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  • News | IOC News

    IOC continues working on human rights and takes first steps on a strategy

    HRH Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, a former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Rachel Davis, Vice-President of Shift - a leading non-profit centre of expertise on business and human rights - formally presented their joint “Recommendations for an IOC Human Rights Strategy” to IOC President Thomas Bach in February.
    03 Mar 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Crossland completes journey from USA to Colombia to Youth Olympic Games

    When Maude Davis Crossland and her family moved from the USA to Colombia nearly a decade ago, initially thinking it would be for two years, she never imagined she would become the South American nation's first female Winter Youth Olympian.
    20 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Bobsleigh, Colombia
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    US speed skater Jordan Stolz thrives on chaos and calm

    It takes confidence and razor-sharp focus to race around a frozen lake at speeds of 50km per hour. Fortunately, Jordan Stolz (USA) has both.
    12 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Speed Skating
  • News | Athens 2004

    Nicolas Massu: Chile con magic

    Nicolas Massu made history during the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004. This Chilean tennis player, ranked ninth in the world at his best, won the first gold medal for his country in doubles with Fernando Gonzalez, before doing it again in singles, the first double gold medallist in tennis in the modern era. Fifteen years later, he remembers everything…
    22 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Athens 2004, Tennis, Chile
  • News | Olympic News

    Great Olympic duos: tennis champions Mark Woodforde and Todd Woodbridge

    Mark Woodforde may have won 11 tennis grand slams with Australian playing partner Todd Woodbridge – but he says their medals at Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000 were their career highlight. He explains how a genuine synchronicity between the two players took them to the top of the podium. 
    10 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tennis, Australia
  • News | IOC News

    IOC Executive Board concludes a three-day meeting in Lausanne

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today wrapped up its meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, with reports on the Olympic Channel, the IOC Session and the Olympism in Action Forum, among other topics.
    28 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Five medals, three Games, two consummate figure skaters

    On the anniversary of yet another triumph, Canada’s Tessa Virtue looks back on an Olympic journey like no other during which she and ice dance partner Scott Moir have beaten nerves, overcome ambivalence and taken the acclaim at multiple Olympic Games. 
    20 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Figure Skating, Canada
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