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Athletes at the Forefront of the COVID-19 Response

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ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD HEALTH DAY 2020, PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD ARE CELEBRATING NURSES AND ALL THE HEALTH WORKERS WHO ARE THE DAILY HEROES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. MANY ATHLETES ARE ALSO AMONG THOSE LEADING THE RESPONSE TO THE VIRUS, HELPING AND COMFORTING PEOPLE IN NEED OF MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ASSISTANCE.

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ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD HEALTH DAY 2020, PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD ARE CELEBRATING NURSES AND ALL THE HEALTH WORKERS WHO ARE THE DAILY HEROES IN THE FIGHT AGAINST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. MANY ATHLETES ARE ALSO AMONG THOSE LEADING THE RESPONSE TO THE VIRUS, HELPING AND COMFORTING PEOPLE IN NEED OF MEDICAL TREATMENT AND ASSISTANCE.

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.

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 Adapts to a Changing Landscape and Streamlines Its Operations

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Is adapting to a changing landscape and streamlining its operations. After consultations with the HR committee and the Executive Board (EB), the administration – under the leadership of Director General Christophe DE Kepper – will change the portfolio of a number of its departments and consolidate the centres of competence within the organisation.

Rio 2016 Athletes’ Forest Begins to Take Root

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The first tree seedlings of the Rio 2016 Athletes’ Forest have been planted at a ceremony in the Deodoro Olympic Park, marking a major milestone for the Rio 2016 legacy.

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The first tree seedlings of the Rio 2016 Athletes’ Forest have been planted at a ceremony in the Deodoro Olympic Park, marking a major milestone for the Rio 2016 legacy.

Beijing 2008 Legacy Dovetails With 2022 Winter Games to Boost Sports Participation in China

On the 11th anniversary of the Olympic Games Beijing 2008, the main legacy of the event is clear to see across China: a massive increase in sports participation amongst the world’s largest population.
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It is a legacy that is set to be further enhanced by Beijing’s hosting of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, which has a key objective of engaging 300 million people in winter sports. The Beijing Olympic Development Association (BODA) was founded in 2009 to oversee the Olympic legacy and manage the financial surplus from the Games for the benefit of sport and culture.

IOC Announces Latest List of Global Young Change-Maker Initiatives

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This year’s International Youth Day theme is “transforming education”, highlighting efforts to make education more relevant, equitable and inclusive for all young people. A perfect opportunity to shine a light on the Young Change-maker (YCM) Programme. Now in its fourth year and more ambitious than ever, it helps young leaders deliver transformative projects in their local communities promoting social inclusion, gender equality and education through sport.

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This year’s International Youth Day theme is “transforming education”, highlighting efforts to make education more relevant, equitable and inclusive for all young people. A perfect opportunity to shine a light on the Young Change-maker (YCM) Programme. Now in its fourth year and more ambitious than ever, it helps young leaders deliver transformative projects in their local communities promoting social inclusion, gender equality and education through sport.

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