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  • News | IOC News

    IOC awards 2020-2024 broadcast rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded exclusive free-to-air broadcast rights to Infront Sports & Media AG (Infront) for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 and the Olympic Games Paris 2024, as well as the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 and Dakar 2022, in the following territories:
    18 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Internet helped Julius Yego to hurl himself into record books

    Julius Yego’s silver medal in the javelin at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 made history and headlines for the athlete known as the ‘YouTube man’ after a dearth of field event coaches in Kenya meant he honed his technique watching online videos.
    09 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Athletics, Kenya, RIO 2016
  • News | YOG

    Celebrating the pride of Africa

    As the Senegalese capital Dakar continues preparations to host the fourth Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2022, we look back at five of the most spectacular performances from African athletes at previous editions of the YOG.
    06 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Sustainability

    IOC-supported guide outlines how sustainable venues can help conserve nature

    A new guide developed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), in partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), outlines how the careful planning, location and design of new sports venues and facilities can help avoid potential negative impacts on nature – and even contribute to its conservation.
    12 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Sustainability, IOC News
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Athletics glimpses the future at Buenos Aires 2018

    The next generation of track and field stars showed plenty of consistency and determination over six exciting days of athletics competition at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    15 Nov 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Athletics
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