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  • News | Olympic News

    IOC sanctions four athletes for failing anti-doping tests at Beijing 2008 and London 2012

    The protection of the clean athletes and the fight against doping is a top priority for the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as outlined in Olympic Agenda 2020, the IOC’s strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement. To provide a level playing field for all clean athletes at the Olympic Games Rio 2016, the IOC has already put special measures in place, including targeted pre-tests and the re-analysis of stored samples from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 and London 2012, following an intelligence-gathering process that started in August 2015.
    09 Aug 2016 | Olympic News, Press Release, Fight against doping, Integrity
  • News | RIO 2016

    YOG athletes fly the flag in stunning Opening Ceremony

    As the Olympic Games Rio 2016 were opened in spectacular style on Friday evening, nine athletes who had competed at the Singapore and Nanjing Youth Olympic Games (YOG) had the honour of carrying the flag for their country.
    06 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Olympic News

    IOC awards all TV and multiplatform broadcast rights in Europe to Discovery and Eurosport for 2018-2024 Olympic Games

    - Partners Biggest Live Global Sporting Event with Leading Global Media Company - All Rights on All Screens Reaching Over 700 million People Across Europe - More Games coverage than ever before across Free-to-Air, Pay-TV, Online and Mobile - Reinforces Eurosport as the #1 European Sports Platform and pan-European Home of Olympic Sports
    29 Jun 2015 | Olympic News, Press Release
  • News | Olympic News

    IOC launches tender process for sale of broadcast rights in Europe

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today launched the tender process for the sale of the broadcast rights for all territories within Europe* for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games (2018) in PyeongChang, South Korea, and the Games of the XXXII Olympiad (2020) in Tokyo, Japan.
    04 May 2015 | Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Powerhouses put on a show of strength in Nanjing

    Over six days at the Nanjing International Exhibition Center, the men’s weightlifting competitions at the YOG served up plenty of spectacular action and produced some very special performances.
    28 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Nanjing 2014: Champions of the future right on target in the men’s shooting

    Ukraine’s Pavlo Korostylov and China’s Yang Haoran produced world-class performances to earn respective gold medals in the 10m air pistol and rifle finals. In doing so they adapted seamlessly to a set of new rules, which even allow for the playing of music during competitions.
    27 Oct 2014 | Nanjing 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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