International Olympic Committee

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC; Comité international olympique, CIO) is a non-governmental sports organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland.wikipedia
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Pierre de Coubertin

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Founded by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrios Vikelas in 1894, it is the authority responsible for organising the modern Summer and Winter Olympic Games.
Charles Pierre de Frédy, Baron de Coubertin (born Pierre de Frédy; 1 January 1863 – 2 September 1937, also known as Pierre de Coubertin and Baron de Coubertin) was a French educator and historian, founder of the International Olympic Committee, and its second President.

Lausanne

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC; Comité international olympique, CIO) is a non-governmental sports organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Lausanne is a focus of international sport, hosting the International Olympic Committee (which has recognized the city as the "Olympic Capital" since 1994), the Court of Arbitration for Sport and some 55 international sport associations.

National Olympic Committee

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The IOC is the governing body of the National Olympic Committees (NOCs), which are the national constituents of the worldwide Olympic Movement.
Subject to the controls of the International Olympic Committee, NOCs are responsible for organizing their people's participation in the Olympic Games.

Demetrios Vikelas

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Founded by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrios Vikelas in 1894, it is the authority responsible for organising the modern Summer and Winter Olympic Games.
Demetrios Vikelas (also Demetrius Bikelas; Δημήτριος Βικέλας; 15 February 1835 – 20 July 1908) was a Greek businessman and writer; he was the first President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), from 1894 to 1896.

Olympic Games

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Founded by Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrios Vikelas in 1894, it is the authority responsible for organising the modern Summer and Winter Olympic Games. The IOC organises the modern Olympic Games and Youth Olympic Games (YOG), held in summer and winter, every four years.
Baron Pierre de Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1894, leading to the first modern Games in Athens in 1896.

Sports governing body

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC; Comité international olympique, CIO) is a non-governmental sports organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland.
They may cover a range of sport at an International level, such as the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee, or only a single sport at a national level, such as the Rugby Football League.

Jacques Rogge

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The current president of the IOC is Thomas Bach of Germany, who succeeded Jacques Rogge of Belgium in September 2013. As of April 2019, its membership consists of 95 active members, 44 honorary members, an honorary president (Jacques Rogge) and two honour members (Henry Kissinger and Youssoupha Ndiaye).
Jacques Jean Marie Rogge, Count Rogge (born 2 May 1942) is a Belgian sports administrator and physician who served as the eighth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 2001 to 2013.

Thomas Bach

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The current president of the IOC is Thomas Bach of Germany, who succeeded Jacques Rogge of Belgium in September 2013.
Bach is the ninth and current President of the International Olympic Committee, and a former member of the German Olympic Sports Confederation Executive Board.

Youth Olympic Games

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The IOC organises the modern Olympic Games and Youth Olympic Games (YOG), held in summer and winter, every four years.
The Youth Olympic Games (YOG) is an international multi-sport event organized by the International Olympic Committee.

Summer Olympic Games

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The first Summer Olympics was held in Athens, Greece, in 1896; the first Winter Olympics was in Chamonix, France, in 1924.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) organises the Games and oversees the host city's preparations.

1896 Summer Olympics

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The first Summer Olympics was held in Athens, Greece, in 1896; the first Winter Olympics was in Chamonix, France, in 1924.
Organised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), which had been created by Pierre de Coubertin, it was held in Athens, Greece, from 6 to 15 April 1896.

2010 Summer Youth Olympics

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The first Summer YOG were in Singapore in 2010 and the first Winter YOG in Innsbruck were in 2012.
Held in Singapore from 14 to 26 August 2010, it was the first International Olympic Committee-sanctioned event held in Southeast Asia.

2012 Winter Youth Olympics

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The first Summer YOG were in Singapore in 2010 and the first Winter YOG in Innsbruck were in 2012.
The decision for Innsbruck to host the Games was announced on 12 December 2008 after mail voting by 105 International Olympic Committee (IOC) members.

1924 Winter Olympics

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The first Summer Olympics was held in Athens, Greece, in 1896; the first Winter Olympics was in Chamonix, France, in 1924.
With the success of the event, it was retroactively designated by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as the I Olympic Winter Games.

Anita DeFrantz

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Anita Lucette DeFrantz (born October 4, 1952) is an American Olympic rower, member of the International Olympic Committee, and twice Vice-President of International Rowing Federation (FISA).

IOC Athletes' Commission

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The IOC Athletes' Commission is a body maintained by the International Olympic Committee for the purpose of representing athletes.

Ng Ser Miang

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Since 1990 he has been the vice-president of the Singapore National Olympic Council, and since 2009 has served as a vice-president of the International Olympic Committee.

Kirsty Coventry

She is a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and in early 2018, was elected the Chairperson of the IOC Athletes' Commission, the body that represents all Olympic athletes worldwide.

Juan Antonio Samaranch Salisachs

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Juan Antonio Samaranch Salisachs (born November 1, 1959) is the son of Juan Antonio i Samaranch (former president of the International Olympic Committee) and his late wife, Bibi Salisachs.

2028 Summer Olympics

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However, following the withdrawal of a number of cities from the bidding process for both the 2022 Winter Olympics and the 2024 Summer Olympics, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) resolved in July 2017 to jointly award both the 2024 and 2028 Games.

Sergey Bubka

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He is also an Honorary Member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), having been involved since 1996.

Olympic Museum

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The Olympic Museum remains in Ouchy, Lausanne.
The headquarters of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are located at Vidy, to the west of Ouchy.

Youssoupha Ndiaye

As of April 2019, its membership consists of 95 active members, 44 honorary members, an honorary president (Jacques Rogge) and two honour members (Henry Kissinger and Youssoupha Ndiaye).
Youssoupha Ndiaye (born 9 May 1938) was the chairman of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s ethics committee from February 2007 to September 2017, and an IOC member from 2002 to 2017.

2024 Winter Youth Olympics

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The 2024 Winter Youth Olympics will be the fourth edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games, an international sports, education and cultural festival for teenagers, in a city designated by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Olympic Truce

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In 1993, the General Assembly approved a Resolution to further solidify IOC–UN cooperation by reviving the Olympic Truce.
In 1992, the International Olympic Committee renewed this tradition by calling upon all nations to observe the Truce during the modern Games.