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IOC and the United Nations share the same values

Underlining that the IOC and the United Nations “share the same values  of contributing to a better and peaceful world through sport,” IOC President Thomas...

UN Secretary-General and IOC President Scheduled to Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Work is still in progress on the final paper, but the Memorandum of Understanding, which is scheduled to be signed next Monday, April 28th, by...

Thomas Bach Offers IOC Executive Board an IQ Test

The revolution begins tomorrow – or rather, as the new IOC President would prefer to term it – the evolution. Following a nominal recent Executive Board...

Bach’s Very Busy First International Olympic Committee Meeting

Russian organizers will set up protest zones in Sochi, the new International Olympic Committee president, Thomas Bach said. Whether they will work, or anyone will have...

Outgoing IOC President Jacques Rogges Praised for Calm Leadership

Succeeding Juan Antonio Samaranch as IOC President was a tall order. Jacques Rogge, the second Belgian to hold the office, may have been these last...

IOC Reaching New Scale of Media Operation for 2020 Games Location Announcement

When some years ago the International Olympic Committee (IOC) held a session to discuss the future of the Olympic movement, there was a group...

“We Have to Put Sport at the Service of Human Kind” Claims Ser Miang...

Ser Miang Ng, vice-president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), put forward his vision Sunday to mobilize young people into greater unity and cooperation...

Organizing the Rio 2016 Olympics May Cost as much as $4 Billion

Organizing the Rio 2016 Olympics may cost as much as $4 billion, according to the Organizing Committee’s chief operating officer Leo Gryner. With the Rio...

“Quiet diplomacy” Will Ensure Solution to Russian Anti-gay Law Promises IOC Presidential Candidate

A resolution will be found to the current row over Russia's new controversial anti-gay law that is overshadowing the build-up to Sochi 2014, International...

Bubka to Present New Proposals to Deal with Athletes Attendants Involved in Doping Cases

Sergey Bubka revealed yesteday that he expects the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to approve new tough sanctions for coaches and officials involved in helping...

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