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  • Celebrating inspirational role models on International Women’s Day! | Video

    Celebrating inspirational role models on International Women’s Day!

    On International Women’s Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) celebrates extraordinary men and women who have acted as inspirational role models on and off the field of play, and contributed to the advancement of women in, and through, sport.
  • IOC Athlete's Career Programme 10 Years | Video

    IOC Athlete's Career Programme 10 Years

    The IOC ACP was created in 2005 by the IOC and Adecco in collaboration with the IOC Athletes’ Commission. With initially just over 1,000 athletes participating in the programme from a handful of countries in 2006, there are today more than 22,000 athletes benefitting from this programme in more than 100 countries worldwide.
  • IOC President unveils Olympic Agenda 2020 proposals | Video

    IOC President unveils Olympic Agenda 2020 proposals

    International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today revealed the 40 proposals that make up Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, which will be discussed and voted on by the full IOC membership at the 127th IOC Session this 8 and 9 December in Monaco.
  • Speeches And Music At The IOC Session | Video

    Speeches And Music At The IOC Session

    The 120th IOC Session sets the scene for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Chinese premier Hu Jintao meets with IOC President ahead of the 2008 Beijing Games, an Olympic gathering represented by more countries than ever before. Rogge remarks that China is moving forward in addressing environmental concerns as a result of the infrastructure investments for the Games. Delegates to the Session are treated to a grand concert of opera music.
  • Highlights From The 120th IOC Session | Video

    Highlights From The 120th IOC Session

    The 120th IOC Session ushers in the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games. Dignitaries gather to meet new friends, renew acquaintances and pose for posterity's sake. At the press conference, IOC Directors reflect on the excitement that is about to begin. Communications Director Giselle Davies is thrilled at the prospect of high definition coverage beaming to 220 territories by 300 broadcasters. President Jacques Rogge answers questions about the involvement of professional footballers.
  • IOC President Legacy | Video

    IOC President Legacy

    “Jacques Rogge, President of the International Olympic Committee, is passionate about the IOC’s role in helping host cities prepare for legacy.”
  • Stronger Links Between Influential IOC Members | Video

    Stronger Links Between Influential IOC Members

    Pedro Yang comments on a recent Olympic conference and contends that stronger links now exist between people of influence in the International Olympic Committee. This is positive and a strong sign for the Olympic Movement. He will remember seeing a more human, everyday side of IOC President Jacques Rogge during a dinner after the Athlete Commission meeting.
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