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  • News | Sochi 2014

    Bjørgen sets gold standard in Toblach

    Triple Olympic cross-country champion Marit Bjørgen sent a warning to her rivals with a double success in Toblach (ITA) over the weekend.
    04 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
  • News | Olympic News

    IOC World Conference kicks off in Amsterdam

    The Maritime Museum in Amsterdam was the impressive backdrop for yesterday’s opening ceremony of the 8th IOC World Conference on Sport, Education and Culture, which is bringing together more than 500 delegates from 110 countries.
    26 Nov 2012 | Olympic News, Olympism in action, education through sport, education through sport
  • News | Tokyo 1964

    Tokyo 1964 welcomes the world to the Olympic Stadium

    Under a magnificent blue autumn sky, the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XVIII Olympiad was filled with exciting moments, in particular when Japanese athlete Yoshinori Sakai, born on 6 August 1945 and nicknamed “Hiroshima Baby”, lit the Olympic cauldron in a symbolic gesture of peace and hope. At the end of the Ceremony, Japanese jet planes formed the Olympic rings in the sky.   
    10 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 1964, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Barcelona 1992 Legacy

    Economic Growth and Tourism

    The combined investments to transform the city and host the Olympic Games played a key role in the economic growth and increase of tourism in Barcelona.
    08 Jun 2019 | Barcelona 1992 Legacy, Legacies for Cities
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    PyeongChang 2018 – a success story on and off the field of play

    The Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 were a resounding success both on and off the field of play, achieving a number of significant milestones. In the words of IOC President Thomas Bach, these were the Games of New Horizons. The Games enjoyed unprecedented geographical reach, in terms of both participation and coverage; offered a more diverse sporting programme than ever before; and, perhaps most significantly, served as a bridgehead for peace and cooperation.
    06 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Legacy
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