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  • News | Amsterdam 1928

    In Amsterdam in 1928, the football masters were Uruguayan

    The football tournament of the 1928 Games in Amsterdam kicked off on 27 May, two months before the Opening Ceremony. It was won by Uruguay, who retained their title from four years previously in Paris, and then went on to win the first FIFA World Cup in 1930, with one common denominator: “the black marvel”, José Leandro Andrade.
    27 May 2019 | Olympic News, Amsterdam 1928, Football, Uruguay
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    PyeongChang 2018: spreading the Olympic message to young people near and far

    Since its launch in 2004 - the year that saw PyeongChang unveil its bid for the 2018 Winter Games -2,028 young people from 84 countries as diverse as Afghanistan, Togo and Uruguay have taken part in the Dream Programme, an annual initiative hosted by Gangwon Province.
    08 Feb 2019 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Legacy
  • Uruguay's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony | Video

    Uruguay's parade during Beijing 2008 opening ceremony

    Sailor Alejandro Foglia leads Uruguay's Olympic athletes in the Parade of Nations during the Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremonies. Marching with pride the Uruguay athletes carry the Olympic hope of their nation. Uruguay - Parade of Nations - Opening Ceremony - Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics
  • Men's Beach Volleyball: Uruguay vs Oman

    Men's Beach Volleyball: Uruguay vs Oman

    Nanjing 2014 - Mauricio Sebastian Vieyto Acosta (Top) of Uruguay spikes the ball during the Men Preliminary - Pool A of beach volleyball against Oman at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Aug. 17, 2014. Uruguay won 2-0.
    Sunday, August 17, 2014 12:30 PM | Photo
  • Fan cheers Uruguay

    Fan cheers Uruguay

    London 2012 - A happy fan cheers Uruguay on to a 2-1 victory over UAE in Group A first round football action.
    Saturday, July 28, 2012 11:00 AM | Photo
  • Uruguay passes

    Uruguay passes

    London 2012 - Midfielder Nicolás Lodeiro passes upfield during Uruguay’s 2-1 victory over United Arab Emirates.
    Saturday, July 28, 2012 10:30 AM | Photo
  • Uruguayans in bearskins

    Uruguayans in bearskins

    London 2012 - Four fans of the Uruguay football team don bearskin caps, headgear more commonly associated with the Queen’s Guard soldiers at Buckingham Palace.
    Saturday, July 28, 2012 11:30 AM | Photo
  • News | Integrity

    On tour

    Over the past few months, the IOC's Ethics and Compliance team has been on the road a lot, working with a number of key stakeholders on enhancing integrity in sport, and there is more to come soon. In this section, you can learn more about the current or upcoming activities below and check out what happened at recent events.
    13 Feb 2020 |
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