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  • News | Dakar 2022

    Get to know Dakar

    Following the selection of Dakar as the host city of the 2022 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), olympic.org takes a closer look at the city to reveal some interesting facts about the Senegalese capital.
    24 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Dakar 2022, Senegal
  • News | Los Angeles 1984

    Lacoste unveils Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Heritage collection

    Lacoste has launched its Olympic Heritage clothing and accessories line celebrating the Olympic Games Los Angeles 1984, the third in a collection that forms part of a licensing agreement with the International Olympic Committee. 
    08 May 2019 | Olympic News, Los Angeles 1984
  • News | YOG

    Celebrating the pride of Africa

    As the Senegalese capital Dakar continues preparations to host the fourth Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2022, we look back at five of the most spectacular performances from African athletes at previous editions of the YOG.
    06 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Paris 1924

    The story of how rugby launched the Olympic Games Paris 1924

    Though the majority of events on the programme at the Games of the VIII Olympiad took place in July 1924, the sporting action began on 4 May, with France and Romania kicking off a three-team 15-a-side rugby competition also involving the USA. The tournament came to a conclusion two weeks later, with the Americans winning their second rugby gold in a row.  
    04 May 2019 | Olympic News, Paris 1924
  • News | YOG

    YOG a vital stepping-stone for Young Reporters

    As the United Nations marks World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, olympic.org takes a look at what some of the graduates of the IOC Young Reporters Programme have achieved in their journalism careers.
    03 May 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | RIO 2016

    Tom Mitchell talks rugby sevens

    One of the world’s leading rugby sevens players, Tom Mitchell captains England in the World Rugby Sevens Series and led Great Britain to silver at the Olympic Games Rio 2016. In an energy-sapping sport of unrelenting action, big hits and electrifying bursts of speed, played on a pitch the same size as the one used in rugby union, he has all the attributes needed to excel at the very highest level. 
    30 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Rugby Sevens, RIO 2016
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