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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020 flower lanes will welcome spectators

    Tokyo 2020 today revealed details of the Tokyo 2020 Flower Lane project. This project engages schoolchildren in prefectures that are hosting Olympic and Paralympic events in the planting of seeds to grow flowers that will be used in place of traditional partitions to create attractive natural barriers at pedestrian screening areas in front of venues.
    17 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Secrets of softball with Canada’s Victoria Hayward

    Softball players such as Victoria Hayward have waited more than a decade for their sport to return to the Olympic stage. The Canadian believes that the world is going to fall in love with it at Tokyo 2020, that the matches will create one of the Games’ best atmospheres – and that the exposure can help more players into the professional game.
    15 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Canada, Softball
  • 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 | Development through sport

    India’s pioneering marksman Abhinav Bindra is growing sport at grassroots level

    As one of the best shooters of his generation, Abhinav Bindra became, at Beijing 2008, the first Indian athlete to win an individual Olympic gold medal, and has won multiple medals at both the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games. Since 2010, he has dedicated much of his time to developing sport across Indian society, building new facilities in underprivileged communities and bringing elite sports science centres to major cities through the Abhinav Bindra Foundation.
    06 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, India, Shooting, Development through sport, Peace
  • News | YOG

    Young Change-Maker Betsmara Cruz: “Promoting healthy living in Puerto Rico”

    Ahead of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) tomorrow (April 6), we highlight Betsmara’s work in Puerto Rico. A former international swimmer and her country’s Young Change-Maker (YCM) at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Nanjing 2014, she is now spearheading an ambitious social project to tackle childhood obesity on her native Caribbean island as part of the IOC’s global YCM+ programme.
    05 Apr 2019 | Olympic News, YOG
  • News | Sustainability

    IOC welcomes two new supporters of the UN Clean Seas initiative

    Japanese town Ichinomiya and the Good Net project of the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) have joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as partners of the UN Clean Seas initiative to tackle marine litter.
    22 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Sustainability
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