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  • News | Olympic News

    Olympic values with legendary Olympians Seb Coe & Ian Millar

    One is a double Olympic champion, has successfully bid for and delivered an edition of the Games and now serves as President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), while the other is known as “Captain Canada” and competed at a world-record 10 Olympic Games. There are perhaps no two better qualified people to discuss the role Olympism plays in modern society than Sebastian Coe and Ian Millar. 
    20 May 2019 | Olympic News, Athletics, Equestrian
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    2020 Vision: Looking ahead to Lausanne – a cultural tour

    As our countdown to the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 continues, olympic.org takes a cultural tour around the Swiss city, as we uncover what athletes can look forward to experiencing next January.
    17 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | YOG

    Celebrating the pride of Africa

    As the Senegalese capital Dakar continues preparations to host the fourth Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2022, we look back at five of the most spectacular performances from African athletes at previous editions of the YOG.
    06 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    YOG a vital stepping-stone for Young Reporters

    As the United Nations marks World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, olympic.org takes a look at what some of the graduates of the IOC Young Reporters Programme have achieved in their journalism careers.
    03 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Lausanne 2020 and its ground-breaking event programme

    Since their inception, the Youth Olympic Games have been a genuine testing ground, ushering in new sports and disciplines, several of which have since been included on the full Olympic programme. Lausanne 2020 will be no exception, as Simone Righenzi, the Local Organising Committee’s Head of Sport, explains.
    24 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Sustainability

    From food and uniforms to sponsorship deals: IOC guides to help the Olympic Games and the sports sector adopt sustainable sourcing practices

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has released two guides which will help the Organising Committees for the Olympic Games (OCOGs) and the Olympic Movement – including International Sports Federations (IFs) and National Olympic Committees (NOCs) – source goods and services in a way that results in positive social, environmental, ethical and economic outcomes. 
    22 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Sustainability
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Brave new world in Buenos Aires

    To celebrate the second United Nations World Creativity and Innovation Day on 21 April, we highlight five ways in which the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 put innovation and evolution at their heart in Argentina last October, further enhancing the Games’ reputation for pioneering new sports and ideas.
    20 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    A gold medal for design

    With the public competition to design the coveted medals awarded to athletes at the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 closing this month, we look back at the winning designs that featured at the five previous editions of the Games.
    17 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | IOC News

    How the IOC finances a better world through sport

    The IOC is a non-profit organisation, dedicated to using the revenue generated from the Olympic Games to assist athletes and develop sport worldwide. As a result, every day the IOC distributes about USD 3.4 million around the world to help athletes and sporting organisations.
    13 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
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