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IOC names 29-strong Olympic Refugee Team for Tokyo 2020
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IOC names 29-strong Olympic Refugee Team for Tokyo 2020

A total of 29 athletes from 12 sports will form the Olympic Refugee Team at Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today. The chosen competitors, selected from a group of 55 promising refugee athletes from 13 countries that were given IOC scholarships, are set to compete across athletics, badminton, boxing, canoeing, cycling, judo, […]

IOC President: Sport can contribute to rebuild a more human-centred and inclusive society
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IOC President: Sport can contribute to rebuild a more human-centred and inclusive society

The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, addressed today the online 2021 EU Sport Forum organised by the European Commission. This year, the theme of the two-day annual forum is “Towards a healthier, resilient and sustainable European sport”, and the event has brought together hundreds of high-level participants from EU Member States […]

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