* Today there are 206 NOCs. The Kuwait Olympic Committee is suspended since Oct 27, 2015. The Russian Olympic Committee is suspended since Dec 5, 2017. National Olympic Committees (NOC) exist in various countries of the world. NOC are one of the three constituents of the Olympic Movement together with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Sport Federations. The mission of the NOCs is to develop, promote and protect the Olympic Movement in their respective countries, in accordance with the Olympic Charter.
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