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  • News | IOC News

    Safer Sport Day to reinforce the utmost importance of athlete safeguarding

    This Saturday, 8 August, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) joins the celebrations for Safer Sport Day, championed by the International Safeguards for Children in Sport Initiative, a coalition of more than 60 organisations working together to make sport safer, in which the IOC is represented on the advisory board.
    08 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Sustainability

    “More than a building”: Olympic House wins prestigious architecture awards

    Olympic House, the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, and one of the most sustainable buildings in the world, has won two prestigious Architizer A+ Awards which recognise its innovative sustainability features and the iconic, five-ring Unity Staircase.
    07 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Sustainability
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Margielyn Didal: Skating her way to Tokyo 2020

    The Filipina skateboarder is riding high, with new ambitions to bring Olympic pride to her country and elevate the status of her sport at home.
    07 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Philippines
  • News | Olympic Channel

    Olympic Channel What Moves Me: Olivia McTaggart - Changing perspective

    Olivia McTaggart, New Zealand pole vaulter aiming for her first Olympics in Tokyo 2020, felt crushing disappointment when she broke her back after years of dedication to professional gymnastics and was told she would never compete in the sport again.
    07 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, New Zealand, pole vault, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | IOC News

    IOC and JOC discuss measures to eradicate harassment and abuse in Japanese sport

    IOC President Thomas Bach and the President of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) and IOC Member, Yamashita Yasuhiro, held a telephone conference last week to address measures to eradicate harassment and abuse in Japanese sport. Both Presidents stressed the determination of their organisations to fight against any form of abuse.
    06 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, IOC Statements
  • News | YOG

    Masters of Ceremonies

    With now less than one year to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, we take a look back at some of the most memorable moments from past Opening Ceremonies of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    06 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lillehammer 2016, Lausanne 2020, Nanjing 2014, Singapore 2010, Innsbruck 2012, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Kaarle McCulloch: The Olympic Spirit lives within me

    It will be nine years between Olympic Games for Australian track cyclist Kaarle McCulloch when she takes to Izu Velodrome next summer.
    05 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Australia, Cycling
  • News | Olympic News

    World sings the praises of Olympian couple with a love to conquer all

    Runner Shevon Nieto has always relished the races that pose the biggest challenge. Her determination to triumph over adversity alongside her husband Jamie has now won hearts all over the world, brought tears to the eyes of judges on America’s Got Talent and won her an Olympic honour beyond her wildest dreams.
    05 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Jamaica, United States of America, Athletics
  • News | Refugee Olympic Team

    New UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Pur to help refugees “thrive” not just “survive”

    With sport having given Rio 2016 Refugee Olympic Team athlete Yiech Pur Biel “safety and friendship”, the runner is determined to use his new appointment to ensure that fellow refugees all over the world have a voice and a future.
    04 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Refugee Olympic Team, IOC News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Athletics
  • News | Olympic News

    Xu’s Olympic journey inspires fans through Olympian and Paralympian Online Experiences on Airbnb

    Chinese sailor Xu Lijia overcame huge obstacles and setbacks to win gold at the Olympic Games London 2012, and is now helping to motivate fans around the world by sharing her inspirational journey through the Online Experiences available on Worldwide Olympic Partner Airbnb’s platform.
    03 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Sponsors, Airbnb, London 2012, RIO 2016, People's Republic of China, Sailing
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