Latest Lausanne Stories

Swiss Robot Gives Paraplegic Man Mobility Via Mind-Control
2012-04-25 07:25:57

Mobility is something most of us take for granted, and when we lose that ability through paralysis we lose a huge part of our independence.

2012-04-16 05:09:28

Next time you have a craving for the sweet stuff don't think twice, chocolate's amazing benefits will give you even more of a reason to indulge.

2012-03-16 23:01:59

The IOC Executive Board (EB) wrapped up its first meeting of 2012, having received reports from the IOC commissions and administration, and updates on preparations for upcoming Olympic Games:

2012-03-09 17:10:00

Each year, International Women's Day provides us with a reminder to see how far the Olympic Movement has come in the long struggle for gender equality in sport – and how far we still need

2012-02-20 18:25:00

Participants in the 5th IOC World Conference on Women and Sport called on sports leaders to take a more proactive role in advancing the cause of women in and through sport as the event came to

2012-02-19 21:20:00

The 5th World Conference on Women and Sport got under way this week with over 700 delegates from around the world gathering in Los Angeles, California announced the IOC.

2012-01-30 18:30:00

Back in Switzerland, IOC President Jacques Rogge attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he met several IOC partners. (PRWEB) January 30, 2012

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.