November 7, 2016

Ethiopian sports journalist Dagim Zinabu Tekle becomes first male to receive IOC Women And Sport World Trophy

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   Story Headline: Ethiopian sports journalist Dagim Zinabu Tekle becomes first male to receive IOC Women And Sport World Trophy. Event: 2016 IOC Women and Sport...

April 29, 2016

Olympic flame brings message of hope and peace to UN Headquarters in Geneva before making its way to Brazil

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. STORY The Olympic flame has visited the United Nations headquarters in Geneva on its way to Brazil from Greece to begin the Brazilian Torch Relay. The flame was carried...

April 27, 2016

The Olympic Flame officially handed over to Rio 2016 – 100 days before the Opening Ceremony at Maracanã Stadium on 5 August

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. The Olympic Games Rio 2016 Torch Relay will begin its next chapter after the Olympic flame was handed to the delegation of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 on Wednesday...

April 26, 2016

Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al Hussein carries the Olympic Games Rio 2016 Torch through Greek refugee camp

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. Ibrahim Al Hussein, a Syrian refugee-athlete, has carried the Olympic flame through the Eleonas Open Reception Centre in Athens as part of the Rio 2016 Torch Relay. The...

April 21, 2016

IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic Games in Rio will deliver a message of hope in troubled times – Rio 2016 flame lit

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic Games Rio 2016 ‘will be a message of hope in troubled times’ as the Olympic Torch Relay gets underway. The Rio 2016 flame...

April 1, 2016

IOC President Thomas Bach says the role sport plays in promoting peace is not to be underestimated

The role sport plays in fostering peace is not to be underestimated says IOC President Thomas Bach speaking ahead of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP). The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free...

March 17, 2016

Yusra Mardini, Syrian refugee swimmer attempts to qualify for the Olympic Games Rio 2016.

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. STORY SCRIPT Seven months after fleeing the Syrian capital of Damascus, Syrian refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini is hoping to qualify for the Olympic Games Rio 2016. The...

July 31, 2015

Beijing Named host City of Olympic Winter Games 2022

Beijing named host city of Olympic Winter Games 2022 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today named Beijing, China as the host city of the Olympic Winter Games 2022. The Chinese capital was chosen over Almaty, Kazakhstan during a vote at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur. As a result,...

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