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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Ariarne Titmus achieves the impossible one year ahead of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

    Eighteen-year-old Australian Ariarne Titmus left her mark on the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju by dethroning the queen of the pool, Katie Ledecky, in the 400m event. The American had remained undefeated in this distance since the Olympic Games London 2012. Rematch will be the name of the game at Tokyo 2020.
    21 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Swimming, Australia
  • News | Olympic Channel

    Olympic Channel launches year-long docu-series “All Around”

    With just over a year to go to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the Olympic Channel’s new original series All Around follows the personal journeys of three elite gymnasts in real time over the course of a year on their road to Tokyo.
    06 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Artistic Gymnastics, Tokyo 2020
  • News | RIO 2016

    Three years on, Rio 2016 venues keep the Olympic spirit alive

    Three years ago, the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 mesmerised people around the world. Since then, despite the political, economic and social challenges affecting Brazil, the benefits created by the Games have kept the Olympic spirit alive. Today, many of the Olympic venues that witnessed unforgettable sporting performances in 2016 continue to be at the heart of local and international action.
    03 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, RIO 2016, Legacy
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 continues to show strong momentum amid growing excitement for the Games

    On the eve of the One-Year-To-Go milestone, the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has confirmed to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), during its tenth Project Review (22-23 July), that preparations for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 continue to be on track and that excitement for the Games is growing, engaging millions across the country. 
    23 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, IOC News
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Great excitement in Japan as 3.2 million tickets sold during first phase of sales

    With a little more than a year to go until the Olympic Games, Tokyo 2020 continues to generate great excitement with an announcement for an additional ticket lottery this year, as well as opening new venues, which show that the country is on track to host spectacular Games.  
    09 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, All about Tokyo 2020
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    The Lausanne 2020 cauldron will be a first in the history of the Olympic Games

    The Organising Committee for the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 has announced that its Olympic cauldron, the construction of which began on 17 June 2019, will be powered for the first time in the history of the Olympic Games by an eco-responsible fuel. 
    02 Jul 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | YOG

    2020 Vision: Homegrown heroes

    Our countdown to the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 continues as young athletes prepare to make a name for themselves next January. Olympic.org  looks back at some memorable performances by Swiss athletes at previous editions of the Winter YOG.
    28 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Switzerland, YOG
  • News | IOC News

    Organising Committees on track to hosting successful Games

    Following the final report outlining the successes of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, the Organising Committees for Tokyo 2020, Beijing 2022 and Paris 2024 delivered presentations to the 134th IOC Session on the progress being made for the upcoming Games editions. 
    25 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | IOC News

    A special day of sport in Lausanne

    On the eve of the inauguration of Olympic House and the celebrations to mark the 125th anniversary of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), a number of events took place in Lausanne today, setting the tone for a very busy and sporty weekend.
    22 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
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