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  • News | Development through sport

    Using sport to contribute to a better world on 6 April!

    Following the success of last year’s first-ever International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) on 6 April, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is once again gearing up to celebrate the power of sport and highlight how it can help build a better world.
    13 Mar 2015 | Development through sport, Olympic News
  • News | Olympic News

    Peter Schlickenrieder: Silver swansong

    Now a well-known writer and TV personality in his native Germany, former cross-country skier Peter Schlickenrieder shares his memories of the Olympic Winter Games in this latest video in our Words of Olympians series.
    11 Mar 2015 | Olympic News
  • News | Olympic Solidarity

    Olympic Solidarity - Chasing The Dream

    Thanks to the IOC's Olympic Solidarity programme, athletes from all over the world are receiving the support they need to compete at the Olympic Games.
    10 Mar 2015 | Olympic Solidarity, Olympic News
  • News | Olympic News

    Moment in Time: A big step for womankind

    Morocco’s Nawal El Moutawakel’s performance in the women’s 400m hurdles at Los Angeles 1984 was a watershed moment in many ways.  
    06 Mar 2015 | Olympic News
  • News | Olympic News

    Cross country queen Bjørgen still reigning supreme

    During the 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden, Marit Bjørgen wrote another glorious chapter in her story, adding the world championship crown to her World Cup and Olympic titles
    04 Mar 2015 | Olympic News
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    Biathlon: a sport on the cutting edge

    Biathlon is a sport with roots deep in military and survival techniques, but which has evolved to combine cutting-edge technology with fine feats of athleticism and marksmanship. In this video we chart the development of the equipment used by biathletes.
    23 Feb 2015 |
  • News | Sochi 2014

    From YOG to Sochi and beyond!

    One year ago, over 60 young athletes who broke onto the scene at the first ever Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Innsbruck in 2012 went on to make their Olympic debut at Sochi 2014. For a small number, their Olympic star was burning bright as they became Olympic champions, for the other “Yoggies”, they gave it their best shot and carried the legacy of the YOG through to the Olympic stage.
    09 Feb 2015 | Sochi 2014, YOG, Olympic News
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