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  • News | Olympic News

    IOC President meets Qatar Emir Sheikh Al-Thani

    International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today met with Qatar’s Emir, His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, at the Royal Palace in Doha.
    01 Apr 2014 | Olympic News
  • News | RIO 2016

    IOC back in Rio for sixth Coordination Commission visit

    The sixth visit of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will get underway this week (19-21 March) in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Led by its Chair, IOC Vice-President and Olympian Nawal El Moutawakel, the Commission will hold meetings with the local organisers and their government partners in order to receive the latest progress updates on the Games preparations. The Commission is also expected to visit some of the venues during its three-day stay.
    18 Mar 2014 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | Legacy

    Winter Games legacies flourishing around the world

    While the eyes of the world are trained on Olympic host cities for 17 days every four years, the positive effects of staging an event such as the Winter Games can be felt long after the Olympic flame has been extinguished.
    20 Feb 2014 | Legacy, Olympic News, Sochi 2014
  • News | Olympic News

    126th IOC Session opens in Sochi

    With three days to go until the official start of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, the 126th IOC Session opened tonight with a vibrant ceremony in the host city’s Zimny Theatre.
    04 Feb 2014 | Olympic News
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