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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

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

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 “new challenges”, after a 17-year tenure serving the Olympic

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.