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BWF and IOC fight Corruption with IBIS

Kuala Lumpur, Nov 25, 2014: The Badminton World Federation has reaffirmed its commitment to fighting illegal betting, match fixing and corruption in sport by signing up to the International Olympic Committee’s Integrity Betting Intelligence System (IBIS). As an intelligence-sharing digital platform, IBIS will enable BWF and its 180 members associations to access

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Olympic Agenda 2020: Strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement unveiled

Lausanne, Nov 18, 2014: IOC President says “Now is the time for change”, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today revealed the 40 proposals that make up Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, which will be discussed and voted on by the full IOC

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IOC disqualifies athlete for violating anti-doping rules at the Summer Youth Olympic Games

Lausanne, Nov 5, 2014: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today reported that one athlete committed an anti-doping rule violation during the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG), which took place in August in Nanjing, China. The athlete, who competed in taekwondo, tested positive for the diuretic Furosemide, a prohibited substance. After reviewing

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Historic milestone: United Nations recognizes autonomy of sport

Lausanne, Nov 3, 2014: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today welcomed the historic recognition by the United Nations of the autonomy of the IOC and sport. The recognition comes in a resolution adopted by consensus at the 69th regular session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. The document states

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Olympic Agenda 2020 discussions culminate in 20 + 20 recommendations

Lausanne Oct 23, 2014: The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed today on a set of 40 recommendations that will shape the future of the Olympic Movement. The recommendations will be presented, discussed and voted upon by the full IOC Membership at the 127th IOC session in Monaco

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IOC grants provisional recognition to Kosovo Olympic Committee

Lausanne, Oct 22, 2014: The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today granted provisional recognition to the Kosovo Olympic Committee and proposed that the NOC be granted full recognition at the next IOC Session to be held in December in Monaco. The NOC of Kosovo was established in 1992

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Contribution of the IOC and of sports bodies essential to Switzerland, says Ueli Maurer

Lausanne, Oct 14, 2014: IOC President Thomas Bach today welcomed the head of the Swiss Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sports (DPPS), Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer, for a meeting at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne. During the meeting the two leaders addressed various subjects, including the strategic plan for the

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IOC Executive Board Meeting and 127th IOC Session in Monaco – Information for the media

Lausanne, Oct 9, 2014: The IOC Executive Board (EB) meeting and the 127th IOC Session will be held in Monaco, Principality of Monaco, from 5 to 9 December 2014 (EB from 5 to 7 December/Session on 8 and 9 December). The 127th IOC Session will take decisions on key policy issues following

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IOC President meets with INTERPOL Secretary General to discuss joint action plan to protect clean athletes

Lausanne, September 09, 2014: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble met today at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne to advance collaboration on the protection of sport from corruption, particularly the manipulation of competition through betting. Today’s discussion focused on the parameters of collaboration to

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IOC and Samsung extend Worldwide TOP Partnership through to 2020

Lausanne, August 17, 2014: The IOC today announced that it has extended its Worldwide TOP Partnership with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Samsung) through to the end of 2020. Samsung will be the official Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communication Equipment and Computing Equipment category. The extension of the partnership between the