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Kit McConnell appoints as new Sports Director

Lausanne, Nov 13, 2013: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today appointed Kit McConnell as its new Sports Director. McConnell currently holds the position of Head of the Rugby World Cup and RWC Tournament Director at the International Rugby Board (IRB). In his 10 years with the IRB, he has assisted with the

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IOC, OCA meets with Pakistan government

Lausanne, Switzerland, Oct 8, 2013: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) together with the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) held a meeting today (Friday) in Lausanne involving IOC member Syed Shahid Ali; Mr Faridullah Khan, Federal Secretary to the Ministry of Inter Provincial Coordination representing the Government of Pakistan; and a delegation of

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IOC EB meeting and 125th IOC Session

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS The IOC Executive Board (EB) meeting and annual general meeting (Session) of the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 4 to 10 September 2013. The 125th IOC Session, to be held from 7 to 10 September, will make decisions on

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IOC awards broadcast rights in 17 Asian countries

Lausanne – Switzerland, Aug 12, 2013: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced it that has reached an agreement with Dentsu Inc. for the Olympic broadcast rights in 17 countries across Asia for the XXII Olympic Winter Games (2014) in Sochi, Russia, the Games of the XXXI Olympiad (2016) in Rio De

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IOC launches online course in sports medicine

The IOC has recently launched a Diploma in Sports Medicine aimed at further building education and knowledge in the important field of athletes’ health protection. The two-year, postgraduate online course is targeted primarily to meet the needs of team physicians from the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs). It will

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IOC Presidential Candidates Speak to ATR

Atlanta – USA, August 6, 2013: With the IOC presidential election looming, Around the Rings exclusively presents podcasts with each of the six candidates. The six podcasts will be published Aug. 10 for subscribers, the one month mark to the IOC vote in Buenos Aires. The podcasts, lasting about 30 minutes each,

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IOC awards broadcast rights for 7 countries

Lausanne – Switzerland, July 31, 2013: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded the Olympic broadcast rights for seven countries in South Asia to STAR India for the XXII Olympic Winter Games (2014) in Sochi, Russia; the Games of the XXXI Olympiad (2016) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and the 2nd Summer

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President of Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee

Trinidad and Tobago, July 19, 2013: BRIAN LEWIS, President of the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC), met with his compatriots from Peru and Chile, on Wednesday and on July 4 respectively, as the two South American nations individually bid for the rights to host the 2019 Pan American Games. The National

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IOC awards broadcast rights in Central Asia

Lausanne, July 04, 2013: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded the broadcast rights in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan to Dentsu Inc. for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, in 2014 and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2016. Dentsu Inc. has

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IOC releases 2020 Evaluation Commission Report

Lausanne, June 25, 2013: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today released the report by the Evaluation Commission for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad. The report follows the Commission’s visits to the three Candidate Cities bidding to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games: Istanbul (Turkey), Tokyo (Japan) and Madrid (Spain).* The Evaluation