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2012-06-10 23:03:07

This week in Vidy, IOC President Jacques Rogge has received the Dutch Ambassador to Switzerland, Bart Twaalfhoven; the United Kingdom´s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva, Karen Pierce; the President of the International Pierre de Coubertin Committee, Norbert Müller; Stephan Wassong from the Cologne Sports University (Germany); and IOC member Guy Drut. (PRWEB) June 09, 2012 IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT This week in Vidy, IOC President Jacques Rogge...

2012-05-28 23:03:34

This week, IOC President Jacques Rogge was in Quebec City (Canada) for the IOC Executive Board (EB) meeting and the 10th SportAccord Convention. (PRWEB) May 27, 2012 This week, IOC President Jacques Rogge was in Quebec City (Canada) for the IOC Executive Board (EB) meeting and the 10th SportAccord Convention. On 22 May, he attended a large charity event organised by the Canadian NOC and aimed at raising funds to support young Canadian athletes. The 4,100 guests included the Premier of...

2012-05-27 23:01:44

The IOC Executive Board (EB) wrapped up its two-day meeting in Quebec. The EB was convening alongside the SportAccord convention and, as is tradition, met with Olympic Summer and Winter International Federations. (PRWEB) May 26, 2012 The IOC Executive Board (EB) wrapped up its two-day meeting in Quebec. The EB was convening alongside the SportAccord convention and, as is tradition, met with Olympic Summer and Winter International Federations. 2020 bidding process On the first day of the...

2012-03-17 23:00:58

Mr Mario Vázquez Raña has informed the IOC President of his resignation from his positions as IOC member, IOC Executive Board member, President of Olympic Solidarity and President of the Association of the National Olympic Committees (ANOC). (PRWEB) March 17, 2012 Mr Mario Vázquez Raña has informed the IOC President of his resignation from his positions as IOC member, IOC Executive Board member, President of Olympic Solidarity and President of the Association of...

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: London 2012, Sochi 2014, Rio 2016, and PyeongChang 2018. (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 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: London 2012, Sochi 2014, Rio...

2012-03-11 15:45:00

The 8th edition of the IOC World Conference on Sport, Education and Culture will join the line-up of key international events in 2012 such as the first ever Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) Rio +20, and the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London, providing the perfect close to an Olympic year. (PRWEB) March 11, 2012 The 8th edition of the IOC World Conference on Sport, Education and Culture will join the line-up of key international...

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 to go. (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 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 to go. London will host its third Olympic Games in less than five months, and...

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 IOC ACTIVITIES IOC PRESIDENT Back in Switzerland, IOC President Jacques Rogge attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he met several IOC partners. This week in Vidy, President Rogge met IOC Executive Board members Craig Reedie and Gunilla Lindberg. OTHER NEWS As part of its work to promote sustainable development and preserve the...

2012-01-13 19:20:00

Since yesterday, IOC President Jacques Rogge has been in Innsbruck, which is hosting the first Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) from 13 to 22 January. (PRWEB) January 13, 2012 IOC ACTIVITIES IOC PRESIDENT Since yesterday, IOC President Jacques Rogge has been in Innsbruck, which is hosting the first Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) from 13 to 22 January. Today, a few hours before the Opening Ceremony, President Rogge and the IOC members officially met the Federal President of the Republic,...

2011-11-20 00:35:00

IOC President Jacques Rogge met the members of the Council of SportAccord, whose President is Hein Verbruggen, before addressing the participants of the 5th IF Forum, organised by SportAccord, the theme of which was âœSport and the City and Building an Effective Federationâ. (PRWEB) November 19, 2011 IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT On 14 November in Lausanne, IOC President Jacques Rogge met the members of the Council of SportAccord, whose President is Hein...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.