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Olympics - 06 May 2014 - Legal
The article summarises each of the four cases which were referred to the CAS Ad Hoc Division at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games and sets out the key learnings. Three of the cases were brought by athletes who argued that they should have been selected to participate in the Sochi Games; the final case was an application to disqualify three medal winners for violating the applicable competition rules.
Olympics - 14 Jan 2011 - Sponsorship
Couchmans LLP, the market-leading specialist sports law practice, has acted for Haymarket Media Group in its deal with the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (‘LOCOG’) to become the official supplier of programmes for London 2012.
Olympics - 13 Jun 2007
DHL commits to 3-year sponsorship of Special Olympics and its Law Enforcement Torch Run for 2007 and 2009 World Games
Olympics - 09 Feb 2007
The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today adopted a Consensus Statement on “Sexual Harassment and Abuse in Sport”
Olympics - 03 Oct 2006
Following the national elections that took place in Austria this weekend, Salzburg 2014 CEO Fedor Radmann offers his perspective:
Olympics - 19 Jul 2006
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A nationally respected attorney with more than a decade of legal experience in areas such as corporate sponsorship and broadcast agreements, intellectual property rights, sport governance matters, contract negotiation and brand protection is joining the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) as the organization’s new General Counsel and Managing Director of Legal Affairs.
Olympics - 30 May 2006
Sochi, Russia, May 26, 2006 –Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Jose Manuel Barroso of the European Commission have announced a relaxation of visa restrictions for certain European travellers to Russia, in a move designed to allow easier movement between European and Russian borders.
Olympics - 18 May 2006
On Wednesday 31 May, Francois Carrard, former Director-General of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) , will speak at Manchester Business School on The Growth of the Modern Olympic Games.
Olympics - 29 Jun 2005
Paris, June 28, 2005 - The French government, in collaboration with Paris 2012, has developed an "Olympic Law", which reflects the uniqueness and importance of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 19 Nov 2004
Britain’s Olympic Bid received a massive boost today as London 2012 revealed an inspirational film starring global icons of sport, stage and screen. The pantheon of internationally-recognised stars who feature in 'Sport at Heart' include Sir Roger Moore, David Beckham, Amir Khan, Jeremy Irons, Kelly Holmes, Joseph Fiennes, and Matthew Pinsent. It includes five Gold medallists who won at the Athens Games.
Olympics - 17 Nov 2004
NEW YORK, N.Y. (November 17, 2004) – NYC2012, the committee leading New York’s bid to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, today made public its detailed plan for the Games in the 600-page Candidature File, the Bid Book, submitted to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on November 15. The Bid Book tells a compelling story about New York, from the dream that began ten years ago to bring the world’s greatest event to our City, to all specifics of the plan. The filing of this 600-pag
Olympics - 29 Sep 2004
The State’s Secretary for Sports, Jaime Lissavetzky, announced at the House of Commons the set in motion of an Olympic Action Plan focused on Beijing 2008 and 'continuing for the 2012 Games,' when Madrid could host the Olympic Games.
Olympics - 28 Jul 2004
The government of the United States, in cooperation with the General Directorate of Customs, has granted to the ATHENS 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games two high precision scanners, that will be used to check truck loads (materials and equipment) prior to delivery at the Olympic Venues.
Olympics - 27 Jul 2004
With a view to intensifying its effort to penalise any type of illegal reproduction and trade of non-official licensed products, offending the image of the Games, ethically, culturally and financially, OCOG ATHENS 2004 has implemented a set of stringent measures in order to protect ATHENS 2004 Official Products and the Licensing Programme in general.
Olympics - 25 Jun 2004
Madrid 2012 has appointed Antonio Pérez de Guzmán to work on its international relations. It is hoped that he will bolster its chances of hosting the Olympic Games. The IOC (International Olympic Committee) will announce the candidate city on the 6th July 2005.
Olympics - 30 Apr 2004
The International Olympic Committee has decided that the final list of candidate cities for the 2012 Summer Games will be announced at SportAccord - the International Sports Convention, which takes place on 15-20th May 2004 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Olympics - 30 Apr 2004
Brasília – On Wednesday, April 28th, the Tourism and Sports Commission of the Chamber of Deputies approved the Pan American Games – Rio 2007 progress report and the candidacy of the city of Rio de Janeiro as headquarters for the 2012 Olympic Games. The presentation, made by the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and by the Organizing Committee of Rio 2007 Pan-American Games (CO-RIO), took place during a public assembly in Annex II of the Chamber and was attended by a sizeable group of federal de
Olympics - 22 Apr 2004
The Telegraph Group Limited, the publisher of The Daily Telegraph newspaper, has today apologised publicly in the High Court to Barbara Cassani, Chairman of the London 2012 Olympic Bid, for an article they published on 28th March 2004 – 'Olympic Chief Bites Back'.
Olympics - 23 Jan 2004
Following the recommendation of the Ethics Commission, the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), pursuant to paragraph 4 of Rule 126.96.36.199 of the Olympic Charter, today decided unanimously to provisionally deprive Mr Un Yong Kim of all the rights, prerogatives and functions deriving from his IOC membership until the investigation under way in South Korea and the inquiry of the Ethics Commission have been finalised.
Olympics - 14 Jan 2004
The All England Lawn Tennis Club, home of the Wimbledon Championships, will launch this summer's historic London Olympic Torch relay.
Olympics - 03 Dec 2003
A Bill that paves the way for the sale of the Tote and establishing an Olympic Lottery if the UK's bid is successful, was published today.
Olympics - 28 Jul 2003
The ATHENS 2004 Anti-Piracy Programme has succeeded once more. The Programme aims to protect the market and Greek consumers from counterfeit Olympic Products.
Olympics - 10 Apr 2003
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) received notification this evening that the lawsuit filed by Wade Exum against the USOC has been dismissed.
Olympics - 13 Aug 2002
The International Skating Union (ISU) has furnished the U.S. Attorney in New York with its complete files respecting the ISU disciplinary inquiry into misconduct in the judging of the figure skating Pairs event at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games (OWG).
Olympics - 14 Jan 2002
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced today that it has reached an agreement with SES AMERICOM for the use of satellite capacity to support the forthcoming television coverage of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City.
Olympics - 13 Dec 2001
The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today in Lausanne nominated ten candidates for membership to the IOC in accordance with Rule 20 and its bye-laws of the Olympic Charter.
Olympics - 14 Mar 2001
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced today that it has advised both the Olympic Movement and Public Authorities, that the 2000 list of Prohibited Classes of Substances and Prohibited Methods published by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) remains in force until the Agency has reviewed the published IOC 2001 List, has made recommendations to the IOC on the final contents to the List and the IOC Executive Board enacts the necessary amendment to the Olympic Movement Anti-Doping Code
Olympics - 07 Mar 2001
The Executive Committee (EC) of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today in Lausanne accepted the invitation of the International Olympic Committee to observe all doping control activities during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. The EC took this decision, amongst others relating to out-of-competition testing, a uniform Anti-Doping Code, the site selection process for WADA’s permanent headquarters, the Agency’s mid-term strategic plan, and other issues shaping WADA’s activities f
Olympics - 21 Aug 2000
Interview with Stewart Binns, OTAB Bureau Director and Trans World International Senior Intl. Vice President - Director of Special Projects – European Production