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Wife of Kidnapped Iraqi Olympics Leader Meets IOC President

October 18, 2007

Niran Al-Samarrai and Ahmed Al-Samarrai taking a tea break in Athens 2004. (Courtesy of Niran Al-Samarrai)  (ATR) IOC President Jacques Rogge is believed to...

Press Release: Olympic and Sporting Movement Satisfied with Reference to Specific Nature of Sport in EU Reform Treaty

October 19, 2007

International Olympic CommitteeDate: 19 October 2007 Place: Lausanne The European Union (EU) reform treaty that was adopted by the heads of state and government of the 27 EU m...

Press Release: Nine Network Wins Australian Olympic Broadcast Rights

October 12, 2007

 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced an agreement with Nine Network (Nine) and Foxtel for the broadcast rights within Australia for t...

Press Release: IOC Launches Tender Process for Consultancy Services

August 06, 2007

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today opened the tender process for consultancy services related to the sale of European Broadcast Rights for the XXII Olympic Winter...

Press Release: Death of Nikos Filaretos, IOC Honorary Member since 2006

August 26, 2007

 Death of Nikos Filaretos, IOC Honorary Member since 2006 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is greatly saddened to learn of the death of Nikos Fila...

Press Release: Sochi 2014: laying the foundations for successful Games

August 26, 2007

 Sochi 2014: laying the foundations for successful Games Less than two months after the 119th IOC Session in Guatemala City awarded the XXII Olympic Winter...

Press Release: Olympic Congress Public Consultation

July 06, 2007

 First-ever public consultation for Olympic Congress The 13th Olympic Congress, to be held in Copenhagen in October 2009, will include a public consultatio...

Press Release: IOC Commission Ends London Visit

June 14, 2007

 London 2012 laying solid foundations for the future The IOC’s Coordination Commission for the London 2012 Games, led by its Chairman, Denis Oswald, conclu...

Press Release: Salzburg 2014 Comments on IOC Austria Ban

April 25, 2007

 Comment of Chairman and President Salzburg 2014 Heinz Schaden in regards to IOC decision Following the official IOC Press Conference concerning the doping...

Press Release: IOC Global Promotion Campaign

April 26, 2007

 IOC Teams up with United for Global Promotional Campaign The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has selected the Voluntarily United Group of Creative A...

Press Release: IOC Sets Up Disciplinary Commission

May 30, 2007

 IOC SETS UP DISCIPLINARY COMMISSION FOLLOWING RECENT REVELATIONS CONCERNING TELEKOM CYCLING TEAM The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced...

Press Release: IOC on London "Project Review"

March 01, 2007

 IOC ASSURED AND IMPRESSED AFTER TWO DAY CATCH UP ‘PROJECT REVIEW’ The International Olympic Committee today concluded two days of meetings with the o...