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Olympics - 07 Apr 2003
The ATHENS 2004 proposal to schedule the start time of the 2004 Marathon Race, which will follow the classic Marathon route, at 18.00 has been accepted by the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF).
Olympics - 04 Apr 2003
The Independent Commission of the United States Olympic Committee, created at the recommendation of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, is soliciting written comments from the Olympic family and the general public focusing on the future of the Olympic movement in the United States.
Olympics - 27 Mar 2003
The Board of Directors of the Salzburg 2010 Olympic bid, together with the regions of Amadé and Kitzbühel in Tyrol, has responded in its first meeting after the IOC Evaluation Commission visit. The 'challenges' that were addressed by Commission Chairman Gerhard Heiberg in the official press conference have already been partly met and implemented. Thus, quickly reacting to the wishes of the Commission has once again been put to the test.
Olympics - 19 Mar 2003
The Organising Committee for the XX Olympic Winter Games – Torino 2006 (TOROC) has signed a sponsorship agreement with Sanpaolo IMI S.p.a. and Fiat S.p.a.
Olympics - 21 Feb 2003
Following the resolutions adopted at the 114th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Mexico City in November 2002, and to enable the Olympic Programme Commission to continue its work, the IOC Executive Board (EB), meeting today in Lausanne, has taken a series of decisions on the disciplines and events on the programme of the Olympic Games in 2008, and approved the Programme Commission's objectives and working timetable.
Olympics - 11 Feb 2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – United States Olympic Committee Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Ward announced today the promotions of Jim Grice and Keith Allo to senior level positions within the organization’s Corporate Sales and Marketing and Entertainment Properties Divisions.
Olympics - 06 Dec 2002
The British Paralympic Association (BPA) has voted unanimously to support the London bid to stage the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 27 Nov 2002
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced today that the 1 million Norwegian Kroner (US $136,000) to be paid to the Agency by a Norwegian television company will be used to further develop the organization's Athlete Passport program.
Olympics - 31 Oct 2002
The British Olympic Association (BOA) and the Mayor of London will give a media briefing to all broadcast and print journalists on Friday November 1 at 3.20pm in London’s Living Room, Ninth Floor, City Hall on Queen’s Walk.
Olympics - 28 Oct 2002
Coca-Cola Nederland and NOC*NSF [The Dutch Olympic Committee*Dutch Sports Federation] signed a two-year contract today to promote youth participation in sports.
Olympics - 18 Oct 2002
At the 33rd International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Executive Committee meeting which took place in Bonn on the 11th of October a resolution was passed related to the intellectually disabled athletes’ eligibility and protest procedures.
Olympics - 27 Aug 2002
IIHF President and IOC member René Fasel was elected as President of the International Olympic Winter Sport Federation (AIOWF) on Monday, August 26, 2002 in Lausanne, Switzerland. René Fasel defeated co-runner Gian Franco Kasper four votes to three.
Olympics - 27 Aug 2002
Olympic gold medallist and six-time World Champion in pole-vaulting, Sergey Bubka, was today appointed Chairman of the IOC Athletes' Commission.
Olympics - 13 Aug 2002
The International Skating Union (ISU) has furnished the U.S. Attorney in New York with its complete files respecting the ISU disciplinary inquiry into misconduct in the judging of the figure skating Pairs event at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic Winter Games (OWG).
Olympics - 02 May 2002
UK Sport today released details of a massive £1.7 million investment programme in British Paralympic sport over the next three years.
Olympics - 05 Mar 2002
At approximately 16.10 on Friday 1st March, the British Olympic Association (BOA) received formal notice from the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Inquiry Commission that one of its athletes in Salt Lake City had produced a positive sample for the prohibited substance methamphetamine.
Olympics - 05 Feb 2002
'The Athens Olympic preparations are proceeding well, but time is tight and we can not afford to loose a day', stressed ATHENS 2004 President, Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki during her address to the IOC General Assembly in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Olympics - 28 Jan 2002
International Hockey Federation (FIH) President, and International Olympic Committee (IOC) member, Mrs. Els van Breda Vriesman has been appointed a member of the IOC Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in Athens 2004.
Olympics - 21 Jan 2002
The World Olympians Association has laid the plans for an innovative WOA Olympians Reunion Center at the Salt Lake City Games designed to offer Olympians an alternative in life after the finish line.
Olympics - 18 Jan 2002
A new monthly magazine aimed at Olympians and Olympic fans across the globe will debut in January 2002. The World Olympian Magazine makes its debut as the foremost publication by the WOA about the lives and times of its Olympian members.
Olympics - 14 Jan 2002
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced today that it has reached an agreement with SES AMERICOM for the use of satellite capacity to support the forthcoming television coverage of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City.
Olympics - 14 Jan 2002
For the first time the WOA Olympians Reunion Center is set up to accommodate media needs as well as serve as the gathering point for the protagonists of the Winter Olympic Games – the athletes.
Olympics - 13 Dec 2001
The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today in Lausanne nominated ten candidates for membership to the IOC in accordance with Rule 20 and its bye-laws of the Olympic Charter.
Olympics - 11 Dec 2001
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today in Lausanne announced the appointment of Matthew Pinsent, a rower from Great Britain, to replace Jan Zelezny from Czech Republic on the IOC Athletes’ Commission.
Olympics - 10 Dec 2001
Mr. Philip Craven from Great Britain was elected the new president of the International Paralympic Committee today at the IPC General Assembly held in Athens, Greece.
Olympics - 10 Dec 2001
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced today the appointment of Rune Andersen as director of Standards and Harmonization.
Olympics - 22 Nov 2001
The ATHENS 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games continued its cooperation with the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) and the Hellenic Association of Amateur Athletics (SEGAS) on the preparation of Athletics during the Olympic Games.
Olympics - 07 Nov 2001
The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Dr Jacques Rogge, has decided to appoint Mr Hein Verbruggen as Chairman of the Coordination Commission for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing, in 2008.
Olympics - 05 Oct 2001
A delegation of the International Football Federation (FIFA) headed by the FIFA Vice-president Issa Hayatou and the technical Director Michel Bacchini visited the headquarters of the ATHENS 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games.
Olympics - 24 Jul 2001
The IOC member Denis Oswald, President of both the ASOIF and the International Rowing Federation, has been appointed by the IOC President Dr. Jacques Rogge as Chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the Athens Olympic Games.
Olympics - 12 Jul 2001
THE BRITISH Olympic Association’s improved and upgraded website has gone on line, featuring exciting graphics, new material and a user-friendly navigation system.
Olympics - 21 May 2001
Yesterday, the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) congratulated the ATHOC delegation on the presentation of its preparations for the Olympic Games to ASOIF's joint meeting with the IOC Executive Board in Lausanne.
Olympics - 20 Apr 2001
The General Assembly of the CONI, the Italian National Olympic Committee, elected to the vice Presidency Mr Bruno Grandi, FIG President and Member of the International Olympic Committee. This election, obtained unanimously, re-inforces the position of the « First Gymnast worldwide » as a leader of Sports movement in the Peninsula.
Olympics - 10 Apr 2001
The strategy of the Australian Tourist Commission (ATC) and the tourism industry to make the most of the opportunities presented by Sydney's staging of the 2000 Olympic Games has received further international acclaim.
Olympics - 07 Mar 2001
The Executive Committee (EC) of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) today in Lausanne accepted the invitation of the International Olympic Committee to observe all doping control activities during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. The EC took this decision, amongst others relating to out-of-competition testing, a uniform Anti-Doping Code, the site selection process for WADA’s permanent headquarters, the Agency’s mid-term strategic plan, and other issues shaping WADA’s activities f
Olympics - 21 Feb 2001
The European NOCs gathered in Rome, Italy on February 15 to learn about the new IOC Olympic Solidarity Programmes for the years 2001-2004.
Olympics - 06 Dec 2000
IOC Challenges Internet to Develop 'Territorial Integrity'
Olympics - 31 Oct 2000
IOC and International World Games Association Sign Accord
Olympics - 03 Oct 2000
Bulgaria Watchdog Confirms Diuretic in Medicine
Olympics - 01 Oct 2000
Sydney the Best, says Alexander Popov
Olympics - 01 Oct 2000
Sydney Olympics Smash Records
Olympics - 30 Sep 2000
Eight Athletes are Elected to IOC
Olympics - 30 Sep 2000
President Praises Riders and Games Organisers
Olympics - 30 Sep 2000
Italian Coach Suspended for Year
Olympics - 29 Sep 2000
United States to Hand Over Drug Testing
Olympics - 27 Sep 2000
Mihaela Melinte Escorted Away After Failing Drug Test
Olympics - 26 Sep 2000
Sydney Voted Best City Six Years in a Row
Olympics - 22 Sep 2000
Canada Defends Anti-Doping Program
Olympics - 21 Sep 2000
Eric Lamaze Dropped for Cocaine Use
Olympics - 12 Sep 2000
Olympics Generate $2.1bn Promotional Boost for Australia
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