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  • News | Tokyo 2020

    Olympians set to make Rugby World Cup history at Japan 2019

    In a historic first for the Rugby World Cup, 18 Olympians from nine nations are set to take to the field at Japan 2019, the first Rugby World Cup to be held in Asia, which begins on Friday when hosts Japan take on Russia at the Tokyo Stadium.
    20 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Rugby Sevens, Tokyo 2020, On the road to Tokyo
  • News | Olympic News

    Discovering the Winter Games mascots

    Animals, imaginary creatures and human beings: all have been mascots for the Winter Games, appearing as still and moving images, cuddly toys and life-size figures, to delight Olympic fans aged from 7 to 77. As Beijing 2022 gets ready to unveil its mascot or mascots, we take a look at the others created for the winter editions of the Olympic Games.
    16 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Mascots
  • News | Olympic News

    Dressage legend Isabell Werth and her horses

    For Isabell Werth, the most decorated Olympic equestrian athlete of all time, it is simple: the horse is everything. “Without a top horse you have nothing, you are just a rider, nothing more,” said the German who has won six gold and four silver medals in dressage during a career which has, to date, spanned five Olympic Games.
    11 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, Germany, Equestrian / Dressage
  • News | YOG

    #YOGWatch: Former YOG athletes continue to amaze in August

    The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) continue to provide a springboard to the international stage, with a succession of former YOG athletes clinching world and continental titles throughout August.
    09 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, YOG, Tokyo 2020
  • News | IOC News

    Olympic House opens its doors to the public

    In parallel to the 2019 European Heritage Days, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will open its doors to the public on Friday 13 September from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday 14 September from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
    09 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News
  • News | YOG

    IOC Young Leaders join local start-ups, creatives and entrepreneurs for the first ever IOC “Createathon”

    The 4th annual IOC Youth Summit held this weekend from 6 to 8 September has been like no other. Fifty-three IOC Young Leaders, formerly known as IOC Young Change Makers, came together to put their creativity to the test as part of the first ever IOC “Createathon” for the forthcoming Winter Youth Olympic Games that open in the Olympic Capital of Lausanne in exactly four months’ time.
    08 Sep 2019 | Olympic News, IOC News, YOG
  • News | Olympic News

    Aymar “the magician” reveals how she drove Argentinian hockey to the top

    Luciana Aymar is not only the greatest female hockey player of all time; she also transformed the way an entire nation views her sport. It is quite a story and, after 20 years of sacrifice, the 41-year-old and now retired four-time Olympic medal winner is enjoying sharing it.
    31 Aug 2019 | Olympic News, Hockey, Argentina
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