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IOC President Thomas Bach confident and inspired by Rio 2016

MARISSA FLANDERS / Sports Features Communications(SFC) A busy week of meetings for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Rio de Janeiro, ended yesterday. Those meetings included the first Executive Board meeting after Olympic Agenda 2020 was approved, the eighth visit ...read more
 
Mar 2
2015

Implementation Plan for Olympic Agenda 2020 launched by IOC Executive Board

MARISSA FLANDERS / Sports Features Communications(SFC) Three days of meetings, of the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), came to an end, by the adoption of an Implementation Plan for Olympic Agenda 2020, which is the strategic roadmap ...read more
 
Mar 2
2015

PyeongChang 2018 agrees to work with the IOC for new integration working group

LAURA WALDEN / Sports Features Communications (SFC)  During the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board meeting taking place in Rio de Janeiro on February 27th the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) agreed to ...read more
 
Mar 2
2015

IOC EB: Sochi profits, no Sochi EB, advertising proposals and more on the agenda of the first day

LAURA WALDEN / Sports Features Communications (SFC) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil got off to a good start today as they received the news that Sochi 2014 had an operational surplus of ...read more
 
Feb 26
2015
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POCOG completes the 'Accessibility Manual' to accelerate its preparation for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games

Posted Tuesday March 3rd 2015.   By: Pocog Press Office

Seoul, March 3, 2015 - The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) announced today that it has completed their signature 'Accessibility Manual' for Olympic venues and services to stage a successful and accessible Paralympic ... read more

PyeongChang 2018 Agrees to Form "Integration Working Group" with IOC

Posted Monday March 2nd 2015.   By: Pocog Press Office

Seoul, March 1, 2015 - The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) has agreed to form an Integration Working Group with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to expedite its decision-making process, during the IOC ... read more

SPORTACCORD CONVENTION ANNOUNCES PwC AS A GOLD PARTNER AND KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR WORLD SPORT & BUSINESS SUMMIT

Posted Thursday February 26th 2015.   By: Jenny Edmondson

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - SportAccord Convention announced today that PwC will be a Gold Partner for this year's World Sport & Business Summit taking place from 19-24 April 2015 at the Sochi Expocentre, Sochi, Russia. The agreement marks PwC's third year ... read more

Olympics: New Alliance Calls for Rights-Respecting Bids

Posted Wednesday February 25th 2015.   By: Minky Worden

(Berlin, February 25, 2015) - All Olympic host countries should ensure protection of human rights, including labor and free media protections, and implement anti-corruption measures in the lead-up to and during Olympic Games, the new Sport and Rights Alliance (SRA) ... read more

International Surfing Association expands global reach with the addition of 92nd and 93rd Member Federations

Posted Wednesday February 25th 2015.   By: Sujit Jasani

California, US, 24 February 2015 The International Surfing Association (ISA) has welcomed Lithuania and US Virgin Islands as its newest Member Federations, further driving the development of Surfing around the world. Providing access to Surfing for those in non-traditional Surfing ... read more

SPORTELAmerica CONFERENCES PROGRAMME

Posted Tuesday February 24th 2015.   By: Eva Pattier

14:45 - 15:15 FEDERATION EQUESTRE INTERNATIONALE Press Conference "East Meets West" - Major new North American league announcement Hosts Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) and Swiss watchmaker Longines invite SPORTELAmerica delegates to join equestrian superstars and share [...] 15:45 - 16:30 ... read more

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