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Kim Jangmi’s journey to London 2012 via Singapore 2010

Singapore will always be close to Kim Jang-Mi’s heart. It was there that the Korean shooter’s career took off in July 2009, when, at the age of 16, she won gold in the women’s 10m air pistol title at the Asian Youth Games (AYG). A little...Show More Summary

Tokyo 2020 celebrates six years to go with social media push

The one-day #InsideTokyo2020 initiative aims to give fans a behind-the-scenes look at preparations for the Games by introducing them to the people who will help bring Tokyo 2020 to life over the next six years. Photos of Organising Committee...Show More Summary

Nanjing 2014 Young Ambassadors in Action

For Olympic Day on 23 June, the Young Ambassadors were unstoppable, getting young people active and spreading the Olympic values of excellence, friendship and respect to all four corners of the world. From Barbados (Ryan Brathwaite)Show More Summary

YOG athlete Jessica Fox returns to the Youth Olympic Games…as a Young Ambassador!

Myriam Jerusalmi was a trailblazer for the sport of canoe slalom in France, winning the world championships eight times in the 1980s and 90s and taking bronze in the K-1 slalom in Atlanta 1996. Richard Fox, meanwhile, was one of Great...Show More Summary

Sam Oldham, a British gymnastics hero

When he arrived in Singapore in August 2010 to participate in the first Youth Olympic Games, 17-year-old Sam Oldham was coming off the back of a triple gold medal-winning performance (horizontal bar, individual all-around and team all-around) at the European Junior Championships in Birmingham (GBR). Show More Summary

Olympic Highlights

IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT (l. to r.) Ban Ki-moon, Thomas Bach, Michel Martelly and Laurent Lamothe © IOC/Hector Retamal On the day after the final of the Football World Cup in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), IOC President Thomas Bach flew to...Show More Summary

Kaori Icho, wrestling’s ideal role model

Japan’s Kaori Icho has the most impressive career record of any female wrestler in the world. Since the sport was first included on the Olympic women’s programme at Athens 2004, she has made the 63kg weight class her own, winning three consecutive gold medals in the event. Show More Summary

Statement from the IOC President on the Malaysia Airlines tragedy

It was with great sadness that I learnt of the loss of so many lives in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. This sudden and senseless loss of life has come as a terrible shock to the entire world. During this period of mourning, I would like to reiterate my plea from the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. Show More Summary

Olympic Summit gives full support to Olympic Agenda 2020

Sports leaders heard updates on the proposals that have so far been generated on Olympic Agenda 2020, the strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, which is scheduled for further consideration and final approval at the...Show More Summary

Rocking the YOG – global acts to perform at Nanjing 2014

First up will be EXO, the k-pop phenomenon whose music videos top 40m views on YouTube alone, who will get Nanjing pumping with their music performances, live appearances and digital campaigns. As part of Samsung’s “Live the Beats, Love...Show More Summary

Construction begins on PyeongChang 2018 ice venues

The construction of the figure skating and short-track skating venue, ice hockey I and II stadiums, as well as the speed skating oval, is scheduled to be completed by October 2016, in order to host test events during the 2016 to 2017 winter season. Read more about PyeongChang 2018’s ice sport venues.

Sochi boosted by Winter Games legacies

“The Olympic legacy is one of the main reasons we chose to host the Games,” says Dmitry Chernyshenko, President of the Sochi 2014 Organising Committee. “In the course of several years, we have seen enormous changes in the region which...Show More Summary

Technology debriefing comes to a close

The debriefing also heard from different clients groups like National Olympic Committees, International Sports Federations, broadcasters, press and the International Paralympic Committee, who all provided their perspective on technology...Show More Summary

Badminton: Australia Open results

Results from the Australia Open semi-finals on Saturday: Men's singles: Simon Santoso (INA) bt Tommy Sugiarto (INA) 21-16, 21-13 Lin Dan (CHN) bt Tian Houwei (CHN) 21-19, 23-21 Women's singles: Saina Nehwal (IND) bt Wang Shixian (CHN)...Show More Summary

The only way is up! Sport climbing comes to Nanjing 2014

Nanjing will welcome the top 16 Chinese and international climbers, who will showcase their extraordinary speed, power and determination when faced with a vertical wall! Whether you have a head for heights or not, this is an amazing sport to both watch and try out and will certainly boost the adrenaline levels at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Show More Summary

Olympic Highlights

IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT IOC President Thomas Bach’s agenda this week included the IOC Executive Board (EB) meeting in Lausanne followed by meetings in Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia. In Lausanne on 7 July, the IOC EB began its three-day...Show More Summary

IOC brings hope to Haiti with opening of new sport centre

Straight after the terrible earthquake that hit the country four years ago, the Olympic Movement, through the National Olympic Committee of Haiti, committed itself to providing aid to rebuild Haiti’s sporting infrastructure as part of the nation’s reconstruction process. Show More Summary

Jade Jones - from Singapore 2010 to London 2012

Setting the standard for British taekwondo On the third day of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, Jade Jones became the first ever British Youth Olympic champion. The 17-year-old from Wales dominated Thanh Thao Nguyen (VIE) in the 55kg category final, winning 9-6. Show More Summary

IOC Debriefing of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games to get underway

The Debriefing will be split into three different parts. The first part, of three days from 25 to 27 June, will focus exclusively on the technological aspects of the Games in Sochi. The second part, from 29 June to 2 July, will lookShow More Summary

Football: World Cup - Australia 0 Spain 3

World Cup Group B match between Australia and Spain: Australia 0 Spain 3 (Villa 36, Torres 69, Mata 82) Teams Australia: Mathew Ryan - Ryan McGowan, Alex Wilkinson, Matthew Spiranovic, Jason Davidson - Mathew Leckie, Mile Jedinak (cap),...Show More Summary

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