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  • News | YOG

    YOG alumni shine in early 2019

    The first month of the new year saw a series of former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes make headlines as they continued to make significant progress in their respective senior sporting ranks.
    08 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Speed Skating, Halfpipe, Tennis, Luge
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    PyeongChang 2018 – a success story on and off the field of play

    The Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 were a resounding success both on and off the field of play, achieving a number of significant milestones. In the words of IOC President Thomas Bach, these were the Games of New Horizons. The Games enjoyed unprecedented geographical reach, in terms of both participation and coverage; offered a more diverse sporting programme than ever before; and, perhaps most significantly, served as a bridgehead for peace and cooperation.
    06 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Legacy
  • News | YOG

    YOG spirit lives on in Innsbruck

    Seven years may have passed since the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) were held in Innsbruck in 2012, but the Austrian city is still experiencing the benefits of hosting the YOG.
    05 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Innsbruck 2012
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    One year on, legacy vision for PyeongChang 2018 venues is taking shape

    One of the key pledges of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 organisers was to create venues that were sustainable and would provide a legacy that would see them contribute to the local region long after the Games had finished, in terms of both establishing it as a winter sports hub and enhancing its overall infrastructure.
    04 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Legacy
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Wukesong Sports Centre, Beijing venue for both the Summer and Winter Games

    After staging the basketball tournaments at the Olympic Summer Games 2008, including the epic men’s final between the USA and Spain, the Wukesong Sports Centre has successfully been used as a multipurpose arena in the 10 years that followed. With a capacity of 18,000 spectators, it will serve as the main indoor venue for ice hockey at the 2022 Winter Games.
    04 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Beijing 2022 committed to hosting “green, inclusive, open and clean” Games

    Beijing 2022 is committed to its mission of hosting “green, inclusive, open and clean” Olympic Winter Games. The Organising Committee’s initiatives include sustainable management of venues, low carbon programmes and sustainable sourcing.
    01 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Sustainability
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Beijing 2022 anti-doping lab best in class

    The Olympic Games Beijing 2008 left a number of legacies that continue to have an impact on sport in China even now, nearly 11 years later. 
    01 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Fight against doping
  • News | IOC News

    IOC honoured for promoting values in sport

    The International Olympic Committee has received the 7th Riudor Prize for promoting values in sport, and in particular for the joint participation of the two Koreas at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. 
    31 Jan 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Olympic Studies Centre

    2019 PhD Students and Early Career Academics Research Grants awarded

    In the framework of the PhD Students and Early Career Academics Research Grant Programme, The Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) has selected six research projects based on their academic quality and link with Olympic studies.
    25 Jan 2019 | Olympic Studies Centre
  • 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
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