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Olympics - 01 Jul 2019 - Federations & NOCs
At today’s General Assembly in Kuwait City, the Kuwait Olympic Committee (KOC) began a new chapter in its history as H.E. Sheikh Fahad Nasser Sabah Ahmad Al Sabah was elected as President alongside a young and dynamic Board of Directors which comprises representatives from across sport, business and government.
Olympics - 18 Jun 2018 - Federations & NOCs
The Turkish Olympic Committee has appointed BursonMarsteller Sport to assist in outlining its organisational strategy moving forward.
Olympics - 11 Jul 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Deutsche Bahn AG, Schenker Deutschland AG, Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund (German Olympic Sports Confederation, DOSB) and Deutscher Behindertensportverband (National Paralympic Committee Germany, DBS) are joining forces for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang in 2018 and Tokyo in 2020.
Olympics - 19 Oct 2016 - Federations & NOCs
The World Union of Olympic Cities is part of the programme of the United Nations Habitat III Conference to be held October 17th to 20th in Quito Ecuador and will present its activities and how it contributes to helping cities ensure their sustainable urban development.
Olympics - 04 Aug 2016 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – During the 129th IOC Session in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, 3 August 2016, a successful vote was taken to add the following SportAccord Member sports to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 sports programme - Baseball/Softball, Karate, Skateboard, Sports Climbing and Surfing.
Olympics - 24 Jun 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne – Switzerland, June 23, 2016 – The World Union of Olympic Cities and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today which acknowledges the role and the contribution of the World Union of Olympic Cities in supporting Olympic Cities maintain and develop a positive Olympic legacy.
Olympics - 19 Jan 2016 - Education
International Olympic Committee President, Thomas Bach, and Google’s User Experience Lead for Social Good, Peter Jin Hong, have been confirmed as the opening and closing keynote speakers at the 13th annual AISTS Master of Sport Administration (MSA) graduation ceremony.
Olympics - 18 Jun 2015 - Federations & NOCs
The City of Lausanne together with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have teamed up together to offer a set of exciting activities to commemorate the centenary of their partnership. Following the Centenary Walk and Run which will take place on the evening of Friday, June 26, an “open doors day” at various symbolic Olympic locations will be organised for Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28.
Olympics - 05 Mar 2015 - Federations & NOCs
Chaired by its President Francesco Ricci Bitti, the ASOIF Council met yesterday in Lausanne to discuss several important topics including the model for the 2016 Olympic Games International Federations (IFs) Revenue Distribution to be presented to the General Assembly in April, the implementation of Olympic Agenda 2020, the status of the IF Sports Data Platform project and preparations for the 2015 ASOIF General Assembly.
Olympics - 30 Oct 2014 - Federations & NOCs
The Finnish Olympic Committee and Adecco Finland Oy announced a new and stronger partnership agreement.
Olympics - 06 Jun 2014 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 05 June 2014 : The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Youth Working Group has called a three-day meeting in London between 31 August and 2 September 2014, with British Olympic Association and London 2012 Chairman, Lord Coe, set to lead discussions around how ANOC can support NOCs worldwide in keeping young people at the heart of sport.
Olympics - 14 Apr 2014 - Federations & NOCs
The Turkish Olympic Committee today reflected on SportAccord Convention 2014 as another successful event in the country’s portfolio of hosting major sport events as the Convention came to a close
Olympics - 09 Aug 2013 - Education
08 August 2013, Moscow: The European Olympic Committees (EOC), the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) today signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) formalising the three parties’ commitment to promoting Olympic values and training a new generation of managers for the sports industry in Russia and Europe.
Olympics - 05 Jul 2013 - Federations & NOCs
The “Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports Award” has signed a cooperation agreement with the “Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF)” for a period of four years in a concerted effort to enhance the promotion of sport.
Olympics - 27 Jun 2013 - Federations & NOCs
The city of Lausanne and the Swiss canton of Vaud, in partnership with the International Olympic Committee and OMEGA, have unveiled the “Countdown Clock” on the Place de la Navigation in Lausanne.
Olympics - 29 May 2013 - Federations & NOCs
2013 sees ASOIF celebrate its 30th anniversary since its inception under President Primo Nebiolo in 1983. During this period, ASOIF has presided over immense growth in the success of the Olympic Games in which International Federations have played a central part, and witnessed the importance of sport in global society reach unprecedented heights.
Olympics - 18 Apr 2013 - Federations & NOCs
Frankfurt/Auckland, April 18, 2013 – The German cultural project logistics company Conceptum Sport Logistics (CSL – www.conceptum-sport-logistics.com) is catching international attention. In April the company headquartered near Frankfurt airport signed a contract with the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC - www.olympic.org.nz), thus providing the complete logistical services for the Olympic teams.
Olympics - 22 Mar 2013 - Events
Frankfurt/Riga, 21 March 2013 – The Frankfurt-based specialist logistics company Conceptum Sport Logistics (CSL – www.conceptum-sport-logistics.com) is demonstrating its sport and cultural event logistics expertise in a further cooperation agreement. A multi-year contract between Latvia’s National Olympic Committee (www.olimpiade.lv) and the international company has sealed the relationship.
Olympics - 04 Oct 2012 - Events
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has appointed Beyond Sport to support the IOC Sport for All Commission throughout the build-up to the 15th IOC World Conference on Sport for All, to be held in Lima, Peru in April 2013. The IOC Sport for All Commission was established in 1983 with the primary aim of encouraging and supporting efforts to disseminate the health and social benefits of sport.
Olympics - 29 Jun 2012 - Sponsorship
(Frankfurt am Main/Mainz, June 28 2012) As the official logistics partners of the German Olympic team for 2012, Schenker Deutschland AG is currently transporting the first consignment containing team clothing to London.
Olympics - 26 Apr 2012 - Sponsorship
(Berlin/Düsseldorf, April 24, 2012) At the presentation of the official uniforms for the German teams at the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games, the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) honored Schenker Deutschland AG with a certificate which named the company co-partner and official logistics partner of the German Olympic team for London 2012.
Olympics - 13 Mar 2012 - Events
Baku, 13 March 2012 – To mark International Women’s Day, FIFA has launched two projects for Women’s Football in Azerbaijan, the host of the next U17 Women’s World Cup.
Olympics - 29 Nov 2011 - Federations & NOCs
MONACO, 28 November, 2011 - the President and Founder of Peace and Sport Joël Bouzou was elected as President of the World Olympians Association (WOA) at their General Assembly held on Saturday in Lausanne.
Olympics - 04 Oct 2010 - Events
Sochi, 4 October 2010: All 57 delegates at Sochi Camp 2010 took part in a moonwalk masterclass yesterday, with the iconic dance move bringing a session on Working with Children and Youth to life – just one of the new teaching methods that have given the innovative Generations For Peace curriculum such a profound impact at the most intensive camp yet.
Olympics - 24 Sep 2010 - Sponsorship
On Tuesday 21st September, Jean-Philippe Demaël, CEO of SOMFY, as Annecy 2018 official partner, signed a partnership agreement with the French National Olympic Committee (French NOC).
Olympics - 10 May 2010 - Federations & NOCs
Reflecting the consolidated ideas and values after last year’s merger of Korea Sports Council and Korean Olympic Committee, KOC unveiled its new Institutional emblem and slogan.<BR>
Olympics - 31 Jul 2009 - Federations & NOCs
Plant City, Florida (USA); 30th July 2009: Angela Ruggiero, considered one of the most prominent women’s ice hockey players in the world, has spoken publicly in favor of softball’s reinstatement to the Olympic Games.<BR>
Olympics - 08 May 2009 - Events
7 May 2009, Lausanne, Switzerland – Dmitry Chernyshenko, President and CEO of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee responsible for preparations for Russia’s first Winter Games, participated at the International Olympic Truce Foundation Board yesterday in Lausanne, Switzerland, to promote peace, friendship and international understanding.
Olympics - 20 Apr 2009 - Bidding
April 17, 2009- The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) announced today that six companies, shown below, have signed agreements to join its new JOC Gold Partnership Program.
Olympics - 17 Oct 2008 - Events
In an interview given to the Olympic Capital Quarterly, the head of the IOC Olympic Games department Gilbert Felli says that one of the greatest achievements of the Beijing 2008 Olympics has been the positive impact on 400 million children in China.
Olympics - 14 May 2008 - Federations & NOCs
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">The International Olympic Committee (IOC) expresses its deepest sympathies to<SPAN style="COLOR: black"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: black; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"> the</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; COLOR: blue; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> </SPAN></SPAN><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Verdana"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">many thousands of people whose lives and livelihoods have been affected by the Chinese earthquake. In response to this tragic event, the IOC has announced a commitment of RMB 6.9 million (USD $1million) in financial support for relief and recovery efforts in the affected regions.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN>
Olympics - 13 May 2008 - Federations & NOCs
<SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt; FONT-FAMILY: Times New Roman"><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 12pt">IOC President Jacques Rogge has today written to Chinese President Hu Jintao on hearing media reports about the earthquake that has hit China. </SPAN></SPAN>
Olympics - 09 May 2008 - Media rights
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Olympics - 24 Apr 2008 - Federations & NOCs
23 April - <A name=OLE_LINK1><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana">The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games concluded its first full visit (22-23 April 2008) to the Russian host city today. </SPAN></A>
Olympics - 14 Apr 2008
The TOKYO 2016 Bid Committee has ended a highly successful visit at the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) in Beijing, held between 7 - 10 April, returning to Tokyo eagerly expecting the International Olympic Committee's approaching decision on the selection of candidate cities for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 07 Apr 2008
When the general assembly of the Association of National Organizing Committees (ANOC) convenes in Beijing on April 7, a contingent of key leaders from Chicago 2016 will be in attendance.
Olympics - 29 Jan 2008
Two senior members of TOKYO 2016 today embarked on a listening and learning mission to hear from experts from the sporting world, including representatives of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF), International Federations (IFs) and Olympic Games Organising Committees (OCOGs) who will all be speaking at the international legacy summit, 'Legacy Lives 2008', in Barbados.
Olympics - 25 Jan 2008
The Presidents of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Jacques Rogge, and of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the Hon. John Fahey, met today at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, to discuss cooperation between the two organisations and enhanced strategies in the fight against doping in sport.
Olympics - 09 Jul 2007
The FEI is proud to announce that on 7 July 2007 HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein was elected as the member representing the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and as President of the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI).
Olympics - 02 Jul 2007
Guatemala City, Guatemala, June 30, 2007 – As the 42nd Copa América finishes its first week of competition today in Venezuela, two top Brazilian football stars competing in the tournament have pledged their support to Sochi 2014 ahead of Brazil's crucial match against Chile on 1 July.
Olympics - 29 Jun 2007
On 28 June the Korea Sports Association for the Disabled (KOSAD) held a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the start of work on a major new sports complex in Seoul in the presence of the Minister of Culture and Tourism, the President of the Korean Olympic Committee and supporters.
Olympics - 15 Jun 2007
The organizing committees of the 2009 IBU Biathlon World Championships and the 2009 FIS Snowboard World Championships to be held in PyeongChang held their inaugural meetings in Chuncheon, capital of Gangwon Province, on 15 June.
Olympics - 30 May 2007
The Gangwon Province Sports Association for People with a Disability (GWSAD) was launched on 30 May at the Gangwon provincial office with a foundation board meeting.
Olympics - 21 May 2007
The 70th congress of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) provided Salzburg 2014 with one last opportunity before the final presentation in Guatemala City
Olympics - 15 May 2007
The annual World Congress of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) provides the perfect platform for the three candidate cities for the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games to present their concepts to more than 300 journalists from around the world.
Olympics - 14 May 2007
A delegation from the 2014 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games Bid Committee led by Kim Jin-sun, Governor of Gangwon Province and Executive President of the bid, will attend the AIPS Congress (“Association internationale de la presse sportive”) which takes place from 14 to 20 May in Bregenz, Austria.
Olympics - 10 May 2007
The PyeongChang 2014 Bid Committee will share its plans to host outstanding Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games with a distinguished audience of 500 women from over 100 countries who are in Seoul this week to participate in the Business and Professional Women’s International Asia Pacific Regional Conference and a separate convention for young leaders, which start on 11 May.
Olympics - 01 May 2007
Moscow, Russia, April 30, 2007 – Sochi 2014, Russia’s Bid to host Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, is in full-force this week to support the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship (IHWC) taking place in Moscow and Mytischi from April 27th until May 13th.