The IOC Young Leaders programme, launched in 2016, empowers talents to leverage the power of sport to make a positive difference in their communities.

With the support of seed-funding from the IOC and a network of mentors, these inspiring young people have delivered over 100 initiatives reaching over 30,000 individual participants.

As agents of Olympism they have also spoken at many international events spreading the message of sport for good and 17 IOC YLs are currently IOC Commission Members.  

NEW IOC YOUNG LEADERS PROGRAMME

Launching in October 2020, the newly designed programme will see 25 incredible change makers imagine, design and realise their own sustainable sport-based social business. Over the four years, each participant will receive expert guidance on a myriad of topics from human-centered design to impact measurement to user testing, as well as seed-funding and peer-to-peer learning opportunities.

If you are interested in applying to become an IOC Young Leader, you must first register to complete the pre-selection education component. Please register here.

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The SIGA Youth Council is now in full action mode. Composed of young leaders from around the world, aged 18-25, SIGA’s newest internal organ held its official inaugural meeting and elected its leadership for the current 2-year term.

Read more: SIGA YOUTH COUNCIL KICKS-OFF AND ELECTS CHAIR AND VICE-CHAIR

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Chief Servant Makandal Daaga, ORTT, has been one of the most influential leaders ever to have come out of Trinidad and Tobago—a man who was responsible for changing the course of history in T&T. He was born, lived and died on the hills of Laventille, from which he led the National Joint Action...

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TOKYO (Reuters) - World Athletics chief Sebastian Coe said on Thursday he believes athletes should have the right to make gestures of political protest during the Olympic Games, contrary to official International Olympic Committee (IOC) policy.

Read more: Athletes should be allowed to protest during Games: Coe

Serrette expecting drop in athlete numbers

National Association of Athletics Administrations (NAAA) president, Ephraim Serrette is expecting “a huge fallout” from Covid-19.

“We could see a drop in participation numbers,” Serrette told the Express. “Less athletes transitioning from juniors to seniors, and even some seniors leaving the sport.”

The...

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Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) president Brian Lewis sees opportunities for the growth of the sporting industry in Trinidad and Tobago and says the onus is on the various national sporting organisations (NSOs) and sporting bodies to attract sponsorship and investment.

Lewis welcomed Monday’s...

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