Gangwon 2024: legacy of PyeongChang 2018 lives on in first Winter Youth Olympic Games awarded to Asia
The fourth edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) 2024 will be held in Gangwon province in the cities of PyeongChang and Gangneung (Republic of Korea), home to the Olympic Winter Games 2018.
Unprecedented levels of excitement around the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
From 24 July to 9 August this year, Tokyo and Japan will be at the centre of the world’s attention as the next hosts of the Olympic Games. With 339 events in 33 sports, the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will have plenty of sporting highlights this summer; but even before the Games have begun, there is already “an unprecedented level of excitement” for the Games, according to International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission Chair John Coates.
IOC Session elects three new Members
The 135th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today elected three new Members following the proposal made by the IOC Executive Board (EB) on 5 December.
IOC Session receives updates on anti-doping activities
The 135th IOC Session this afternoon received comprehensive updates on anti-doping activities from the International Testing Agency (ITA) and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
President Bach re-emphasises importance of solidarity model and political neutrality at IOC Session
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach’s opening speech today set the tone for the one-day IOC Session held in Lausanne, Switzerland, on the sidelines of the Winter Youth Olympic Games.
Ban Ki-moon delivers Ethics Commission report to the IOC Session
In his report to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session taking place in Lausanne, Switzerland, during the Winter Youth Olympic Games, the Chair of the IOC Ethics Commission and former United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, focused on three specific points.
IOC Session discusses Olympic Movement topics on the sidelines of Lausanne 2020
Just as the Winter Youth Olympic Games kicked off in Lausanne, Switzerland, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session today gathered for presentations and discussions on several topics.
Gangwon Province (Republic of Korea) will host the fourth edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games. Today, the proposal of the IOC Executive Board was approved by the IOC Session. Gangwon 2024 will use the same venues as PyeongChang 2018.
You can read the press release by the International Olympic Committee here.
Reports on the activities of the Coordination Commissions and the OCOGs:
• Tokyo 2020 – Report by the Organising Committee and by Chair of the Coordination Commission, Mr Coates
• Lausanne 2020 – Report by the Organising Committee and by the Chair of the Coordination Commission, Mrs Bartekova
• Dakar 2022 – Report by the Organising Committee and by the Chair of the Coordination, Mrs Coventry
12 – 1 p.m.
Host of the 4th Winter Youth Olympic Games 2024
• Report by the Chair of the Future Host Commission for the Olympic Winter Games, Mr Morariu
• Presentation by the Korean Sport and Olympic Committee
• Election of the Host (Announcement, signature HCC)
2 – 6 p.m.
• Olympic Agenda 2020
• Report by the Director General
• Election of one member of the IOC Ethics Commission
• Election of new IOC members
• Olympic Orders
• Proposals from members
• Speech of the Dean, Mr Pound