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  • News | IOC News

    IOC President Bach: We have to be ambitious to reach gender equality

    The New Leaders Forum held in Helsinki, Finland, is a “best practice in action”, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said when attending the Forum on Tuesday. He praised the initiative by the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Finland and supported by the IOC and the European Olympic Committees (EOC) in his opening speech: “Here we have 30 young leaders in sport from across all of Europe, who are committed to leading the change toward gender equality. This is exactly the kind of practical action that we need.”
    19 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Women in Sport, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Training action begins in Buenos Aires

    Athletes from all over the world that just arrived at the Youth Olympic Village got their first training sessions under their belts at the venues of the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.
    05 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Alpine skiers serve up historic feats as Ledecká wins shock gold

    In the Alpine skiing speed events at PyeongChang 2018 Norway’s Aksel Lund Svindal won his country’s first ever Olympic downhill title and Italy’s Sofia Goggia claimed a maiden women’s downhill crown for her nation, while Ester Ledecká of the Czech Republic caused a sensation by storming to women’s super-G gold and Austria’s Mathias Mayer outstripped his Norwegian rivals to prevail in the men’s super-G.
    21 Mar 2018 | PyeongChang 2018, Alpine Skiing, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Gold for Goggia, and another Alpine upset

    Sofia Goggia from Italy confirmed her position as current world number one with an emphatic Alpine skiing downhill gold. Ragnhild Mowinckel from Norway was the surprise silver medallist at PyeongChang 2018 on 21 February, while Lindsey Vonn from the USA won bronze.
    21 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Alpine Skiing, Italy
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