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Olympics - 25 Sep 2015 - Events
Lausanne, September 25, 2015 – Less than two months after its historic win at the 128th IOC Session in Kuala Lumpur, Lausanne, Olympic Capital, has already started to work on designing the Youth Games of the future. To lead that work, it has been decided to appoint a new Director General. The search for the perfect candidate has opened today and will close on October 9th.
Olympics - 01 Feb 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 1 February 2013 - Tokyo 2020 today strengthened its team with the appointment of marketing and communications expert Hisao Shuto as the Bid Committee’s International Communications Director. Shuto brings nearly three decades of sport and communications experience, including 12 years in Japanese Football.
Olympics - 29 Nov 2011 - Federations & NOCs
MONACO, 28 November, 2011 - the President and Founder of Peace and Sport Joël Bouzou was elected as President of the World Olympians Association (WOA) at their General Assembly held on Saturday in Lausanne.
Olympics - 03 Apr 2009 - Bidding
Tokyo, 2 April 2009 – Tokyo 2016 today strengthened its team with the appointment of Marketing and<BR>Communications specialist Yoshimitsu Kaji as the Bid Committee’s Executive Director. The recruitment<BR>demonstrates the commitment of Japanese business to Tokyo 2016’s mission of setting the stage for heroes as<BR>Kaji joins the Bid Committee on secondment from the major Japanese automotive firm, Nissan Motor co. ltd.
Olympics - 19 Dec 2008 - Bidding
Tokyo, 19 December 2008 – Tokyo 2016 today announced the appointment of Olympic specialist and seasoned broadcast journalist, Yosuke Fujiwara, to the Bid’s leadership team.
Olympics - 05 Nov 2008 - Bidding
Tokyo, 5 November 2008 – Tokyo 2016, the Japanese Bid to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, has applauded the extraordinary achievements of former Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) President and swimming legend, Mr Hironoshin Furuhashi, as he received the Order of Culture’ from His Imperial Majesty the Emperor Akihito during the Culture Day ceremony on 3 November.
Olympics - 15 Oct 2008 - Events
Sochi, Russia, 14 October 2008 – Sochi 2014, the organizers of Russia’s first Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, today welcomed the creation of a new role within the Government of the Russian Federation, solely focused on Olympic preparations and governance. The position was assigned to Dmitry Kozak, the Minister for Regional Development of the Russian Federation.
Olympics - 13 Oct 2008 - Events
Sochi, 13 October 2008 - The Mayor of Sochi - where Russia's first ever Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games will take place in 2014 - participated in the inaugural Olympic City Summit in Lausanne, Switzerland. Mayor Vladimir Afanasenkov spoke at a panel discussion, for which he was joined by the respective Mayors of 2004 Summer Games host Athens, and 1984 Winter Games host Sarajevo.
Olympics - 29 Sep 2008 - Education
The President of Hanyang University (Seoul, Korea) Prof. Kim Jong-ryang presented the Honorary Doctorate of Public Administration Diploma to <B><SPAN style="COLOR: red"><SPAN style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; COLOR: red">Dr. Tamás Aján </SPAN></SPAN></B>in an awarding ceremony held at this prestigious University.
Olympics - 01 Feb 2005
Bonn, Germany - From 28 to 29 January, members of the IPC Athletes' Council gathered at the IPC Headquarters in Bonn, Germany, for their first meeting after the IPC Athletes' Election held at the ATHENS 2004 Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 21 Jan 2005
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today in Lausanne announced the appointment of Barbara Kendall, Olympic medallist in sailing from New Zealand, to replace Susie O'Neill on the IOC Athletes’ Commission.
Olympics - 21 Jan 2005
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today in Lausanne announced the appointment of Barbara Kendall, Olympic medallist in sailing from New Zealand, to replace Susie O'Neill on the IOC Athletes’ Commission.
Olympics - 20 Jan 2005
Paris, January 19 2004 – Paris 2012 today announced that Pierre Kosmidis has joined its International Media Department, further strengthening its aim to provide the worldwide media with the highest standard of service.
Olympics - 19 Jan 2005
Paris, January 19 2004 – Paris 2012 today announced that Pierre Kosmidis has joined its International Media Department, further strengthening its aim to provide the worldwide media with the highest standard of service.<BR>
Olympics - 22 Dec 2004
Feliciano Mayoral, President-CEO of Madrid 2012, was today awarded the Silvestre prize for his contribution to The San Silvestre Race.
Olympics - 08 Dec 2004
The British Olympic Association (BOA) today welcomed the appointment of Professor Dave Collins as Performance Director of UK Athletics.
Olympics - 15 Nov 2004
London 14 November 2004 - As London’s bid to bring the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games to London in 2012 moves into a new phase of marketing and promotion, Chairman Sebastian Coe today announced the appointment of John Jarvis CVO, CBE to work with the bid team on key projects over the next six months.
Olympics - 09 Nov 2004
Luciano Barra, one of the most important personalities in the Olympic and athletics ruling field, has joined the Madrid 2012’s Olympic Office. Nine months away from the decision of the city which will host the 2012 Olympic Games, the Madrid 2012´s candidacy will strengthen its structure with the arrival of one of the most respected leaders in the sports world.
Olympics - 09 Nov 2004
8th November, 2004 - Business support for London's bid to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is set to receive a further boost later today with the announcement of Digby Jones as a Bid Ambassador.
Olympics - 05 Nov 2004
(TORINO, November 4 2004) - After the meeting held last night in Palazzo Chigi (Rome), the president of TOROC Valentino Castellani today held a press conference during which he stated that on the occasion of the coming Board of Directors he will offer up his mandate as president.
Olympics - 04 Nov 2004
The British Olympic Association is pleased to confirm the following names of officials who were re-elected and newly elected at its National Olympic Committee meeting today.
Olympics - 11 Oct 2004
Antonio Fernández Arimany is the new Managing Director of Madrid 2012, a position which has been vacant since the appointment of Feliciano Mayoral as President-CEO.
Olympics - 11 Aug 2004
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the appointment of Mr Timo Lumme to the position of IOC Marketing Director.
Olympics - 28 Jun 2004
Paris, 28 June 2004 – Paris 2012, the organization behind Paris’ Bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012, announced today that five renowned international Olympic experts have joined its technical team.
Olympics - 25 Jun 2004
Madrid 2012 has appointed Antonio Pérez de Guzmán to work on its international relations. It is hoped that he will bolster its chances of hosting the Olympic Games. The IOC (International Olympic Committee) will announce the candidate city on the 6th July 2005.
Olympics - 25 Jun 2004
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announces that Michael Payne will step down from his post as Director of Global Broadcast and Media Rights on 31 August after the Athens 2004 Olympic Games.
Olympics - 31 Mar 2004
Madrid 2012 is pleased to announce that Mr. Alessandro Sansa, former Director of the Ligue Europèene de Natation (LEN), has been signed. The new International Relations Manager has started his operations on 15th March 2004.
Olympics - 05 Dec 2003
Following the recommendations of the audits launched by International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge after his election, and conducted within the organisation last year, the IOC has now put in place a new organisation chart for its administration, headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, which will provide a framework for the future development of its operations.
Olympics - 01 Sep 2003
Dunedin businessman Eion Edgar has been appointed Acting President of the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC). Edgar was unanimously chosen at an NZOC Board meeting in Wellington to replace John Davies who died of cancer on July 21.
Olympics - 21 Aug 2003
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has the pleasure to announce the appointment of Mr Kelly Fairweather to the position of Sports Director.
Olympics - 24 Jun 2003
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is pleased to announce that the IOC Executive Board has appointed Mr Urs Lacotte as Director General.
Olympics - 14 Apr 2003
The United States Olympic Committee’s Governance and Ethics Task Force Saturday recommended a series of sweeping changes to the organization’s structure.
Olympics - 20 Feb 2003
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today appointed Mr Gilbert Felli to the newly created post of Olympic Games Executive Director.
Olympics - 11 Feb 2003
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – United States Olympic Committee Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Ward announced today the promotions of Jim Grice and Keith Allo to senior level positions within the organization’s Corporate Sales and Marketing and Entertainment Properties Divisions.
Olympics - 24 Jan 2003
It was with great sadness that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) learned this morning of the death of Giovanni Agnelli, IOC Honour Member since 2000.
Olympics - 29 May 2002
Businesses in Athens, Greece – and visitors to the Olympic City – are the target of a new advertising service launched by Around the Rings, the world's leading publication following the business of international sport.
Olympics - 04 Feb 2002
Athens 2004 Executive Director Marton Simitsek assumes responsibility of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games Operations Division as of 1 February 2002.
Olympics - 25 Jan 2002
THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE(IOC) has revealed that the BOA Chairman Craig Reedie will serve on the Coordination Commission for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and on the IOC Marketing Commission.
Olympics - 11 Dec 2001
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today in Lausanne announced the appointment of Matthew Pinsent, a rower from Great Britain, to replace Jan Zelezny from Czech Republic on the IOC Athletes’ Commission.
Olympics - 10 Dec 2001
Mr. Philip Craven from Great Britain was elected the new president of the International Paralympic Committee today at the IPC General Assembly held in Athens, Greece.
Olympics - 10 Dec 2001
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced today the appointment of Rune Andersen as director of Standards and Harmonization.
Olympics - 24 Jul 2001
The IOC member Denis Oswald, President of both the ASOIF and the International Rowing Federation, has been appointed by the IOC President Dr. Jacques Rogge as Chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the Athens Olympic Games.
Olympics - 20 Apr 2001
The General Assembly of the CONI, the Italian National Olympic Committee, elected to the vice Presidency Mr Bruno Grandi, FIG President and Member of the International Olympic Committee. This election, obtained unanimously, re-inforces the position of the « First Gymnast worldwide » as a leader of Sports movement in the Peninsula.
Olympics - 17 Sep 2000
The Olympic Family is in Mourning at the Death of Mrs. Samaranch
Olympics - 28 Jul 2000
The Koreas Embrace the Olympic Ideal and Agree to March Together at the Olympics in Sydney
Olympics - 16 Jun 2000
Interview with Colonel Gianni Gola, President of the International Military Sports Council
Olympics - 31 May 2000
2006 Commonwealth Games Board
Olympics - 03 May 2000
Crashing Though the Glass Ceiling on Womenãs Sports
Olympics - 27 Mar 2000
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