February 8, 2023

International Olympic Committee News Digest

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From International Olympic Committee Beijing 2022 success shared with IOC Session as Paris 2024 and Milano Cortina 2026 advance preparations Beijing 2022 success shared with IOC Session as Paris 2024 and Milano Cortina 2026 advance preparations IOC Refugee Olympic Team continues to send message of hope to refugees around the world IOC Session elects new […]

International Olympic Committee launches new four−sport Olympic qualifier series for Paris 2024

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01 Apr 2022 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is launching a new four-sport Olympic qualifier series for Paris 2024. This is an Olympic Agenda 2020+5 project, which was presented today to the IOC Executive Board. The new IOC-led Olympic qualifier series will include four sports – BMX freestyle, breaking, skateboarding, and sport climbing. The series of three festival-style events […]

International Olympic Committee invites the world to believe in the power of solidarity in new film

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25 Jan 2022 – Highlighting the relationship between athletes and supporters, the emotive film demonstrates what can be achieved when we come together. The Olympic Games are one of the most powerful symbols for unity in the world. Every two years they bring together athletes from around the world in peaceful competition, with the world watching. Athletes are […]

International Olympic Committee pays tribute to long−time Director General, François Carrard

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10 Jan 2022 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is deeply saddened to learn of the death of its long-time Director General, François Carrard, at the age of 83. Mr Carrard led the IOC administration from 1989 until 2003, and served IOC Presidents Juan Antonio Samaranch and Jacques Rogge during his 14-year term. A Doctor of […]

International Olympic Committee called out by Freedom United

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January 9, 2022 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS Forced labour Freedom United and partners call out the International Olympic Committee After months of frustrated dialogue, pressure is building on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to finally disclose what measures it is taking to ensure Olympic-branded merchandise is not being made with Uyghur forced […]

International Olympic Committee spotlights winter sports with uplifting short film

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16 Nov 2021 – Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) invites the world to celebrate the power that believing in each other has to unite, through a short film narrated by Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn. This evolution of the IOC’s Stronger Together campaign shines a spotlight on the jaw-dropping sports that take place on snow and ice. This summer showed […]

South Korea’s Moon: Trump played ‘Huge’ role in talks with North Korea Read Full Article Here South Korea’s Moon: Trump Played ‘Huge’ Role in Talks with North Korea

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By Theodore Bunker From Newsmax South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump “deserves big credit” for his country’s talks with North Korea, BBC News reports.  “I think President Trump deserves big credit for bringing about the inter-Korean talks,” Moon told reporters the day after talks began. “It could be a […]

How the International Olympic Committee is using technology to educate future host cities

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By Bérénice Magistretti FromTechCrunch As the Rio Games draw to a close and the competing athletes pack up, leaving the Brazilian metropolis behind, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is already hard at work laying the foundation for the future spectacle of Olympic games. Throughout the Games, the IOC’s Olympic Games Knowledge Management program has been […]