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  • News | IOC News

    IOC Executive Board discusses future Games and anti-doping

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) this Wednesday approved the Event Programme Principles for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Gangwon 2024. It also heard a report from the Disciplinary Commission (DC) that had followed up on the doping confession of weightlifter Rattikan Gulnoi.
    15 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | IOC News

    IOC and Atos extend Worldwide Olympic Partnership

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announced an extension to their long-standing Worldwide Olympic Partnership through to 2024.
    09 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Sponsors, Atos, Press Release
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Overcoming obstacles second nature to the USA’s all-conquering water polo star Seidemann

    The USA women’s water polo team is one of the most dominant outfits in Olympic sport. The two-time defending Olympic champions have won every world title since 2015 and, while a pre-lockdown loss to Australia and the stresses of COVID-19 have thrown up a host of challenges, star defender Melissa Seidemann is quietly confident of yet more success…
    09 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, United States of America, Water Polo, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Valériane Ayayi-Vukosavljević: “We really can’t wait!”

    The French women’s basketball team’s small forward is still not over the enormous frustration of taking fourth place at the 2016 Games in Rio, and is looking forward to returning to the great Olympic stage, with another year to prepare and aim for the stars in 2021 in Tokyo.
    07 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Basketball, France, RIO 2016, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Women in Sport

    Women and girls must be participants and leaders in sport recovery plans, says UN Women

    While the world is currently working on addressing and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, women and girls must be both participants and leaders in this process, so their gains are not lost, and a better future for all becomes a reality, says UN Women in a Policy Brief published today. 
    02 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Women in Sport
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Not even an ACL tear can deter karate’s Olympic hopeful Abbasali

    Even when karate was not on the Olympic programme, young Iranian karateka Hamideh Abbasali would tell anyone listening that one day she would triumph on the biggest sporting stage of them all. Now, with 12 extra months to recover from serious injury, she is ready to embrace her longed-for opportunity at Tokyo 2020. 
    02 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Karate, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | YOG

    “I never grew up thinking an Indian girl could actually win”

    Aditi Ashok reveals how she hopes to inspire the next generation of female golfers in India, and reflects on how her experiences at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014 helped prepare her for life on the elite stage.
    01 Jul 2020 | Olympic News, Nanjing 2014, YOG, RIO 2016, Golf, India
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