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World Olympians Association

OpEd: Olympians must speak up to preserve values of Olympism

November 10, 2018

Joel Bouzou, president, World Olympians Association (ATR) Olympians are part of a special community within the Olympic Family, giving them the unique opportunity to harness t...

WOA Urges Olympians to Speak up on Integrity

November 07, 2018

Monaco; 07 November 2018 World Olympians Association (WOA) has urged Olympians around the world to join the fight for greater integrity in global sport, with the ultimate a...

World Sailing in Sarasota

October 29, 2018

(ATR) Decisions and debate affecting the future of sailing are on the manifest this week as World Sailing holds its annual meeting for the first time in Florida. Sailing a...

Biggest-ever WOA Grants Programme supports more Olympians than ever

October 25, 2018

Monaco; 25 October 2018 - World Olympians Association (WOA) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2018 Grants Programme. Ten Olympian-led projects and 26 National Olymp...

When a Flop Is Not a Flop

October 19, 2018

(Dick Fosbury) (ATR) Fifty years ago Friday, Dick Fosbury cleared the high jump bar in Mexico City, landed with an Olympic gold medal and irrevocably changed his sport. “...

ATR Radio - A Golden Anniversary for Dick Fosbury

October 20, 2018

Dick Fosbury speaks at the unveiling of a sculpture memorializing his trademark Fosbury Flop at alma mater Oregon State University. (R. Schulte) (ATR) In this month of commem...

World Olympians Association Welcomes Athletes' Declaration

October 09, 2018

Buenos Aires, Argentina; 09 October 2018: World Olympians Association (WOA) has welcomed the adoption of the Athletes’ Rights and Responsibilities Declaration, which was of...

Olympian Artists to Lead New WOA Arts Committee

September 12, 2018

World Olympians Association has announced the formation of a new OLY Arts Committee. The Committee will support the framework of Olympic Agenda 2020, the strategic roadmap for...

Poland Says Farewell to Olympics Heroine Irena Szewinska

July 05, 2018

(ATR) Olympic champion and IOC member Irena Szewinska is hailed by leaders of Poland, the IOC and the IAAF for her life in sport. Irena Szewinska was honored with two cere...

Top Polish Olympian and IOC Member Irena Szewinska, 72

June 30, 2018

(ATR) Olympian Irena Szewinska is remembered as a gracious competitor on the track and a trusted colleague among IOC members. Irena Szewinska was born May 24, 1946. (ATR) ...

Roland Baar, 53, Olympian, Ex IOC Member

June 26, 2018

(ATR) German sport mourns the death of Roland Baar, a bronze and silver medalist at the Olympics as well as a five time world champion. Baar, in first seat, rows in the Atl...

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