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  • News | IOC News

    Future Olympic Games elections to be more flexible

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today approved major changes to the principles governing the future election of Games hosts.
    22 May 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Host City Election
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    IOC Young Reporters announced for Lausanne 2020

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is pleased to announce the names of the Young Reporters who will be covering the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 next January as part of the IOC Young Reporters programme. 
    22 May 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    On the road to Tokyo: Dorota Banaszczyk

    The Polish karateka talks about her stunning win at last year’s World Championships and her excitement ahead of karate’s Olympic debut next year in the birthplace of the sport.
    21 May 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Karate, Poland
  • News | Olympic News

    Olympic values with legendary Olympians Seb Coe & Ian Millar

    One is a double Olympic champion, has successfully bid for and delivered an edition of the Games and now serves as President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), while the other is known as “Captain Canada” and competed at a world-record 10 Olympic Games. There are perhaps no two better qualified people to discuss the role Olympism plays in modern society than Sebastian Coe and Ian Millar. 
    20 May 2019 | Olympic News, Athletics, Equestrian
  • News | YOG

    Ice hockey legend Cristobal Huet with Lausanne 2020

    French-Swiss ice hockey goalkeeper Cristobal Huet has had an extraordinary career. A French international between 1997 and 2017, Huet competed at the Olympic Winter Games in 1998 and 2002 and in 11 World Championships. He also enjoyed a long, successful stint in the NHL, during which time he became the first player from his country to win the Stanley Cup, in 2010. He spent his final six seasons at Lausanne Hockey Club, where he went on to become the team’s goalkeeping coach. Here, we speak to the ice hockey legend and Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020.
    19 May 2019 | Olympic News, Salt Lake City 2002, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Ice Hockey
  • News | Olympic News

    Carson Foster, US swimming's new phenomenon

    Having set several records in multiple age categories, over various distances and in different swimming disciplines, Carson Foster is now a 17-year-old athlete with just one dream: to become part of the USA's national team at the Olympic Games. The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 should come just in time to see him break into the international elite alongside his biggest rival, none other than his brother Jake.
    18 May 2019 | Olympic News, Swimming, Tokyo 2020, Olympic Channel, United States of America
  • News | Amsterdam 1928

    17 May 1928 at the Games in Amsterdam: when the world discovered magician Dhyan Chand

    India, which was then part of the British Empire, took part in its first Olympic field hockey tournament at the Games in Amsterdam, and won it. This was the first in a series of eight victories up to 1980. The team, which started with a 6-0 win over Austria on 17 May 1928, had a real magician, Dhyan Chand, as one of its members.
    17 May 2019 | Olympic News, Amsterdam 1928, Hockey
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