Tag: Lausanne 2020

Olympic Highlights 04/11/2019

Olympic Highlights 04/11/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT The third edition of the International Forum for Sports Integrity (IFSI) took place at Olympic House in Lausanne on 28 October. During his opening speech, IOC President Thomas Bach said: “This gathering today reflects the very nature of the IFSI, which is cooperation and partnership. We are a community which shares a common

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Olympic Highlights 29/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 29/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT IOC President Thomas Bach was in Warsaw, Poland, last week for the 48 th European Olympic Committees (EOC) General Assembly and the celebrations of the 100 th anniversary of the founding of the Polish Olympic Committee. He was welcomed by the NOC President, Andrzej Krasnicki. During the EOC General Assembly chaired by Janez

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Olympic highlights 07/10/2019

Olympic highlights 07/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES President The IOC Executive Board (EB) met on 2 and 3 October at the Olympic House in Lausanne. They discussed the upcoming editions of the Olympic Games, the selection of future Olympic Games hosts, the protection of the integrity of sport and the athletes, and several other institutional matters. Concerning the Olympic Games Tokyo

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Olympic Highlights 01/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 01/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT Last week, IOC President Thomas Bach was in New York (USA) for the 74 th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. He then flew to Doha (Qatar) for the joint meeting between the IOC Executive Board and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council on the occasion of the World Athletics

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Olympic Highlights 23/09/2019

Olympic Highlights 23/09/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT The IOC President, Thomas Bach, was in Beijing, where he attended the official unveiling ceremony for the mascot of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022. The mascot is a cheerful panda called Bing Dwen Dwen. Speaking at the ceremony, the President said: “Everywhere you go, you can feel the excitement and the anticipation

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Olympic Highlights 2019/08/05

Olympic Highlights 2019/08/05

IOC News IOC activities President On 23 July, IOC President Thomas Bach embarked on a four-day world trip that took him to Gwangju (Republic of Korea), Tokyo (Japan) and Lima (Peru). The IOC President was in Gwangju for the World Aquatics Championships. Welcomed by Julio César Maglione, the President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) and an IOC

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Olympic Highlights 22/07/2019

Olympic Highlights 22/07/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT IOC President Thomas Bach attended the opening ceremony and first finals of the World Fencing Championships in Budapest (Hungary), at the invitation of International Fencing Federation (FIE) President Alisher Usmanov. The IOC President presented medals to the best athletes in the individual women’s epée event, which saw

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A special day of sport in Lausanne

A special day of sport in Lausanne

IOC News On the eve of the inauguration of Olympic House and the celebrations to mark the 125th anniversary of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), a number of events took place in Lausanne today, setting the tone for a very busy and sporty weekend. Vidy gets a new look Together with the Mayor of Lausanne, Grégoire Junod, and representatives of the

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Olympic Highlights 17/06/2019

Olympic Highlights 17/06/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT At The Olympic Museum, IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed a Bulgarian NOC delegation, led by NOC President and Olympic champion Stefka Kostadinova, whose high jump world record of 2.09 metres has stood since 1987. The preparations for the next Olympic Games were addressed, as was a possible candidature by Bulgaria to

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