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  • News | IOC News

    IOC disappointed at decision of Swiss Federal Tribunal

    It is with disappointment that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been informed of the ruling by the Swiss Federal Tribunal rejecting the IOC appeal against the CAS decision dated 23 April 2018 regarding the Russian Cross Country Skier Alexander Legkov. 
    18 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Fight against doping
  • News | YOG

    YOG stars set to shine bright in 2019

    More and more Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes are making their mark on the global stage. Here, we highlight some of those who are set to make a big impact in 2019…
    17 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Volunteers, an essential ingredient of the Winter YOG Lausanne 2020

    They are called the “Games-makers”, and no Olympic Games can take place without them. They are the volunteers, and they perform, in their thousands, a wide range of duties relating to national team delegations, the public, the media and the competition sites. Cédric Destraz, the head of the Local Organising Committee for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020’s volunteer programme, tells us what it involves before, during and after the Games.
    15 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | YOG

    #YOGJourney: YOG gold medallist Tomas Portyk poised for next step

    Czech Republic Nordic combined athlete Tomas Portyk may be only 22 years old, but he is already a mainstay on the FIS World Cup circuit. If recent performances and valuable experience gained are any indication, the two-time Olympian should contest for victories and podiums for many seasons to come.
    14 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Czech Republic, Nordic Combined, Innsbruck 2012
  • News | YOG

    Former YOG stars end 2018 in style

    As the sporting year came to an end in December, a host of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes were busy demonstrating their talents at some of the biggest events in their sports.
    11 Jan 2019 | Olympic News
  • News | IOC News

    IOC President meets and congratulates joint Korean team at Handball World Championship 2019

    Another highly symbolic step was taken when a joint Korean team played host Germany at the opening match of the Handball World Championship 2019 in the formerly divided city of Berlin. “This is a continuation of the IOC initiative at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 with the joint Korean team at the Opening Ceremony and the joint women’s ice hockey team. I would like to congratulate and thank IHF President Hassan Moustafa for having made this joint handball team possible,” IOC President Thomas Bach said. 
    11 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea, Handball
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