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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 | Innsbruck 1964

    The unique achievement of sisters Marielle and Christine Goitschel at Innsbruck 1964

    On 3 February 1964 at the IX Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck, the Goitschel sisters achieved something remarkable. After a Christine-Marielle one-two finish in the slalom, the two French skiers, born in 1944 and 1945 respectively, repeated the feat in the giant slalom, but in reverse order, with Marielle finishing ahead of Christine. Other brothers and sisters have secured one-two finishes at the Winter Games, but never twice in a row. Today, we celebrate the anniversary of a remarkable piece of history.
    03 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Innsbruck 1964, Alpine Skiing, France
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Krista wins ski cross gold to keep Swiss flag flying at Villars

    Marie Karoline Krista ensured Villars Winter Park continued to be a Swiss paradise during the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games by winning the women’s ski cross gold medal for the host nation.
    19 Jan 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Freestyle Skiing, Switzerland
  • 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

    Marie-Laure Brunet: “Share as much as I can”

    Marie-Laure Brunet was one of the pillars of the French biathlon team until the end of her career in 2014. She won two Olympic medals in Vancouver in 2010, and today puts her experience to good use as a corporate well-being and performance consultant. An Athlete Role Model at the Lausanne 2020 YOG, Marie-Laure Brunet tells us how much she will enjoy sharing her experiences with the young athletes competing next January.
    08 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Biathlon
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