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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    All systems go as Peaty seeks Olympic defence in Frog King’s back yard

    When asked to name the people he looks up to in swimming, Adam Peaty is quick to single out Kosuke Kitajima – the “Frog King” who is the only man to have won the 100m breaststroke at successive Olympic Games.
    25 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Swimming, Great Britain, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    Brave new world in Buenos Aires

    To celebrate the second United Nations World Creativity and Innovation Day on 21 April, we highlight five ways in which the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018 put innovation and evolution at their heart in Argentina last October, further enhancing the Games’ reputation for pioneering new sports and ideas.
    20 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, YOG
  • News | YOG

    YOG stars excel in March

    The third month of 2019 was a spectacular one for former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes as they made their mark at elite level with another huge haul of medals, a new world record and a piece of skating history.
    10 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | YOG

    Young Change-Maker Betsmara Cruz: “Promoting healthy living in Puerto Rico”

    Ahead of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) tomorrow (April 6), we highlight Betsmara’s work in Puerto Rico. A former international swimmer and her country’s Young Change-Maker (YCM) at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014, she is now spearheading an ambitious social project to tackle childhood obesity on her native Caribbean island as part of the IOC’s global YCM+ programme.
    05 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Paris 2024

    Paris 2024: economically and socially responsible Games

    During an event organised at l’Usine, an event venue in Seine-Saint-Denis, which brought together representatives of the employment, professional integration, training and finance sectors, the Paris 2024 Games organisers announced a totally new approach: between now and 2024, small and medium-sized businesses, the social and solidarity economy, jobseekers and those starting work will receive support to help them take advantage of the economic and professional benefits of the Olympic Games Paris 2024.
    05 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Paris 2024, Legacy, Sustainability
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Olympic flag returns to Tokyo following successful nationwide tour

    The Tokyo Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) staged a ceremony marking the conclusion of the Olympic and Paralympic Flag Tour, which has criss-crossed Japan since the arrival of the Olympic and Paralympic flags from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August and September 2016 respectively. The flags began their tour by visiting all of Tokyo’s cities, towns, wards and villages before heading out across the rest of the country.
    03 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
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