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  • News | Olympic News

    Xu’s Olympic journey inspires fans through Olympian and Paralympian Online Experiences on Airbnb

    Chinese sailor Xu Lijia overcame huge obstacles and setbacks to win gold at the Olympic Games London 2012, and is now helping to motivate fans around the world by sharing her inspirational journey through the Online Experiences available on Worldwide Olympic Partner Airbnb’s platform.
    03 Aug 2020 | Olympic News, Sponsors, Airbnb, London 2012, RIO 2016, People's Republic of China, Sailing
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Get inspired and learn to meditate with IOC Refugee Olympic Team hopeful Asif Sultani

    Not only does Asif Sultani have an extraordinary tale to tell, recounting his harrowing journey from Afghanistan to Australia via Iran, but the karateka is also ready to pass on the secrets of his sporting success and inner calm to anyone who wants to listen.
    31 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Refugee Olympic Team, Karate, Sponsors, Airbnb
  • News | Paris 2024

    Worldwide TOP Partner Alibaba supports Le Club for Paris 2024

    Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Worldwide TOP Partner Alibaba, is supporting Paris 2024 with its “Le Club Paris 2024” initiative on club.paris2024.org. 
    30 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Sponsors, Paris 2024, Alibaba
  • News | YOG

    Friends Forever at the YOG

    As the world marks the International Day of Friendship on 30 July, we hear from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes about how they forged lasting friendships with competitors from all over the world during their time at the YOG.
    30 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lillehammer 2016, Lausanne 2020, Nanjing 2014, Singapore 2010, Innsbruck 2012, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Olympic News

    Lessons in resilience, cooking and self-defence from refugee athletes

    In August 2015, Syrian swimmer Yusra Mardini saved the lives of 20 fellow refugees as they fled war-torn Syria for safety in Europe. Just a year later, she was competing at Rio 2016 as part of the IOC’s first-ever Refugee Olympic Team. Now Mardini and other team members are offering a series of Online Experiences in which they share tips and insights on a diverse range of topics ranging from resilience to Afghan cooking.
    29 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Airbnb, Sponsors, RIO 2016, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Refugee Olympic Team
  • News | YOG

    YOG medallist Keddell aiming for Olympic podium again in Tokyo

    After winning bronze at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Singapore 2010, New Zealand hockey star Rose Keddell is desperate to return to the Olympic podium again at Tokyo 2020.
    28 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Singapore 2010, YOG, RIO 2016, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo, Hockey, New Zealand
  • News | IOC News

    Death of IOC Honorary Member Flor Isava Fonseca

    It is with great sadness that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has learnt of the death of IOC Honorary Member Flor Isava Fonseca, at the age of 99.
    27 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Press Release, Venezuela
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