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    22 October 2014 - News

    IOC grants provisional recognition to Kosovo Olympic Committee
    The NOC of Kosovo was established in 1992 and has more than 30 affiliated National Federations (NFs), 13 of which are Olympic sports federations. Of these, six* are full members of their respective In...
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    22 October 2014 - News

    Olympic Highlights
    IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT President Bach and President Plevneliev unveiling the sculpture donated by Boyan Radev (right), in the presence of Stefka Kostadinova. © IOC / Christophe Moratal IOC Presid...
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    22 October 2014 - News

    Surprises abound in women’s fencing in Nanjing
    Massialas secures foil titleSabrina Massialas (USA) emerged victorious from the women’s foil in the opening event of a fencing competition at the Nanjing International Expo Centre on 17 August. The ...
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    21 October 2014 - News

    Olympic humanitarian Loroupe wins Billie Jean King Contribution Award
    Loroupe, who participated in the Olympic Games of Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000, was feted for her efforts placing sport at the service of humanity. After winning three world half mar...
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    21 October 2014 - News

    Teamwork without borders on the range in Nanjing
    10m air pistol mixed teams Teh Xiu Yi of Singapore and Ahmed Mohamed of Egypt had met at international competitions before the Youth Olympic Games, but in Nanjing they teamed up to win a silver medal...
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    20 October 2014 - News

    Nanjing 2014: Injury prevention advice at the Youth Olympic Village
    Youth Olympic Village residents who visited the Injury Prevention Booth were presented with a host of information and advice on different ways to prevent or look after injuries that could jeopardise t...
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    20 October 2014 - News

    Girl power wows the fans in Nanjing
    Jiang Huihua opens China’s account Jiang Huihua cruised to victory in the women’s 48kg event on 17 August, to win China’s first medal of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. Lifting 88kg in the s...
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    17 October 2014

    Gilberto Godoy Filho: The leader of a golden generation
    Gilberto Amauri de Godoy Filho’s career record is impressive to say the least. Regarded in the mid-2000s as the best volleyball player in the world, the receiver-hitter, who went by the nickname of “G...
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    17 October 2014 - News

    Track and field stars shine bright
    China opens with golden treble The first women’s athletics final got underway on 23 August with the 100m hurdles. France’s Laura Valette took the gold in a tight race, equalling her personal best tim...
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    16 October 2014 - News

    Singapore rules the waves in Nanjing
    The 100 young sailors who entered the men’s and women’s Byte CII single-handed dinghy and T293 windsurfing competitions had to use all their acumen to tackle the changeable conditions on Lake Jinniu. ...
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