Photo © IOC / Danial Hakim Please find below the link to the list of the flagbearers for the 91 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) participating in the Closing Ceremony of the 24th Olympic Winter Games. The flagbearers are listed in order based on the number of strokes in the Chinese characters ofContinue Reading

Martin Fourcade, Frida Hansdotter / © 2022 Getty Images The athletes at the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 have elected Martin Fourcade (FRA) and Frida Hansdotter (SWE) to the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Athletes’ Commission (AC), for a term ending at the Olympic Winter Games 2030. The newly elected members join the Commission to represent theContinue Reading

Photo © IOC/Greg Martin The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach and World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus met during the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 to discuss ways to further strengthen collaboration between their two organisations. The meeting took place after the WHO Director-General ran with the Olympic torchContinue Reading

Photo © IOC/Greg Martin Please find below the full speech delivered by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach during the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 today, 4 February 2022. Dear fellow Olympians, Your Excellency, Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, Your Excellencies, Antonio Guterres,Continue Reading

Photo © IOC / Greg Martin The resolution entitled “Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal” was adopted today by consensus and co-sponsored by 173 Member States at the 76th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly (GA) in New York. It calls forContinue Reading