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Olympics - 01 Jul 2020 - Events
Lausanne, 1 July 2020 - The Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) came to a close almost five months ago to the day. This presented an opportunity for the Organising Committee to look back on the great sporting and popular success of the YOG as well as the positive financial results. Now, it's time to look at the legacy, which will be managed by a new structure set up for this purpose.
Olympics - 01 Jul 2019 - Federations & NOCs
At today’s General Assembly in Kuwait City, the Kuwait Olympic Committee (KOC) began a new chapter in its history as H.E. Sheikh Fahad Nasser Sabah Ahmad Al Sabah was elected as President alongside a young and dynamic Board of Directors which comprises representatives from across sport, business and government.
Olympics - 18 Jun 2018 - Federations & NOCs
The Turkish Olympic Committee has appointed BursonMarsteller Sport to assist in outlining its organisational strategy moving forward.
Olympics - 14 Feb 2018 - Media
Sportcal Media, one of the world’s leading providers of comprehensive sports market intelligence, and Hookit, the pioneering social media intelligence platform, have combined to launch a series of Social Media reports focused on the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. 
Olympics - 09 Feb 2018 - Events
The eyes of the world have turned to PyeongChang, South Korea, for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Once more, Wiz-Team’s all-in-one, web-based event management platform “Event-Works”, will be used to manage registration, accommodation and ticketing for the Olympic Family at the Games.
Olympics - 20 Dec 2017 - Media
LAUSANNE, 20 December 2017 – Burson-Marsteller, a leading global strategic communications and public relations firm, and its specialised sport consultancy, TSE Consulting, have published their second annual “Olympic Sports Social Media Ranking,” which analyses the social media footprint of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and its 40 International Sports Federations. 
Olympics - 03 Nov 2017 - Events
With the Winter Games in PyeongChang only 100 days away, the excitement around the Olympic sites is beginning to build. Winter is approaching in the Korean mountains and athletes from many countries are currently testing the venues in Korea.  
Olympics - 11 Jul 2017 - Federations & NOCs
Deutsche Bahn AG, Schenker Deutschland AG, Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund (German Olympic Sports Confederation, DOSB) and Deutscher Behindertensportverband (National Paralympic Committee Germany, DBS) are joining forces for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang in 2018 and Tokyo in 2020.
Olympics - 22 Feb 2017 - Impact
ASOIF has signed a four-year agreement with Sportcal, the leading sports market intelligence provider, to help its member federations gather market research data from their events.
Olympics - 19 Oct 2016 - Federations & NOCs
The World Union of Olympic Cities is part of the programme of the United Nations Habitat III Conference to be held October 17th to 20th in Quito Ecuador and will present its activities and how it contributes to helping cities ensure their sustainable urban development.
Olympics - 19 Sep 2016 - Media
Globo TV, Brazil’s leading free-to-air TV network, reached 173 million people during its coverage of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. SporTV covered 100% of Rio 2016 and was most watched pay TV in Brazil;
24 Aug 2016
Over the past two weeks, we’ve been following the Summer Games closely. In our Summer Games Preview Impact Report, we showed how anticipation for the Games was building on social media. In our Week 1 Impact Report, we looked into the moments, sponsors, and countries that were making a splash. Week 2 report focused on the impact that an official sponsorship can have for an advertiser.
Olympics - 04 Aug 2016 - Federations & NOCs
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – During the 129th IOC Session in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday, 3 August 2016, a successful vote was taken to add the following SportAccord Member sports to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 sports programme - Baseball/Softball, Karate, Skateboard, Sports Climbing and Surfing.
Olympics - 24 Jun 2016 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne – Switzerland, June 23, 2016 – The World Union of Olympic Cities and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today which acknowledges the role and the contribution of the World Union of Olympic Cities in supporting Olympic Cities maintain and develop a positive Olympic legacy.
Olympics - 19 Jan 2016 - Education
International Olympic Committee President, Thomas Bach, and Google’s User Experience Lead for Social Good, Peter Jin Hong, have been confirmed as the opening and closing keynote speakers at the 13th annual AISTS Master of Sport Administration (MSA) graduation ceremony.
Olympics - 25 Sep 2015 - Events
Lausanne, September 25, 2015 – Less than two months after its historic win at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur, Lausanne, Olympic Capital, has already started to work on designing the Youth Games of the future. To lead that work, it has been decided to appoint a new Director General. The search for the perfect candidate has opened today and will close on October 9th.
Olympics - 31 Jul 2015 - Events
Kuala Lumpur, July 31st, 2015 – It’s done! After two years of campaigning which ended with a spectacular final presentation this morning in front of the IOC, today Lausanne won the right to organize the Olympic Games, exactly 100 years after the establishment of the IOC in the City. The result represents a “great opportunity for Swiss sport” according to Federal Counselor Ueli Maurer, who was present in Kuala Lumpur where the decision was made.
Olympics - 18 Jun 2015 - Federations & NOCs
The City of Lausanne together with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have teamed up together to offer a set of exciting activities to commemorate the centenary of their partnership. Following the Centenary Walk and Run which will take place on the evening of Friday, June 26, an “open doors day” at various symbolic Olympic locations will be organised for Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28.
Olympics - 28 May 2015 - Bidding
Less than two months before the decision of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the bid of Lausanne for the 2020 Youth Olympic Games launches a new and ambitious project: a youth council consisting of Swiss elite athletes as well as students and young professionals from the region eager to contribute to the future of sport in their community and in their country.
Olympics - 05 Mar 2015 - Federations & NOCs
Chaired by its President Francesco Ricci Bitti, the ASOIF Council met yesterday in Lausanne to discuss several important topics including the model for the 2016 Olympic Games International Federations (IFs) Revenue Distribution to be presented to the General Assembly in April, the implementation of Olympic Agenda 2020, the status of the IF Sports Data Platform project and preparations for the 2015 ASOIF General Assembly.
Olympics - 17 Dec 2014 - Education
Olympic Agenda 2020 recommendations to be incorporated into RIOU course teachings
Olympics - 30 Oct 2014 - Federations & NOCs
The Finnish Olympic Committee and Adecco Finland Oy announced a new and stronger partnership agreement.
Olympics - 26 Aug 2014 - Media rights
Zug, Switzerland / Nanjing, China, 22 August 2014 – For the II Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, which started on Saturday 16 August 2014 and will run through until 28 August, broadcast agreements for 21 territories in Sub-Saharan Africa have been closed.
Olympics - 06 Jun 2014 - Federations & NOCs
Lausanne; 05 June 2014 : The Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Youth Working Group has called a three-day meeting in London between 31 August and 2 September 2014, with British Olympic Association and London 2012 Chairman, Lord Coe, set to lead discussions around how ANOC can support NOCs worldwide in keeping young people at the heart of sport.
Olympics - 08 May 2014 - Events
Frankfurt/Sochi/Glasgow, May 8, 2014 – The 2014 Winter Games in Sochi may already feel like a lifetime ago to the sporting world but the logistics of the removal process is far from over.
Olympics - 06 May 2014 - Legal
The article summarises each of the four cases which were referred to the CAS Ad Hoc Division at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games and sets out the key learnings. Three of the cases were brought by athletes who argued that they should have been selected to participate in the Sochi Games; the final case was an application to disqualify three medal winners for violating the applicable competition rules.
Olympics - 14 Apr 2014 - Federations & NOCs
The Turkish Olympic Committee today reflected on SportAccord Convention 2014 as another successful event in the country’s portfolio of hosting major sport events as the Convention came to a close
Olympics - 18 Feb 2014 - Education
Sochi; 18 February 2014: The ANOC Secretary General, Gunilla Lindberg, today spoke of ANOC’s commitment to disseminating best practice amongst the world’s NOCs as she met with three international students who were selected by the Association to receive scholarships to study the Master of Sport Administration (MSA) course at the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU), one of the Sochi 2014 Organising Committee’s flagship legacy projects.
Olympics - 17 Feb 2014 - Education
15 February 2014, Sochi: Senior figures in the Olympic Movement, including IOC members Patrick Hickey and Denis Oswald, went back to class today during the Russian International Olympic University’s (RIOU) Olympic Family Open Day to find out what life is like for students and professors at the University, located in the heart of Sochi at the centre of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
Olympics - 11 Feb 2014 - Education
10 February 2014, Sochi: Future sport leaders studying at the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) today started a unique observation programme allowing them to understand and discuss the complex logistical operations behind the organisation of the Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Olympics - 27 Nov 2013 - Education
26 November 2013, Sochi: Starting today, the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) is welcoming applications to join the second intake of its groundbreaking Master of Sport Administration (MSA) course, running from September 2014 to June 2015
Olympics - 18 Nov 2013 - Events
In Vladivostok, the presentation of the train that will carry the Olympic flame on the next leg of its journey by Sochi 2014 Relay Presenting Partner OAO "Russian Railways" took place.
Olympics - 17 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 17 September 2013 – A distinguished delegation from the Tokyo 2020 Bid Committee today visited Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the Bid’s Supreme Advisor, to express appreciation for the government’s unequivocal support, which was instrumental in Tokyo being selected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as Host City for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 08 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Buenos Aires, 7 September 2013 –The Tokyo 2020 Press Office issues the following statements following the announcement that Tokyo has been selected as the host city for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad.
Olympics - 08 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Buenos Aires; 07 September 2013: Bid Chairman, Hasan Arat, today expressed his pride in the way that Istanbul 2020 has united the country following the election of Tokyo as the Host City of the 2020 Games.
Olympics - 08 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Buenos Aires, September 7, 2013 - The Madrid 2020 team have been honoured to be part of the Candidate City journey and Alejandro Blanco, Bid President and Spanish NOC member and the Madrid2020 team would like thank members of the International Olympic Committee, and their friends in the International Federations and corporate sponsors for their support, encouragement and guidance during this bidding process.
Olympics - 06 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Buenos Aires; 5 September 2013: Istanbul 2020 today revealed a new team of bid ambassadors for the final days of its Olympic bid campaign: 50 young athletes under the age of 25, who will sit in the front row of the Istanbul 2020 delegation for Saturday’s final presentation and embody Istanbul 2020’s commitment to engaging the youth of the world.
Olympics - 06 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Buenos Aires, 5 September 2013 - Japan's athletes have unveiled a declaration to use the power of sport to enhance the development and promotion of sport and share the Olympic Values for new generations in this challenging and fast-changing era for sport. The "Athlete Declaration" issued by the Tokyo 2020 Athletes' Commission comprises a dedicated action plan including measures to support junior athletes and implement 'Drug Free Sport' programmes.
Olympics - 05 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Buenos Aires, 4 September 2013 - According to an opinion poll conducted by the firm Mediapost for Madrid 2020’s managing body, more than 91 percent of the Spanish population back the Spanish capital’s bid to stage the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, a level of support higher than that registered in previous polls.
Olympics - 05 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Buenos Aires; 04 September 2013: Istanbul 2020 today promised athletes an unrivalled Olympic and Paralympic Games experience that places them at the centre of its iconic hosting concept, offering athletes total support in their quest to go faster, higher and stronger in 2020.
Olympics - 05 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Buenos Aires, 4 September 2013 - At a press conference today Tokyo 2020 highlighted the benefits that Asia offers to the Olympic Movement, notably a promise to leverage its marketing potential to promote Olympism around the world. With just three days to go until the International Olympic Committee elects the host city for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the event also featured a surprise visit by one of Tokyo's latest and most-technology-savvy supporters, a Japanese robot named MIRATA.
Olympics - 04 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Buenos Aires, September 3, 2013 - “I’m not just delighted, I’m thrilled to be forming part of this project and part of a very well drilled, solid and professional team with boundless enthusiasm,” said a very proud HRH Prince Felipe, Prince of Asturias after making his arrival in Buenos Aires and taking part in the first rehearsals of the Madrid 2020 Bid presentation.
Olympics - 04 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Buenos Aires; 03 August 2013: Istanbul 2020 today pledged to offer the Olympic Movement the benefits of a new market without any of the potential risks, thanks to a Games Plan in total alignment with Turkey’s transformative 2023 Master Plan.
Olympics - 04 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Buenos Aires, 3 September 2013 - The number of national and international sportspeople supporting Madrid’s Olympic dream grows everyday.
Olympics - 03 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul: 03 September: Istanbul 2020 today revealed that the IOC election of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Host City on 7 September will be broadcast to tens of thousands of fans in Sultanahmet Square, at the same live site that has been proposed as the climax to Istanbul 2020’s continent-crossing marathon.
Olympics - 03 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Buenos Aires, 2 September 2013 – Ahead of the Host City election for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Brazilian football legend and former Japanese coach Zico has today pledged his support for the Tokyo 2020 Bid.
Olympics - 03 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Buenos Aires, September 2, 2013 - HRH Prince Felipe of Asturias arrived in Buenos Aires today, ready to lead the final campaign push as Madrid bids to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.
Olympics - 02 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Buenos Aires; 02 September 2013: Istanbul 2020 today confirmed its official delegation for the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires, to be headed by Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, and unveiled their theme for the climax of the campaign: “History in the Making”.
Olympics - 02 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Buenos Aires, August 1, 2013 - “I’m Iker Casillas, the captain of Real Madrid and the Spanish national football team, and I’m a Madrid 2020 volunteer. It’s an honour to be Madrid 2020’s 60,000th volunteer.”
Olympics - 02 Sep 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 1 September 2013 - Tokyo's ability to deliver superb sporting events was again on display this weekend when hundreds of athletes came together in Tokyo Bay, the heart of Tokyo 2020's venue plan and stunning setting for the Olympic Village, to compete in the annual Odaiba Aquathlon.
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