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  • News | Moscow 1980

    Moscow 1980: Forty years on

    Today marks the 40th anniversary of the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXII Olympiad, in Moscow in 1980.
    19 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Moscow 1980
  • News | Moscow 1980

    IOC President Thomas Bach reflects on the boycott of the Olympic Games Moscow 1980 40 years later

    As the 40th anniversary of the Olympic Games Moscow 1980 approaches, President Bach looks back at the period that led up to the decision by West Germany to boycott that edition of the Games. He speaks of how this experience affected him as an athlete, and was a defining moment in his career as an athlete representative and IOC Member.
    16 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Moscow 1980
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    IOC announces adapted Tokyo 2020 qualification systems for each sport

    Further to the approval of a series of amendments to the Tokyo 2020 qualification system principles by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Qualification Task Force in April 2020, the review of the International Federation (IF) qualification processes for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and each sport has now been finalised.
    15 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Esposito delighted to grab Tokyo 2020 lifeline

    In January of this year the women’s modern pentathlon Olympic champion Chloe Esposito announced she was pregnant and withdrawing from the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The subsequent COVID-19 pandemic has devastated and concerned her but it has also opened the door to her potentially defending her title… 
    19 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Modern Pentathlon, Australia
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Mariana Arceo: The wonder woman

    The Mexican pentathlete talks to Tokyo 2020 after recovering from COVID-19 and going back to training at home.
    11 Jun 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Olympic Channel
  • News | Antwerp 1920

    Antwerp 1920 Olympic Games: Facts and figures

    One hundred years ago on 20 April 1920, the Olympic Games began in the Belgian city of Antwerp. Beyond their lasting contributions to sport, gender equality, unity and peace after the devastation of World War I, the 1920 Games produced some great athletic achievements and many Olympic firsts. 
    17 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, Antwerp 1920, Legacy
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