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  • Over a century of Olympic archives preserved thanks to PAM: the IOC’s efforts rewarded

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    24 Jul 2015 | 1:00 pm
    Thanks to PAM, more than a century of Olympic history has been conserved. Indeed, over 2,000 hours of film, 33,000 hours of video, 8,500 hours of audio sequences and 500,000 photographs were in danger of disappearing. In addition, 2,000 archive documents and 20,000 Olympic Museum artefacts needed modernised document processing. A study undertaken by the IOC’s archivists found that, in the very near future, 50 per cent of the videos would be unreadable, 20 per cent of the photographs would be unusable, and there would be no audio players available to read much of the collection. On the…
  • Loudoun Signs Friendship Agreement With Korean Co-Host of 2018 Winter Olympics - Leesburg Today

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    30 Jul 2015 | 6:06 am
    Leesburg TodayLoudoun Signs Friendship Agreement With Korean Co-Host of 2018 Winter OlympicsLeesburg TodayGangneung City will host part of the 2018 Winter Olympics, and Choi said through an interpreter that he hopes the communities “can together cheer and enjoy” the sports that will be featured there: hockey, skating and curling. He also joked about York
  • Kazakhs Express Mixed Feelings About Almaty Winter Olympics Bid - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

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    30 Jul 2015 | 6:33 am
    RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyKazakhs Express Mixed Feelings About Almaty Winter Olympics BidRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyAndrei Kryukov; executive board member of Kazakhstan's Olympic Committee, former Olympic athlete. Initially, the Kazakh government envisaged that the budget for the Winter Olympics would be $5 billion. But we cut down the budget by $550 million ...
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  • Over a century of Olympic archives preserved thanks to PAM: the IOC’s efforts rewarded

    24 Jul 2015 | 1:00 pm
    Thanks to PAM, more than a century of Olympic history has been conserved. Indeed, over 2,000 hours of film, 33,000 hours of video, 8,500 hours of audio sequences and 500,000 photographs were in danger of disappearing. In addition, 2,000 archive documents and 20,000 Olympic Museum artefacts needed modernised document processing. A study undertaken by the IOC’s archivists found that, in the very near future, 50 per cent of the videos would be unreadable, 20 per cent of the photographs would be unusable, and there would be no audio players available to read much of the collection. On the…
  • IOC wraps-up fifth Project Review visit to PyeongChang

    24 Jul 2015 | 9:43 am
    Speaking at the conclusion of the meeting, Chair Lindberg said: “We had a very good fifth Project Review visit to PyeongChang. We could see that the Organising Committee, under Chairman Cho’s leadership, is fully focused on its first test events, as it transitions from being a planning organisation to one that must deliver operationally. We also visited the Bokwang and Jeongseon venues, where next year’s test events will be held, as well as the Alpensia Sliding Centre. The quality of the construction work at all three sports venues underlined Korea’s well-deserved reputation in this…
  • 2015/2016 Advanced Research Grants Awarded

    23 Jul 2015 | 6:11 pm
    In the framework of the second edition of the Advanced Olympic Research Grant Programme, the IOC Olympic Studies Centre (OSC) has selected seven research projects, underlining their academic quality and significance with respect to the IOC priority fields of research. THE 2015/2016 ADVANCED OLYMPIC RESEARCH GRANT WINNERS The seven selected projects are: - Contribution of an Olympian Towards Peace-Building through sports: The Teglaloroupe Peace foundation in Kenya Research Team: Andanje MWISUKHA and Elijah GITONGA RINTAUGU  (Kenyatta University) - Young people’s…
  • Paul Tergat: “I’ll always remember Sydney”

    23 Jul 2015 | 3:23 pm
    Paul Tergat was one of the stars of long-distance and cross-country running in the 1990s and early 2000s. In additional to winning five consecutive cross-country world titles in the second half of the nineties, he also held world records in the 10,000m (with a time of 27:26.25, set in Brussels on 22 August 1997), the marathon (2:04.55 in Berlin in 2003) and the half marathon (59:17 in Milan in 1998). As if that were not enough, he won two Olympic 10,000m silver medals – finishing behind Haile Gebrselassie at Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000 – and two world championship silvers over the same…
  • Buenos Aires 2018 launches official emblem

    23 Jul 2015 | 2:08 pm
    To reflect the diversity of Buenos Aires, the emblem is inspired by the city’s vibrant colours, eclectic culture, iconic architecture and the many neighbourhoods that make up the Argentinian capital.  This short video gives a taste of the famous landmarks and style of the city that went into the creation of the design; from the Space Tower in the heart of the Youth Olympic Village to the iconic Floralis Generica sculpture, this emblem gives a small glimpse of the many facets of Buenos Aires.Keep up to date on all the latest news by following Buenos Aires 2018 on Facebook, Twitter,…
 
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  • Loudoun Signs Friendship Agreement With Korean Co-Host of 2018 Winter Olympics - Leesburg Today

    30 Jul 2015 | 6:06 am
    Leesburg TodayLoudoun Signs Friendship Agreement With Korean Co-Host of 2018 Winter OlympicsLeesburg TodayGangneung City will host part of the 2018 Winter Olympics, and Choi said through an interpreter that he hopes the communities “can together cheer and enjoy” the sports that will be featured there: hockey, skating and curling. He also joked about York
  • Beijing and Almaty contest Winter Olympics in human rights nightmare - The Guardian

    30 Jul 2015 | 3:39 am
    The GuardianBeijing and Almaty contest Winter Olympics in human rights nightmareThe GuardianOn Friday the International Olympic Committee will decide whether Almaty in Kazakhstan or the Chinese capital Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Both countries are human-rights nightmares. No matter which city wins, the Olympic movement loses.2022 Winter Games Vote Down to Two Cities and Some Major ConcernsNew York TimesBeijing Favorite in IOC Vote for 2022 Winter OlympicsABC News2022 Winter Olympics in China would be huge growth opportunity for NHLSI.comReuters -NBCSports.comall 1,262…
  • Host city for the 2022 Winter Games will also stage Paralympic Games in same year - CCTV

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:47 pm
    Host city for the 2022 Winter Games will also stage Paralympic Games in same yearCCTVIt is not just the hosting rights for the 2022 Winter Games that will be awarded on Friday. The winning city will also stage that year's Winter Paralympics. And if Beijing were to win, three-time Paralympic gold medalist Hou Bin believes this
  • Top snowboarders lineup for Winter Games - Radio New Zealand

    29 Jul 2015 | 10:19 pm
    Radio New ZealandTop snowboarders lineup for Winter GamesRadio New ZealandThe Olympic snowboarding medallists Kelly Clark of the United States and Iouri Podladtchikov of Switzerland will among the leading competitors at next month's Winter Games in Queenstown. The pair will compete in the World Cup Halfpipe competition.
  • Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic bid at a glance - Washington Times

    29 Jul 2015 | 9:04 pm
    Washington TimesBeijing 2022 Winter Olympic bid at a glanceWashington TimesYao Ming, retired Chinese professional basketball player smiles during a press conference for Beijing 2022 Olympic bid in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Malaysia is hosting the 128th International Olympic Committee executive board ...
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  • Kazakhs Express Mixed Feelings About Almaty Winter Olympics Bid - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

    30 Jul 2015 | 6:33 am
    RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyKazakhs Express Mixed Feelings About Almaty Winter Olympics BidRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyAndrei Kryukov; executive board member of Kazakhstan's Olympic Committee, former Olympic athlete. Initially, the Kazakh government envisaged that the budget for the Winter Olympics would be $5 billion. But we cut down the budget by $550 million ...
  • Malaysian winter athletes to gain proper training ground - The Rakyat Post

    30 Jul 2015 | 3:24 am
    The Rakyat PostMalaysian winter athletes to gain proper training groundThe Rakyat PostSki Malaysia recently forged a partnership with Genting Resort Secret Garden — a subsidiary of Genting Group based in China — to train local athletes for international snow sports events, particularly the Winter Olympics 2022. With the new and more »
  • Pan Am Games Make Loud LGBTQ Statement - Curve Magazine

    29 Jul 2015 | 6:50 pm
    iFreePress.com (blog)Pan Am Games Make Loud LGBTQ StatementCurve MagazineInclusion and safety concerns for LGBTQ athletes were highlighted during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. With the Summer Olympics being only one year away, the Pan Am Games organizers have set an important precedent—all athletes have the right ...Canada's athletes turn attention to RioiFreePress.com (blog)Pan Ams over, Canada's athletes turn attention to winning medals in RioDispatch TimesSupporters of Toronto Olympic bid face tight deadlineThe Globe and MailTV Newsroomall 652 news…
  • Mission Viejo sends off Special Olympics athletes - OCRegister

    29 Jul 2015 | 11:01 am
    OCRegisterMission Viejo sends off Special Olympics athletesOCRegisterThe Special Olympics World Games is an international sporting competition for people with intellectual disabilities, and is held every two years, alternating between summer and winter games. This year's Special Olympics World Games will continue until Aug.Local athlete wins Gold in Special Olympics World GamesWKRC TV CincinnatiFree checkups helping Special Olympics athletes stay healthy12NewsNow.ComColin Farrell shares sweet message for Team Ireland at Special OlympicsPPP Focus.comall 428 news articles »
  • Star athletes pitch for Beijing, Almaty ahead of 2022 vote - Washington Times

    29 Jul 2015 | 12:05 am
    Washington TimesStar athletes pitch for Beijing, Almaty ahead of 2022 voteWashington TimesDid he ever think he'd be singing the praises of a Winter Olympics bid for Beijing? “Summer or Winter Games, they all represent the Olympic ideals,” said Yao, who retired in 2011 after foot injuries cut short his career. “It's the right time, the
 
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