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  • News | YOG

    IOC Young Reporters: Spreading the word for gender equality

    One of the subthemes of this year’s World Press Freedom Day – celebrated on 3 May – was gender equality in all aspects of the media. Here, we look at how the IOC’s Young Reporters Programme has been flying the flag for female journalists in the male-dominated world of sports reporting.
    07 May 2020 | Olympic News, Youth Olympic Games, IOC News, Women in Sport
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Hands That Drew Gold

    Muhamad Farid Husen crossed no finishing line in Argentina. He won no race, scored no points, swam to no victory. He never made it to the podium at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games. Yet, every medal at the Games spoke of his story. Gold, silver, bronze – the dangling dreams around many a beaming athlete – were a culmination of his design and ingenuity. 
    30 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Future of journalism is in safe hands

    A radio journalist from Dominica had barely travelled outside the Caribbean before winning the Young Reporters award as the flagship IOC programme proves its worth.
    18 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | Olympism in Action Forum

    Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The 3,000-year-old Olympic Truce showed its power this year on the Korean Peninsula

    Although the Olympic Truce, first observed in 776 BC, is nearly 3,000 years old, it has gained new life and meaning this past year, as the spirit of reconciliation and mutual respect it fosters was exemplified by North and South Korea at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. 
    05 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, Olympism in Action Forum, IOC News
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    “Olímpicos” - the Buenos Aires victory ceremony theme song

    “Olímpicos”, composed by the renowned Argentine musician, Leo Sujatovich, will be played at the podiums as the victory ceremony theme song at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018. It will provoke emotions through energy, force and joy, and will set the mood for unforgettable moments in the lives of the young athletes.
    22 Aug 2018 | YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Virtue and Moir smash record for gold

    Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir (CAN) staked their claim as ice dancing’s all-time greats after winning gold at PyeongChang 2018 to go with their gold at Vancouver 2010 and their silver at Sochi 2014. Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) won silver at Gangneung Ice Arena, while Alex and Maia Shibutani (USA) took bronze.
    20 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Canada, Figure Skating
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    What to do and see in Gangwon Province, home of PyeongChang 2018

    The Seoul metropolitan area is one of the most heavily populated in the world and is home to over 25 million people. Whenever the chance presents itself in winter or summer, many of them head east to Gangwon province, home of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.
    14 Dec 2016 | PyeongChang 2018, Olympic News
  • News | Olympic News

    Medal Design Competition… we have a winner!

    This year, from Argentina to Vietnam, entries for the most hotly contested Medal Design Competition to date have flooded in from 65 nations around the world.
    30 Jun 2015 | Olympic News
  • News | YOG

    And it's a wrap! YOGgies sign off from Sochi

    As the Olympic flame was extinguished in Sochi, athletes, ambassadors and reporters who have made their own journey from the Youth Olympic Games to Sochi 2014 bid farewell after creating history and magic at the Olympic Winter Games in Russia.
    25 Feb 2014 | YOG, Olympic News
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