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IOC’s Plastic Game Plan for Sport to Help Sports Organisations Tackle Plastic Pollution

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched a new guide which aims to help the sports community address plastic pollution.

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched a new guide which aims to help the sports community address plastic pollution.

IOC President Stresses Importance of Unity and Solidarity as UN General Assembly Adopts Olympic Truce for Tokyo 2020 by Consensus

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The 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution for the observance of the Olympic Truce for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 next summer. The resolution “building a peaceful and better world through sport and the olympic ideal” was supported by 186 out of 193 UN member states.

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The 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution for the observance of the Olympic Truce for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 next summer. The resolution “building a peaceful and better world through sport and the olympic ideal” was supported by 186 out of 193 UN member states.

Faster, Higher, “Greener”: IOC Shares Its Sustainability Progress

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has published details of the sustainability progress it has made since the publication of its first Sustainability Progress Report in October 2018.

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has published details of the sustainability progress it has made since the publication of its first Sustainability Progress Report in October 2018.

IOC and Airbnb Announce Major Global Olympic Partnership for Sustainability

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  • Airbnb joins the TOP programme and will support the sustainability objectives of the Olympic Movement
  • Economic opportunity for athletes to develop revenue streams through new Airbnb Olympian Experiences
  • Hundreds of thousands of new Airbnb hosts will support and participate in the Olympic Movement by providing accommodation and experiences through to 2028
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  • Airbnb joins the TOP programme and will support the sustainability objectives of the Olympic Movement
  • Economic opportunity for athletes to develop revenue streams through new Airbnb Olympian Experiences
  • Hundreds of thousands of new Airbnb hosts will support and participate in the Olympic Movement by providing accommodation and experiences through to 2028

Over 850 Volunteers Help Build the Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Village

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Over 850 volunteers gathered together armed with tools in the newly inaugurated Youth Olympic Village (YOV), known as the “Vortex”, to help furnish the 952 rooms that will house 1,700 athletes during the Winter Youth Olympic Games that will take place in Lausanne, starting 9 January.

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Over 850 volunteers gathered together armed with tools in the newly inaugurated Youth Olympic Village (YOV), known as the “Vortex”, to help furnish the 952 rooms that will house 1,700 athletes during the Winter Youth Olympic Games that will take place in Lausanne, starting 9 January.

‘I Want to Give Back to the Next Generation of Athletes

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Olympic bronze medallist Jamie Greubel Poser tells olympic.org why she was so keen to be an Athlete Role Model "ARM" at the upcoming Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020.

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Olympic bronze medallist Jamie Greubel Poser tells olympic.org why she was so keen to be an Athlete Role Model "ARM" at the upcoming Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020.

2020 Vision: Lausanne en Jeux ! Set to Bring Cultural Festival to the YOG

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The upcoming Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 will not just be about sport. Indeed, the Olympic Capital is also set to engage local people throughout the games with a special cultural programme and sports tasters.

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The upcoming Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Lausanne 2020 will not just be about sport. Indeed, the Olympic Capital is also set to engage local people throughout the games with a special cultural programme and sports tasters.

Beijing 2022 Receives International Sustainable Event Certification

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The organising committee for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 has been awarded the prestigious international certification ISO 20121, recognising its sustainability performance across all its operations.

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The organising committee for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 has been awarded the prestigious international certification ISO 20121, recognising its sustainability performance across all its operations.

Search Underway for Recipients of Annual IOC Sport and Active Society Development Grants

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC), through its Aport and Active Society (SAS) Commission development grants 2020, will provide extra resources to four grassroots organisations using sport and physical activity as a means to tackle social issues around the world. 

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC), through its Aport and Active Society (SAS) Commission development grants 2020, will provide extra resources to four grassroots organisations using sport and physical activity as a means to tackle social issues around the world. 

IOC and Dow Reward 10 International Sports Federations for Tangible Climate Action

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LAUSANNE, 30 October 2019 /3BL Media/ – Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Worldwide Olympic Partner Dow rewarded 10 International Sports Federations (IFs) for taking concrete action to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
 
As part of the reward, carbon offsets will be offered to the IFs to compensate their unavoidable 2019 emissions. 
 

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