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Paris 2024 unveils Olympic and Paralympic Week dates, continuing push for Olympic Movement youth engagement

By Tom Lloyd, Paris, France – 17th November 2017: Paris 2024 has today unveiled the dates of the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Week, during a major event held at the Salon de l’Education (Olympic Movement youth engagement). Paris 2024 President Tony Estanguet joined Minister of Education Jean-Michel Blanquer, Minister of Sports Laura

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Chad le Clos announced as Youth Olympic Ambassador for the second time

Lausanne, Nov 17, 2017: South African swimming sensation Chad le Clos has been announced today by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as an Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 (Chad le Clos Youth Olympic Ambassador). The announcement took place in Singapore, the place where Chad came to international attention

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IPC President Andrew Parsons greeted by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on first official visit to Paris

By Tom Lloyd, Paris, France – 10th November 2017: The new President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), Andrew Parsons, today made his first formal visit to Paris, the Host City of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and was greeted by an official welcome from French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe. Prime

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Athletes gather for Paris 2024

By Amelia Fisher-Starzynski, Paris, Nov 8, 2017: A large delegation of athletes and representatives of the French sports movement gathered in Paris today to accelerate plans for athlete involvement in Paris 2024 and build on the momentum gained during the successful candidature phase (Athletes gather Paris 2024). In the first of a

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IOC launches toolkit for Olympic movement to safeguard athletes from harassment and abuse in sport

Lausanne, Nov 3, 2017: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today took a further important step in the protection of athletes from harassment and abuse by launching a toolkit to assist International Sports Federations (IFs) and National Olympic Committees (NOCs) to develop and implement athlete-safeguarding policies and procedures (IOC launches toolkit). “As an

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Decision of the IOC Executive Board regarding Carlos Nuzman and the Brazilian Olympic Committee

Lausanne, Oct 6, 2017: The IOC Executive Board (EB) has taken note and discussed the circumstances of the allegations against and the arrest of Carlos Nuzman Brazilian Olympic Committee, in particular concerning the vote for the host city of the Olympic Games by the IOC Session in 2009. With regard to the

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Qatar Olympic Committee unveils ambitious vision for future of Qatari sport with launch of new brand and strategy

By Nicola Milan, Doha, Oct 4, 2017: A new chapter in Qatar’s historic sporting journey has been launched today at a momentous and celebratory gathering of Qatar’s entire sporting family (Qatar Olympic Committee unveils ambitious vision). President of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) H.E. Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani united with

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French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes IOC President Thomas Bach to Marseille

By Tom Lloyd, Marseille, France, Sept 21, 2017: The Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Organising Committee and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo today joined French President Emmanuel Macron in welcoming IOC President Thomas Bach to the city of Marseille, home to the Sailing venue for Paris 2024 (Emmanuel Macron welcomes IOC President). President

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IOC launches Olympic Refuge Foundation in its commitment to support refugees

Lima, Peru, Sept 15, 2017: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today launched the Olympic Refuge Foundation, aimed at pursuing the work undertaken throughout the Olympic Movement over recent years to support refugees around the world. The creation of the Foundation is a further major initiative that has emerged from the strong and

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FEI President Ingmar De Vos elected as IOC Member

Lima, Peru, Sept 15, 2017: FEI President Ingmar De Vos, President of the Fédération Equestre International (FEI) since 2014, was today elected as a Member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) during the IOC Session in Lima (PER). Ingmar De Vos received 70 out of 78 valid votes. “It is a really