4 swimmers originally from Syria, including Yusra Mardini (above), are among 49 athletes currently being supported by IOC refugee scholarships. 2 train in Germany, 1 in Turkey, and 1 in New Zealand.
While an official 2020 Refugee Olympic Team has not yet been named, the IOC currently sponsors 37 Olympic-hopefuls living and training abroad.
The IOC has announced a renewal of its refugee team for the 2020 Olympic Games: a program that was approved…
Olímpico sirio de Rio 2016 Azad Al-barazi quiere ayudar a los refugiados sirios aquellos están cruzando el Mar Egeo a…
Azad Al-Barazi, a Syrian Olympic swimmer and LA County lifeguard, believes he can make a difference and save lives in Greece, but he needs help to fund his mission.
Syrian swimmer Mireille Hindoyan and her 12 year-old brother died Friday due to heavy shelling in the city of Aleppo.
Syrian Olympic Swimmer Yusra Mardini addressed national leaders at a global summit on the plight of refugees in New York City…
Refugee Team Athlete Yusra Mardini won her heat of the women’s 100 butterfly.
Rami Anis, one of two swimmers on the Refugee Olympic Team, is making his final preparations at his pre-Rio training camp.
The first-ever Olympic team for refugee athletes will feature two swimmers among 10 athletes competing in Rio this summer.