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  • News | Olympic News

    Dressage legend Isabell Werth and her horses

    For Isabell Werth, the most decorated Olympic equestrian athlete of all time, it is simple: the horse is everything. “Without a top horse you have nothing, you are just a rider, nothing more,” said the German who has won six gold and four silver medals in dressage during a career which has, to date, spanned five Olympic Games.
    11 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Germany, Equestrian / Dressage
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: Former YOG athletes continue to amaze in August

    The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) continue to provide a springboard to the international stage, with a succession of former YOG athletes clinching world and continental titles throughout August.
    09 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Tokyo 2020
  • News | IOC News

    Olympic House opens its doors to the public

    In parallel to the 2019 European Heritage Days, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will open its doors to the public on Friday 13 September from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday 14 September from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
    09 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | YOG

    IOC Young Leaders join local start-ups, creatives and entrepreneurs for the first ever IOC “Createathon”

    The 4th annual IOC Youth Summit held this weekend from 6 to 8 September has been like no other. Fifty-three IOC Young Leaders, formerly known as IOC Young Change Makers, came together to put their creativity to the test as part of the first ever IOC “Createathon” for the forthcoming Winter Youth Olympic Games that open in the Olympic Capital of Lausanne in exactly four months’ time.
    08 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Turkish archers looking to make history at Tokyo 2020

    Turkey has never won an Olympic medal in archery but Yasemin Anagoz and Mete Gazoz are determined to change that, starting at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
    08 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Turkey, Archery, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Olympic News

    Overcoming egos is key to partnership success

    The Indonesian badminton legend Liliyana Natsir, who won two Olympic medals and four world titles, explains why she and Tontowi Ahmad formed such an effective duo.
    07 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Badminton, Indonesia
  • News | YOG

    IOC to host global gathering of inspiring young leaders ahead of Lausanne 2020

    A record number of attendees from over 40 countries – including 53 Young Change-Makers (YCMs) and inspirational speakers in the field of sport for development – will participate in the fourth annual edition of the IOC Youth Summit ahead of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020. 
    05 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, IOC News
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Six additional sporting stars to mentor young athletes at Lausanne 2020

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the names of six world-class athletes who will help the young athletes at Lausanne 2020, from 9 to 22 January 2020. They join a list of 13 previously appointed athletes.
    05 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | IOC News

    Record-breaking gymnast Latynina certain she was “born a winner”

    From being unbeatable when three months pregnant, to highlighting her background as a ballerina and embracing the moment she was overtaken as the world’s most decorated Olympian, octogenarian gymnast Larisa Latynina is loving life and delighted to share her story with a whole new generation of Olympic fans.
    04 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Gymnastics
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