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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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Intel is bringing drones and VR to the Olympics

CNET - 21 Jun 2017
"Our vision in the Olympic charter is building a better world through sports. Bringing together these two visions will allow us to make great progress," he said. "Now, in this digital age and with the cutting edge technology of Intel, athletes, fans ...
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Awarding the Olympic Games 2024 and 2028 is a golden opportunity

Olympics - 09 Jun 2017
“We want to make this change and we can make this change and we can do it without amending the Olympic Charter. The Charter is flexible enough in this respect.” The signal we are sending is very clear – a golden opportunity and a fascinating race.
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IOC considers more action on Kenya

Daily Nation - 22 Jun 2017
“A complete update on this situation will be provided at the next meeting of the IOC Executive Board on 9 and 10 July 2017, which will reserve the right to take any further action in accordance with the Olympic Charter,” said Miro in a response to Nock ...
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One in seven Olympic Committees are directly linked to governments

Play the Game - 08 Jun 2017
While the Olympic Charter does not prohibit NOCs to elect government representatives as members, the charter states that the NOCs must resist external political and economic pressures. On one hand, the principle serves to protect freedom of association ...
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Olympic committee pressured to speak out on gay rights

Wisconsin Gazette - 23 Jun 2017
IOC spokeswoman Emmanuelle Moreau, 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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Olympic Day 10K walk, run, jog Sunday

Stabroek News - 22 Jun 2017
Notes: Olympic Day is celebrated around the world on June 23 of each year; the first World Olympic Day was held in 1948. In 1978, the celebration of Olympic Day was included in the Olympic Charter – encouraging all National Olympic Committees (NOCs) to ...
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Aussie Women's Sevens receive $500k funding boost for 2018

Rugby.com.au - 09 Jun 2017
“We now await the decision of the IOC Session and continue to be fully committed to the Olympic Charter and the highest standards of anti-doping as we look to what promises to be a spectacular Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and hopefully beyond," World ...
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Turkmenistan: Hosting Asian Games Amid Widespread Repression

Human Rights Watch - 07 Jun 2017
The Turkmen government's complete suppression of media freedom contravenes the letter and spirit of the Olympic Charter and could have a negative impact on the work of journalists covering the Games, the TIHR and Human Rights Watch said. Although ...
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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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Olympic Day set by IOC

Manila Bulletin - 14 Jun 2017
In 1978, the Olympic Charter recommending that all NOCs organize the event to promote the Olympic Movement. Then in 1987, the Olympic Day Run was launched by the IOC Sport for All Commission. The first Olympic Day Run was held over a distance of ...
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IOC to Vote on Dual Award in Lausanne Next Month

Around the Rings (subscription) - 13 Jun 2017
Bach says the Olympic Charter would not have to be amended to pursue such an arrangement, suggesting the possibility that the dual Lima vote would be an anomaly. With Paris making a fourth bid for the Olympics and the U.S. making a third recent bid for ...
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Police kids gear up for Olympic 2020

The Tribune - 11 Jun 2017
Around 538 children were screened, out of which 136 have been shortlisted. The first phase of the programme began around 11 months ago. Initially, the players were screened and made aware of the Olympics Charter. They were also encouraged to dream ...
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Turkmenistan: Playing Games as the Economy Sinks

The Diplomat - 08 Jun 2017
Human Rights Watch has called on the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) to push human rights issues with Turkmen government. “The Olympic Charter enshrines press freedom and human dignity as ...
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Cannot fall out of sync with the Olympic Charter: Injeti Srinivas

The Hindu - 22 Mar 2017
On the possibility of extending the Lodha committee reforms to other sports: The National Sports Development Code is aligned to the Olympic charter and it will continue to be aligned. If we want to be a part of the Olympic movement, we cannot fall out ...

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