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  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    BA2018 Revisited: ‘The YOG is my happy place,’ reveals archery champion Cowles

    Two years on from the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, US archer Trenton Cowles looks back at his time in Argentina, which saw him win individual gold and mixed team bronze, and reveals how his experiences there have helped shape his career since then.
    14 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, Buenos Aires 2018, Archery, United States of America, YOG, Paris 2024
  • 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 | IOC News

    IOC strengthens investigation into possible political interference in Belarus

    During its virtual meeting today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) decided to strengthen its investigation into the compliance of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of the Republic of Belarus with the Olympic Charter.
    07 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Belarus
  • News | IOC News

    IOC Session in Athens to take place from 10 to 12 March 2021

    After the approval in July of the organisation of two IOC Sessions in 2021, the IOC Executive Board met virtually today and determined that the 137th IOC Session will be held from 10 to 12 March next year in Athens.
    07 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | Buenos Aires 2018

    BA2018 Revisited: Most memorable moments

    As we celebrate the two-year anniversary of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Buenos Aires 2018, olympic.org looks back at some of the most memorable moments from the Games.
    06 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018
  • News | IOC News

    Anita DeFrantz: “It was one of those moments that changed the world”

    The Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, in 1995, was a landmark moment for the global agenda for gender equality. It also proved a significant turning point for women’s sport, with the ground-breaking Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action recognising the vital role that sport plays in the advancement and empowerment of women and girls.
    02 Oct 2020 | Olympic News, IOC News, Women in Sport
  • News | Sydney 2000

    Sydney goes out with a bang!

    The last Olympic Games of the 20th century ended with the world’s biggest farewell party. Around 10,000 athletes, 110,000 spectators and television viewers all over the world were invited to the Australian-style Closing Ceremony of the Games, after which the party went on through the night in the streets of Sydney.
    30 Sep 2020 | Olympic News, Sydney 2000
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