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  • News | YOG

    Friends Forever at the YOG

    As the world marks the International Day of Friendship on 30 July, we hear from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes about how they forged lasting friendships with competitors from all over the world during their time at the YOG.
    30 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lillehammer 2016, Lausanne 2020, Nanjing 2014, Singapore 2010, Innsbruck 2012, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | IOC News

    Death of IOC Honorary Member Flor Isava Fonseca

    It is with great sadness that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has learnt of the death of IOC Honorary Member Flor Isava Fonseca, at the age of 99.
    27 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Press Release, Venezuela
  • News | IOC News

    Celebrating the legacy of Juan Antonio Samaranch

    Juan Antonio Samaranch, who was born 100 years ago this week, was a man of extraordinary vision who transformed the Olympic Movement in the 20th century.
    16 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Olympic Studies Centre

    2020/2021 Advanced Olympic Research Grants awarded

    In the framework of the seventh edition of the Advanced Olympic Research Grant Programme, The Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) has selected seven research projects, underlining their academic quality and significance with respect to the priority fields of research identified by the IOC.
    13 Jul 2020 | Olympic Studies Centre
  • News | IOC News

    President Thomas Bach received by President Emmanuel Macron in Paris

    The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, was today received by the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, at the Palais de L’Elysée, in Paris. During a fruitful meeting the two men addressed the issue of the new challenge being faced in organising the Olympic Games in a post-coronavirus world. “President Emmanuel Macron and I spoke about the importance of sport and sporting activity during and after this unprecedented health crisis that the world continues to face,” declared President Bach at the end of the meeting.
    08 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Valériane Ayayi-Vukosavljević: “We really can’t wait!”

    The French women’s basketball team’s small forward is still not over the enormous frustration of taking fourth place at the 2016 Games in Rio, and is looking forward to returning to the great Olympic stage, with another year to prepare and aim for the stars in 2021 in Tokyo.
    07 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Basketball, France, RIO 2016, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Leon Reid conquers troubled past in quest for Olympic glory

    After a childhood spent surrounded by drug abuse and crime, Leon Reid is forging his own destiny. The 200m sprinter spoke with Tokyo 2020 about life growing up, training with Usain Bolt and what it felt like to become Northern Ireland’s first international track and field medallist in 28 years.
    17 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Athletics, Ireland
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