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Young creatives take part in the first IOC Gifting contest

These were the watchwords of the first contest launched by the International Olympic Committee in partnership with the School of Applied Arts, Visual Merchandising Design Section, in Vevey (Switzerland). Open to the school’s first-year...Show More Summary

Take Olympic: Here's Los Angeles's Competition to Host the 2024 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee officially announced the five candidate cities competing to host the 2024 Olympics today and they are: Los Angeles, Budapest, Hamburg, Paris, and Rome. Several Asian and South American cities have been selected as hosts in...

It’s Official: The International Olympic Committee Announces Which Other Cities Will Be Challenging Los Angeles to Get the 2024 Olympics — Watch the Short Video the L.A. Bidding Committee Released This Week to Tout L.A.’s Bid

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today officially announced the five cities that are bidding for the 2024 Olympics. They are: Budapest, Hungary; Hamburg, Germany; Los Angeles; Paris; France; and Rome, Italy, according to the BBC. The IOC “will elect the...

Olympic officials will contribute $1.7 billion to staging of 2024 Summer Games

With Los Angeles and four other cities formally named as bidders for the 2024 Summer Games on Wednesday, the International Olympic Committee announced it will contribute $1.7 billion to help cover the winning candidate's expenses.

Five Cities in Running to Host 2024 Olympic Games

The race for the 2024 Olympic Games officially began Wednesday as five cities met the midnight deadline to submit applications to the International Olympic Committee.

IOC sets up $2m fund for refugee crisis

International Olympic Committee follows example of Bayern Munich in helping the refugee crisis.

Olympic Committee Sets Up $2Mln Refugee Assistance Fund

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said that sport and the Olympic Movement wanted to play its part in bringing humanitarian help to the refugees.

2017 IOC World Conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport: Call for proposals

Safeguarding the athletes’ health in sports training and competition is the number-one priority for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and its Medical and Scientific Commission. This Conference, organised every three years, brings...Show More Summary

IOC announces £1.3m refugee fund

The International Olympic Committee pledges a £1.3m emergency fund for programmes focused on helping refugees.

Mayor Eric Garcetti travels to Switzerland with delegation boosting L.A.'s Olympics bid

last monthHealth : Booster Shots

A contingent representing Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Olympics met with International Olympic Committee executives in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Thursday.

Who are the key players in L.A.'s Olympic bid?

Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Summer Games officially begins Wednesday as Mayor Eric Garcetti and sports executive Casey Wasserman hand-deliver a letter of application to International Olympic Committee headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.

From Boston to Los Angeles: A timeline tracing how L.A. became U.S. bid city for 2024 Olympics

Dec. 5, 2014-The International Olympic Committee establishes future dates for bidding on the 2024 Olympics.

Critics Call International Olympic Committee’s Anti-Discrimination Efforts ‘Fluff’

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

LGBT and human rights advocates have called the International Olympic Committee’s attempt to amend it’s Charter to include protections based on sexual orientation “fluff” as the committee continues to award hosting rights to countries with poor civil… The post Critics Call International Olympic Committee’s Anti-Discrimination Efforts ‘Fluff’ appeared first on Towleroad.

Grey-Thompson tips Coe to lead IOC

Newly elected IAAF president Lord Coe is a future chief of the International Olympic Committee, says Baroness Grey-Thompson.

The Ultimate Goal: Getting James Zagoria Into the 2028 Olympics

2 months agoBasketball / NCAA : ZagsBlog

NEW YORK — This was one day recently after Ultimate Frisbee had been officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee and I was driving with my son James to a summer league Ultimate game at SUNY Purchase. We had developed a nice little summer routine where the two of us swam in our friend’s pool for a few hours, […]

IOC won’t test Rio’s filthy water for viruses before Olympics

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

The International Olympic Committee won’t test the water at the aquatic venues for next year’s Rio Olympics despite the fact that the sewage-filled water has been proven to be laden with viruses. World Health Organization guidelines recommend only bacterial testing and that’s good enough for the IOC, according to Olympic Games Executive Director Christophe Dubi, […]

2016 Olympians Will Be Competing In Poop Water, And The IOC Doesn't Care

2 months agoSports : Deadspin

Following in the grand tradition of pre-Olympic fuck-ups, the International Olympic Committee and 2016 Summer Olympics host city Rio de Janeiro have teamed up to bring us the summer games’ first big problem: shit water. Read more...

Rio can deliver 'outstanding' Games

The International Olympic Committee says Rio can deliver an "outstanding" Olympics but plays down water quality concerns.

IOC invites Olympic athletes of the world to Rio 2016 with just one year to go

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today officially invited the world’s athletes to take part in South America’s first ever Olympic Games. It marks exactly one year to go until the opening of the Olympic Games...Show More Summary

IOC will not run viral tests of polluted Rio waters

The International Olympic Committee decides not to test the city's waterways for viruses ahead of the 2016 games, despite AP report

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