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Olympic Day marked with colourful ceremony

Olympic Day marked with colourful ceremony

Lalitpur, June 23 Nepal Olympic Committee celebrated the Olympic Day with colourful ceremony at the Nepal Army Sports Complex here today. Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Sunar and Honorary President of NOC Dhruba Bahadur Pradhan hoisted the national and IOC flags respectively during the closing ceremony. A total of 116 tournaments and sports

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India Celebrates Olympic Day

India Celebrates Olympic Day

New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA), along with its member units, Sunday joined millions from around the world in celebrating Olympic Day. On this very day, 125 years ago, Frenchman Pierre de Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee and revived the Olympic Games. India's lone individual Olympics gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra,

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Olympic Day Run observed

Olympic Day Run observed

The run was participated by sports personalities, organizers, BOA executive committee members, members and athletes from different sports federations and associations, services teams, educational institutions The Bangladesh Olympic Association (BOA) has observed the Olympic Day Run in the capital on Sunday morning in a bid to celebrate the 125th anniversary

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First participants in Paris 2024 Olympics mass-participation marathon seal places at Olympic Day run

First participants in Paris 2024 Olympics mass-participation marathon seal places at Olympic Day run

The first qualifiers for the Paris 2024 mass-participation marathon have been selected following a 2,024-metre race to mark Olympic Day. Paris 2024, as part of a promise to be the first-ever Olympic Games to be open to the public, are planning to hold a mass-participation marathon, offering members of the public the chance to run the same course on the same

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Ghana Celebrates Olympic Day In Style At Koforidua

Ghana Celebrates Olympic Day In Style At Koforidua

The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) president, Mr Ben Nunoo Mensah has urged Ghanaians to be fitness conscious and take good care of the environment. Speaking at the 2019 Olympic Day celebration in Koforidua in the Eastern region, he said sports is life and people should participate or engage in sports to be fit and healthy. He said the GOC intentionally chose

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NOCC marks Olympic Day

The National Olympic Committee of Cambodia (NOCC) marked Olympic Day on Saturday to commemorate the anniversary of the Olympic Movement. Olympic Day is held annually on June 23 to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games with millions of people celebrating in 160 countries. Its aim is to promote the Olympic values of excellence, friendship and

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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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Sri Lanka Olympic Day to combat coral mining

Sri Lanka Olympic Day to combat coral mining

Suresh Subramanium (left) president of NOC and Maxwell de Silva at the media briefing on Olympic Day Run held at the NOC on Thursday. Pic: Vipula Amarasinghe The National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Sri Lanka has lined up many significant events to mark the Olympic Day celebrations which fall on June 23, but the country will celebrate it on June 25 in Matara.

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SLOC Set for Olympic Week

SLOC Set for Olympic Week

The Saint Lucia Olympic Committee Incorporated (SLOC Inc.) continues preparations to celebrate Olympic Week which starts on Sunday 16th June 2019. At a press briefing held on Tuesday 11th June at its headquarters in La Clery, SLOC Inc. President, Fortuna Belrose said, “June 23rd every year is celebrated globally as International Olympic Day. Olympic Day came

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Olympic Day Run To Help Needy Kids

Olympic Day Run To Help Needy Kids

FASANOC chief executive officer Loraine Mar was grateful for the partnership and urged members of the public to come out and support the event. Olympic Day Run To Help Needy Kids From left; FASANOC CEO Loraine Mar, Damodar Group of Companies head of marketing Manoa Puamau and Save the Children Fiji programmes manager Shairana Ali in Suva on June 11, 2019.

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