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  • News | Moscow 1980

    Daley Thompson becomes the undisputed king of the decathlon at Moscow 1980

    The favourite going into the Moscow Games, the British decathlete delivered a series of top-level performances 39 years ago, on 26 and 27 July 1980, to win his first Olympic title. In the years that followed, he took gold at the European and World Championships and the Commonwealth Games, before retaining his Olympic title at Los Angeles 1984, setting a world record that would last for eight years. He is one of the greatest champions in the combined event’s history, which stretches back over a century.
    27 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Moscow 1980
  • 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

    A special day of sport in Lausanne

    On the eve of the inauguration of Olympic House and the celebrations to mark the 125th anniversary of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), a number of events took place in Lausanne today, setting the tone for a very busy and sporty weekend.
    22 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    2020 Vision: Looking ahead to Lausanne – a cultural tour

    As our countdown to the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 continues, olympic.org takes a cultural tour around the Swiss city, as we uncover what athletes can look forward to experiencing next January.
    17 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | IOC News

    TOP Partner Dow Solutions to Power New International Olympic Committee Headquarters

    Multiple Dow solutions have been selected to enhance the architecture and performance of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s new headquarters building—Olympic House—in Lausanne, Switzerland. The building is set to serve as the unified global meeting place for the Olympic Movement.
    16 Jul 2018 | Olympic News, Dow
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    End of an era for Canada’s ‘first family’ of short track

    Canadian short-track skaters Charles and Francois Hamelin, and Marianne St Gelais, who is Charles' partner away from the ice, have all announced that PyeongChang 2018 will be their last Olympic Winter Games.
    01 Mar 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Canada, Olympic News, Short Track Speed Skating
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