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  • News | Olympic News

    UN Human Rights Council acknowledges contribution of sport to human rights promotion

    A report by the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) acknowledges the important contribution of sport and the Olympic ideal, as well as the work undertaken by the IOC, to promoting and strengthening universal respect for human rights for all, and to development and peace more generally.
    08 Oct 2014 | Olympic News, Peace
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Wu factor at the Natatorium

    China’s Wu Shengping dazzled the crowds inside Nanjing’s Natatorium with a succession of dominant performances in the women’s diving. After easing her way to gold in both the 10m platform and the 3m springboard, she also took silver in the mixed team event.
    08 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Nanjing provides perfect springboard for Rio

    While putting in top‐notch performances and providing spectacular entertainment, the swimmers at the Nanjing Natatorium were also completing an important stage in their burgeoning sporting careers. After having tasted success at the Youth Olympic Games, participants’ focus will now turn to Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020.
    03 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Nanjing 2014 crowns queens of the pool

    Shen Duo (CHN), Liliana Szilagyi (HUN), Rozaliyia Nasretdinova (RUS), Hannah Moore (USA), Ruta Meilutyte (LTU), Jessica Fullalove (GBR) and Brianna Throssell (AUS) were the indisputable stars of six drama-packed days of women’s swimming action in the Nanjing Natatorium.
    29 Sep 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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    Olympic Movement supports International Day of Peace

    Today is the International Day of Peace. The International Olympic Committee (IOC), which has established a strong partnership with the United Nations (UN) and its various agencies, is committed to promoting peace through sport and the Olympic ideals, at the Olympic Games and beyond.
    21 Sep 2014 | Olympic News, Peace
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    Swimming legend Shane Gould recalls Munich 1972 triumph

    More than 40 years have elapsed since Australia’s Shane Gould lit up the pool at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, winning five medals – three of them gold - before deciding to quit swimming shortly afterwards. In the latest of our “Words of Olympians” series, she looks back on her fleeting but hugely successful Olympic career.
    12 Sep 2014 | Olympic News, Munich 1972
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    YOG participants leave Nanjing with increased awareness of global issues

    As part of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Culture and Education Programme (CEP), thousands of young athletes and coaches in Nanjing’s Youth Olympic Village were taught about important social and health issues they face in their daily life via fun, interactive and imaginative games and workshops at dedicated booths hosted by partner international organisations.
    10 Sep 2014 | Olympic News, education through sport
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Women’s artistic gymnastics in Nanjing: Tutkhalyan and Wang Yan lead the gold rush

    Russia’s Seda Tukhalyan continued Russia’s proud tradition in artistic gymnasticswith two gold medals. Wang Yan delighted the local crowds by matching her tally, while Elissa Downie and Flavia Lopes Saraiva demonstrated that the future is bright for British and Brazilian gymnastics.
    02 Sep 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Young Ambassador talks sport at UNESCO World Youth Forum in Nanjing

    IOC Young Ambassador Stephanie Au (HKG) joined a panel of experts at a special UNESCO event held in Nanjing, China, to discuss how today’s youth can use sport to make a difference and shape their futures.
    29 Aug 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News, education through sport
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