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    24 Feb 2015 | 10:12 am
    IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT In the framework of the “Olympic Games: Behind the Screen” exhibition at the Olympic Museum, IOC President Thomas Bach stressed the importance of film and broadcasting to promote the Olympic Games and the Olympic values around the world. As the IOC President put it, “Increasingly, images are the shared international language of today. This is even more the case with the younger generation. It is those young people that we have to reach if the Olympic Movement and our values are to prosper. If we are to connect with a new generation of spectators, a new…
  • Beijing hosting the Winter Olympics is not a certainty - South China Morning Post (subscription)

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    28 Feb 2015 | 2:48 pm
    South China Morning Post (subscription)Beijing hosting the Winter Olympics is not a certaintySouth China Morning Post (subscription)Beijing did not seem to have much chance of being selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games when it put in its bid last year. One by one, though, the competition has fallen by the wayside and with the International Olympic Committee's vote barely Olympics-Head of 2018 Winter Games scotches claims of delaysAsiaOneall 2 news articles »
  • Special showing for athletes at Winter Games - Campbell River Mirror

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    28 Feb 2015 | 10:19 am
    Special showing for athletes at Winter GamesCampbell River MirrorSix Campbell River athletes were among the Vancouver Island delegation to last weekend's 2015 Special Olympics BC Winter Games in Kamloops, and all six medaled while achieving personal best marks. Three coaches and a mission staffer joined the ...
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  • Olympic Highlights

    24 Feb 2015 | 10:12 am
    IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT In the framework of the “Olympic Games: Behind the Screen” exhibition at the Olympic Museum, IOC President Thomas Bach stressed the importance of film and broadcasting to promote the Olympic Games and the Olympic values around the world. As the IOC President put it, “Increasingly, images are the shared international language of today. This is even more the case with the younger generation. It is those young people that we have to reach if the Olympic Movement and our values are to prosper. If we are to connect with a new generation of spectators, a new…
  • Eat to compete!

    24 Feb 2015 | 2:08 am
    Join the athletes at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in this video as they learn about healthy cooking in an interactive workshop as part of the Learn and Share programme. Learn simple cooking skills as well as some of the do’s and don’ts! We caught up with sports nutritionist Jenna Ballam and the athletes and coaches of the New Zealand hockey team in order to find out how important the role of nutrition is in their performance, take a look!   Boost your knowledge on healthy lifestyles and much more at http://yogger.olympic.org/    Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and…
  • Biathlon: a discipline on the cutting edge

    23 Feb 2015 | 4:30 pm
    When biathlon made its debut as an Olympic discipline, at Squaw Valley (USA) in 1960, the skis were wooden, the bindings heavy and cumbersome and rifles were military issue. Nowadays, by contrast, biathletes utilise the latest in technology to achieve marginal gains, from Lycra racing suits, to special glide wax and non-optic sights. © IOC Of course, biathlon existed long before it was introduced to the Olympic programme. Its earliest roots can be traced back to the survival skills practised in the snow-covered forests of Scandinavia, where people hunted on skis with rifles on their backs.
  • IOC begins with Coordination Commission ahead of Executive Board in Rio

    23 Feb 2015 | 10:09 am
    With the Games now just over a year-and-a-half away, Rio 2016 now has numerous Games-time initiatives up and running, such as its ticketing programme, volunteer training programme and Olympic Torch Relay. While in Brazil, the Commission will hear about these initiatives; visit some of the Games venues; and listen to reports on a number of key operational areas, such as athletes’ services, sport, venues, National Olympic Committee services, International Federation services, accommodation, transport, marketing, media services and preparations for the Paralympic Games. RIO 2016Rio de Janeiro…
  • Vogt of confidence

    23 Feb 2015 | 9:33 am
    On 11 February 2014 at the bottom of the HS106 hill at Rosa Khutor in Sochi, German ski jumper Carina Vogt burst into tears, overwhelmed by the realisation of what she had just achieved. Her gold medal-winning performance had earned a place in the Olympic history books as the Winter Games’ first ever female champion in the discipline. “I’m lost for words,” was her immediate response at the time. “I wouldn’t have dreamt this was possible three years ago. It’s fantastic. I’ve never won a World Cup event and now I’m the first Olympic women’s ski jump champion. It’s…
 
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  • Beijing hosting the Winter Olympics is not a certainty - South China Morning Post (subscription)

    28 Feb 2015 | 2:48 pm
    South China Morning Post (subscription)Beijing hosting the Winter Olympics is not a certaintySouth China Morning Post (subscription)Beijing did not seem to have much chance of being selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games when it put in its bid last year. One by one, though, the competition has fallen by the wayside and with the International Olympic Committee's vote barely Olympics-Head of 2018 Winter Games scotches claims of delaysAsiaOneall 2 news articles »
  • Sandra Schmirler's daughter carrying on curling tradition at Canada Winter Games - Globalnews.ca

    28 Feb 2015 | 7:35 am
    Globalnews.caSandra Schmirler's daughter carrying on curling tradition at Canada Winter GamesGlobalnews.caThe husband of late curling legend Sandra Schmirler, England is at the Canada Winter Games watching his 17-year-old daughter Sara compete for Saskatchewan. “I guess I'm destined to watch the women in my life curl,” England said this week. “It is a lot Schmirler's daughter very much like her famous momRegina Leader-Postall 24 news articles »
  • Quebec wins two gold medals in slopestyle snowboard at Canada Winter Games - Times Colonist

    27 Feb 2015 | 6:22 pm
    Times ColonistQuebec wins two gold medals in slopestyle snowboard at Canada Winter GamesTimes ColonistSome of the athletes taking part in the multi-sport Canada Winter Games are expected to go on and represent their country on the international stage at some point — Olympic bronze medallist Mark McMorris competed for Saskatchewan in 2007 — and it's ...and more »
  • Joint working group formed to speed up 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics prep - FOXSports.com

    27 Feb 2015 | 2:38 pm
    FOXSports.comJoint working group formed to speed up 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics prepFOXSports.comRIO DE JANEIRO -- The IOC and South Korean organizers agreed to set up a special joint task force Friday to cut through the slow pace of preparations hampering the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. With the games less than three years away, both ...Head of 2018 Winter Games scotches claims of delaysReutersSochi Winter Games made $53 million profitYahoo SportsFIFA moves to avoid 2022 World Cup conflict with Winter OlympicsRealVailall 607 news articles »
  • Tongan skier Makeleta Stephan eyes 2018 Winter Olympics after world ... - ABC Online

    26 Feb 2015 | 12:57 am
    ABC OnlineTongan skier Makeleta Stephan eyes 2018 Winter Olympics after world ABC OnlineA former marathon runner from Tonga is hoping to become the Pacific island nation's first Winter Olympic skier. Makeleta Stephan competed in her first international event at the weekend when she entered the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, ...Tongan skier makes audacious bid to qualify for 2018 Winter OlympicsRadio Australiaall 4 news articles »
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  • Special showing for athletes at Winter Games - Campbell River Mirror

    28 Feb 2015 | 10:19 am
    Special showing for athletes at Winter GamesCampbell River MirrorSix Campbell River athletes were among the Vancouver Island delegation to last weekend's 2015 Special Olympics BC Winter Games in Kamloops, and all six medaled while achieving personal best marks. Three coaches and a mission staffer joined the ...
  • Comox Valley Special Olympics athletes garner gold medals - Comox Valley Record

    28 Feb 2015 | 10:08 am
    CBC.caComox Valley Special Olympics athletes garner gold medalsComox Valley RecordComox Valley Special Olympics athletes were as good as gold at the 2015 Special Olympics Winter Games, held Feb. 19-21 at Kamloops and Sun Peaks. Both the local curling team and floor hockey team won gold medals. The curlers – coached by Sandra ...Record number of athletes for Special Olympics in Corner BrookCBC.caSpecial Olympians haul in a truckloadSpruce Grove Examinerall 2 news articles »
  • Athletes compete in Special Olympics State Winter Games - NBC Montana

    24 Feb 2015 | 4:05 pm
    NBC MontanaAthletes compete in Special Olympics State Winter GamesNBC MontanaAthletes compete in Special Olympics State Winter Games. KALISPELL, Mont. -. More than 300 athletes took part in the 2015 State Special Olympics Winter Games, and today marked the end of the three day event at Whitefish Mountain Resort.Special Olympics athletes test mettle at WhitetailHerald-Mail MediaTwo Fort athletes head to Winter Special OlympicsFort Saskatchewan Record2015 Special Olympics BC Winter Games kicks off in KamloopsOkanagan Life MagazineKAJ18 Kalispell Montana News -Alberta Daily Herald…
  • Athletes savour 'family atmosphere' at Winter Games in Regina - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

    22 Feb 2015 | 11:34 pm
    Saskatoon StarPhoenixAthletes savour 'family atmosphere' at Winter Games in ReginaSaskatoon StarPhoenix"Special Olympics from day to day can be everything from dance class to floor hockey," Frasz said. "There's something for everyone of all abilities, from the ages of eight to 80." The winners at the Provincial Winter Games are to advance to the 2016 and more »
  • Special Olympics: San Benito athletes compete in Winter Games - Valley morning Star

    16 Feb 2015 | 3:15 pm
    Boise WeeklySpecial Olympics: San Benito athletes compete in Winter GamesValley morning StarThe following students recently represented San Benito CISD at the Special Olympics Texas Winter Games in Austin, Texas: (shown in no particular order) Adriana Ramirez, Alexandria Hernandez, Amanda Lopez, Amanda Sierra, Angelica Romero, Frank ...Idaho Special Olympics Winter Games See Increase in ParticipationBoise WeeklyLocal athletes head to Special Olympics Winter GamesCJDCLE MOYNE MEN'S SOCCER VOLUNTEERS AT THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS NEW Le Moyne Athleticsall 7 news articles »
 
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