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Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games: Young People Put Olympic Values Into Action

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One year ago, Lausanne hosted the Opening Ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, living up to its symbolic second name: the Olympic Capital.

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One year ago, Lausanne hosted the Opening Ceremony of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020, living up to its symbolic second name: the Olympic Capital.

Finish Line in Sight for the Next Generation of IOC Young Leaders

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Thousands of aspiring IOC Young Leaders are currently participating in a six-week learning sprint, exploring several key themes around Olympism, sport and social business.

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Thousands of aspiring IOC Young Leaders are currently participating in a six-week learning sprint, exploring several key themes around Olympism, sport and social business.

New Era of Games Embraced as Updated Paris 2024 Venue Concept Approved

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Following seven months of stakeholder engagement, an updated venue masterplan for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024 was approved by the Paris 2024 Board of Directors today. This decision was made following approval by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) at its meeting on 7 December 2020.

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Following seven months of stakeholder engagement, an updated venue masterplan for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024 was approved by the Paris 2024 Board of Directors today. This decision was made following approval by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) at its meeting on 7 December 2020.

Olympic Movement Accelerates Transition to Sustainability

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The transition towards sustainable sport is gaining pace as more and more National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs), supported by the IOC, take action to address the environmental, economic and social challenges within their organisations and communities.

 

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The transition towards sustainable sport is gaining pace as more and more National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs), supported by the IOC, take action to address the environmental, economic and social challenges within their organisations and communities.

 

IOC and Dow Reward Climate Leadership in Sport

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Twenty Olympic Movement organisations, namely 15 International Sports Federations (IFs) and five National Olympic Committees (NOCs), have received this year’s Carbon Action Awards of the IOC and DOW, a global initiative which is aimed at recognising and accelerating effective climate action in sport.

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Twenty Olympic Movement organisations, namely 15 International Sports Federations (IFs) and five National Olympic Committees (NOCs), have received this year’s Carbon Action Awards of the IOC and DOW, a global initiative which is aimed at recognising and accelerating effective climate action in sport.

How Panasonic Is Working With the IOC to Support the Next Generation of Inspirational Leaders

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Worldwide Olympic Partner Panasonic has supported the IOC’s Young Leaders Programme since 2017, giving young people around the world the chance to make a positive impact in their communities.

Anita Defrantz: “It Was One of Those Moments That Changed the World”

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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.

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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.

Sports Federations Leading the Way to Increase Percentage of Female Coaches and Technical Officials

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Sessions three and four of the IOC’s gender equality webinar series – hosted live on 14 September and now available online – highlighted some of the great work International Federations (IFs) are doing to develop their pool of female coaches and technical officials, and provided concrete guidelines and tools for others to use. 

 
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Sessions three and four of the IOC’s gender equality webinar series – hosted live on 14 September and now available online – highlighted some of the great work International Federations (IFs) are doing to develop their pool of female coaches and technical officials, and provided concrete guidelines and tools for others to use. 

 

IOC President Bach to Receive Seoul Peace Prize

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The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, is to receive the Seoul Peace Prize 2020, it was announced. 

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The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, is to receive the Seoul Peace Prize 2020, it was announced. 

On the International Day of Peace, Olympic Medallists Tulu and Meyer Reflect on a Defining Winning Moment in Barcelona 1992: “We Represented Africa.”

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They were the most natural of actions, but the hugs, kisses and flag-laden celebrations of Ethiopia’s Derartu Tulu and South Africa’s Elana Meyer after winning gold and silver respectively in the women’s 10,000m at the Olympic Games Barcelona 1992 have never been forgotten.

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They were the most natural of actions, but the hugs, kisses and flag-laden celebrations of Ethiopia’s Derartu Tulu and South Africa’s Elana Meyer after winning gold and silver respectively in the women’s 10,000m at the Olympic Games Barcelona 1992 have never been forgotten.

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