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  • News | YOG

    Hugo Gaston, from the YOG to the French Open: the birth of a champion

    Two years after claiming a gold medal at the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Hugo Gaston, aged just 20, succeeded in reaching the last 16 of a Grand Slam event, beating former French Open winner and world number 17 Stan Wawrinka in a thrilling five setter, before forcing world number 3 Dominic Thiem to a heart-stopping fifth set.
    08 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG, Tennis
  • News | IOC News

    IOC Session in Athens to take place from 10 to 12 March 2021

    After the approval in July of the organisation of two IOC Sessions in 2021, the IOC Executive Board met virtually today and determined that the 137th IOC Session will be held from 10 to 12 March next year in Athens.
    07 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    IOC Executive Board and Tokyo 2020 discuss USD 280 million in savings from measures developed to deliver Games fit for post-corona world

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee today discussed the estimated USD 280 million (JPY 30 billion) in cost savings that will be achieved by initial simplification and optimisation measures developed to deliver Games fit for a post-corona world.
    07 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    BA2018 Revisited: Most memorable moments

    As we celebrate the two-year anniversary of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, olympic.org looks back at some of the most memorable moments from the Games.
    06 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Sustainability

    Sport Positive Summit highlights powerful role of sport in addressing climate change

    Representatives from United Nations Climate Change (UNFCCC), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and sports organisations from across the world came together last week for the first edition of the Sport Positive Summit – a global meeting place for sports effecting positive environmental impact.
    06 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Sustainability
  • News | Olympic Solidarity

    Olympic Solidarity, a worldwide programme to ensure universality in sport

    Initially stemming from an idea by French athlete and sports official Count Jean de Beaumont in the early 1960s, Olympic Solidarity is proving to be an even more essential programme today, assisting National Olympic Committees (NOCs) around the world as they face the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, while also directly supporting athletes so that they can continue their training, including the Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holders who will make up the IOC Refugee Olympic Team at Tokyo 2020 next year.
    06 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Olympic Solidarity, IOC News, Refugee Olympic Team
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