Olympic Movement

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Avery Brundage - IOC President (1952–1972) - National Participation Controversies - China and Taiwan
... then governed the mainland, had joined the Olympic movement in 1924, when the China National Amateur Athletic Federation was recognized by the IOC as the nation's NOC ... China participated in the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles, as well as in Berlin four years later and the first post-war Olympics at London in 1948 ... to the IOC stating that it desired to participate in the Helsinki Olympics to be held that year ...
13th Olympic Congress
... The 13th Olympic Congress was held on 3–5 October 2009 in Copenhagen, Denmark, by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ... by the 118th IOC Session held in Turin, Italy to stage the 13th Olympic Congress, together with the meetings of the Executive Board and the 121st IOC Session ... Convened on the initiative of President Jacques Rogge, the 13th Olympic Congress brought together all the constituent parties of the Olympic Movement to study and discuss the current functioning of the ...
International Olympic Academy
... As stated on the website of the International Olympic Academy, "The International Olympic Academy functions as a multicultural interdisciplinary center that aims at studying, enriching ... International Sessions of Young Participants, of the National Olympic Academies and of the International Postgraduate Seminar ... along with the rest of the Sessions that are organized every two years, like the Olympic Medalists, the Educators and the Journalists ...
List Of Recipients Of The Olympic Order
... The Olympic Order is the highest award of the Olympic Movement and is awarded for or the Olympic Movement ... It was established in May 1975 by the International Olympic Committee as a successor to the Olympic Certificate ... The Olympic Order originally had three grades (gold, silver and bronze), although the bronze grade fell dormant in 1984 ...
Association Of Summer Olympic International Federations - History
... time on the programme of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games decided to form the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations – ASOIF ... its members' and to 'ensure close co-operation between its members, and members of the Olympic Movement and other organisations' ... in order to preserve the unity of the Olympic movement while maintaining 'the authority, independence and autonomy of the member International Federations.' The members ...

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