WE WISH YOU ALL UNIQUE RIO OLYMPIC GAMES!

WE WISH YOU ALL UNIQUE RIO OLYMPIC GAMES!

Rome, August 5, 2016 - We wish you all unique Rio Olympic Games and a great holiday. We look forward to being back in touch in September, once again the start to an active period for the Olympic Family of Europe. Many rendezvous are on the EOC agenda: on 23 September the Executive Committee will hold its 3rd meeting of the year in Bratislava, Slovakia; in October there will be the EOC General...
EIGHT NEW IOC MEMBERS - EOC PRESIDENT RE-ELECTED WITHIN IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD

EIGHT NEW IOC MEMBERS - EOC PRESIDENT RE-ELECTED WITHIN IOC EXECUTIVE BOARD

Rio de Janeiro, August 5, 2016 - the 129th IOC Session ahead of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 introduced changes on the Executive Board and elected eight new IOC members. Two new IOC Vice-Presidents were elected to the EB: Juan Antonio Samaranch (ESP) and Ugur Erdener (TUR), to replace outgoing Vice-Presidents Nawal El Moutawakel (MAR) and Sir Craig Reedie (GBR). Five new and returning Members...
BASEBALL/SOFTBALL, KARATE, SKATEBOARD, SPORTS CLIMBING AND SURFING - 5 NEW SPORTS FOR TOKYO 2020

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL, KARATE, SKATEBOARD, SPORTS CLIMBING AND SURFING - 5 NEW SPORTS FOR TOKYO 2020

Rio de Janeiro, August 4, 2016 - The Opening Ceremony is round the corner and the first female football competition has already launched the games, whilst the 129th IOC Session looks to the future with a decision that is one of the most comprehensive evolutions of the Olympic programme in modern history. The inclusion of the new sports will add 18 events and 474 athletes, with equal numbers of...
OLYMPIC TORCH ARRIVES IN RIO

OLYMPIC TORCH ARRIVES IN RIO

Rio de Janeiro, August 3, 2016 - As the epic three-month relay enters its last days, today to open the final chapter in the torch's 20,000km journey across Brazil, the torch is entering Rio under sail and visit all corners of the Olympic cityThe Olympic torch will arrive in Rio de Janeiro on a yacht steered by an elite crew of seven Olympic medal-winning sailors from Brazil.It will take the...
SPECIAL TEAMS PAMPERED AS TRUE STARS OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES

SPECIAL TEAMS PAMPERED AS TRUE STARS OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES

Rio de Janeiro, August 1, 2016 – Among the dozens of teams every day arriving in Rio ahead of the Olympic Games, one group of passengers have a very VIP treatment from departure to arrival: the horses competing in the equestrian competition at Rio 2016.These very special Olympic teams enjoy a unique travel experience as they make their way to Rio International Airport. They fly in...
OLYMPIC CHANNEL TO OPEN AFTER THE RIO GAMES

OLYMPIC CHANNEL TO OPEN AFTER THE RIO GAMES

Lausanne, July 29, 2016 – The Official Olympic Channel, the IOC’s new digital-first platform, will be available anytime, anywhere and on any device, as of the conclusion of the Olympic Games Rio 2016, the IOC announced, adding that the social media handles and olympicchannel.com pre-launch site are now live. The launch date for this groundbreaking new media destination, where fans...
THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT HAS OPENED TWO TEMPORARY OFFICES IN RIO

THE COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT HAS OPENED TWO TEMPORARY OFFICES IN RIO

Lausanne, 28 July 2016 – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has opened two temporary divisions on the site of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. They will operate every day until they close on Sunday 21 August.For the first time in the history of the Olympic Games, the CAS will be in charge of doping-related matters arising on the occasion of the Games as a first-instance authority. This...
RIO 2016  - TEN DAYS TO THE OPENING CEREMONY

RIO 2016 - TEN DAYS TO THE OPENING CEREMONY

Rio de Janeiro, July 27, 2016 – IOC President Thomas Bach arrived in Rio today, where teams from all over the world are steadily increasing the population of the Rio 2016 Olympic Village, already hosting 2400 guests since the official opening on Sunday. Six hundred of those guests are athletes, representing 120 countries.Participants and spectators will be met by 50,000 volunteers, about...

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