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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...

2012-03-03 16:35:00

Carlos Arthur Nuzman participated in the panel discussion on Sport and Human Rights of the 19th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. (PRWEB) March 03, 2012 IOC ACTIVITIES MEMBERS Carlos Arthur Nuzman participated in the panel discussion on Sport and Human Rights of the 19th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in the UN headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The topic of his presentation was “Transformation...

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...

2008-07-29 21:00:15

BAGHDAD _ The phone rang late Tuesday night, and Haider Nasir's world flipped once more. "Congratulations," said Dr. Talib Faisal, the head of the interim Iraqi Track and Field Federation. "You're going to the Olympics." Just six days ago, the 27-year-old discus thrower had been told his Olympic dreams were over _ dashed by the International Olympic Committee's suspension of Iraq's National Olympic Committee. But a seven-hour meeting ended 9 p.m. Tuesday in Lausanne, Switzerland with an...