Lausanne 2020: Zakea’s medal design reaches the top!
The winning entry of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Medal Design Competition for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 has been chosen. It was submitted by 20-years old Zakea Page from New Zealand and is entitled “Beauty in Diversity”. Chosen from among close to 300 entries from 60 nations, the winning... readmore
Tokyo 2020 Unveils Details of Olympic Competition Schedule
The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today announced the event line-up for each session of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. This important information gives some tips for those considering purchasing Olympic tickets. The action-packed programme will feature a record 33 sports and 339... readmore
Final guarantees delivered by 12 April deadline: Milan-Cortina is prepared for vote
TODAY IN LAUSANNE
This morning in Lausanne, the final guarantees from the Milan-Cortina 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics bid were delivered, as required by the IOC in the methods and timelines envisaged. The bid’s journey has concluded with great satisfaction, after having involved the Italian Government, the cities of Milan and... readmore
Italian Government signs guarantees for bid. Giorgetti delivers letter to the IOC Commission
MILANO CORTINA 2026
The Italian Government has signed the guarantees in support of the Milan-Cortina 2026 bid. The announcement came at the start of the afternoon stage of the Seminar related to the visit by the IOC Evaluation Commission, held at the Palazzo Reale in Milan. The Undersecretary at the Presidency of the Council of Ministers in... readmore
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