Officials, coaches and athletes at the IFSC Youth World Championships in Moscow are advised that the technical meeting on Wednesday 8th August has been moved to 19:30, the location remains the same.
699 youth athletes from 5 continents and 43 countries take the spotlight at the IFSC Youth World Championships on August 9th-16th in Moscow, Russia. The young Sport Climbing stars will compete over eight days to be crowned Bouldering, Lead and Speed youth world champions of 2018.
The IFSC Administration and Sport Directors Francesca Jengo and Silvia Verdolini attended a series of workshops held by GAISF in Lausanne dedicated to the latest General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Danyil Boldyrev (UKR) defended first place and 2017 season runner-up Iuliia Kaplina (RUS) returned to the top of the podium at the 6th Speed event of 2018 in Arco, Italy. In Lead, Janja Garnbret (SLO) won for the third time this year and Jakob Schubert (AUT) earned his second victory at the 4th Lead event.
In 2020, the world will welcome five sports to the Olympic programme at the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo. In the new Olympic Channel original series, "Going Olympic: Tokyo 2020," viewers will be introduced to these sports while exploring Japan's vibrant sports scene and cultural traditions. The multi-part series premiered on the Olympic Channel global digital platform, which is available worldwide at olympicchannel.com and on its mobile apps.
Yesterday officially marked two years to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, and a countdown ceremony was held in Tokyo to celebrate the milestone.
Olympic traditions and the energy of youth combined on Tuesday to give birth to the youth Olympic flame for Buenos Aires 2018 in an emotional ceremony at Athens’ historic Panathenaic Stadium. The flame’s journey will last two months and cover 14,000 kilometres. During its tour, it will spread the Olympic values of friendship, respect, and excellence while sending a message about the transformative power of sport to build a better society.
The final IFSC Bouldering World Cup of the 2018 season in Munich will be televised on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, on Saturday August 18th at 6:00pm Eastern Time. Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal. Sport Climbing first aired on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA this past June with action from IFSC World Cup Vail for American fans.
The IFSC is looking for a Communications Assistant to assist the Marketing & Communications Department. The job requires an efficient worker with strong organizational and writing skills who is comfortable working in a deadline-driven environment.