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  • News | YOG

    Luguelin Santos: A successor to Feliz Sanchez

    Following the trail blazed by his role model and compatriot Felix Sanchez, Dominican Republic’s Luguelin Santos won two gold medals at Singapore 2010 before winning silver in the 400m final at London 2012.
    30 Jul 2014 | YOG, Nanjing 2014, Olympic News, Singapore 2010
  • Felix Sanchez Flows Over the Hurdles to Win Gold | Video

    Felix Sanchez Flows Over the Hurdles to Win Gold

    Flowing over the hurdles, Felix Sanchez achieves his golden goal, winning the first 400m hurdles gold medal for Dominican Republic. Sanchez crosses the line in just 47.63, less than a second ahead of Danny McFarlane of Jamaica. Naman Keita claims the bronze medal in 48.26 seconds. Athletics 400m Hurdles Men's Final - Barcelona 1992 Summer Olympics - Felix Sanchez (DOM), Danny McFarlane (JAM), Naman Keita (FRA)
  • 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
  • News | IOC News

    Olympic superstars get active in Lausanne for Olympic Day

    As part of the inauguration of Olympic House, the new headquarters of the IOC, and the celebration of the 125th anniversary of the IOC on Olympic Day on Sunday (23 June), more than 30 visiting sports stars from the world of winter and summer sports will come to the Olympic Capital of Lausanne. On Saturday (22 June), they will get active at local sports clubs and take part in the Olympic Capital Run. 
    20 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | IOC News

    World is abuzz with activities as millions get active on Olympic Day

    Today – 23 June – is Olympic Day! Spurred on by the Olympic Movement, close to six million people across the globe, young and old alike, are reversing the trend away from sport and are moving, jumping, stretching and getting their sweat on to promote a healthy and active lifestyle and celebrate the birth of the modern Olympic Games and its values.
    23 Jun 2017 | Olympic News, IOC News, Olympic Day, Press Release
  • News | Olympic News

    IOC ACP Forum concludes in Lima with live launch of Athlete Learning Gateway

    The 7th IOC Athlete Career Programme (ACP) Forum, hosted by the Peruvian National Olympic Committee (NOC) in Lima, came to a close last week. With over 80 participants from 37 countries, the three-day Forum celebrated 10 years of the ACP, highlighting its growing success and outlining future goals. It also saw the official launch of online education service the International Olympic Committee’s Athlete Learning Gateway, which is aimed at elite athletes and their coaches.
    01 Jun 2015 | Olympic News
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