TORINO 2006: Final Coordination Commission Meeting To Get Underway
With less than 75 days to go until the Opening Ceremony of the XX Olympic Winter Games – Torino 2006, the IOC’s Coordination Commission for the Turin Games, under the Chairmanship of Jean-Claude Killy, will pay its tenth and final visit to Turin this week. With snow already falling in the Italian Alps, the members of the Commission will be taking a close look at the conditions that the athletes can expect to find when they arrive in Turin, as well as examining the final details of Games preparations.
The Coordination Commission members will cover a wide range of topics during their visit to Turin this week. These meetings will look at subjects such as sponsor services, the International Federations, media operations, Olympic Family services, NOC relations, and communications, as well as other areas related to Games preparations.
While in Turin, Chairman Killy and the other Commission members will also look forward to hearing more details from the Organising Committee for the XX Olympic Winter Games – Torino 2006 (TOROC) about the long-term plans for the financial and infrastructure legacy that these Games are expected to leave to the City of Turin and the surrounding mountain areas.
Passion Lives Here
The motto of the Torino 2006 Games is: “Passion Lives Here”. The Coordination Commission will be looking to see that the passion that has been building-up as the Games approach is continuing to increase as the Games draw ever closer. The imminent roll-out of the Torino 2006 Look of the Games will, hopefully, help to build the passion and the anticipation as the Opening Ceremony draws ever closer.
The Olympic Winter Games will be held in Turin from 10 to 26 February 2006. The Winter Games comprise seven different sports and 15 different disciplines, which will be played out in eight different competition sites. Around 2,500 athletes, 650 judges and umpires and one million spectators are expected to participate in this 20th edition of the Winter Games.
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