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  • News | YOG

    Youth Olympic Games rower lends helping hand to YOG 2018 announcement

    Earlier this month, Augustin Maillefer was given the all-important task of handing the envelope with the name of the winning host city of the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018 to the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Jacques Rogge.
    17 Jul 2013 | YOG, Olympic News
  • News | YOG

    From Young Ambassador to youngest IOC member

    Already an Olympic medallist in shooting, 28 year-old Danka Barteková has just added another string to her bow. Following her role as a Young Ambassador at the first-ever Summer Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010, and a bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympic Summer Games, the Slovakian shooter is, since last week, the current youngest International Olympic Committee (IOC) member.
    12 Jul 2013 | YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Olympic News

    Four Olympians Become IOC Members

    Today, the number of IOC members increased to 104 with the election and swearing in of the four athletes elected by their peers to the IOC Athletes’ Commission during London 2012: Danka Bartekova from Slovakia (shooting), James Tomkins from Australia (rowing), Kirsty Coventry from Zimbabwe (aquatics) and Tony Estanguet from France (canoe-kayak).
    03 Jul 2013 | Olympic News
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    IOC members to gather in Lausanne

    It promises to be a busy week ahead for the Olympic Movement, with a number of important agenda items at the 2020 Candidate City Briefing for IOC Members and 2013 Extraordinary IOC Session on 3 and 4 July 2013 in Lausanne.
    01 Jul 2013 | Olympic News
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