OCA Newsletter

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Nanjing YOG flame update
17.03.2014

Athens, Greece: The Hellenic NOC reports that the lighting and handover ceremony of the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) f…

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Hong Kong hosts World Tennis Day
17.03.2014

Lausanne, Switzerland: The second edition of World Tennis Day, organised by the International Tennis Federation (ITF), took place on Ma…

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Iraqi, Indian archers win top sports awards
17.03.2014

Lausanne, Switzerland: The World Archery Federation (WA) has announced that two female archers have been named athlete of the year in t…

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Gymnastics judging honour for Japan’s Yamada
17.03.2014

Lausanne, Switzerland: The Executive Committee of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) took a number of decisions during its m…

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Taishan Sports Industry Group becomes AIBA Licensee
17.03.2014

Lausanne, Switzerland: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has announced that the advanced sports equipment provider and suppli…

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Ju-Jitsu mourns loss of ‘friend and visionary’ Herbert Frese
16.03.2014

United Arab Emirates: The global ju-jitsu community is in mourning following the loss of a great friend and an extraordinary fighter, Herbert Frese. The Sp…

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PyeongChang 2018 prepares for Winter Paralympics closing ceremony
16.03.2014

Sochi, Russia: The handover ceremony and cultural performance of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will take place on Sunday, March 16 during th…

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Bahrain to establish School Olympics
15.03.2014

Manama, Bahrain: The Bahrain Olympic Committee and Education Ministry have agreed to launch a School Olympics. At a meeting attended by BOC acting general …

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IOC President appeals for views on Olympic future
14.03.2014

Lausanne, Switzerland: International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach today called on individual members from National Olympic C…

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IOC to give Sochi silver medal to Sweden’s Backstrom
14.03.2014

Lausanne, Switzerland: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced a decision in the case of Swedish ice hockey player Nicklas Backstrom who …

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