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  • News | YOG

    Masters of Ceremonies

    With now less than one year to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, we take a look back at some of the most memorable moments from past Opening Ceremonies of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    06 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lillehammer 2016, Lausanne 2020, Nanjing 2014, Singapore 2010, Innsbruck 2012, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Kaarle McCulloch: The Olympic Spirit lives within me

    It will be nine years between Olympic Games for Australian track cyclist Kaarle McCulloch when she takes to Izu Velodrome next summer.
    05 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Australia, Cycling
  • News | Olympic News

    World sings the praises of Olympian couple with a love to conquer all

    Runner Shevon Nieto has always relished the races that pose the biggest challenge. Her determination to triumph over adversity alongside her husband Jamie has now won hearts all over the world, brought tears to the eyes of judges on America’s Got Talent and won her an Olympic honour beyond her wildest dreams.
    05 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Jamaica, United States of America, Athletics
  • News | Refugee Olympic Team

    New UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Pur to help refugees “thrive” not just “survive”

    With sport having given Rio 2016 Refugee Olympic Team athlete Yiech Pur Biel “safety and friendship”, the runner is determined to use his new appointment to ensure that fellow refugees all over the world have a voice and a future.
    04 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Refugee Olympic Team, IOC News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Athletics
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Get inspired and learn to meditate with IOC Refugee Olympic Team hopeful Asif Sultani

    Not only does Asif Sultani have an extraordinary tale to tell, recounting his harrowing journey from Afghanistan to Australia via Iran, but the karateka is also ready to pass on the secrets of his sporting success and inner calm to anyone who wants to listen.
    31 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Refugee Olympic Team, Karate, Sponsors, Airbnb
  • News | Paris 2024

    Worldwide TOP Partner Alibaba supports Le Club for Paris 2024

    Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Worldwide TOP Partner Alibaba, is supporting Paris 2024 with its “Le Club Paris 2024” initiative on club.paris2024.org. 
    30 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Sponsors, Paris 2024, Alibaba
  • News | YOG

    Friends Forever at the YOG

    As the world marks the International Day of Friendship on 30 July, we hear from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes about how they forged lasting friendships with competitors from all over the world during their time at the YOG.
    30 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lillehammer 2016, Lausanne 2020, Nanjing 2014, Singapore 2010, Innsbruck 2012, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Olympic News

    Lessons in resilience, cooking and self-defence from refugee athletes

    In August 2015, Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini saved the lives of 20 fellow refugees as they fled war-torn Syria for safety in Europe. Just a year later, she was competing at Rio 2016 as part of the IOC’s first-ever Refugee Olympic Team. Now Mardini and other team members are offering a series of Online Experiences in which they share tips and insights on a diverse range of topics ranging from resilience to Afghan cooking.
    29 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Airbnb, Sponsors, RIO 2016, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Refugee Olympic Team
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