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Olympic Charter gets a colorful (and political) Google doodle

Christian Science Monitor - 06 Feb 2014
On Friday, the day of the opening ceremonies of the 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi, Google waved the rainbow flag in the form of a colorful Google doodle adorned with various sports and a pointed quote from the Olympic charter. But this isn't the first ...
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Yarbrough: Time to declare end to Civil War

Online Athens - 20 Jul 2017
My experience with flaggers dates back to my days of the planning for the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games. Flaggers were demanding that the Georgia state flag with its Confederate battle flag design be flown at all state-owned venues. The Olympic charter ...
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India's first foreign coach for female boxers eyes Olympic success

Insidethegames.biz - 20 Jul 2017
The IABF had previously been suspended by the Indian Government and AIBA in December 2012 for not holding elections under the Olympic Charter, before lifting the sanction in February 2013. "In hosting the 2017 AIBA Commissions, the BFI has been able ...
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Jason Collins: Why I support LA 2024

Around the Rings (subscription) - 29 Jun 2017
The recommendation not only passed, but passed unanimously, making non-discrimination on sexual orientation part of the 6th Fundamental Principle in the Olympic Charter. Everyone involved in an Olympic or Paralympic Games has to abide by that Charter ...
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Bach to attend Opening Ceremony of Wrocław 2017 World Games

Insidethegames.biz - 15 Jul 2017
The Games feature sports and disciplines not on the Olympic programme. Action will officially begin with the Opening Ceremony at the Municipal Stadium in Wrocław, which hosted three group stage matches at the 2012 European Football Championships, ...
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How to build an Olympic legacy

BMC Blogs Network (blog) - 18 Jul 2017
To address this issue, in 2003, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) amended its charter to include an additional statement in its mission that focused on the generation of beneficial legacies for hosting cities. Since 2003, all bidding cities are ...
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Wrocław 2017 - The Games for the World

Insidethegames.biz (blog) - 16 Jul 2017
It also confirms that the IOC recognises the importance of the World Games as a multi-sport event and the IWGA is "committed to develop its activities in the Olympic spirit and in conformity with the Olympic Charter". IOC President Thomas Bach will ...
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Olympic committee pressured to speak out on gay rights

Wisconsin Gazette - 29 Jun 2017
Emmanuelle Moreau, IOC spokeswoman, asked about the appeals, noted that the Olympic Charter “clearly states that any form of discrimination with regard to a country or a person on grounds of race, religion, politics, gender or otherwise is incompatible ...
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Light at the end of a long, dark tunnel for Fr Ralin-led GBA

Times of India - 13 Jul 2017
In a letter dated July 13, 2017, a copy of which is with TOI, the IOA general secretary Rajeev Mehta said, “In accordance with the directives of the International Basketball Federation (Fiba) and honouring the rule 29 of Olympic Charter, the IOA grants ...
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Bridgestone Backs Five US Hopefuls on the Road to PyeongChang 2018

PR Newswire (press release) - 28 Jun 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone), a subsidiary of the world's largest tire and rubber company and a Worldwide Olympic Partner, today announced its support for five of Team USA's top athletes on ...
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IOA grants affiliation to BFI faction recognized by Fiba

Times of India - 14 Jul 2017
In a letter dated July 13, 2017, a copy of which is with TOI, the IOA general secretary Rajeev Mehta said, "In accordance with the directives of the International Basketball Federation (Fiba) and honouring the rule 29 of Olympic Charter, the IOA grants ...
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MMT charters Olympic Subsea vessel

TradeWinds (subscription) - 17 Jul 2017
MMT Sweden AB says it has taken Norwegian shipowner Olympic Subsea's 5,395-gt DP2 survey/offshore support vessel Olympic Delta (built 2015) on longterm charter to meet increasing demand for its ROV survey services. The company did not specify the ...
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NBC Sees Opportunity to Grow Olympic Channel Distribution

CableFAX - 13 Jul 2017
In addition to being available on all of parent Comcast's systems, the net will be available at launch to subscribers of DirecTV, AT&T, Altice USA, Charter, Verizon Fios and Cox. NBC Olympics president of production and programming Jim Bell noted the ...
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NOCK on the spot

The Star, Kenya - 22 Jun 2017
“This decision was taken not only because of the current situation, but also due to the fact that a significant number of Olympic Solidarity programmes/funding allocated to your NOC have yet to be justified in accordance with the Olympic Solidarity ...

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