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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    A gold medal for design

    With the public competition to design the coveted medals awarded to athletes at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 closing this month, we look back at the winning designs that featured at the five previous editions of the Games.
    17 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games detailed events schedule announced

    Get your diaries out – it’s starting to feel very real: Tokyo 2020 today announced the order of events for each sporting session at next summer’s Olympic Games. Featuring a record 33 sports and 339 events, there will be more opportunities than ever to go to the Games and watch world-class athletes in action. 
    16 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    2020 vision: Looking ahead to Lausanne 2020 – Engaging young people

    As preparations for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 gather pace, we explore how organisers are ensuring their mission statement of a Games “for young people, by young people, with young people” is successfully delivered.
    15 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Athletes' space

    Biggest ever International Athletes’ Forum ends with concrete proposals to further increase the support to athletes at all levels

    Some 350 athlete representatives from 185 National Olympic Committees (NOCs), 50 International Federations (IFs), five continental Athletes Commissions (ACs), the ACs of all the Organising Committees of the upcoming Olympic Games, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the World Olympians Association (WOA) met over the past three days in Lausanne for the 9th edition of the International Athletes’ Forum (IAF). It was the biggest ever gathering of official athlete representatives, to which athletes from all 206 NOCs were invited. Also attending was IOC President Thomas Bach, Olympic Champion in fencing in Montreal 1976 and member of the first IOC Athletes’ Commission in 1981.
    14 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Press Release, IOC News, Athletes' space
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Olympic flag returns to Tokyo following successful nationwide tour

    The Tokyo Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) staged a ceremony marking the conclusion of the Olympic and Paralympic Flag Tour, which has criss-crossed Japan since the arrival of the Olympic and Paralympic flags from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August and September 2016 respectively. The flags began their tour by visiting all of Tokyo’s cities, towns, wards and villages before heading out across the rest of the country.
    03 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    The inside view on the art of bobsleigh

    What does it take to succeed in bobsleigh, a sport in which pilots guide their sleds at dizzying speeds between walls of ice and the pushers behind them use brute force to get the sled moving before crouching as low as they can to reduce drag? One man who can answer that question better than most is Germany's Francesco Friedrich, who swept all before him at PyeongChang 2018 and maintained his momentum in the year that followed.
    01 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Bobsleigh, Four-man, PyeongChang 2018, Germany
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