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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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    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 - 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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    15 October 2014 - News

    Olympic Medallist Storm Uru's successful transition to a career after sport
    Even when competing at two Olympic Games, winning bronze at London 2012 and a World Championship in 2009 in the Men's lightweight double sculls with Peter Taylor, the question remained in the back of ...
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    15 October 2014 - News

    Olympic Highlights
    IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT IOC President Thomas Bach paid a first official visit to Armenia, then Georgia and finally Kazakhstan. President Bach with Armenian NOC President, Gagik Tsarukyan and Patri...
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    15 October 2014 - News

    Rhythmic gymnastics: Russians sweep the board
    Imperious Annenkova wins in style Irina Annenkova’s graceful performance in the individual final on 27 August was awarded 58.575 points, easily enough to earn her the gold medal. The Russian had a c...
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    14 October 2014 - Press releases

    Contribution of the IOC and of sports bodies essential to Switzerland, says Ueli Maurer
    During the meeting the two leaders addressed various subjects, including the strategic plan for the future of the Olympic Movement, Olympic Agenda 2020. President Bach informed the Federal Councillor ...
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    14 October 2014 - News

    Bulgarian President makes official visit to IOC headquarters, Olympic Museum
    During their meeting, President Plevneliev told President Bach how important sport is in promoting positive values and healthy lifestyles within Bulgaria.“Sport for us is a national priority of strate...
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