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  • News | IOC News

    IOC EB starts formal procedure against NOC of Belarus and receives updates on AIBA and IWF

    The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which held a virtual consultative meeting today to prepare future meetings, has decided to start a formal procedure against the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Belarus. It also received an update on the situation of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) and the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). 
    25 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • 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 | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 delay presents champion Petrounias with priceless opportunity

    Olympic rings champion Eleftherios Petrounias was fully focused on defending his title in Tokyo this year but, having had major shoulder reconstruction in late-2018, he is confident the extra 12 months he now has to prepare for the Games is bad news for his rivals. 
    09 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Gymnastics
  • News | IOC News

    Death of EOC President Janez Kocijančič

    The IOC is deeply saddened to learn of the death of European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Janez Kocijančič, at the age of 78.
    02 Jun 2020 | IOC News, Olympic News, Slovenia
  • News | Women in Sport

    A new model for female leadership in sport

    The first principle of the Sports for Generation Equality Initiative, launched on 9 March by UN Women in partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), is about promoting women’s leadership and gender equality in governance models. One emblematic example of this effort is represented by the project developed by Birgitta Kervinen, winner of the IOC Women and Sport World Awards in 2017.
    16 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Women in Sport
  • News | Women in Sport

    Mia Nuriah Freudweiler: Blazing a trail for young women everywhere

    Ahead of International Women’s Day, Pakistan’s first-ever representative at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) reveals how she hopes to inspire more girls – from her country and around the world – to take up sports and follow their dreams.
    07 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, Women in Sport, Pakistan
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