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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Charline Picon: “We’re going to have to adapt constantly”

    Charline Picon – an Olympic windsurfing champion in the RS:X class in 2016, the first French athlete to qualify for the Tokyo Games, and a world silver medallist in February just before the COVID-19 pandemic led to a global lockdown – has been making the most of her time away from sport. Having decided to bring her glittering career to an end after the Games, she is now looking forward to an extra year of competing in the sport she is passionate about.
    20 May 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, France, Sailing
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    “It's nothing that we can't get through”: Sprint king Lyles staying positive

    American sprinter Noah Lyles – a Youth Olympic Games and world champion over 200m – reveals how he is focusing on maintaining his fitness and staying healthy following the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
    18 May 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Athletics, United States of America, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Sustainability

    Beijing 2022 Releases Sustainability Plan

    Today, the Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) released the official Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Sustainability Plan.
    15 May 2020 | Olympic News, Sustainability, Legacy
  • News | Olympic News

    Thomas Rohler: why you need to be in crocodile mode

    The Rio 2016 Olympic javelin gold medallist explains why he's finding lockdown "very relaxing", and how the magic 100m barrier might be broken.
    12 May 2020 | Olympic News, Olympic Channel, Athletics, Tokyo 2020, RIO 2016, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Olympic News

    Surfing with children with autism the “highlight” of Parker Coffin’s year

    Parker Coffin has surfed some of the world’s greatest waves; one of them was even extraordinary enough to land him on the front cover of the prestigious Surfer magazine. But it is the memories of a recent day out riding gentle one-metre breakers with a bunch of kids that is keeping him smiling during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    11 May 2020 | Olympic News, United States of America, Tokyo 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Tokyo 2020, Here We Go: new dates, same commitment

    During a media teleconference this Thursday, four International Olympic Committee (IOC) directors addressed questions about the complex challenges resulting from the historic decision to postpone the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 to the summer of 2021.
    03 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Tokyo 2020
  • News | YOG

    IOC Young Leaders helping spread the Olympic message

    The first two months of 2020 saw the IOC’s inspirational Young Leaders come to the fore at both the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 and the inaugural Global Sports Week event in Paris, promoting the Olympic values and the power of sport as a global force for good. 
    03 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Lausanne 2020
  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Olympic great Ian Thorpe offers message of hope and positivity

    It is simple as far as five-time Olympic swimming champion Ian Thorpe is concerned: we must “remain positive, connect and communicate”. And with both the Australian’s sporting career and subsequent life emphasising triumph over adversity, he knows what he is talking about.
    02 Apr 2020 | Olympic News, Tokyo 2020, Australia
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