December 8, 2023

IOC Executive Board leaves Paris with first-hand positive impression of Olympic Games preparation

01 December 2023 -The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) today had a first-hand view of preparations for the Olympic Games of a new era, with under 238 days to go to Paris 2024. The IOC EB held the last day of its meeting in Paris this week at Pulse, the headquarters of the Paris 2024 […]

IOC EB submits Olympic Charter amendments to the IOC Session

International Olympic Committee 08 Sep 2023 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is following up on its human rights commitments and has announced its plans to amend the Olympic Charter accordingly. The IOC Executive Board today submitted a change in the Olympic Charter to the 141st IOC Session, which will meet next month in Mumbai, India. The […]

IOC President gets a taste of Paris 2024 one year before the Olympic Games

IOC 25 Jul 2023 – With just over one year to go, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today had a preview of what the world can expect from the Olympic Games Paris 2024, as he visited the Olympic Village and joined athletes for a boat cruise on the River Seine, replicating some of the experience they will […]

Non−aligned movement supports the IOC and the unifying mission of the Olympic Games

International Olympic Committee 07 Jul 2023 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has welcomed a Declaration by the Non-Aligned Movement, chaired by Azerbaijan, which unites 120 of the 193 UN Member States. The Declaration, which was passed unanimously, emphasises that “the participation of athletes from all 206 National Olympic Committees in Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic […]

2023 Kia Rio and Rio 5−door receive Vincentric 2023 Best Fleet Value in America Awards

International Olympic Committee 25 Apr 2023 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have once again partnered with Airbnb to renew  the Airbnb Athlete Travel Grants programme, providing athletes with the opportunity to apply for a USD 2,000 grant to cover their travel and accommodation expenses. This year, there are 1,000 […]

Paris 2024 unveils key dates for Olympic Games ticketing

22 Sep 2022 – The Organising Committee for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 has unveiled the key dates for Olympic Games ticketing and called for those keen to get priority access to sign up for the Paris 2024 Club. For the first phase of the official Olympic ticket sales, fans around the world will be able to […]

With two years until Paris 2024, IOC President looks ahead to “new era” of Olympic Games

26 Jul 2022 – With two years to go until the Olympic Games Paris 2024 begin, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach expressed his sense of anticipation for a “new era” of the Olympic Games. This followed his meeting yesterday with French President Emmanuel Macron and a visit to the Paris 2024 offices. Speaking about today’s milestone, Bach said: […]

IOC expands mental health support for athletes

10 Oct 2022 – As World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2022 highlights the importance of raising awareness of mental health issues and the need to look out for one another, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is continuing to expand its range of services developed to support athletes in managing their mental health by launching a […]

Olympian Kai Verbij and the Ukrainian Paralympic team announced as The Visa Award winners

21 Jun 2022 – The winners of The Visa Award from the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 – Dutch speed skater Kai Verbij and the Ukrainian Paralympic team – have selected UNICEF Netherlands and the National Sports Committee for the Disabled of Ukraine as their respective charities for a USD 50,000 donation to each […]

LA28 countdown begins as Olympic Games dates confirmed for 14 to 30 July

9 Jul 2022 – The official countdown to the Olympic and Paralympic Games Los Angeles 2028 (LA28) began yesterday with confirmation that the Olympic Games will take place between 14 and 30 July, and the Paralympic Games from 15 until 27 August. Speaking about this announcement, five-time Olympic medallist and LA28 Chief Athlete Officer Janet Evans said: “The […]