the 125th anniversary of the IOC, which was founded on 23 June 1894 by Pierre de Coubertin.
    23 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Press Release
  • News | IOC News

    Olympic superstars get active in Lausanne for Olympic Day

    As part of the inauguration of Olympic House, the new headquarters of the IOC, and the celebration of the 125th anniversary of the IOC on Olympic Day on Sunday (23 June), more than 30 visiting sports stars from the world of winter and summer sports will come to the Olympic Capital of Lausanne. On Saturday (22 June), they will get active at local sports clubs and take part in the Olympic Capital Run. 
    20 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Olympic News

    Carson Foster, US swimming's new phenomenon

    Having set several records in multiple age categories, over various distances and in different swimming disciplines, Carson Foster is now a 17-year-old athlete with just one dream: to become part of the USA's national team at the Olympic Games. The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 should come just in time to see him break into the international elite alongside his biggest rival, none other than his brother Jake.
    18 May 2019 | Olympic News, Swimming, Tokyo 2020, Olympic Channel, United States of America, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | RIO 2016

    Tom Mitchell talks rugby sevens

    One of the world’s leading rugby sevens players, Tom Mitchell captains England in the World Rugby Sevens Series and led Great Britain to silver at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. In an energy-sapping sport of unrelenting action, big hits and electrifying bursts of speed, played on a pitch the same size as the one used in rugby union, he has all the attributes needed to excel at the very highest level. 
    30 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Rugby Sevens, RIO 2016
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Introducing World Cup-winning rugby sevens captain Scott Curry

    In the past several months, rugby sevens star Scott Curry has led New Zealand to victory at the Commonwealth Games and the World Cup. This success follows a three-year cycle during which the All Blacks failed to finish higher than third in the season-long World Series and changed head coach after 22 years. With gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games his ultimate aim, we caught up with 30-year-old Curry to chat through training routines, childhood heroes and his background as a science teacher. 
    01 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Rugby Sevens, New Zealand, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Brazil’s Takahashi sets sights on table tennis gold

    Bruna Takahashi has always blended in with the medal favourites from Asia’s table tennis powerhouses, thanks both to her Japanese surname and to her considerable abilities. Yet after her flawless display in Group G of the women’s competition at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, the Brazilian is beginning to believe that she can take the top prize.
    09 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Table Tennis
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