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  • News | IOC News

    Celebrating the legacy of Juan Antonio Samaranch

    Juan Antonio Samaranch, who was born 100 years ago this week, was a man of extraordinary vision who transformed the Olympic Movement in the 20th century.
    16 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Fight against doping

    IOC sanctions one athlete for failing anti-doping tests at London 2012

    The protection of clean athletes and the fight against doping are top priorities for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as outlined in Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement. The IOC is currently conducting additional analyses on the samples collected from the Olympic Games London 2012. This programme, which uses the latest scientific analysis methods, aims to test samples for all the substances prohibited in 2012.
    09 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Fight against doping, Press Release
  • News | IOC News

    IOC and Atos extend Worldwide Olympic Partnership

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announced an extension to their long-standing Worldwide Olympic Partnership through to 2024.
    09 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Sponsors, Atos, Press Release
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Lausanne 2020: a popular and financial success

    The Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) came to a close almost five months ago to the day. This presented an opportunity for the Organising Committee to look back on the great sporting and popular success of the YOG as well as the positive financial results. Now, it's time to look at the legacy, which will be managed by a new structure set up for this purpose. 
    02 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Not even an ACL tear can deter karate’s Olympic hopeful Abbasali

    Even when karate was not on the Olympic programme, young Iranian karateka Hamideh Abbasali would tell anyone listening that one day she would triumph on the biggest sporting stage of them all. Now, with 12 extra months to recover from serious injury, she is ready to embrace her longed-for opportunity at Tokyo 2020. 
    02 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Karate, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Olympic News

    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, RIO 2016, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Eventing star March rejects “Olympic jinx” and focuses on hope and ambition

    After the agony of missing out on making her Olympic debut at her home Games due to injury, Great Britain’s Georgina “Piggy” March was in the form of her life in 2019. But far from despairing at the postponement of Tokyo 2020, the eventer is embracing the task of maintaining her and her four-legged partners’ peak performance levels for another 12 months. 
    19 May 2020 | Olympic News, Equestrian / Eventing, On the road to Tokyo, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Sustainability

    Showcasing a sustainable society: Tokyo 2020 releases its Sustainability Pre-Games Report

    The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today published its Sustainability Pre-Games Report, showing details of how it plans to deliver sustainable Tokyo 2020 Games and highlighting progress on some of the initiatives undertaken throughout 2019. These include promoting the use of 100 per cent renewable energy at Olympic venues, with hydrogen for the vehicle fleet and the Olympic and Paralympic cauldrons; reducing CO2 emissions; and promoting the 3Rs concept to “reduce, reuse, recycle” at Tokyo 2020 venues.
    30 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Sustainability, Tokyo 2020
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