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HRH PRINCE FEISAL SET FOR NEW IOC ROLES

April 03, 2014

President of the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) and a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), HRH Prince Feisal Al Hussein has been appointed by IOC President, Th...

Bach Tours Arab Region; Amateur Sports Ban in Greece -- NOCs News

April 02, 2014

Bach Visits Gulf Region Bach met with Saudi Arabian officials in Riyadh. (Getty Images) IOC president Thomas Bach followed up the 63rd annual ANOC Executive Council meetin...

Australians appointed to key IOC posts

April 02, 2014

AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee and IOC Vice President, John Coates, will head-up two key Commissions on the International Olympic Committee. The IO...

IOC President concludes a fruitful visit to Doha

April 02, 2014

Bach poses for a picture on his visit to Qatar. (Qatar Olympic Committee) DOHA, April 01, 2014 – A Joint meeting between the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) and International O...

Qatar Quiet on Olympic Bid; Dubai Overhauls Events Strategy

April 01, 2014

The Doha headquarters of the Qatar Olympic Committee (Getty Images) Around the Rings understands that IOC president Thomas Bach did not formally discuss a possible 2024 Olymp...

Nanjing Ready to Welcome Youth Olympic Games

April 01, 2014

Chairman for the 2014 Nanjing Coordination Commission and IOC member Alexander Popov (Getty Images) Visitors from all over the world traveled to Nanjing, China this week for ...

ANOC Recovering "Lost" Decades

March 31, 2014

ANOC president Sheikh Ahmad (ATR) Now into its third decade, the Association of National Olympic Committees must make up for lost time, according to its president.  Sheikh...

Media Watch -- "Shaky" Outlook for Rio Slums; Sochi Aftermath

April 01, 2014

Failed promises and police occupation threaten Rio's favelas ahead of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics. (Getty Images) Road to Rio The Associated Press reports that a...

IOC President Wants More Funding for Athletes -- On the Scene

March 31, 2014

Bach and ANOC president Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah open the Olympic Solidarity commission meeting (ATR) IOC president Thomas Bach says today’s athletes need more assistan...

IOC, ANOC Heads Stress ``Close Cooperation`` -- On the Scene

March 30, 2014

Thomas Bach and Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah on Sunday. (ATR) (ATR) IOC President Thomas Bach says the strong IOC presence for the Association of National Olympic Committe...

Glasgow On Track for "Best Ever" Commonwealth Games

March 28, 2014

Glasgow's Emirates Arena, a 2014 Commonwealth Games facility (Getty Images) Commonwealth Games inspectors gave the thumbs up to Glasgow 2014 in their final check-up but highl...

New Games on Agenda for NOCs Meeting -- On the Scene

March 28, 2014

Sheikh Ahmad (ATR) For the first time in the organization’s history, the Association of National Olympic Committees will have a full range of commission meetings. The com...