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  • News | Los Angeles 1984

    “No regrets” for Egyptian judoka who prized fair play above Olympic gold at LA 1984

    Mohamed Ali Rashwan took home something far more valuable than gold from the Olympic Games Los Angeles 1984. By refusing to attack his opponent’s clearly injured right leg, the Egyptian judoka lost an obvious opportunity to be crowned Olympic champion, but instead he won worldwide acclaim and inner peace.
    28 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Los Angeles 1984, Judo, Egypt
  • News | IOC News

    Open to everyone: Apply to join the revamped IOC Young Leaders Programme

    Registration closes on 30 October for the new IOC Young Leaders programme, which offers young people the chance to learn how to research, design, deliver and scale a social business that uses the power of sport to make a positive impact on society.
    28 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | IOC News

    IOC EB receives interim reports on NOC of Belarus and IWF

    The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was today provided with interim reports on the situation of athletes in the Republic of Belarus and on the latest developments in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). 
    23 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Olympic News

    Iga Swiatek: “I always dreamed of the Olympics!”

    At only 19 years of age, Poland’s Iga Swiatek, ranked 54th in the world, astonished the world’s tennis experts by claiming her first Grand Slam title, without dropping a set, on the clay courts of Roland Garros. The daughter of an Olympic rower, she rose to prominence two years ago, winning doubles gold at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Buenos Aires. Now, she has her sights set on Tokyo.
    12 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Tennis, Poland, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Tokyo 1964

    Tokyo 1964 - Japan showcases rebirth and resilience

    Fifty-six years ago, Tokyo saw the opening of its first Olympic Games. That moment is seen by many as a turning point for Japan. The Games saw the country emerge from the devastating consequences of World War II as a united, peaceful member of the international community, a global industrial power and an exporter of top-quality technological goods.
    09 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Legacy, Tokyo 2020, All about Tokyo 2020, Tokyo 1964
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