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Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, BEYOND THE GAMES

Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 is the largest sports and humanitarian event in the world next year, welcoming 7,000 athletes from more than 170 nations to participate in 24 officially-sanctioned Olympic-style sports from 14-21 March 2019. Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince

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More than 180,000 Applications Received for Tokyo 2020 Volunteer Programme

Tokyo, Dec 26, 2018: The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) announced today that, at the close of registrations on 21 December, 186,101 applications for the Tokyo 2020 Volunteer Programme had been received. Volunteers will enjoy a once-in-alifetime opportunity to provide valuable support for the operation of

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Announcement of the Final Number of Applicants for Tokyo 2020 City Volunteers

Tokyo, Dec 26, 2018: The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is proud to announce that the final number of applicants for City Volunteers, who will welcome guests and act as the face of the host city for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, reached 36,649 at the closing date of recruitment. TMG

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Tokyo 2020 Joins UNFCCC’s Sports for Climate Action Initiative

Tokyo, Dec 11, 2018: The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today announced it had joined the “Sports for UNFCCC Climate Action Initiative”, a new programme established by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The Initiative was announced at the 24th Conference of the

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IOC takes leadership role in the UN sports for climate action initiative

Lausanne, Dec 11, 2018: The Initiative launched today by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), in partnership with the IOC, at a High-Level Event of the Summit. It aims to set the course for the sports world to address climate change through concrete commitments and partnerships, while applying verified

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IOC President commits to significantly increase the number of Young Change-Makers on IOC Commissions for 2019

Tokyo, Dec 03, 2018: The IOC will be significantly increasing the number of Young Change Makers (YCMs) on its Commissions for 2019, IOC President Thomas Bach announced on the final day of the three-day IOC Youth Summit taking place in Tokyo. During the last IOC Youth Summit in Lausanne in 2017, seven

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IOC sets up Advisory Committee on Human Rights chaired by HRH Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein

Tokyo, Dec 01, 2018: The IOC Executive Board (IOC EB) today decided to set up an IOC Advisory Committee on Human Rights. It will chair by HRH Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. “We are extremely pleased that HRH Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein accepted to

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IOC Executive Board initiates an inquiry into AIBA

Tokyo, Nov 30, 2018: The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today decided to initiate an inquiry AIBA into the International Boxing Association (AIBA). This is the initiation of a procedure which can lead to the withdrawal of recognition for AIBA. The decision came after AIBA had submitted a

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Extension of the Tokyo 2020 Games City Volunteers Application Period

Tokyo, Nov 22, 2018: The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is currently recruiting City Volunteers Application who will welcome guests and act as the face of the host city for the Tokyo 2020 Games. We would like to announce that, following a decision by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee to close the recruitment

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ANOC Awards 2018 to celebrate brightest stars of PyeongChang 2018

Lausanne, Switzerland, Nov 22, 2018: The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) has officially announced the award categories for the ANOC Awards 2018, which will honour the outstanding performances of the best athletes and teams at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. The awards will celebrate the Best Male Athlete and Best