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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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Politics Will Always Be a Part of Sport: WADA President

teleSUR English - 19 Nov 2017
The Olympic Charter expressed a different view saying sport should take place without political discrimination: “The enjoyment of the rights and freedoms set forth in this Olympic Charter shall be secured without discrimination of any kind, such as ...
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UN adopts gay-inclusive Olympics resolution

Washington Blade - 14 Nov 2017
The “Olympic Truce Resolution” that calls for peace around the world around the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, specifically refers to the Olympic Charter's nondiscrimination clause, which is known as Principle 6. Egypt and Russia in ...
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Will Pros Surf Stickerless in Tokyo 2020?

Surfer Magazine - 14 Nov 2017
In short, it's a huge pain in the ass for most brands sponsoring Olympic qualifiers. Technically speaking, it's a by-law in the official Olympic Charter that establishes an advertising "blackout period" (nine days prior until three days after the Games ...
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Why Olympic Committee Should Allow Russians To Compete

Law360 - 16 Nov 2017
Law360, New York (November 16, 2017, 1:52 PM EST) -- Now that the World Anti-Doping Agency has decided that Russia is not in compliance with the World Anti-Doping Code, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is scheduled to decide on Dec.
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HI to trial mixed gender teams

The Hindu - 15 Nov 2017
“With the Olympic Charter stressing on gender equality and sports like shooting experimenting with mixed-team events, this is the logical progression for hockey as well to make things interesting in line with other sports like tennis and badminton ...
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Olympic hockey legends, former rivals welcome baby

OlympicTalk (blog) - 10 Nov 2017
Julie Chu and Caroline Ouellette, who combined for eight Olympic hockey medals on opposite sides of a heated rivalry, welcomed a baby on Sunday. Ouellette's coach during her college career at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, Shannon Miller, tweeted ...
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Athletes break new ground at IOC International Athletes' Forum

Olympics - 15 Nov 2017
More than 100 athlete representatives from around the world gathered at The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, for the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s 8th International Athletes' Forum, to talk about representing and supporting athletes ...
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IOC supports the Philippine Olympic Committee

Play the Game - 03 Nov 2017
“We reiterate that we respect the jurisdiction of each organisation of the Olympic Movement to address any internal issue responsibly in accordance with the Olympic Charter, their own statutes/constitution and the applicable laws and procedures in the ...
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The History of the Olympic Flame

Olympics - 24 Oct 2017
It is a decision that has since become enshrined in Rule 13 of the Olympic Charter, which states: “The Olympic flame is the flame which is kindled in Olympia under the authority of the IOC.” The responsibility for organising the ceremony itself has ...
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Sweet 16 Countdown: No. 9 Olympic Trojans, No. 10 Lincoln Charter

Charlotte Observer (blog) - 10 Nov 2017
Outlook: The Trojans had a tale of two seasons last year, as they were 6-6 coming out of the Christmas holiday break. Coach Bartonton Terry led his Olympic team to victory in 13 of the next 15 games, winning the SoMeck8 conference regular season and ...
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Paralympics decision on Russia expected by end of year

OlympicTalk (blog) - 10 Nov 2017
In 2000, a chess exhibition was held at the Sydney Olympics. Recent attempts pushed for blitz chess, a faster form of the sport, to join the Olympics. World Chess also sought if the Olympic Charter language could be changed to allow a sport that isn't ...
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Athletes hit back over Olympics gay rights

SBS - 09 Nov 2017
In 2015, for the first time, it included a reference to the Olympic Charter's Principle 6, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. This year's vote is set for Monday but Egypt and Russia have already made their opposition to ...

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