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  • Airbnb, IOC and IPC Announce Summer Festival of Online Experiences


    Save the date! With the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 postponed until 2021, Airbnb, the IOC, and the IPC will bring the spirit of the Olympics and Paralympics online with a curated program of activities hosted by athletes for the first time in history.

    The Airbnb festival of Olympian and Paralympian Online Experiences kicks off on July 24. This five-day summer festival features more than 100 Olympian and Paralympian Online Experiences hosted virtually by some of the world’s best athletes. Olympian Simidele Adeagbo (Nigeria) will be hosting her experience on the art of reinvention, alongside activities hosted by Naomi Osaka, Allyson Felix, Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Lex Gillette.

    Bookings for the five-day event will open today, July 22. You can find out more about the summer festival lineup by visiting

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