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2012-08-02 02:29:33

KYIV, Ukraine, August 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Olympic Committee examined the documents Ukraine provided on the Carpathian Mountains as a hosting location for the upcoming XXIV Olympic Winter Games in 2022. Preliminary conclusion of the committee is positive, informed the Prime Minister of Ukraine Mykola Azarov after meeting the President of the IOC Jacques Rogge on July 27th - at the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Summer Olympics. According to...

2012-07-20 06:21:34

NEW YORK, July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "President Obama's endorsement of an Olympic games moment of silence in honor of slain Israelis is a welcome boost to the global campaign," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has rejected public commemoration of the 11 Israeli Olympians murdered by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Olympics in Munich. "We (the Obama...

2012-06-29 06:24:22

NEW YORK, June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC praised the growing number of governments calling for a "moment of silence" at the upcoming Olympics in London in memory of the 11 Israeli athletes murdered 40 years ago. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has never held an official memorial during the Olympics, and last month rejected requests to do it at the July 27 opening ceremony for the 2012 games. "The 11 victims...

2012-06-24 23:01:25

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced in Lausanne the winners of the inaugural Juan Antonio Samaranch Medal for Olympic Collecting. (PRWEB) June 24, 2012 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced in Lausanne the winners of the inaugural Juan Antonio Samaranch Medal for Olympic Collecting. The award was introduced by the IOC in 2012 to honour the legacy of former IOC President Samaranch, an avid Olympic collector who introduced programmes to encourage the collection...

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...

2012-02-19 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. Discussions begin with plenary and dialogue sessions associated with the efforts to strengthen women´s representation both on the sports field and in leadership positions. (PRWEB) February 19, 2012 The 5th World Conference on Women and Sport got under way this week with over 700 delegates from around the world...

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...

2012-01-14 16:45:00

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and McDonald's Corporation announced today that McDonald´s has extended its global sponsorship agreement until 2020. (PRWEB) January 14, 2012 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and McDonald's Corporation announced today that McDonald´s has extended its global sponsorship agreement until 2020. The announcement was made at the first ever Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria, in the presence of IOC President Jacques Rogge...

2011-12-13 20:10:00

The Director of Finance and Administration of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thierry Sprunger, is stepping down to pursue âœnew challengesâ, after a 17-year tenure serving the Olympic Movement. (PRWEB) December 13, 2011 The Director of Finance and Administration of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thierry Sprunger, is stepping down to pursue âœnew challengesâ, after a 17-year tenure serving the...