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  • News | Sustainability

    Olympic Games offer young people key skills to enter job market, says IOC guide

    The planning and staging of the Olympic Games offer thousands of young professionals an opportunity to acquire new skills and experience needed to enter a tough and competitive job market, including hundreds working for the Organising Committee. A new guide published by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO), aims to further enhance this opportunity.
    01 May 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Sustainability
  • News | Sustainability

    IOC’s hydrogen fleet inspires green momentum in the region

    The IOC’s hydrogen-powered vehicles and fuelling station are winning local acclaim, generating discussion, and inspiring further developments in the local hydrogen sector.
    27 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Sustainability, Tokyo 2020, Toyota, Sponsors
  • News | Sustainability

    From sea to summit: IOC launches sports group to protect mountains

    To mark International Mountain Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today announced the launch of the Mountain Summit – a group of sports organisations concerned with the current state of the world’s mountains and committed to protecting them.
    11 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Sustainability
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Sandy Brémond speeding towards her Olympic dream

    Sandy Brémond is rapidly making her way to the top of the ski cross world. The 17-year-old champion from the Southern French Alps will be a serious contender at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, where she will make her Olympic bow and realise the first part of a childhood dream.
    24 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Amsterdam 1928

    In Amsterdam in 1928, Lina Radke was the first female Olympic 800m champion, but…

    Women made their athletics debut at the Games of the IX Olympiad in the Dutch capital, with five events on the programme. But one of these created considerable controversy: the 800m won by Germany’s Lina Radke. Wrong impressions, falsified reports in the press and the concerns of medical staff at the time led to the event being excluded for the next 32 years. Explanations from Dr Richard Budgett, the IOC’s Medical and Scientific Director, and IOC Vice-President Anita DeFrantz.
    03 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Amsterdam 1928, Athletics, Germany
  • News | IOC News

    IOC adapts to a changing landscape and streamlines its operations

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is adapting to a changing landscape and streamlining its operations. After consultations with the HR Committee and the Executive Board (EB), the administration – under the leadership of Director General Christophe De Kepper – will change the portfolio of a number of its departments and consolidate the centres of competence within the organisation. The objective is for the IOC administration to adapt its organisational structure to the new activities and priorities under Olympic Agenda 2020.
    14 Oct 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
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