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  • Fiji's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Fiji's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Sprinter Makelesi Bulikiobo leads Fiji's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Fiji athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Fiji - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • IOC President takes part in a rugby training session in Fiji | Video

    IOC President takes part in a rugby training session in Fiji

    The IOC President met the President of the Republic of Fiji. They discussed the huge contribution that sport can make in society. President Bach also took part in a rugby training session in Suva. Fiji has high hopes of winning a medal at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next year, when rugby sevens will be on the programme for the first time.
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Olympians set to make Rugby World Cup history at Japan 2019

    In a historic first for the Rugby World Cup, 18 Olympians from nine nations are set to take to the field at Japan 2019, the first Rugby World Cup to be held in Asia, which begins on Friday when hosts Japan take on Russia at the Tokyo Stadium.
    20 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Rugby Sevens, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | IOC News

    IOC officially inaugurates Olympic House and celebrates 125th anniversary

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today officially opened Olympic House - one of the most sustainable buildings in the world. The inauguration was the highlight of the very emblematic and emotional celebrations to mark the 125th anniversary of the IOC, which was founded on 23 June 1894 by Pierre de Coubertin.
    23 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Press Release
  • News | IOC News

    Olympic superstars get active in Lausanne for Olympic Day

    As part of the inauguration of Olympic House, the new headquarters of the IOC, and the celebration of the 125th anniversary of the IOC on Olympic Day on Sunday (23 June), more than 30 visiting sports stars from the world of winter and summer sports will come to the Olympic Capital of Lausanne. On Saturday (22 June), they will get active at local sports clubs and take part in the Olympic Capital Run. 
    20 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • 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, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | RIO 2016

    Tom Mitchell talks rugby sevens

    One of the world’s leading rugby sevens players, Tom Mitchell captains England in the World Rugby Sevens Series and led Great Britain to silver at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. In an energy-sapping sport of unrelenting action, big hits and electrifying bursts of speed, played on a pitch the same size as the one used in rugby union, he has all the attributes needed to excel at the very highest level. 
    30 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Rugby Sevens, RIO 2016
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