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1st Inclusive Opening Ceremony in Olympic History

The Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, a celebration of sport, diversity and gender equality, will be the first edition of an Olympic competition with strict gender equality and this spirit will guide the Opening Ceremony and the lighting of the cauldron, which will be lit by both a woman and a man.

Action-Packed Tokyo 2020 Schedule Approved

On Wednesday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board approved the competition schedule for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The action-packed programme will feature a record 33 sports and 339 events and will run from July 24th to August 9the, 2020.

100 Days to Go to Buenos Aires

In just 100 days, the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, will be alive with the first ever street-party style opening ceremony that will mark the start of the Youth Olympic Games - the first edition with gender equality - that takes place from 6-18 October this year.

The Other Young Protagonists of Buenos Aires 2018

For nine days, the Youth Olympic Village received more than 2,000 schoolchildren who left messages to cheer on the young athletes while also participating in sport initiation activities. The messages will be delivered to the young athletes when they enter the Village and start their Olympic adventure. The notes were organised into four categories: respect, excellence, friendship and passion.

Countdown on for Buenos Aires

Omega, the official timekeeper of the Olympic Games for the past 86 years, unveiled today the countdown clock for the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.

University Students on Top of the World

Studies and sport, the 2nd edition of the World University Sport Climbing Championships, which took place this year in Bratislava (SVK), was a celebration of both aspects of the life of University student athletes. After four days of Bouldering, Lead and Speed climbing last week, the winners shared their triumphs with the organising team.

Initial Components of Athlete Charter Released

A Steering Committee of 20 athlete representatives from around the world, assembled by the Athletes’ Commission of the International Olympic Committee, released the initial components of its Athlete Charter.