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  • News | YOG

    2020 Vision: Homegrown heroes

    Our countdown to the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 continues as young athletes prepare to make a name for themselves next January. Olympic.org  looks back at some memorable performances by Swiss athletes at previous editions of the Winter YOG.
    28 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Switzerland, YOG
  • News | IOC News

    Women Political Leaders Summit discusses how sport contributes to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

    Ahead of the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, IOC Member Marisol Casado was invited to represent the IOC at the Women Political Leaders (WPL) Summit in Tokyo, alongside other reputable political leaders such as Antonio Guterres (UN Secretary-General), Christine Lagarde (Managing Director, International Monetary Fund) and Tedros Adhanom (Director General of the World Health Organisation).
    27 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, Women in Sport
  • News | IOC News

    IOC wraps up final day of the 134th Session

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) concluded the 134th Session in Lausanne, Switzerland, with updates on Tokyo 2020, a decision on the host city for the IOC Session in 2021, the awarding of the Olympic Order and other developments. 
    26 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Legacy

    An Olympic homecoming: in 2021, IOC Session returns to Athens, where Olympic legacy stands tall

    The Olympic Games Athens 2004 were considered a “homecoming”: Greece was the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games and host of the inaugural Olympic Games of the modern era in 1896. Despite challenges related to the post-Games use of some of the Olympic venues, the Games did not disappoint their hosts: they created wide-ranging benefits, which the Greek capital enjoys to this day.  
    26 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Legacy, Athens 2004
  • News | Olympic Studies Centre

    2019/2020 Advanced Olympic Research Grants awarded

    In the framework of the sixth edition of the Advanced Olympic Research Grant Programme, The Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) has selected seven research projects, underlining their academic quality and significance with respect to the priority fields of research identified by the IOC.
    26 Jun 2019 | Olympic Studies Centre
  • News | Beijing 2022

    Beijing 2022 ice venue cooling system to reduce carbon footprint of Olympic Games

    In a landmark decision guided by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), natural CO2 refrigeration systems will be used in most of the Beijing 2022 ice venues. This will decrease the overall carbon footprint of the Olympic Games Beijing 2022. 
    26 Jun 2019 | Olympic News, Beijing 2022, IOC News, Sustainability
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