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  • News | Olympic News

    Two active athletes elected as IOC members

    Two active athletes who competed in the Vancouver Olympic Games, Adam Pengilly from Great Britain (bobsleigh / skeleton) and Angela Marie Ruggiero from the USA (ice hockey), have been officially elected as IOC members for a term of eight years in Vancouver today. The voting took place at the conclusion of the 122nd IOC Session on the last day of the Games.
    27 Feb 2010 | Olympic News
  • News | Vancouver 2010

    Canada Women’s Ice Hockey Team claims a precious gold

    The pressure on Canada’s ice hockey players was certainly not limited to the men. If anything, there was even more expectation on the women, who entered the competition as one of the hot favourites. Along with the USA, they looked a cut above any other team in the tournament, and brushed past the opposition in the preliminary games.
    25 Feb 2010 | Vancouver 2010, Ice Hockey, Olympic News, Canada
  • News | Olympic News

    Results of the IOC Athletes’ Commission Election

    Adam Pengilly from Great Britain (bobsleigh) and Angela Marie Ruggiero from the USA (ice hockey) have been elected to the Athletes’ Commission of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) by their peers at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games for a term of eight years. During this period, they will also serve as IOC members, bringing the athletes' voice right to the heart of the Olympic Movement. The announcement was made today at Vancouver’s Olympic Village by Anita L. DeFrantz, Chairwoman of the Election Committee and IOC member. The election was held over the past 19 days in the Olympic Villages in Vancouver and in Whistler.
    24 Feb 2010 | Olympic News
  • News | Vancouver 2010

    Athletes voting for athletes

    The booths are open: From today onwards, athletes participating in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games can vote for two new representatives on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission. Nine candidates, hailing from nine different countries across four continents, wish to become a “spokesperson” for the athletes of today and tomorrow. All of them are winter athletes who participated in 2006 in Turin or are participating in Vancouver.
    04 Feb 2010 | Olympic News
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