The visit of the Evaluation Commission starts from Venice. "Dreaming together"
MILANO CORTINA 2026
A press conference in the Veneto Region today kicked off the official visit of the CIO Evaluation Commission for the candidacy of Milan Cortina in connection with the 2026 Winter Olympics and Special Olympics. The international delegation was welcomed by the Undersecretary to the Presidency of the Council of... readmore
Executive Board accepts Paris 2024 proposal for new sports
The IOC Executive Board today supported the recommendation of the Olympic Programme Commission to put forward Paris 2024’s proposal for new sports – breaking, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing – to the upcoming IOC Session in June. “All four of these proposed sports are clearly in line with Olympic Agenda 2020.... readmore
Lausanne 2020 reveals its pictograms 300 days before kick-off
Pictograms, graphic representations of sports disciplines, are a core element of the visual expression of the Olympic Games. In line with its ambition to active involve young people in the preparation and organization of the event, Lausanne 2020 has entrusted the development of the pictograms to ERACOM (Ecole romande... readmore
Unveils Olympic Games Sport Pictograms. Designs embody the artistry of athletes in action
The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today unveiled the official sport pictograms of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. In line with the Tokyo 2020 brand promise of “Innovation from Harmony”, the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 sport pictograms are designed to subtly communicate the... readmore
President Mattarella: "Full support for Milano Cortina 2026"
OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES
President Sergio Mattarella on Tuesday vowed the "utmost support" for Milano and Cortina's bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. He said the Winter Games "have great importance, not only for the two protagonist cities but also for the while of Italy". Mattarella said "I assure all the support and backing possible". readmore
Design your way to the olympic capital!
Alling all talented designers and creatives across the globe: you could be the creator of the medals for the youth olympic games lausanne 2020. do you have what it takes? submit your design and you could win a trip to lausanne, the olympic capital, in january 2020 for the winter youth olympic games! Entering is the easy... readmore
Lillehammer '94, the first 'White Green Games'
25 YEARS AGO
The Lillehammer Olympic Winter Games took place from 12 to 27 February 1994. They were the first Winter Games to be held in a different year from the Summer Games of the same Olympic cycle.The Games organisers set out with the aims of protecting the environment, promoting business development and increasing tourism.... readmore
Once the Olympic tripod has been lit, the first medals are awarded
OPEN THE EYOF OFSARAJEVO
With the lighting of the tripod by the Bosnian judoka Larisa Cerić, the curtain was raised on the 14th edition of the Winter EYOFs, scheduled until 16 February in Sarajevo and East Sarajevo. "We create together" was the slogan of the ceremony that took place at the "Asim Ferhatović Hase" Olympic Stadium , in a country that... readmore
One year ago PyeongChang's opening ceremony
The Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 were a resounding success both on and off the field of play, achieving a number of significant milestones. In the words of IOC President Thomas Bach, these were the Games of New Horizons. The Games enjoyed unprecedented geographical reach, in terms of both participation and... readmore
Wednesday, 16 January, States General of Italian Sport
A day of insights and debates to try to shed light on the strategies. Wednesday,16 January - scheduled to start at 10 am, at the INOC Hall of Honor - the States General of Italian Sport will be held. Ten sessions to develop the theme "INOC, future marked and/or future dreamed?" The work, which will open with the greeting... readmore