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Archives for December 14, 2021

EAT S.A. resumes COVID−19 vaccination drive for Barcelona citizens

SEAT S.A. has established fixed vaccination points at CASA SEAT and at the medical centre next to its facilities in Martorell The company has also set up two “motor homes”, converted into mobile vaccination centres, which will be located in different parts of the city and its surroundings The aim is to accelerate the vaccination […]

Version 2 of the Beijing 2022 Playbooks published

13 Dec 2021 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing 2022) have published the second edition of the Beijing 2022 Playbooks today. Download the Athletes and Team Officials Playbook version 2 here These guidelines will help athletes, team officials […]

Lamborghini ends 2021 with seven international GT3 championship titles

The Sant’Agata Bolognese Squadra Corse ends the motorsport season with 24 wins and 60 podium finishes across 13 championships Sant’Agata Bolognese, December 13, 2021 – Lamborghini has ended the motorsport season with seven GT championship titles, reaching 42 since the first generation of the Huracán GT3 made its debut in 2015. In 2021, Lamborghini Squadra Corse […]

The Olympic Museum traces the epic story of the Olympic Winter Games with new exhibition

10 Dec 2021 – To mark the upcoming Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, The Olympic Museum takes a look back at the entire history of the event through the exhibition Rêver en blanc – or “dreaming in white”. The exhibition, which opened to the public on 9 December, also explores current and future challenges facing the winter editions of […]

IOC EB maintains suspension of AIBA’s recognition; expresses serious concerns with regard to IWF

09 Dec 2021 – The situation of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) and the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) was discussed today by the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). AIBA Following the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 this year, the IOC EB took note of the various unresolved concerns remaining within AIBA, specifically in the areas of governance, finance, and referees and […]

IMF Georgieva Africa Kinshasa

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has just completed her first trip to Africa since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic with a visit to Kinshasa, DRC Wednesday and Thursday (December 8-9) She met with President Felix Tshisekedi to discuss the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s economic issues on Wednesday. During a press conference she praised […]

LA28 Initial Sports Programme to be put forward to the IOC Session

09 Dec 2021 – The list of sports to be included in the Initial Sports Programme for the Olympic Games Los Angeles 2028 has been discussed today by the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), along with the process that will be adopted for the review and finalisation of the Olympic disciplines. Twenty-eight sports, including skateboarding, sport […]

DIANA prototype: greater autonomy, enhanced safety

DIANA is a pilot project that explores the possibilities offered by autonomous cars for intelligent urban mobility In the future, increased vehicle autonomy will help reduce accidents and traffic jams Through an app, DIANA can pick up passengers at a specific location, drive them to their destination or search for parking spaces, all independently Martorell,07/12/2021. In […]

Lamborghini Young Driver Program and GT3 Junior Program: Pulcini and Rougier the best of 2021

Sant’Agata Bolognese, December 9, 2021 – Leonardo Pulcini and Arthur Rougier have been announced as the stand-out drivers from the Young Driver Program and GT3 Junior Program 2021 and will receive official support from Lamborghini Squadra Corse next year, taking part in the International GT Open and ADAC GT Masters championships respectively. Since 2014, the Young […]

IOC strengthens its support to the sports community in Afghanistan via a dedicated humanitarian aid fund

08 Dec 2021 – As a next step in the comprehensive action it has been undertaking to address the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will work with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to deliver financial assistance directly to the Olympic community in the country. An aid package of up […]