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  • News | IOC News

    IOC actively promoting health and physical activity through the new international Global Active City programme

    Cities all over the world are invited to take part in the Global Active City programme, a new initiative to promote health and physical activity. Already in place in 10 pilot cities, this programme, supported by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has proved successful in significantly improving the health of these cities’ inhabitants and increasing their participation in sport and physical activity.
    03 Oct 2017 | Olympic News, IOC News, Sport and Active Society
  • News | LA 2028

    Los Angeles 1984: An indelible legacy

    Like London and Paris before it, Los Angeles will host the Olympic Summer Games for a third time in 2028. To mark that milestone we look back at the two previous editions the Californian metropolis has staged. Lit up by the performances of Carl Lewis, Los Angeles 1984 remains fresh in the memory, thanks to some unforgettable sporting moments and the legacy it left behind.
    13 Sep 2017 | LA 2028, Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 12: Kaori Icho’s four out of four; Elaine Thompson is queen of the sprint

    Re-live Wednesday 17 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. Japanese wrestler Kaori Icho claimed a first for women: a fourth consecutive gold medal, remaining undefeated at the Olympic Games! Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson achieved the rare 100m/200m double in women’s athletics, and China won a new table tennis Grand Slam.
    17 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Japanese schoolchildren invited to pick the Tokyo 2020 mascot!

    Tokyo 2020 is proposing an original process to choose the Olympic and Paralympic mascots. A national competition open to all people living in Japan was presented on 22 May. A shortlist drawn up by a panel of experts will then be submitted to all of the country’s schoolchildren, who will vote to decide upon the winners!
    22 May 2017 | Tokyo 2020, Olympic News, Mascots
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