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Olympic Solidarity and International Federations Launch Joint Programme To Support High- Performance Female Coaches

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Building on the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s long-term commitment to advancing gender equality and inclusion, and in particular helping more women reach leadership positions, Olympic Solidarity and a number of International Federations (IFs) have launched a new mentorship and training programme to help female coaches progress into high-performance coaching roles at national, continental and international competitions, including major events such as the Olympic Games.

Olympic Values Education Programme Launched in India With Inaugural Project in Odisha

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched the first Olympic Values Education Programme (OVEP) in India, with the Olympism-themed curriculum being integrated into the school education system in the state of Odisha. One of the first major IOC projects to be implemented in India, OVEP is being developed in partnership with the Government of Odisha’s Department of School and Mass Education and the Abhinav Bindra Foundation Trust (ABFT).

Olympic Refuge Foundation and IOC Refugee Olympic Team Honoured With 2022 Princess of Asturias Award for Sports

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In recognition of the opportunity that they provide to the most vulnerable people around the world to access sport and thrive in all aspects of their lives, the Princess of Asturias Foundation announced that it has awarded its 2022 Award for Sports to the Olympic Refuge Foundation and the IOC Refugee Olympic Team.

Olympic Refuge Foundation Strengthens Support to Refugees Worldwide

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The Olympic Refuge Foundation (ORF) has signed a new landmark Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), broadening their cooperation and reaffirming the commitment of the ORF and UNHCR to leverage sport to protect and support young people affected by displacement worldwide.

Olympic Venues for #oneplanetearth

For World Environment Day we highlight Olympic venues that have minimised their carbon footprints or helped to protect multiple plant and animal species.
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Olympic venues are a powerful way to improve the lives of host city residents. Long after the Games are finished, the venues enable local communities to play more sport and engage in physical activity. They also create jobs and help regenerate cities and regions.

New Report Shows 85 Percent of All Permanent Olympic Venues Still in Use

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Ninety-two percent of permanent venues used for the Olympic Games in the 21st century, and 85 per cent of all permanent Olympic venues since 1896 remain in use, creating wide-ranging benefits for residents in Olympic host cities and regions. This number was revealed today by a new report from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), released at the IOC Session held remotely from Lausanne.

International Day of Sport for Development and Peace 2022: How Sport Can Build Bridges

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On the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), celebrated on April 6, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) looks at how sport and the Olympic Games have brought people together throughout the years, building bridges and fostering understanding.

A yearly celebration since 2014

Beijing 2022 Legacy Promises a Bright Future for Winter Sports in China

World-class winter sport will return to Yanqing already from next season, and will help sports on ice and snow to grow further in China.
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As the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 come to an end, their already impressive legacy of engaging millions of people across China in winter sports is set to continue. Two agreements signed recently are aimed at ensuring a lasting presence for curling and sliding sports in the country, and the continued use of Beijing 2022 facilities.

Yanqing Sliding Centre

Beijing's Shougang Park: How the Olympic Games Helped Turn a Steel Mill Into a Trendy Urban Area

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The symbolism of Shougang Park goes beyond the towering jump used for the Beijing 2022 big air events. Built on the site of a former steel mill, the Park’s history leads us back to the Olympic Games 2008, which were a catalyst for its transformation into the vibrant community it is today. 

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The symbolism of Shougang Park goes beyond the towering jump used for the Beijing 2022 big air events. Built on the site of a former steel mill, the Park’s history leads us back to the Olympic Games 2008, which were a catalyst for its transformation into the vibrant community it is today. 

Beijing 2022 Builds on 2008 Legacy

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The Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 are being staged in the first city to host both the Summer and Winter editions of the Olympic Games, and have capitalised on the legacy created by the Olympic Games Beijing 2008, already delivering wide-ranging benefits to the host regions.

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