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Press Release: IOC Program Commission

November 28, 2006

 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE PRESS RELEASEOlympic programme updatesThe IOC Executive Board (EB) today heard the recommendations of the Programme C...

IOC OK for Ski Cross in Vancouver Olympics

November 28, 2006

The IOC meeting in Kuwait is the first in the Mideast since Tehran in 1967. (ATR) Vancouver Sports Program Changes Are SlightMeeting in Kuwait, the EB acted on a report of the...

IOC Meets In Kuwait

November 27, 2006

The IOC Executive Board meets in Kuwait for the first time. (ATR) (ATR) The controversy over costs of the London Olympics and firming up the program for the 2010 Winter Games ...

Pakistan Hosts Olympics President

November 23, 2006

IOC President Rogge with Pakistan President Musharraf. (IOC) (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge is visiting Pakistan, his first trip to the country as IOC President, a journey ...

Rogge Arrives in Havana

November 01, 2006

 Olympics Chief Arrives in Cuba(ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge will take part in opening ceremonies Wednesday in Havana for the 11th World Sport for All Congress and perhaps...

Winter Olympics Review Recommends Ski Cross

October 26, 2006

Vancouver will find out next month if it will get to stage the first ski cross races in the Winter Olympics. (ATR) The discipline of ski cross is the only new event that is ex...

IOC President Begins Beijing Visit

October 22, 2006

IOC President Jacques Rogge will spendthe next three days in Beijing. (ATR-File Photo) (ATR) Educating young athletes and stigmatizing health experts who promote drugs are key...

Press Release - Rogge: More Focus on Youth

October 22, 2006

 ROGGE CALLS FOR A GREATER FOCUS ON YOUTH"The Olympic Movement is above all an educational movement" stated International Olympic Committee (IOC) Pres...

Hodler Olympics Legacy: Sport & Scandal

October 18, 2006

Marc Hodler in Turin this February, his last Winter Olympics. (ATR) (ATR) Swiss IOC member Marc Hodler will be remembered for his nearly 50-year leadership of the Internationa...

IOC Member Marc Hodler, 87

October 18, 2006

Marc Hodler was the second most senior IOC member. (ATR) (ATR) IOC member Marc Hodler of Switzerland has died from complications of a stroke in his home town of Bern. Followin...

Press Release: World Sport Congress to Havana

October 16, 2006

 Cuba to host 11th World Sport for All Congress - Havana, 31 October - 3 November 2006The 11th World Sport for All Congress will be held in Havana, Cu...

Olympic Winter Sports Review Opens

October 16, 2006

 (ATR) A review of the sports in the Winter Olympics gets underway in Lausanne Monday, similar to the process that led to the demise of two sports last year from the summer Ga...