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Olympic Movement Stronger Together to Mark One Year until Tokyo 2020 Games

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23 July marked one year to go until the postponed Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 begins in 2021. Throughout the day, the Olympic Movement came together to mark this key date through a series of activities taking place worldwide on digital channels. 

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23 July marked one year to go until the postponed Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 begins in 2021. Throughout the day, the Olympic Movement came together to mark this key date through a series of activities taking place worldwide on digital channels. 

Here East: How the Olympic Games London 2012 Created New Opportunities for a Community

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For the Olympic Games London 2012, legacy was embedded into the Games preparations from the very beginning. The Games were seen as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to accelerate the regeneration of East London and create lasting positive impacts for future generations. The results of this investment have been transformational, changing the face of the area and bringing new economic life and opportunities to the local community.  

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For the Olympic Games London 2012, legacy was embedded into the Games preparations from the very beginning. The Games were seen as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to accelerate the regeneration of East London and create lasting positive impacts for future generations. The results of this investment have been transformational, changing the face of the area and bringing new economic life and opportunities to the local community.  

#Healthytogether: The IOC, the World Health Organization and the United Nations Join Forces to Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic - With Athletes Helping to Spread the Word

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On Olympic Day, 23 June 2020, the International Olympic Committee, the United Nations and the World Health Organization launched a partnership to encourage individuals and communities around the world to take action so that we can all be #healthytogether.

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On Olympic Day, 23 June 2020, the International Olympic Committee, the United Nations and the World Health Organization launched a partnership to encourage individuals and communities around the world to take action so that we can all be #healthytogether.

Women and Girls Must Be Participants and Leaders in Sport Recovery Plans, Says UN Women

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While the world is currently working on addressing and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, women and girls must be both participants and leaders in this process, so their gains are not lost, and a better future for all becomes a reality, says UN Women in a Policy Brief.

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While the world is currently working on addressing and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, women and girls must be both participants and leaders in this process, so their gains are not lost, and a better future for all becomes a reality, says UN Women in a Policy Brief.

The IOC Joins Global UN Dialogue, Reiterates Role of Sport in Post-COVID World

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July 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Launched by the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, #UN75 is a global dialogue initiative that generates discussions in all spheres of society about the challenges the world is currently facing. Views, concerns and ideas expressed during these sessions will be presented by the UN General Assembly to world leaders at the official commemoration of the UN’s 75th Anniversary in September 2020.

The focus of today’s conversation, named “Multilateralism in the time of Covid-19”, was the impact of COVID-19 on culture, sport and tourism.

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.

Protect Sport by Taking Care of Biodiversity, Says New IUCN Guide Supported by the IOC

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MANY SPORTS EVENTS DEPEND ON A HEALTHY NATURAL ENVIRONMENT AND THEIR ORGANISERS SHOULD TAKE CONCRETE STEPS TO PROTECT IT, ACCORDING TO A NEW GUIDE PUBLISHED ON EARTH DAY BY INTERNATIONAL UNION FOR CONSERVATION OF NATURE (IUCN), IN COLLABORATION WITH THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC).

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MANY SPORTS EVENTS DEPEND ON A HEALTHY NATURAL ENVIRONMENT AND THEIR ORGANISERS SHOULD TAKE CONCRETE STEPS TO PROTECT IT, ACCORDING TO A NEW GUIDE PUBLISHED ON EARTH DAY BY INTERNATIONAL UNION FOR CONSERVATION OF NATURE (IUCN), IN COLLABORATION WITH THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC).

IOC President to Doctors, Nurses, Health Workers and Volunteers: “You Are Our True Champions”

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ON #WORLDHEALTHDAY2020, THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) PAYS TRIBUTE TO THOSE FIGHTING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON A DAILY BASIS.

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ON #WORLDHEALTHDAY2020, THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) PAYS TRIBUTE TO THOSE FIGHTING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON A DAILY BASIS.

IOC President Awarded Highest Greek Order

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The IOC President has been honoured with the highest distinction of the Hellenic Republic, the grand cross of the order of the Phoenix, by the president of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, during a ceremony that took place earlier this month at the presidential mansion in Athens, Greece.​

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The IOC President has been honoured with the highest distinction of the Hellenic Republic, the grand cross of the order of the Phoenix, by the president of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, during a ceremony that took place earlier this month at the presidential mansion in Athens, Greece.​

IOC Adapts to a Changing Landscape and Streamlines Its Operations

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Is adapting to a changing landscape and streamlining its operations. After consultations with the HR committee and the Executive Board (EB), the administration – under the leadership of Director General Christophe DE Kepper – will change the portfolio of a number of its departments and consolidate the centres of competence within the organisation.

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