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  • News | Beijing 2022

    Brain training helping Kubacki fly high as he eyes up Beijing 2022 prize

    Poland’s Dawid Kubacki has long competed in the shadow of compatriot and three-time Olympic ski jumping champion Kamil Stoch but, propelled by a new focus on the power of his mind, the 30-year-old has emerged as the man to watch in the run-up to Beijing 2022.
    09 Dec 2020 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, Poland, Ski Jumping
  • News | IOC News

    Refugee athletes give back to their communities

    While attempting to qualify for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 in 2021, many of the 51 Refugee Athlete Scholarship-holders are balancing intense training schedules with efforts to give back to their host communities and support fellow refugees in navigating the additional challenges caused the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, we put the spotlight on four inspirational projects that are showing other refugees what’s possible.
    04 Dec 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Refugee Olympic Team
  • News | Olympic News

    Away from the mat: Duplantis, Lavillenie, Kendricks and Lisek reveal all

    After discussing the records, sharing the secrets of their success and setting out their plans for Tokyo 2020 in the first two parts of the series, the quartet currently bestriding the world of men’s pole vaulting took on the real issues of the day, including deciding who the poker king is and discovering which of them builds saunas in his spare time…
    27 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, Sweden, United States of America, Poland, France, Athletics
  • News | IOC News

    Empowering women through self-defence

    On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we look at the inspirational work of refugee athlete Amir Al-Awad, who is equipping women in his community with skills and confidence that can help them deal with negative situations.
    25 Nov 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Women in Sport
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