On Monday, His Royal Highness the Grand Duke received, Count Jacques Rogge, former President of the International Olympic Committee for 12 years (2001 to 2013), in an audience at the Ch'teau de Berg. HRH Grand Duke Henri decorated the Honorary ... Chornicle.lu, 3 weeks ago
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The race between China and Kazakhstan for the 2022 Winter Olympics bid has entered its final phase. But human rights groups are rallying against the bid, and experts are sceptical that a winning bid would bring about better human rights conditions ...Europe Online Magazine, 4 days ago Chinese differ on Beijing's 2022 chances China Daily Asia, 1 week ago Chinese differ on Beijing's chance for 2022 Olympics bid Xinhua News Agency, 2 weeks ago Chinese political advisors voice support for Beijing's 2022 Olympics bid Individual.com, 2 weeks ago
(JTA) — The International Olympic Committee will erect a place to mourn family and friends at the 2016 Games in Rio, including 11 Israeli athletes killed by terrorists at the 1972 Munich Olympics. The closing ceremony also will feature a moment ...JTA, 3 weeks ago IOC to commemorate Munich massacre victims Ynet News, 3 weeks ago
RIO DE JANEIRO - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is taking new steps to mourn the dead during the Olympics - but stopping short of holding a moment of silence during opening ceremonies to commemorate the 11 Israelis killed at the 1972 ...Korea Joongang Daily, 3 weeks ago Dead to be honored at Olympics, but not specifically Israeli victims Israel Hayom, 3 weeks ago
(Bloomberg) -- Olympic officials say it's the right time for a $600 million gamble. Concerned about an aging television audience for the games, the authorities are working on a channel aimed at young people. The proposal was first made in 1994 by ...Bloomberg, 1 month ago
Vazquez Rana (left) and former IOC president Jacques Rogge (ATR) (ATR) Thomas Bach leads the tributes to the Mexican, one of the most influential leaders in the Olympic Movement over four decades. Mario Vazquez Rana dedicated a great part of his ...Around The Rings, 1 month ago
Birds of a feather stick together. And the sight of Sepp Blatter , the 78-year-old who has been Fifa president since 1998, beaming alongside Issa Hayatou , just 68 and head of African football since 1988, and Africa's longest-serving dictator, the ...4 Traders, 1 month ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - Former senior International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Mario Vazquez-Rana, one of the most influential powerbrokers in world sport for decades, has died at the age of 82, officials said. A Mexican businessman and media ...Town Hall, 1 month ago Olympics-Influential IOC member Vazquez-Rana dies at 82 Capital Bay, 1 month ago
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Today is Thursday, Feb. 12, the 43rd day of 2015. There are 322 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1554 - Lady Jane Grey, who claimed the throne of England for nine days, is beheaded after being charged with treason. ...New Zealand Herald, 1 month ago
McDonald's president and CEO Don Thompson will officially retire in March. (ATR) (ATR) McDonald's, an official sponsor of the Olympic Games since 1976, has elected a new president and CEO -- Steve Easterbrook. In a statement released on Wednesday, ...Around The Rings, 1 month ago
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