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  • News | Lausanne 2020

    Marie-Laure Brunet: “Share as much as I can”

    Marie-Laure Brunet was one of the pillars of the French biathlon team until the end of her career in 2014. She won two Olympic medals in Vancouver in 2010, and today puts her experience to good use as a corporate well-being and performance consultant. An Athlete Role Model at the Lausanne 2020 YOG, Marie-Laure Brunet tells us how much she will enjoy sharing her experiences with the young athletes competing next January.
    08 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020, Biathlon
  • News | Barcelona 1992

    Snapped: Larry Bird lifts the lid on life in the Dream Team

    Even for the truly legendary Larry Bird, a 12-time NBA All-star and three-time MVP (the NBA’s most valuable player) award winner, playing at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games was something indescribable.
    07 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Basketball, Barcelona 1992, United States of America
  • News | Legacy

    Volunteers: the “heartbeat” of Olympic legacy

    Volunteers are often hailed for being the “lifeblood” of the Olympic Games, working tirelessly to ensure their success. But since their introduction at the Olympic Games London 1948, they have contributed to much more than the delivery of the Games.
    05 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, Legacy
  • News | Fight against doping

    IOC EB announces a USD 5 million budget for long-term storage of pre-Games testing samples

    Following up on the IOC President’s announcement during the recent World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s Fifth World Conference on Doping in Sport, the IOC Executive Board (EB) today approved a budget of up to USD 5 million, spread over 10 years, to be allocated in a comprehensive long-term storage programme managed by the International Testing Agency (ITA). 
    03 Dec 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Fight against doping
  • News | YOG

    Murat Madan: “Improving health through skateboarding”

    IOC Young Leader Murat Madan was so energised by the positive impact his grass-roots BMX programme had on disadvantaged children in Turkey last year that the former boxer is back with a new initiative made possible by IOC seed-funding, this time using skateboarding to empower, motivate and inspire vulnerable young people. 
    29 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, BMX Racing, Turkey
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