March 20, 2023

Olympic Movement announces USD one million emergency fund to help Olympic community, refugees and displaced people in areas affected by earthquake in Türkiye and Syria

10 Feb 2023 – Following the devastating earthquake that recently hit Türkiye and Syria, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), the European Olympic Committees (EOC) and the Olympic Refuge Foundation (ORF) will donate a total of USD one million to help the Olympic community in the areas affected by the natural […]

State of the Olympic Movement discussed on final day of IOC Executive Board meeting

07 Dec 2022 – The IOC Executive Board (EB) today discussed at length the state of the Olympic Movement in connection with the consequences of the war in Ukraine following the Russian invasion. These discussions, and those at the upcoming Olympic Summit on Friday 9 December, are in preparation for extensive stakeholder consultations, which are planned for […]

IOC President Thomas Bach extends the hand of the Olympic Movement to the European Union, to work further together

22 Jun 2022 – In these times of crisis, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will promote peace and solidarity more than ever. Addressing the participants of the European Evening of Sport in Brussels, Belgium, IOC President Thomas Bach said: “Our mission is to make the world a better place through sport. This Olympic mission is not a […]

Olympic Movement keeps up the momentum in support of Ukrainian sports community

15 Aug 2022 – The Olympic Movement is following up on the commitment by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to continue and even strengthen the support for Ukrainian athletes. This commitment was made by IOC President Thomas Bach when he visited Ukraine in July. Since the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian army, supported by Belarus, in February, […]

Olympic Movement continues to assist Ukrainian athletes and teams

28 Mar 2022 – The Olympic Movement is continuing to provide essential support to the Ukrainian Olympic community and sports movement, one month after the start of the war in Ukraine. The offers of help are not just one-off contributions, but sustained and united efforts from the entire Olympic Movement, which is working together to ensure […]

Sergii Bubka discusses Olympic Movement support with Ukrainian athletes at home and abroad

Ukraine & Switzerland, April 26, 2022 – International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Sergii Bubka has visited Ukrainian athletes in his homeland and across Europe as part of the organisation’s extensive effort to provide aid and support to competitors from the war-torn nation. In special IOC missions, Olympic pole vault champion Bubka, President of the National Olympic […]

Further support and cooperation efforts for the Ukrainian Olympic Community from Olympic Movement stakeholders

13 Apr 2022 – As soon as the Russian army invaded Ukraine back on 24 February, offers of solidarity from within the Olympic Movement came in great numbers, and this overwhelming response has been continuing as the war enters its eighth week. In early April, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) set up a Solidarity Fund. The IOC and […]

IOC and Deloitte announce global partnership to advance the Olympic Movement

Deloitte joins The Olympic Partner (TOP) programme in a first-of-a-kind partnership to advance the Olympic Movement Over the course of the decade-long partnership, Deloitte will provide the IOC with Management and Business Consulting Services, including digital strategy and transformation, that will advance the IOC’s Olympic Agenda 2020+5 goals  Sustainability, diversity, equity and inclusion and athlete […]

“We hope we can help Ukrainian athletes…”

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 […]

Olympic Movement mobilises to support Ukrainian sport

21 Mar 2022 – Ever since the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian army, the entire Olympic Movement has rallied round to provide much-needed help to the Ukrainian Olympic community and sports movement. National Olympic Committees (NOCs), Associations of National Olympic Committees, International Sports Federations (IFs) and International Olympic Committee (IOC) Members have come forward with offers of financial aid and logistical […]