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  • News | YOG

    “Seeing women boxing at the Olympic Games ignited a fire in me”: YOG champion Dubois inspired by female trailblazers

    After winning gold at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, British boxer Caroline Dubois is now aiming to make a similar impact on the senior stage at next year’s Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Here, she tells Olympic.org about how the addition of women’s boxing to the Olympic programme in 2012 helped inspire her, and looks back on her own Olympic experiences at the YOG…
    23 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Great Britain, Boxing, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | IOC News

    IOC Session in Athens to take place from 10 to 12 March 2021

    After the approval in July of the organisation of two IOC Sessions in 2021, the IOC Executive Board met virtually today and determined that the 137th IOC Session will be held from 10 to 12 March next year in Athens.
    07 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Olympic Solidarity

    Olympic Solidarity, a worldwide programme to ensure universality in sport

    Initially stemming from an idea by French athlete and sports official Count Jean de Beaumont in the early 1960s, Olympic Solidarity is proving to be an even more essential programme today, assisting National Olympic Committees (NOCs) around the world as they face the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, while also directly supporting athletes so that they can continue their training, including the Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holders who will make up the IOC Refugee Olympic Team at Tokyo 2020 next year.
    06 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Olympic Solidarity, IOC News, Refugee Olympic Team
  • 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 | IOC News

    How Lausanne came to meet its Olympic destiny

    In 1915, there was nothing to suggest that Lausanne would become the epicentre of the sporting world. Today, the five interlocking rings welcome travellers as they arrive at the railway station – and this is by no means the only expression of the Olympic spirit in the city. While Lausanne, nestled on the northern shores of Lake Geneva, is now known internationally as the Olympic Capital, it owes this status to the resolve of a certain French baron who had fallen in love with the area, and to the terrible context of the First World War.
    11 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Lausanne 2020
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