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  • News | RIO 2016

    BMX course ready to roll for Rio 2016

    Rio de Janeiro city government has unveiled the completed BMX course for Rio 2016. Construction on the course began back in July 2014 as part of Deodoro Olympic Park, which is the second largest venue cluster for the Games.
    09 Sep 2015 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, BMX Freestyle
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 venue construction work enters the home straight

    As the countdown clock struck one year to go until the Olympic Games Rio 2016, the city’s government announced that construction work on the venues for the Games was entering the home straight.
    07 Aug 2015 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | YOG

    Let’s hear it for the coaches!

    Behind every great athlete is a great coach!  Often the unsung heroes, the ones cheering the loudest from the sidelines, the role of a coach is often key to the success of an athlete. And what a varied role this is: motivator, instructor, advisor, critic, counsellor, organiser and ultimately friend.
    03 Jun 2015 | YOG, Olympic News
  • News | Olympic News

    Anatomy of a volleyball player

    When American William G. Morgan created volleyball in 1895 , it was designed to be a less intense and gentle version of basketball. And while it is true that there is no physical contact between opponents in volleyball, the sport is now considered one of the fastest and energetic to feature on the Olympic programme.
    02 Jun 2015 | Olympic News
  • News | Olympic News

    IOC ACP Forum concludes in Lima with live launch of Athlete Learning Gateway

    The 7th IOC Athlete Career Programme (ACP) Forum, hosted by the Peruvian National Olympic Committee (NOC) in Lima, came to a close last week. With over 80 participants from 37 countries, the three-day Forum celebrated 10 years of the ACP, highlighting its growing success and outlining future goals. It also saw the official launch of online education service the International Olympic Committee’s Athlete Learning Gateway, which is aimed at elite athletes and their coaches.
    01 Jun 2015 | Olympic News
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