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Teahupo’o, Tahiti. Photo: WSL / Kirstin

The International Surfing Association (ISA) today welcomes and fully supports the IOC Executive Board’s approval of the French Polynesia island of Tahiti as the location for Paris 2024’s Olympic Surfing competition. The world-renowned reef break, Teahupo’o, is recognised for its world-class waves and guarantees both… Read More »

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The International Surfing Association (ISA) has expressed its gratitude and excitement following today’s decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to add Surfing to the Sports Program for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The vote was taken at the 129th IOC Session in Rio de Janeiro. More than a century since Duke Kahanamoku, the father of… Read More »

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IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT From 28 to 31 October, on his first visit to Sochi as IOC President, Thomas Bach met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the preparations for the XXII Olympic Winter Games. During this private meeting, President Bach received fresh assurances from… Read More »