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  • News | IOC News

    International Testing Agency (ITA) moves closer to being operational

    The Foundation Board of the ITA, along with its Chair Dr Valérie Fourneyron, held its first meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Thursday 18 January, which marks a further step on the organisation’s road to becoming fully operational in early 2018. IOC President Thomas Bach also addressed the Board and expressed his enthusiastic support for the ITA’s mission to provide anti-doping services to those International Federations (IFs) and Major Event Organisers (MEOs) that wish to delegate their anti-doping programs to a body that operates independent of sports organisations’ and national interests.
    23 Jan 2018 | Fight against doping, Press Release, IOC News, Integrity, Olympic News
  • News | Nagano 1998

    Philip Boit, Kenya’s first Winter Olympian

    Cross-country skier Philip Boit made history when he became the first Kenyan to compete at the Olympic Winter Games, racing in the 10km classic event at Nagano 1998. Despite coming last, he was enthusiastically embraced by the winner, Norwegian Bjorn Daehlie. It was a moment that marked the start of a lasting friendship.
    11 Dec 2017 | Nagano 1998, Cross Country Skiing, Olympic News
  • News | Fight against doping

    Independent Testing Authority on track

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) welcomes the announcement by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Executive Committee of the ratification of the Board membership for the Independent Testing Authority (ITA).
    12 Oct 2017 | IOC News, Fight against doping, Olympic News
  • News | IOC News

    Olympic Highlights

    The IOC Members at the 130th IOC Session
    14 Jul 2017 | Olympic News
  • News | Athletes' space

    Helping athletes tackle the “what’s next?” question

    Today, the 8th IOC Athlete Career Programme (ACP) Forum, held in cooperation with The Adecco Group, kicked off in Beijing, China. Over the next two days, athletes, sports and career counselling experts will share best practices and discuss ways to equip and support athletes worldwide with their career development, not just at the Olympic Games, but throughout their sporting careers and beyond.
    15 Jun 2017 | IOC News, Athletes' space, Olympic News
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