October 9, 2018

International Olympic Committee Announces Refugee Olympic Team Will Compete at Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. STORY HEADLINE: INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES REFUGEE OLYMPIC TEAM WILL COMPETE AT OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020 DATE: 9 October, 2018 LOCATION: Buenos Aires,...

August 23, 2018

IOC PRESIDENT THOMAS BACH GIVES A MID YEAR OVERVIEW ON WHAT THE IOC HAS ACHIEVED AND OUTLINES PLANS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF OLYMPIC PROGRAMMES THAT REFLECT GENDER EQUALITY, YOUTH CULTURE AND NEW TECHNOLOGY

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) OFFERS THE FOLLOWING VIDEO NEWS RELEASE TO ALL NEWS AGENCIES, BROADCASTERS AND ALL ONLINE PLATFORMS FREE OF CHARGE Story Headline: IOC PRESIDENT THOMAS BACH GIVES A MID YEAR OVERVIEW ON WHAT THE IOC HAS ACHIEVED AND OUTLINES PLANS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT...

July 18, 2018

BEIJING 2022 TO HAVE HIGHEST EVER NUMBER OF FEMALE ATHLETES AT OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES AS SEVEN NEW EVENTS ARE ADDED TO THE PROGRAMME

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. FUTURE GAMES SPORTS PROGRAMMES FULL OF PASSION AND EXCITEMENT THE EXECUTIVE BOARD (EB) OF THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) TODAY APPROVED AN INNOVATIVE EVENT...

June 11, 2018

As world awaits Singapore summit, ‘door is open’ to Korean unity says IOC President

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge STORY SCRIPT As the world awaits a historic meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un, the International Olympic Committee...

April 3, 2018

SEVEN NOC’S EXPRESS OFFICIAL INTEREST IN HOSTING 2026 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge.   Story Headline: SEVEN NOC’S EXPRESS OFFICIAL INTEREST IN HOSTING THE 2026 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES Location: IOC Headquarters, Lausanne, Switzerland Date: 3rd...

March 31, 2018

IOC President Thomas Bach holds fruitful talks in Pyongyang with Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un as DPRK commits to participation in future Olympic Games.

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. IOC President Thomas Bach was in the North Korean capital Pyongyang on Friday for meetings with political and sports leaders. Following an extensive “four eyes”...

February 3, 2018

A more independent anti-doping system to strengthen sport integrity at the Olympic Games PyeongChang 2018

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. STORY SCRIPT Anti-doping measures at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 will be the most comprehensive and independent in Olympic history, according to the...

January 30, 2018

IOC President Thomas Bach arrives in the Republic of Korea ahead of the Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. IOC President Thomas Bach has arrived in the Republic of Korea ahead of the Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang 2018.   President Bach said, “the world is looking at...

January 20, 2018

Unified Korean Olympic Team to march at Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. Story Headline: Unified Korean Olympic Team to march at Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 Location : Lausanne, Switzerland Date: 20th January...

December 10, 2017

US Olympic downhill skiing Champion Lindsey Vonn says ‘don’t underestimate me’ ahead of Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 as the IOC names her a Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 Ambassador

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge STORY SCRIPT Vancouver 2010 Olympic downhill skiing Champion Lindsey Vonn pledged her support to the next generation of young athletes today as the IOC named her a Winter...

October 31, 2017

Olympic flame handed over to the PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee.

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. The Olympic flame was today officially handed over to the PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee, following its week-long tour of Greece. It’s now set for a 101-day...

October 24, 2017

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Flame-Lighting Ceremony takes place in Ancient Olympia, Greece.

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. STORY The Olympic flame-lighting ceremony for the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 took place today in Ancient Olympia, Greece. It marks the start of an incredible...

August 4, 2017

One year on after the Olympic Games Rio 2016: What is the legacy?

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. Story:  Twelve months on from the Olympic Games Rio 2016 and Agberto Guimaraes the Executive Director of Sport for the Brazilian Olympic Committee says “give us a...

July 5, 2017

IOC publishes Evaluation Commission 2024 report

The IOC offers the following Video News Release to all news agencies, broadcasters and online news platforms free of charge. Story Headline: IOC publishes Evaluation Commission 2024 report Location: Lausanne, Switzerland. Date: 5th July 2017 New and innovative report tells a tale of two great...

Olympic Games     

  • October 9, 2018

    International Olympic Committee Announces Refugee Olympic Team Will Compete at Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

  • July 18, 2018

    BEIJING 2022 TO HAVE HIGHEST EVER NUMBER OF FEMALE ATHLETES AT OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES AS SEVEN NEW EVENTS...

  • June 11, 2018

    As world awaits Singapore summit, ‘door is open’ to Korean unity says IOC President

  • April 3, 2018

    SEVEN NOC’S EXPRESS OFFICIAL INTEREST IN HOSTING 2026 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES

  • March 31, 2018

    IOC President Thomas Bach holds fruitful talks in Pyongyang with Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un as DPRK...

  • February 3, 2018

    A more independent anti-doping system to strengthen sport integrity at the Olympic Games PyeongChang 2018

  • January 30, 2018

    IOC President Thomas Bach arrives in the Republic of Korea ahead of the Olympic Winter Games,...

  • January 20, 2018

    Unified Korean Olympic Team to march at Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018.

  • December 10, 2017

    US Olympic downhill skiing Champion Lindsey Vonn says ‘don’t underestimate me’ ahead of Olympic...

  • October 31, 2017

    Olympic flame handed over to the PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee.

  • October 24, 2017

    PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Flame-Lighting Ceremony takes place in Ancient Olympia, Greece.

  • August 4, 2017

    One year on after the Olympic Games Rio 2016: What is the legacy?

  • July 5, 2017

    IOC publishes Evaluation Commission 2024 report

  • June 9, 2017

    IOC announces event programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

  • 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

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

  • June 3, 2016

    Ethiopian refugee, Yonas Kinde, selected for Refugee Olympic Team for 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.