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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 and promoting Olympism ... activities like the Annual International Sessions of Young Participants, of the National Olympic Academies and of the International Postgraduate Seminar ... Latsis Foundation organizes an International Postgraduate Program for Olympic Studies (Master’s Degree Program) that lasts two years ...
Association Of Summer Olympic International Federations - History
... at the time on the programme of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games decided to form the Association of Summer Olympic International Federations – ASOIF ... of its members' and to 'ensure close co-operation between its members, and members of the Olympic Movement and other organisations' ... These needs were identified in order to preserve the unity of the Olympic movement while maintaining 'the authority, independence and autonomy of the member International ...
Avery Brundage - IOC President (1952–1972) - National Participation Controversies - China and Taiwan
... The Republic of China, which 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 ... 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) ... was chosen in 8 February by the 118th IOC Session held in Turin, Italy to stage the 13th Olympic Congress, together with the meetings of the Executive ... 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 ...
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 ...

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