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World's Biggest Digital Olympic Workout Introduces Half a Billion People to #Stayactive on Olympic Day

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OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS, RISING STARS, WORLD FIGURES AND FANS YOUNG AND OLD CAME TOGETHER ACROSS FIVE CONTINENTS AND 20 TIME ZONES ON OLYMPIC DAY 2020, 23 JUNE, WITH AN INNOVATIVE, GLOBAL 24-HOUR DIGITAL WORKOUT. OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS, MEMBERS OF THE IOC REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM, SPORTING LEGENDS AND TOKYO 2020 HOPEFULS CAME TOGETHER TO DO WHAT OLYMPIC DAY IS FAMOUS FOR: GETTING PEOPLE ACTIVE.

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OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS, RISING STARS, WORLD FIGURES AND FANS YOUNG AND OLD CAME TOGETHER ACROSS FIVE CONTINENTS AND 20 TIME ZONES ON OLYMPIC DAY 2020, 23 JUNE, WITH AN INNOVATIVE, GLOBAL 24-HOUR DIGITAL WORKOUT. OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS, MEMBERS OF THE IOC REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM, SPORTING LEGENDS AND TOKYO 2020 HOPEFULS CAME TOGETHER TO DO WHAT OLYMPIC DAY IS FAMOUS FOR: GETTING PEOPLE ACTIVE.

Resolution of the IOC Executive Board With Regard to Racism and Inclusion

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THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) CONDEMNS RACISM IN THE STRONGEST TERMS.

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THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) CONDEMNS RACISM IN THE STRONGEST TERMS.

Watch: International Olympic Committee is Building a Healthier Planet Through Sport

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From running and swimming to skiing and biking, sport is an ideal way to connect with nature. But to continue enjoying our favourite physical activities, we must urgently protect the environment on which they depend.

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World Environment Day 2020: Building a Healthier Planet Through Sport

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From running and swimming to skiing and biking, sport is an ideal way to connect with nature. But to continue enjoying our favourite physical activities, we must urgently protect the environment on which they depend.

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From running and swimming to skiing and biking, sport is an ideal way to connect with nature. But to continue enjoying our favourite physical activities, we must urgently protect the environment on which they depend.

“We need a fit planet for sustainable sport” - An Interview with IOC Director for Sustainability Marie Sallois

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As part of a four-year collaborative partnership between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and IUCN, we interviewed Marie Sallois, IOC’s Director for Sustainability, on the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity to hear first-hand how the IOC is contributing to biodiversity conservation and why sustainability is considered a priority for the organisation.

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As part of a four-year collaborative partnership between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and IUCN, we interviewed Marie Sallois, IOC’s Director for Sustainability, on the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity to hear first-hand how the IOC is contributing to biodiversity conservation and why sustainability is considered a priority for the organisation.

Surfing With Children With Autism the “Highlight” of Parker Coffin’s Year

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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.

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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.

IOC and WHO Strengthen Ties to Advocate Healthy Lifestyles

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IN THE MIDST OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THAT CONTINUES TO AFFECT PEOPLE’S LIVES AROUND THE WORLD, THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) AND THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) ARE STRENGTHENING THEIR EFFORTS TO PROMOTE HEALTHY LIFESTYLES, INCLUDING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, SPORT AND ACTIVE RECREATION, AS A TOOL FOR HEALTH ACROSS THE GLOBE.

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IN THE MIDST OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC THAT CONTINUES TO AFFECT PEOPLE’S LIVES AROUND THE WORLD, THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) AND THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO) ARE STRENGTHENING THEIR EFFORTS TO PROMOTE HEALTHY LIFESTYLES, INCLUDING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, SPORT AND ACTIVE RECREATION, AS A TOOL FOR HEALTH ACROSS THE GLOBE.

Olympic Refuge Foundation: Sport Can Offer Hope to Displaced Communities During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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THE OLYMPIC REFUGE FOUNDATION (ORF) TODAY HIGHLIGHTED HOW SPORT CAN HELP BUILD RESILIENCE AND BOOST THE MENTAL HEALTH OF FORCIBLY DISPLACED YOUNG PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY DURING THE COVID‐19 PANDEMIC.

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THE OLYMPIC REFUGE FOUNDATION (ORF) TODAY HIGHLIGHTED HOW SPORT CAN HELP BUILD RESILIENCE AND BOOST THE MENTAL HEALTH OF FORCIBLY DISPLACED YOUNG PEOPLE, ESPECIALLY DURING THE COVID‐19 PANDEMIC.

IOC Young Reporters: Spreading the Word for Gender Equality

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ONE OF THE SUBTHEMES OF THIS YEAR’S WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY – CELEBRATED ON 3 MAY – WAS GENDER EQUALITY IN ALL ASPECTS OF THE MEDIA. HERE, WE LOOK AT HOW THE IOC’S YOUNG REPORTERS PROGRAMME HAS BEEN FLYING THE FLAG FOR FEMALE JOURNALISTS IN THE MALE-DOMINATED WORLD OF SPORTS REPORTING.

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ONE OF THE SUBTHEMES OF THIS YEAR’S WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY – CELEBRATED ON 3 MAY – WAS GENDER EQUALITY IN ALL ASPECTS OF THE MEDIA. HERE, WE LOOK AT HOW THE IOC’S YOUNG REPORTERS PROGRAMME HAS BEEN FLYING THE FLAG FOR FEMALE JOURNALISTS IN THE MALE-DOMINATED WORLD OF SPORTS REPORTING.

Olympic Games Offer Young People Key Skills to Enter Job Market, Says IOC Guide

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THE PLANNING AND STAGING OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES OFFER THOUSANDS OF YOUNG PROFESSIONALS AN OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE NEW SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO ENTER A TOUGH AND COMPETITIVE JOB MARKET, INCLUDING HUNDREDS WORKING FOR THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE. A NEW GUIDE PUBLISHED BY THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), IN COLLABORATION WITH THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION (ILO), AIMS TO FURTHER ENHANCE THIS OPPORTUNITY.

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THE PLANNING AND STAGING OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES OFFER THOUSANDS OF YOUNG PROFESSIONALS AN OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE NEW SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED TO ENTER A TOUGH AND COMPETITIVE JOB MARKET, INCLUDING HUNDREDS WORKING FOR THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE. A NEW GUIDE PUBLISHED BY THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), IN COLLABORATION WITH THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANISATION (ILO), AIMS TO FURTHER ENHANCE THIS OPPORTUNITY.

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