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  • News | IOC News

    IOC Executive Board starts meeting in Olympic House

    A few days ahead the 125th anniversary of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Executive Board (EB) members were today introduced to the EB room in the new home of the Olympic Movement.
    18 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Paris 2024

    Paris 2024 launches “Terre de Jeux 2024” label

    Yesterday at the French Senate, Tony Estanguet, the President of the Paris 2024 Organising Committee, launched the Terre de Jeux 2024 label, aimed at local and regional authorities that want to be a part of the Olympic and Paralympic adventure and designed to introduce more sport into the everyday lives of the French population. 
    18 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Paris 2024
  • News | IOC News

    IOC awards 2020-2024 broadcast rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded exclusive free-to-air broadcast rights to Infront Sports & Media AG (Infront) for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 and the Olympic Games Paris 2024, as well as the Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 and Dakar 2022, in the following territories:
    18 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Rowing and canoe venues for Tokyo 2020 inaugurated

    The Sea Forest Waterway, a new permanent venue to be used during the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, was officially inaugurated today. With more than a year to go until the Games open, the delivery of this new permanent venue shows Tokyo’s preparations are well on track.
    18 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Rowing, Canoe Sprint
  • 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 | Olympic News

    Olympic values: Q&A with titanic rowing pair Redgrave & Pinsent

    Great Britain’s Steve Redgrave and Matthew Pinsent won a mind-blowing nine Olympic gold medals between them, dominating rowing from Los Angeles in 1984 to Athens in 2004. Here, in the first of a new series featuring stars past and present analysing the enduring magic of the world’s greatest sporting spectacle, the titanic duo reveal how the Games have defined their lives.
    16 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Great Britain, Rowing
  • 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 | London 1948

    Snapped: the day Fanny Blankers-Koen ripped up the rulebook

    In August 1948, the 30-year-old Fanny Blankers-Koen won an astonishing 11 races in eight days as she claimed four gold medals at the London Olympic Games and changed the perception of women’s sport forever. It is little wonder world-renowned Dutch athletics coach Charles Van Commenee labels his compatriot as the “greatest sports person we have ever produced as a nation”.
    14 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Athletics, London 1948, BLANKERS-KOEN, Fanny, Netherlands
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