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Getty Images continue role as official photographic agency of International Olympic Committee - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The imaging giants will serve as official photographic agency and official imagery supplier to the IOC, adding to a partnership that has already spanned 25 years.
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International Olympic Committee highlights role of refugees in games

The Wellesley News - ‎May 4, 2016‎
Sports fans around the world eagerly await the summer 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The festivities have already begun, and this week on May 3, the Torch Relay traveled through Brasília, the capital of Brazil.

Getty Images in new long term deal with International Olympic Committee

MuMbrella - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Timo Lumme, Managing Director of IOC Television and Marketing Services, said, “We are pleased to be able to continue our long-term agreement with Getty as the official photographic agency through to 2020.

IOC probes labor issues in PyeongChang

Korea Times - ‎May 5, 2016‎
"We have submitted the documents to the IOC," a KCTU official told The Korea Times. "In cooperation with Building and Woodworkers' International (BWI), the KCTU has been pushing the IOC to investigate the issues, which have aggravated workers here for ...

Olympic Committee of Portugal hosts conference focusing on refugee integration through sport - ‎5 hours ago‎
Opened by COP President José Manuel Constantino and the representative of the High Commissioner for Migration, Jose Antunes Fernandes, it comes amid the ongoing European refugee crisis which led to the IOC providing $2 million (£1.4 million/€1.7 ...
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In Geneva, Ban welcomes first-ever Olympic refugee team to compete in Games

UN News Centre - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Thomas Bach (right), President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), presents Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, on behalf of the UN, with the Olympic Cup Award during in the Olympic Flame Ceremony at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

Olympics-No logo: Paralympians still face tattoo ban, main Games less strict

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
BERLIN, May 5 (Reuters) - Olympic athletes with tattoos are unlikely to be barred from the Rio Games, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday after a Paralympic swimmer with his team logo inked onto his chest was banned from a race. British ...
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Olympic Games: It would be hard to trust Russians at Rio, says Dick Pound

The Guardian - ‎17 hours ago‎
Pound added that if he were in charge of the International Olympic Committee he would find it difficult to say with complete conviction that any Russian athlete at Rio would be clean.
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Tokyo 2020 unveil logos for Olympic and Paralympic Games - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
Lawsuits against Tokyo 2020 and the IOC were eventually dropped. Tokyo 2020 have also endured problems with the National Stadium, due to be the centrepiece of the Games, after the construction encountered delays, while the placement of the Olympic ...

WRESTLING OLYMPIC QUALIFIER: NWF to write IOC, UWW protest letters, as Turkish embassy denies Onyebuchi visa

The Nation Newspaper - ‎14 hours ago‎
Nigeria Wrestling Federation has revealed plans to write protest letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and United World Wrestling (UWW) following the refusal of the Turkish embassy in Abuja to grant visa to Blessing Onyebuchi who is to ...

Thirty-Three Coaches Graduate From International Coaching Enrichment Certification Program - ‎May 4, 2016‎
The eighth edition of the ICECP - an intensive coaching education program offered in partnership by the United States Olympic Committee, the University of Delaware and the International Olympic Committee's Olympic Solidarity department - included 33 ...
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Quebec City abandons 2026 Olympic bid - ‎20 hours ago‎
Just last month, Labeaume travelled to International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland to discuss Quebec City's chances with IOC president Thomas Bach. He'd previously expressed interest in sharing the games with another ...
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Coe claims it is time for Olympic Movement to make good on globalising sport - ‎May 5, 2016‎
“I think it's really for the National Olympic Committees, and the International Olympic Committee to be very clear that if we are going to globalise sport - and we have consistently turned up to conferences around the world for as long as I have been ...

Coe says it is time for IOC to make good on globalising sport as he backs Doha Olympic bid - ‎May 5, 2016‎
“I think it's really for the National Olympic Committees, and the International Olympic Committee to be very clear that if we are going to globalise sport - and we have consistently turned up to conferences around the world for as long as I have been ...

Electric Ireland limbers up for Rio Olympics sponsorship

Irish Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Perhaps due to the International Olympic Committee's gimlet-eyed watch over the Olympics brand, Electric Ireland did not suffer last time out from the spectacle of other companies piggybacking on Olympic goodwill without an official sponsorship in place.

IOC member Camiel Eurlings back in spotlight after assault claim

NL Times - ‎May 5, 2016‎
Camiel Eurlings, Dutch member of the International Olympic Committee, spoke at the sport commemoration for Remembrance Day at the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam on Wednesday.
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French Olympic Committee says secure Euros important for '24 bid

ESPN - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The International Olympic Committee will choose the host in September 2017. France remains on high security alert following the November attacks in Paris that killed 130 people and injured hundreds more.
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Olympians Shouldn't Swim Through Sewage

New York Times - ‎22 hours ago‎
The president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, has said that “the competition area for the athletes will offer safe and fair conditions.
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Chief Organizer Of South Korean 2018 Winter Olympics Quits Over Troubled Shipping Business

International Business Times - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Cho took over as president of Pyeongchang's organizing committee in August 2014, when the event was dealing with construction delays and funding problems.
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Rio Olympic flame visits UN office in Geneva

Bonner County Daily Bee - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
5. "This flame is a beacon of solidarity with all peoples of the world," U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said. He hailed the decision of the International Olympic Committee to create a team of refugee athletes who will compete in Rio under the ...