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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 medallists’ bouquets sourced from earthquake-affected areas

    Tokyo 2020 has revealed the designs of the bouquets that will be presented to medallists at the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, which will be created using flowers grown mainly in the areas most affected by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.  
    12 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, All about Tokyo 2020
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: Outstanding October for former YOG stars

    olympic.org picks out some of the most eye-catching performances from former Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes in recent weeks, as the YOG continue to provide a springboard to the international stage.
    12 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Fans go wild for table tennis test event

    Table tennis’s finest gave a capacity crowd at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium a taste of the non-stop, high-octane action fans can expect at next year’s Olympic Games, with the Team World Cup – a Tokyo 2020 test event – coming to a thrilling conclusion on Sunday. 
    11 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Tokyo 2020 test events, Table Tennis
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 unveils details of Greek Torch Relay events

    The Tokyo Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) unveiled details of the Greek leg of the Olympic Torch Relay and the Olympic flame-lighting and handover ceremonies, both of which will take place in Greece prior to the Olympic flame’s journey to Japan. These events will be organised by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC).
    11 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, All about Tokyo 2020, Torch Relay
  • News | Olympic Channel

    Girard stunned to be receiving two medals after triple disqualification

    Christine Girard was shocked after learning she would be awarded two Olympic weightlifting medals, one of them gold, following the disqualifications of doping athletes at the Olympic Games 2008 and 2012.
    11 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Weightlifting, Beijing 2008, Canada
  • News | Olympic Channel

    Heidler has mixed feelings about reallocated silver after seven-year wait

    German hammer thrower Betty Heidler felt a spectrum of emotions after her bronze medal from the Olympic Games London 2012 was upgraded to silver following the disqualification of champion Tatjana Lysenko.
    10 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Athletics, London 2012, Germany
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Beijing 2022 receives international sustainable event certification

    The Organising Committee for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 has been awarded the prestigious international certification ISO 20121, recognising its sustainability performance across all its operations.
    08 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, IOC News, Sustainability
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