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  • News | IOC News

    IOC Executive Board starts meeting in Olympic House

    A few days ahead the 125th anniversary of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Executive Board (EB) members were today introduced to the EB room in the new home of the Olympic Movement.
    18 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | IOC News

    IOC awards 2020-2024 broadcast rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded exclusive free-to-air broadcast rights to Infront Sports & Media AG (Infront) for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 and the Olympic Games Paris 2024, as well as the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 and Dakar 2022, in the following territories:
    18 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | IOC News

    IOC commissions animated short film inspired by the Olympic Values

    The IOC today announced a collaboration with Tokyo-based Studio Ponoc to create an animated short film inspired by the Olympic values, to be released next year in the lead-up to the Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August 2020. The project aims to share Olympic messages of hope and peace with a broad international audience, particularly young people, and to forge a powerful artistic legacy for animation fans across the globe.
    10 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | RIO 2016

    Internet helped Julius Yego to hurl himself into record books

    Julius Yego’s silver medal in the javelin at the Olympic Games Rio 2016 made history and headlines for the athlete known as the ‘YouTube man’ after a dearth of field event coaches in Kenya meant he honed his technique watching online videos.
    09 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Athletics, Kenya, RIO 2016
  • News | YOG

    YOG stars make their mark in May

    Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes continued to shine on the global sporting stage. Here, olympic.org looks at some of the highlights over the last month…
    07 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    Family ties bind strong at the YOG

    As the world marks the International Day of Families on 15 May, Olympic.org takes a look at some of the Youth Olympic Games athletes whose families have strong links to the YOG and the Olympic Games
    15 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Yona Knight-Wisdom, the diver making Jamaican sporting history

    At the Olympic Games Rio 2016, Yona Knight-Wisdom became the first Jamaican athlete to participate in an Olympic diving competition. But that was just the beginning; he now has his sights set on a medal at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 next year, and is leaving nothing to chance.
    13 May 2019 | Olympic News, Diving, Tokyo 2020, Jamaica
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    With Fanny Smith, Villars-sur-Ollon will be welcoming the world at the YOG Lausanne 2020

    The women’s skicross world number one, winner of the 2018-2019 season’s World Cup and silver medallist at the 2019 World Championships, is from Villars-sur-Ollon in the Vaud Alps. Fanny Smith’s resort will be one of the competition venues for the YOG Lausanne 2020, for skicross in particular. As an Ambassador for these YOG, she helped to design the course and skied it in January in front of her fans as part of the European Cup. Below is an interview with a totally committed champion.
    12 May 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG, Ski Cross
  • News | YOG

    YOG graduates grab attention in April

    Several former Youth Olympic Games athletes made their mark on the international sporting stage in April. Here, Olympic.org looks at some of the highlights…
    10 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
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