- 30 Nov 2004
- IOC News
TURIN 2006: Eighth Coordination Commission Meeting Gets Underway
The IOC Coordination Commission for the XX Olympic Winter will hold its eigth meeting in Turin from 30 November to 1 December 2004. The meeting will allow the Commission Games – Turin 2006 – will hold to examine the progress made by the Organising Committee for the XX Olympic Winter Games (TOROC), since the Commission’s last visit in June 2004.
The Coordination Commission’s programme will include a tour of the Olympic venues located in and around the city of Turin, principally the venues related to ice hockey, skating and athlete and media accommodation. The Commission will also spend time discussing a number of topics related to different Olympic Games stakeholders, such as the National Olympic Committees (NOCs), the International Federations (IFs), the media, sponsors and the Olympic Family. The Commission will also be updated on the general evolution of TOROC and Games preparations since June 2004.
The Role Of The Commission
The Olympic Games Coordination Commission is formed shortly after the election of a host city to oversee and assist the Organising Committee (OCOG) in the planning, construction, and implementation of the Olympic Games. The Coordination Commission acts as a liaison between the IOC, the OCOG, the IFs and the NOCs. The Commission includes representatives of the IOC, the IFs, the NOCs and an athlete representative, as well as experts in the fields of media, the environment and TV technology.
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 1.5 million spectators are expected to participate in this 20th edition of the Winter Games.
Learn more on Turin 2006
Official website of Turin 2006