July 1, 2022

IOC’s Stronger Together film “What Agnes Saw” wins Sports Emmy

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25 May 2022 – “What Agnes Saw” – a short film created as part of the IOC’s Stronger Together campaign – has been honoured at the Sports Emmys, taking home the award for Outstanding Public Service Announcement. Featuring the oldest-living Olympic champion, 101-year-old Agnes Keleti, and Sky Brown, the youngest Olympian representing Team GB in Tokyo, “What […]

IOC and Airbnb Athlete Travel Grant applications open for a second year

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03 May 2022 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC), in partnership with Worldwide Olympic Partner Airbnb, are once again offering athletes the opportunity to apply for a USD 2,000 Airbnb Athlete Travel Grant to support them on their Olympic and Paralympic journeys. Applications are open until 20 May 2022, find out more […]

IOC looks to Singapore to host inaugural Olympic Virtual Sports Festival in early 2023

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28 Apr 2022 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Singapore are exploring the possibility of hosting a festival of virtual sports and gaming in early 2023. It will build on the success of the inaugural Olympic Virtual Series (OVS) in 2021 and would reinforce Singapore as one of the […]

Earth Day 2022: IOC presents Carbon Action Awards to 20 sports organisations

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22 Apr 2022 – To mark Earth Day (22 April), some 20 major sporting organisations were presented with the IOC Carbon Action Awards, recognising efforts to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The 20 organisations, which include 12 International Federations (IFs), seven National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), won the awards on the […]

IOC announces passing of IOC Member Alex Gilady

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14 Apr 2022 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is deeply saddened to learn of the death of IOC Member Alex Gilady at the age of 79. A pioneer of television at the Olympic Games, he was first a sports commentator (1968), then Head of Sports (1975), Special Operations (1977), Vice President (1981-1996) and Senior Vice […]

IOC awards CBC/Radio−Canada broadcast rights for Olympic Games from 2026 to 2032

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06 Apr 2022 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that CBC/Radio-Canada, Canada’s national public broadcaster, has secured the exclusive broadcast rights in Canada for the following Olympic Games: Olympic Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026, Los Angeles 2028, Olympic Winter Games 2030 (the host of which is yet to be selected) and Brisbane 2032. Including the Olympic Games Paris […]

Drop of a 1:1 NFT Together with the Last Aventador Coupé Ever Produced

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Collaboration of Lamborghini with Steve Aoki, Krista Kim, and INVNT GROUP to be offered in an online auction hosted by RM Sotheby’s. Sant’Agata Bolognese, 5th April 2022 – As Automobili Lamborghini moves to electrify its complete line-up in 2023 and 2024, the legendary super sports car Aventador is approaching its end of production. In an unprecedented […]

Pere Miró: “The great thing about these 30 years at the IOC has been working with exceptional people”

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05 Apr 2022 – In his office at Olympic House, Pere Miró laughs at the countdown that his staff have drawn on the wall: R-1! Retirement day has arrived for the Catalan, who has held various strategic posts within the IOC for almost 30 years. But an active retirement, as he will continue to work as […]

“We hope we can help Ukrainian athletes…”

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Bubka: “We hope we can help as many Ukrainian athletes and people as possible” 18 Mar 2022 – Olympic champion and International Olympic Committee (IOC) Member Sergii Bubka, in his capacity as President of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Ukraine, has been tasked by the IOC with coordinating all elements of the humanitarian assistance provided by the Olympic Movement […]

IOC welcomes new EU report setting out action plan to achieve gender equality in sport

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15 Mar 2022 – A landmark report in the field of gender equality in sport was published today by the European Union (EU) High-Level Group on Gender Equality in Sport. Entitled “Towards More Gender Equality in Sport”, the report compiles recommendations and proposes an action plan for the EU Commission and EU governments, together with sports organisations […]