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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...

2012-02-20 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 a close in Los Angeles, California, on Saturday. (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 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 a close in Los Angeles,...

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...

2011-06-06 18:09:00

Simple, Classic, Iconic Maple Leaf Anchors New Canadian Olympic Team Mark To tweet this release: http://bit.ly/my936h To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/canadian-olympic-committee/canadian-olympic-committee-unveils-new-olympic-brand TORONTO, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) today unveiled a series of new marks for all of its competition wear and merchandise, designed to inspire Canadians' national pride for...

2010-07-28 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the most far-reaching global partnership for the next five Olympic Games from London 2012 through the 2020 Olympic Games. The breadth of P&G's portfolio, which includes 22 brands generating $1 billion or more in annual sales, and the depth of P&G's reach to four billion people worldwide, makes this the most far-reaching Olympic partnership....

2009-01-02 15:07:00

ATLANTA, Jan. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The chairman of London 2012 and the U.S. president-elect are expected to have the greatest impact on the Olympic Movement in 2009 according to the 13th edition of Around the Rings' Golden 25. Sebastian Coe, number one on the list, will have increased visibility as he guides preparations for the next Summer Olympics through a financial storm. Meanwhile, there is speculation over what impact President-elect and native Chicagoan Barack Obama will have on...

2008-08-05 09:00:07

"Historic" Beijing Games to advance Olympic goals: IOC president BEIJING, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Beijing Games will be a "historic" one and will significantly advance the Olympic goals of universality and fair play, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge said here on Monday. "We are now just days away from what I believe will be a historic Olympic Games," Rogge said at the opening ceremony of the 120th IOC session, held in the National Center for the Performing...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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