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  • News | Olympic News

    Sarajevo ’84: the human legacy that has stood the test of time

    Sarajevo staged an impeccable Olympic Winter Games in 1984 – but eight years later, the city was torn apart by war.  The Olympic spirit and a global outpour of support – including a significant contribution from the International Olympic Committee – helped the capital get back on its feet. The spirit continues to be a central part of the region’s identity and the recent European Youth Olympic Winter Festival marked a new chapter in its Olympic history.
    21 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Legacy, Sarajevo 1984
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 announces Torchbearer application opportunities and unveils uniform

    The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has announced that applications to become one of the around 10,000 torchbearers on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay will open in June 2019. The process will be open to people from a wide range of ages and abilities residing both in Japan and abroad.
    01 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Olympic Torch Relay
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Zakea’s Lausanne 2020 medal design reaches the top!

    The winning entry of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Medal Design Competition for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 has been chosen. It was submitted by 20-year-old Zakea Page from New Zealand and is entitled “Beauty in Diversity”.
    23 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Press Release
  • News | Sarajevo 1984

    Snapped: Torvill & Dean relive the day they danced their way to enduring glory

    It is 35 years since British figure skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean danced the Bolero at the Olympic Winter Games Sarajevo 1984, but the passing of time has done nothing to dampen the worldwide fascination with their performance or lessen the impact it had on their sport.
    14 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Figure Skating, Great Britain, Sarajevo 1984
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Design your way to the Olympic Capital!

    Calling all talented designers and creatives across the globe: you could be the creator of the medals for the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020. Do you have what it takes? Submit your design and you could win a trip to Lausanne, the Olympic Capital, in January 2020 for the Winter Youth Olympic Games!
    14 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
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