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  • News | YOG

    10 years on: The legacies of Singapore 2010

    Today marks the 10-year anniversary since the opening ceremony of the very first Youth Olympic Games Singapore 2010. Olympic.org highlights some of its most enduring legacies.
    14 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Singapore 2010, Legacy
  • News | Melbourne / Stockholm 1956

    Irish athlete Ronnie Delany relives his Melbourne 1956 “beautiful moment”

    Ronnie Delany is the perhaps the Republic of Ireland’s definitive Olympic legend. Winning what is regarded as the most talent-packed 1500m final in Games history at Melbourne in 1956, his legend was immediately secured. Sixty-four years on, the moment has lost none of its magic.
    13 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Melbourne / Stockholm 1956, Athletics, Ireland
  • News | RIO 2016

    Basketball coach sealed Serbia’s Olympic water polo success, says world’s best player

    Four years ago, the Serbian men’s water polo team stood on the brink of yet more Olympic heartache. The reigning world and European champions arrived at Rio 2016 as overwhelming favourites, yet after opening with two draws and a loss they faced elimination and humiliation until, led by defender Filip Filipović, the team said, “No, not this time…”
    10 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, RIO 2016, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Water Polo, Serbia
  • News | IOC News

    Safer Sport Day to reinforce the utmost importance of athlete safeguarding

    This Saturday, 8 August, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) joins the celebrations for Safer Sport Day, championed by the International Safeguards for Children in Sport Initiative, a coalition of more than 60 organisations working together to make sport safer, in which the IOC is represented on the advisory board.
    08 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | IOC News

    IOC and JOC discuss measures to eradicate harassment and abuse in Japanese sport

    IOC President Thomas Bach and the President of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) and IOC Member, Yamashita Yasuhiro, held a telephone conference last week to address measures to eradicate harassment and abuse in Japanese sport. Both Presidents stressed the determination of their organisations to fight against any form of abuse.
    06 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, IOC Statements
  • 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
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