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  • News | Olympic News

    The International Olympic Committee at 125

    On the 125th anniversary of the creation of the IOC, the Olympic Review traces the history of the organisation, and speaks to IOC President Thomas Bach and IOC Honorary President Jacques Rogge to understand how, in spite of various challenges, the values that underpin the Olympic Games remain as relevant today as ever.
    23 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Refugee Olympic Team

    IOC announces list of Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holders aiming to be part of IOC Refugee Olympic Team Tokyo 2020

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today released the list of Refugee Athlete Scholarship-Holders who are aiming to be part of the IOC Refugee Olympic Team Tokyo 2020. They are competing in eight sports. This announcement comes on World Refugee Day, which is celebrated every year on 20 June.
    20 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Press Release, Refugee Olympic Team
  • News | YOG

    YOG stars make their mark in May

    Youth Olympic Games (YOG) athletes continued to shine on the global sporting stage. Here, olympic.org looks at some of the highlights over the last month…
    07 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games detailed events schedule announced

    Get your diaries out – it’s starting to feel very real: Tokyo 2020 today announced the order of events for each sporting session at next summer’s Olympic Games. Featuring a record 33 sports and 339 events, there will be more opportunities than ever to go to the Games and watch world-class athletes in action. 
    16 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Women in Sport

    Celebrating #WomenInSport on International #WomensDay

    On International Women’s Day (8 March), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) salutes all those contributing to the advancement of women and girls in and through sport. It’s a team effort. But working together with the Olympic Movement and partners, the IOC knows sport can inspire the necessary change and lead the way.
    08 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Women in Sport, IOC News
  • News | Women in Sport

    Gwladys Épangue – A flagbearer for women’s sport, and a whole lot more

    Gwladys Épangue has had a remarkable international taekwondo career, with a record of achievements that includes an Olympic medal, five World Championship podium finishes, including two titles, four European titles and 15 French national championship victories. Today, she is a member of the Paris 2024 Organising Committee Athletes’ Commission, having served as Chef de Mission for the French delegation at the YOG in Buenos Aires, and works as head of communications for her federation. As she explains here, developing women’s sport is one of her priorities. 
    06 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, France, Women in Sport, Taekwondo
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