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09 Oct 2008
IOC Events , Press Release

Information for the Media - Register now for the Sport for All Congress

“Sport for All – Sport for Life”: this is the motto of the 12th World Sport for All Congress which will be held in Genting Highlands (Malaysia) from 3 to 6 November 2008.
The Congress will focus on the following key themes:
- Physical activity for young people
- The role of Sport for All in the world of information technology
- Sport for All’s responses to the challenges of ageing populations
- Sport for All and social justice
- Focus on the Olympic and Sports Movement’s Sport for All initiatives
 Please click here to find out more about topics and speakers
The Congress will take place at the Genting International Convention Centre (GICC)
Genting Highlands, Malaysia
To request your accreditation, please click here  and fill in the registration form. It is important that you fill in the box “Organisation” as follows:
MEDIA - name of your media (e.g.: MEDIA – Associated Press)
IMPORTANT: There will be no participation fee for the media and your accreditation will give you the same privileges as the delegates, including Congress bag, lunches, brochures, etc.
The official hotel is the First World Hotel in Genting. To make a reservation at this hotel or to find information about other hotels in the area, please click here.
Media Facilities:
The Convention Centre is equipped with WIFI access; cards cost $1 for 30 days.
Contact in Malaysia:
Mr Joe Marcose, or
3 November
4 November
5 November
6 November
0900 – 1030
Arrival Registration
Plenary Session 1
Plenary Session 3
Plenary Session 5
1030 – 1100
Coffee Break
Coffee Break
Coffee Break
1100 – 1215
Parallel Sessions
Parallel Sessions
Parallel Sessions
1230 – 1400
Lunch Break
Lunch Break
Conclusion Session Closing Ceremony
1400 – 1530
Plenary Session 2
Plenary Session 4
Closing Lunch
1530 – 1600
Coffee Break
Coffee Break
1600 – 1715
Parallel Sessions
Parallel Sessions
Departure of Delegates
Sports Programme
Sports Programme
Opening Ceremony  Welcome Cocktail



For further information, please contact the IOC Media Relations team on +41 21 621 6000 or e-mail:

About Sport for All:
Sport for All is a movement promoting the Olympic ideal that sport is a human right for all individuals regardless of race, social class or sex. The movement encourages sports activities that can be exercised by people of all ages, both sexes and different social and economic conditions. To find out more about the Congress, visit:
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