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  • News | Nanjing 2014

    Nanjing 2014 lessons helping Fares Ferjani to reach his goals

    Tunisian fencer Fares Ferjani reflects on his experiences at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014 and reveals his ambitions for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
    19 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Nanjing 2014, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Tunisia, Fencing
  • News | YOG

    Cycling’s most memorable YOG moments

    As the UCI World Road Cycling Championships get underway in Italy, olympic.org takes a look back at some of the most memorable moments from cycling events at previous editions of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
    29 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Cycling, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Singapore
  • News | IOC News

    President Bach visits UCI Road World Championships in Italy

    President Bach was in Imola, Italy, this weekend for the UCI Road World Championships. Accompanied by the President of the International Cycling Union (UCI), David Lappartient, he saw the Men’s and Women’s Elite Road Races and got to talk to a number of the athletes as they prepare for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
    28 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Antwerp 1920

    The “Red Devils” at the top of world football at Antwerp 1920

    At a time when the most important, in fact the only, international football competition took place at the Olympic Games, the Antwerp 1920 tournament was of particular importance, as it brought together more teams and players than ever before, and for the first time an African team (Egypt) took part. In this sense, it was the forerunner of the FIFA World Cup, which was created 10 years later. Belgium won the gold medal in front of the home crowd, and this win remains the only major title achieved by the “Red Devils”.
    02 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Antwerp 1920, Football, Belgium
  • News | IOC News

    In 1913, Pierre de Coubertin designed one of the world's most famous symbols

    The Olympic rings represent the five continents and all nations united by Olympism. Today, they make up of the most famous and recognised symbols in the world. Did you know that it was a mere 20 years after the re-establishment of the Olympic Games that Pierre de Coubertin presented his emblem to the 1914 Olympic Congress in Paris? While he is remembered for being an educator, historian and founder of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), he was also a talented designer. Read on for the full history of the Olympic rings.
    18 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Legacy

    Antwerp 1920: a symbol of peace and unity 100 years after the Games

    Following World War I, the IOC selected Antwerp to host the 1920 Olympic Games. Organisers overcame many obstacles to deliver an edition of the Games that is still recognised for its lasting contributions to sport, gender equality, unity and peace. One hundred years later, as the entire world is fighting the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, the Olympic Games Antwerp 1920 live on as a symbol of post-crisis solidarity and recovery.
    14 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Antwerp 1920, Legacy
  • News | RIO 2016

    Basketball coach sealed Serbia’s Olympic water polo success, says world’s best player

    Four years ago, the Serbian men’s water polo team stood on the brink of yet more Olympic heartache. The reigning world and European champions arrived at Rio 2016 as overwhelming favourites, yet after opening with two draws and a loss they faced elimination and humiliation until, led by defender Filip Filipović, the team said, “No, not this time…”
    10 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, RIO 2016, Water Polo, Serbia
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