Olympic Quick Hits

Baby Winter Games

Now that the Olympic Winter Games are under way, the Olympic Channel has launched Baby Winter Games. The babies are back following last summer's viral smash hit Baby Games, which reached more than 37 million views, this time on the snow and ice.

Taking on alpine skiing, ski jumping, and more, the babies all get gold medals for cuteness.

Click here to watch the video.

Athlete365: empowering athletes every day

An exciting new brand – Athlete365 – unifying all the IOC’s athlete-focused initiatives has been created by athletes, for athletes, to support them on their journey to the Games, and beyond the sporting arena.

Athletes are able to discover more at the Athlete365 Space in PyeongChang 2018, and their feedback will guide the future development of the platform.

To find out more, visit: www.olympic.org/athlete365

Keeping competitions free of manipulation

With competitions in full swing, sound measures are in place at PyeongChang 2018 to both prevent and deal swiftly with potential competition manipulation.

During the Games, an athlete or official cannot bet on any competition being staged in PyeongChang. Measures to tackle competition manipulation include a fully operational Joint Integrity Intelligence Unit in collaboration with experts from the PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee, and a sophisticated Integrity Betting Intelligence System.

The IOC’s integrity eLearning programme has already been completed by several hundred athletes who are competing in PyeongChang. Featuring real-life scenarios, it teaches them the role they can play in protecting themselves and in preserving the integrity of their sport and competitions.

In addition, the IOC met with the Olympic Winter International Federations, including FIS, ahead of the Games to discuss sport- and discipline-specific risks and make available the IOC’s new BelieveInSport Campaign, aimed at raising awareness on the topic of competition manipulation. 

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