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Olympic Highlights 04/11/2019

Olympic Highlights 04/11/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT The third edition of the International Forum for Sports Integrity (IFSI) took place at Olympic House in Lausanne on 28 October. During his opening speech, IOC President Thomas Bach said: “This gathering today reflects the very nature of the IFSI, which is cooperation and partnership. We are a community which shares a common

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Olympic Highlights 29/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 29/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT IOC President Thomas Bach was in Warsaw, Poland, last week for the 48 th European Olympic Committees (EOC) General Assembly and the celebrations of the 100 th anniversary of the founding of the Polish Olympic Committee. He was welcomed by the NOC President, Andrzej Krasnicki. During the EOC General Assembly chaired by Janez

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“The Olympic Games is the one thing that talks to everyone”: Coca-Cola’s Ricardo Fort on the enduring appeal of an Olympic Partnership

“The Olympic Games is the one thing that talks to everyone”: Coca-Cola’s Ricardo Fort on the enduring appeal of an Olympic Partnership

Olympic News Coca-Cola has supported every Olympic Games since 1928, refreshing Olympic athletes, officials and spectators with its beverages and building public excitement ahead of each edition of the Games through its global marketing campaigns. As well as being a founding member of The Olympic Partner (TOP) Programme, Coca-Cola has a long tradition of

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Olympic Highlights 22/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 22/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES President IOC President Thomas Bach was in Doha, Qatar, for the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) last week. On the opening day, the President addressed the General Assembly, which was presided over by Acting President of ANOC and IOC Executive Board member Robin Mitchell. In his speech ,

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Olympic Highlights 14/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 14/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES President IOC President Thomas Bach has been honoured with the highest distinction of the Hellenic Republic, the Grand Cross of the Order of the Phoenix, by the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, during a ceremony that took place on 9 October at the Presidential Mansion in Athens. Speaking at the ceremony, Greek

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International Olympic Committee announces plans to move Olympic marathon and race walking to Sapporo

International Olympic Committee announces plans to move Olympic marathon and race walking to Sapporo

Tokyo 2020 Cooler conditions for these endurance events are part of comprehensive measures to protect athletes, officials and spectators during the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that it is planning to move the Olympic marathon and race walking events to Sapporo, the host city of the Olympic Winter Games

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Olympic highlights 07/10/2019

Olympic highlights 07/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES President The IOC Executive Board (EB) met on 2 and 3 October at the Olympic House in Lausanne. They discussed the upcoming editions of the Olympic Games, the selection of future Olympic Games hosts, the protection of the integrity of sport and the athletes, and several other institutional matters. Concerning the Olympic Games Tokyo

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Olympic Highlights 01/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 01/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT Last week, IOC President Thomas Bach was in New York (USA) for the 74 th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. He then flew to Doha (Qatar) for the joint meeting between the IOC Executive Board and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council on the occasion of the World Athletics

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Olympic Highlights 23/09/2019

Olympic Highlights 23/09/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT The IOC President, Thomas Bach, was in Beijing, where he attended the official unveiling ceremony for the mascot of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022. The mascot is a cheerful panda called Bing Dwen Dwen. Speaking at the ceremony, the President said: “Everywhere you go, you can feel the excitement and the anticipation

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Olympic highlights 17/09/2019

Olympic highlights 17/09/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES President IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed a delegation led by Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, who presented a project for a possible candidature for the Olympic Games 2032. The delegation included Members of Parliament Ted O'Brien and Milton Dick, Council of Mayors South East Queensland representative Mark Jamieson and

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Olympic Highlights 09/09/2019

Olympic Highlights 09/09/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT IOC President Thomas Bach took part in the final day of the fourth annual edition of the IOC Youth Summit. Fifty-three IOC Young Leaders – formerly known as IOC Young Change-Makers (YCMs) –, came together to put their creativity to the test as part of the first ever IOC “Createathon” for the forthcoming Winter Youth Olympic

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Olympic House opens its doors to the public

Olympic House opens its doors to the public

IOC News In parallel to the 2019 European Heritage Days, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will open its doors to the public on Friday 13 September from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday 14 September from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lausanne residents, visitors to the Canton of Vaud, Olympic Games fans and those who are simply curious will all be able to explore

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Olympic Highlights 02/09/2019

Olympic Highlights 02/09/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT The IOC President, Thomas Bach, attended the 32 nd Congress of the International Triathlon Union (ITU) chaired by IOC Member Marisol Casado. President Bach congratulated the ITU for leading the way in embracing Olympic Agenda 2020, which he said is “not just for the IOC or the Olympic Games, but a roadmap for every sport and

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Olympic Highlights 2019/08/05

Olympic Highlights 2019/08/05

IOC News IOC activities President On 23 July, IOC President Thomas Bach embarked on a four-day world trip that took him to Gwangju (Republic of Korea), Tokyo (Japan) and Lima (Peru). The IOC President was in Gwangju for the World Aquatics Championships. Welcomed by Julio César Maglione, the President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) and an IOC

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Olympic Highlights 22/07/2019

Olympic Highlights 22/07/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT IOC President Thomas Bach attended the opening ceremony and first finals of the World Fencing Championships in Budapest (Hungary), at the invitation of International Fencing Federation (FIE) President Alisher Usmanov. The IOC President presented medals to the best athletes in the individual women’s epée event, which saw

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Olympic Highlights 2019/07/15

Olympic Highlights 2019/07/15

Olympic News IOC activities President The IOC President, Thomas Bach, met with IOC Executive Board member and President of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) Ivo Ferriani. They discussed a number of Olympic subjects, including the preparations for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 and the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022.

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Olympic Highlights 08/07/2019

Olympic Highlights 08/07/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES President IOC President Thomas Bach had the opportunity to address the world’s leaders at the G20 Summit in Osaka (Japan) on 29 June. He was invited by Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, the host country of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The world’s leaders received the speech with a round of applause. Prime Minister Abe praised the

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3XN’s Olympic House Opens in Lausanne

During the worldwide celebration of Olympic Day, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) inaugurated its new headquarters, Olympic House in Lausanne, Switzerland . Designed by Danish architecture firm 3XN , the project aims to bring together the IOC staff – 500 employees currently spread across Lausanne in four locations - under one roof at a single site.

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A special day of sport in Lausanne

A special day of sport in Lausanne

IOC News On the eve of the inauguration of Olympic House and the celebrations to mark the 125th anniversary of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), a number of events took place in Lausanne today, setting the tone for a very busy and sporty weekend. Vidy gets a new look Together with the Mayor of Lausanne, Grégoire Junod, and representatives of the

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Olympic Highlights 17/06/2019

Olympic Highlights 17/06/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT At The Olympic Museum, IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed a Bulgarian NOC delegation, led by NOC President and Olympic champion Stefka Kostadinova, whose high jump world record of 2.09 metres has stood since 1987. The preparations for the next Olympic Games were addressed, as was a possible candidature by Bulgaria to

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Over 10,00 join Olympic Day Thailand

Over 10,000 join Olympic Day Thailand

Over 10,000 join Olympic Day Thailand By Lerpong Amsa-ngiam The Nation Photo Kalaya Suddai and Khemmatat Janprapa pose with their winning medals. Khemmatat Janprapa and Kalaya Suddai reigned supreme in the men’s and women’s 10km categories of the Olympic Day Thailand which attracted over 10,000 runners at the Supachalasai National Stadium yesterday. The

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OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS 12/06/2019

OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS 12/06/2019

Olympic News IOC ACTIVITIES President IOC President Thomas Bach was in Paris on 7 June to visit the French National Olympic Committee (CNOSF) and the Organising Committee for the Olympic Games Paris 2024. At the CNOSF headquarters, President Bach was greeted by the CNOSF President Denis Masseglia before meeting the Presidents of the French Olympic Sport

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Hungarian Olympic Committee President Kulcsár aiming to grow country's brand after Budapest hosts Olympics marketing seminar

Hungarian Olympic Committee President Kulcsár aiming to grow country’s brand after Budapest hosts Olympics marketing seminar

The changing nature of marketing within the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and its worldwide partners was addressed at a three-day marketing seminar hosted by the Hungarian Olympic Committee (MOB) in Budapest. IOC marketing training manager Natascha Trittis presented an insight into the role of the marketing team and praised the arduousness of

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