December 30, 2016

Champions of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 look back at their year.

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. Story Headline: Champions of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 look back at their year. Usain Bolt, Jamaica / Athletics, Yusra Mardini, Refugee Olympic team / Swimming, Wayde Van...

December 6, 2016

The Olympic Games Rio 2016 were the most consumed Games ever says IOC President Thomas Bach

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 were a true success story. This was underlined today in the meeting of the IOC Executive Board (EB) when facts and figures were presented. Rio...

July 30, 2016

Refugee Olympic Team visit Christ the Redeemer statue

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. – STORY Seven of the ten athletes that make up the Refugee Olympic Team visited the Christ the Redeemer Statue.   Rami Anis, Country of origin – Syria; host...

July 24, 2016

IOC President Thomas Bach announces Executive Board decision on participation of Russian athletes at Olympic Games Rio 2016

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. DECISION OF THE IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD CONCERNING THE PARTICIPATION OF RUSSIAN ATHLETES IN THE OLYMPIC GAMES RIO 2016. The IOC Executive Board (EB) has today further studied...

July 19, 2016

IOC President Thomas Bach reacts to the McLaren report.

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. STORY SCRIPT IOC President Thomas Bach reacts to the findings of the McLaren report.  

June 3, 2016

Syrian refugee, Rami Anis, selected for Refugee Olympic Team at 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 Syrian refugee Rami Anis has been selected together with nine fellow refugees to be part of the Refugee Olympic Team (ROT) at the Olympic Games Rio...

June 3, 2016

South Sudanese refugee, James Nyang Chiengjiek, selected for Refugee Olympic Team at 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 South Sudanese refugee James Nyang Chiengjiek has been selected together with nine fellow refugees to be part of the Refugee Olympic Team (ROT) at the Olympic...

June 3, 2016

South Sudanese refugee, Rose Nathike Lokonyen, selected for Refugee Olympic Team at 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 Fourteen years after leaving her home country, South Sudanese refugee Rose Nathike Lokonyen has been selected together with nine fellow refugees to be part of...

June 3, 2016

South Sudanese refugee, Paulo Amotun Lokoro, selected for Refugee Olympic Team at 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 South Sudanese refugee Paulo Amotun Lokoro has been selected together with nine fellow refugees to be part of the Refugee Olympic Team (ROT) at the Olympic...

June 3, 2016

South Sudanese refugee, Yiech Pur Biel, selected for Refugee Olympic Team at 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 South Sudanese refugee Yiech Pur Biel has been selected together with nine fellow refugees to be part of the Refugee Olympic Team (ROT) at the Olympic Games...

June 3, 2016

Democratic Republic of the Congo refugee duo Popole Misenga and Yolande Mabika selected for Refugee Olympic Team at 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 Democratic Republic of the Congo judokas Popole Misenga and Yolande Mabika have been selected together with nine fellow refugees to be part of the...

June 3, 2016

Ethiopian refugee, Yonas Kinde, selected for Refugee Olympic Team for 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 Ethiopian refugee Yonas Kinde has been selected together with nine fellow refugees to be part of the Refugee Olympic Team (ROT) at the Olympic Games...

June 3, 2016

Syrian refugee, Yusra Mardini, selected for Refugee Olympic Team at 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   Ten months after fleeing the Syrian capital of Damascus, Syrian refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini has been selected together with nine fellow...

June 3, 2016

South Sudanese refugee, Anjelina Nadai Lohalith, selected for Refugee Olympic Team at 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 South Sudanese refugee Anjelina Nadai Lohalith has been selected together with nine fellow refugees to be part of the Refugee Olympic Team (ROT) at the...

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...

Rio 2016

  • December 30, 2016

    Champions of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 look back at their year.

  • December 6, 2016

    The Olympic Games Rio 2016 were the most consumed Games ever says IOC President Thomas Bach

  • July 30, 2016

    Refugee Olympic Team visit Christ the Redeemer statue

  • July 24, 2016

    IOC President Thomas Bach announces Executive Board decision on participation of Russian athletes at...

  • July 19, 2016

    IOC President Thomas Bach reacts to the McLaren report.

  • June 3, 2016

    Democratic Republic of the Congo refugee duo Popole Misenga and Yolande Mabika selected for Refugee...

  • June 3, 2016

    Ethiopian refugee, Yonas Kinde, selected for Refugee Olympic Team for Olympic Games Rio 2016

  • June 3, 2016

    Syrian refugee, Yusra Mardini, selected for Refugee Olympic Team at Olympic Games Rio 2016

  • June 3, 2016

    South Sudanese refugee, Anjelina Nadai Lohalith, selected for Refugee Olympic Team at Olympic Games Rio 2016

  • June 3, 2016

    South Sudanese refugee, Yiech Pur Biel, selected for Refugee Olympic Team at Olympic Games Rio 2016

  • June 3, 2016

    Syrian refugee, Rami Anis, selected for Refugee Olympic Team at Olympic Games Rio 2016

  • June 3, 2016

    South Sudanese refugee, James Nyang Chiengjiek, selected for Refugee Olympic Team at Olympic Games Rio 2016

  • June 3, 2016

    South Sudanese refugee, Rose Nathike Lokonyen, selected for Refugee Olympic Team at Olympic Games Rio 2016

  • June 3, 2016

    South Sudanese refugee, Paulo Amotun Lokoro, selected for Refugee Olympic Team at Olympic Games Rio 2016

  • April 29, 2016

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

  • April 27, 2016

    The Olympic Flame officially handed over to Rio 2016 – 100 days before the Opening Ceremony at...

  • April 26, 2016

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

  • April 21, 2016

    IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic Games in Rio will deliver a message of hope in troubled times...

  • April 1, 2016

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

  • March 17, 2016

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