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Olympics - 20 Apr 2010 - Agency
 IEC in Sports, the Lagardère owned Media Rights Agency, is delighted to announce that their new Magazine Show, Road to London, has had a great start.
Olympics - 25 Jan 2008
The Presidents of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Jacques Rogge, and of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the Hon. John Fahey, met today at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, to discuss cooperation between the two organisations and enhanced strategies in the fight against doping in sport.
Olympics - 09 Jul 2007
Icon, Europe’s leading event branding specialist, has added to its growing reputation for providing the design and look for cities bidding to stage Olympic Games and other major sporting events by playing its part in helping Sochi to secure the right to stage the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
Olympics - 13 Apr 2007
Lisbon, Portugal, April 12, 2007 – Sochi 2014 reaffirms its commitment to the war against doping with Bid Supervisory Board member and Chairman of the Federal Agency for Physical Training and Sports Vyacheslav Fetisov leading the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Athlete Committee meeting in Lisbon, Portugal, tomorrow.
Olympics - 09 Feb 2007
Salzburg, 08 February 2007: Today we have learned that Walter Mayer has dropped legal actions against Dr. Jacques Rogge, IOC President, and Dick Pound, Chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and IOC member.
Olympics - 15 Nov 2006
South Korea launched its new national anti-doping organization, the Korean Anti-Doping Agency (KADA), at an inaugural meeting held on 2 November.
Olympics - 09 Aug 2006
Sochi 2014, Russia’s Bid to host the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, is in the final stages of preparing for the first-ever “Leisure Sport Fest”, set to take place on August 13th in Sochi.
Olympics - 16 Jun 2006
Getty Images was designated as the Official Photo Agency of BOCOG on June 16th, 2006.
Olympics - 30 May 2006
Moscow, Russia, May 30, 2006 – The leaders of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), General Director David Howman and Dr. Olivier Rabin, this week reported their satisfaction that progress has been made in Russia’s anti-doping services, following an on-site inspection of the facilities in Moscow.
Olympics - 15 Nov 2005
Partnerships and working together were vital elements of winning the 2012 Games for London and will continue to be crucial over the coming years.
Olympics - 24 Aug 2005
Mayor of London Ken Livingstone has issued a statutory direction to Transport for London (TfL) and the London Development Agency (LDA) to do everything necessary to proceed with all early preparations for the London Games in 2012.
Olympics - 21 Jan 2005
London’s bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games has all the essentials necessary to make the world’s biggest event a success for business as well as for sport and the Olympic Movement, according to a Minister for the New South Wales Government in Australia, which staged the highly successful Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
Olympics - 20 Jan 2005
LONDON (Standard & Poor's) Jan. 20, 2005--Whichever city is chosen to host the 2012 Olympics will incur significant costs that could affect its creditworthiness, says a report published today by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services.
Olympics - 18 Jan 2005
Staging the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in London would bring unparalleled opportunities for thousands of businesses across the United Kingdom, a major conference in London was told today.
Olympics - 17 Nov 2004
NEW YORK, N.Y. (November 17, 2004) – NYC2012, the committee leading New York’s bid to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, today made public its detailed plan for the Games in the 600-page Candidature File, the Bid Book, submitted to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on November 15. The Bid Book tells a compelling story about New York, from the dream that began ten years ago to bring the world’s greatest event to our City, to all specifics of the plan. The filing of this 600-pag
Olympics - 10 Nov 2004
(09/11/2004) – The commitment of Schenker to the Olympic Games continues, specifically to the organization of the Olympic Winter Games of Torino 2006 (10 to 26 February 2006). An agreement has been signed that appoints Schenker Italiana 'Official Supplier for Shipping and Customs Operations'.
Olympics - 25 Oct 2004
The London bid is on the right path to maximise pre and post Games benefits for the capital and the country from staging an Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, according to new research.
Olympics - 21 Oct 2004
Valeri Shantsev, chairman of Moscow’s bid for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, is to hand out awards to students who will help to ensure the efficiency of the city’s campaign.
Olympics - 19 Oct 2004
Paris, October 19, 2004 – Paris 2012 received a major boost as France was rated the third most trusted economy in Europe, a jump forward of five places in the past twelve months, according to a report issued by international research firm AT Kearney.
Olympics - 21 Sep 2004
On 20 September, Jean-Paul Huchon, President of the Ile-de-France Region and Marie Richard, Vice-President in charge of Sport, Tourism and Leisure, launched a mobilisation campaign around Paris’ Bid. The campaign, the largest ever launched by the region, conveys a high-impact message: 'All united and mobilised for the Games!'
Olympics - 15 Sep 2004
London 2012 chairman Sebastian Coe today called for union support to back the Olympic bid when he addressed the TUC Annual Congress in Brighton.
Olympics - 02 Sep 2004
ATHENS, Greece & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 1, 2004--The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG), one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services, played an integral role in producing several successful marketing programs during the Athens Olympics.
Olympics - 17 Aug 2004
Moscow’s plans for a historic and spectacular 2012 Olympic Games have been set out by Vyatcheslav Fetisov, Head of the Federal Agency of Physical Sport and Culture. He told journalists that the plans show the 'enormous progress' made in drawing up the city’s proposals.
Olympics - 13 Aug 2004
Moscow, 13 August 2004: As part of Moscow’s bid to secure the 2012 Olympic Games, Moscow City Mayor Yuri Luzhkov will join the heads of the Russian Olympic Committee and the Federal Agency for Physical Culture at the Opening Ceremonies of this year’s Olympic Games in Athens.
Olympics - 10 Aug 2004
A shortlist of six architects has been announced as the plans for a new Aquatics Centre in London's East End move another step closer.
Olympics - 10 Aug 2004
A shortlist of six architects has been announced as the plans for a new Aquatics Centre in London's East End move another step closer.
Olympics - 28 Jul 2004
The government of the United States, in cooperation with the General Directorate of Customs, has granted to the ATHENS 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games two high precision scanners, that will be used to check truck loads (materials and equipment) prior to delivery at the Olympic Venues.
Olympics - 28 Jul 2004
The INFO 2004 system is fully functional as of today, 27 July 2004. The official news agency of the Olympic Games is accessible through computers installed in Olympic areas (Main Press Centre, International Broadcasting Centre, Competition Venues, Olympic Village, Media Villages) and is providing information in three languages: English, French and Greek.
Olympics - 26 Jul 2004
The Olympic Traffic Lanes (OTC) are traffic lanes on the Olympic Road Network (ORN) in which, only accredited vehicles associated with the Olympic Games are allowed. Any vehicle in possession of a valid Vehicle Access and Parking Permit issued by ATHENS 2004 is considered accredited.
Olympics - 18 Jun 2004
Paris, June 17 2004 – Paris 2012, the organisation behind the Paris Bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012, announced today that Ho Kim has joined its international department.
Olympics - 04 Jun 2004
The London Development Agency has launched a competition to design the Aquatics Centre for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games bid.
Olympics - 04 Jun 2004
The London Development Agency has launched a competition to design the Aquatics Centre for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games bid.
Olympics - 30 Apr 2004
Brasília – On Wednesday, April 28th, the Tourism and Sports Commission of the Chamber of Deputies approved the Pan American Games – Rio 2007 progress report and the candidacy of the city of Rio de Janeiro as headquarters for the 2012 Olympic Games. The presentation, made by the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and by the Organizing Committee of Rio 2007 Pan-American Games (CO-RIO), took place during a public assembly in Annex II of the Chamber and was attended by a sizeable group of federal de
Olympics - 19 Feb 2004
Paris, February 19, 2004 - The organisation behind the Paris bid to host the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics Games (Paris 2012) has retained Weber Shandwick to develop and implement its international public relations strategy.
Olympics - 28 Jan 2004
WADA is pleased to announce that it is today launching a redesign of its website.
Olympics - 19 Jan 2004
The British Olympic Association has announced a major three-year collaboration with Blue Arrow, the leading UK based recruitment agency as the Official Recruitment Partner for the BOA and OPEN - the Olympic & Paralympic Employment Network.
Olympics - 18 Dec 2003
The organisation behind the Paris Bid to host the 2012 Olympics (Paris 2012) has launched an international tender for one or more world class Public Relations (PR) agencies to help support its Bid in key international markets - within the IOC bidding rules.
Olympics - 05 Dec 2003
The IOC Executive Board today during its meeting in Lausanne approved the ATHENS 2004 proposal-initiative to hold the Shot Put event in the Ancient Olympia Stadium. The members of the Executive Board enthusiastically welcomed the recent agreement between ATHENS 2004 and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), that had been ratified during the session of the IAAF Council, and unanimously decided to hold the Men’s and Women’s Shot Put event in Ancient Olympia on 18 August
Olympics - 11 Nov 2003
The preferred locations of key venues for the London 2012 Olympic Games were unveiled today for public comment, marking a milestone in the bid to bring the world’s biggest sporting and cultural event to the United Kingdom.
Olympics - 02 Sep 2003
On Monday 1 September, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) sent a letter to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) proposing the creation of a joint inquiry commission to thoroughly examine the Jerome Young case. In combining the experience and force of both organisations, the IOC believes that better results can be achieved.
Olympics - 10 Apr 2003
Today, we concluded the working group sessions of the 10th visit of the IOC Co-ordination Commission.
Olympics - 10 Apr 2003
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) received notification this evening that the lawsuit filed by Wade Exum against the USOC has been dismissed.
Olympics - 28 Feb 2003
The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Jacques Rogge, concluded yesterday a visit to Italy where he travelled to Rome and Turin for meetings regarding preparations for the XX Olympic Winter Games that will be held in the Piedmont capital in 2006.
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 - 24 Jan 2003
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has made a payment of US $3.7 million to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) as part of its commitment to fund 50 percent of the organization's budget. The funds represent the first installment of dues to be paid to WADA by the IOC and world governments in 2003.
Olympics - 28 Nov 2002
The TOROC Board of Directors met at Lingotto today, chaired by Valentino Castellani. The Board approved the budget for 2003.
Olympics - 27 Nov 2002
The announcement of £9.4m of new money to support the nation’s top athletes and their coaches in their efforts to build on the success of the Sydney Olympics and Paralympics was today welcomed by UK Sport – the nation’s agency for the development of sporting excellence.
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 - 12 Nov 2002
UK Sport, the agency charged by the Government with co-ordinating the staging of world-class events in the UK, today gave its backing to London’s proposed bid for the 2012 Olympics.
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.
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