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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 | 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
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    2020 Vision: Lausanne en Jeux ! set to bring cultural festival to the YOG

    The upcoming Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 will not just be about sport. Indeed, the Olympic Capital is also set to engage local people throughout the Games with a special cultural programme and sports tasters.
    08 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Lausanne 2020, YOG
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Second lottery for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 tickets to commence on 13 November

    The Tokyo Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today announced that applications for participation in the second lottery for Tokyo 2020 Olympic ticket sales will be accepted from 13 to 26 November 2019. This is the last ticketing phase exclusively reserved for residents of Japan.
    08 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, All about Tokyo 2020
  • News | IOC News

    President Bach awarded honorary doctorate at the University of Gdansk

    President Bach was given the title of “doctor honoris causa” of the University of Gdansk in a special ceremony in the city on Wednesday. During the ceremony, which marked the 50th anniversary of the University, President Bach was made an honorary doctor in recognition of “his contribution to the development of the International Olympic Committee and in his activities in support of human rights and world peace.” The citation also made reference to the success of the Olympic Agenda 2020 reform programme, to “clean” sports and athletes’ rights.
    07 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Poland
  • News | Lausanne 2020

    ‘I want to give back to the next generation of athletes’

    Olympic bronze medallist Jamie Greubel Poser tells olympic.org why she was so keen to be an Athlete Role Model (ARM) at the upcoming Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020.
    06 Nov 2019 | Olympic News, United States of America, YOG, Lausanne 2020
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