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    28 October 2014 - Press releases

    IOC awards 2018-2020 broadcast rights in Canada
    IOC President Thomas Bach said: “We are pleased that we will continue to work with the team at CBC/Radio-Canada who have demonstrated their support for the Olympic values over many years. In addition,...
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    28 October 2014 - News

    Olympic Highlights
    IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT© IOC / Christophe Moratal After spending two days discussing Olympic Agenda 2020 in Montreux, the IOC Executive Board (EB) agreed on a set of 40 recommendations. Centred on ...
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    28 October 2014 - News

    Powerhouses put on a show of strength in Nanjing
    Easy does it for Meng Cheng China’s Meng Cheng got the ball rolling in the men’s weightlifting competition on 17 August by easing to victory in the 56kg event. After lifting 128kg at the third a...
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    27 October 2014 - News

    Nanjing 2014: Champions of the future right on target in the men’s shooting
    Sharpshooting Korostylov bags gold Ukraine’s Pavlo Korostylov was a picture of concentration as he won the men’s 10m air pistol final. Shrugging off the many distractions around him, which included ...
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    27 October 2014 - News

    Learning and sharing in Nanjing
    Located in the heart of the Youth Olympic Village, the Athlete Role Models were on hand to share their experiences and help guide the young athletes. Equestrian show jumper Samantha Lam from Hong Kon...
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    25 October 2014 - Press releases

    IOC statement on the death of South African Olympian Mbulaeni Mulaudzi
    "Our sympathies go to his family and friends, and to the whole sports family of the rainbow nation of South Africa. Mbulaeni Mulaudzi was a true Olympian and a fine athlete. A World Champion, he alway...
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    24 October 2014 - News

    Swift response from NOC of Sierra Leone aids fight against Ebola
    An official from the UK Joint Ebola Task Force said hundreds of lives could potentially be saved as a result of the swift approval by the NOC, coordinated by the IOC, to allow work to begin on the sit...
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    23 October 2014 - Press releases

    Olympic Agenda 2020 discussions culminate in 20 + 20 recommendations
    The EB spent two days fine-tuning each of the proposals during meetings in Montreux. The recommendations are centred on the three themes of sustainability, credibility and youth. Some of the key are...
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    23 October 2014 - News

    Honorary President Rogge underscores role of sport in fighting obesity at World Health Summit
    Rogge, representing International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, highlighted the important role sport and Olympism can play in the education of young people and improving their health ...
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    23 October 2014 - News

    Athletics: Stardom awaits for Nanjing’s talented youngsters
    Bright start for Jamaican sprinters Jamaica’s Martin Manley kicked off the men’s athletics finals on 23 August with gold in the 400m. Manley finished in a time of 46.31 seconds to see off Karabo Siba...
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