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  International Olympic Committee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The IOC is a parent organisation intended to localize administration and authority for the Games, as well as to provide a single legal entity which owns copyrights, trademarks, and other intangible properties associated with the Olympic games.
The IOC President is responsible for representing the IOC as a whole, and there are members of the IOC which represent the IOC in their respective countries.
Expulsion: an IOC member may be expelled by decision of the Session if such member has betrayed his oath or if the Session considers that such member has neglected or knowingly jeopardised the interests of the IOC or acted in a way which is unworthy of the IOC.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/IOC   (2165 words)

 Boston.com / Sports / Other sports / Olympics / Bulgarian IOC member faces suspension   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The IOC is dealing with the most serious ethics allegations since the Salt Lake City scandal, which broke in late 1998 and led to the ouster of 10 members for receiving cash, gifts and other incentives during the Utah capital's winning bid for the 2002 Winter Games.
The last IOC member to be suspended was Kim Un-yong, an IOC vice president who was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison in June on embezzlement and bribery charges in South Korea.
In May 2000, Slavkov was cleared by the IOC ethics commission of charges he was involved in a scheme to sell votes in the campaign for the 2004 Olympics, which went to Athens.
www.boston.com /sports/other_sports/olympics/articles/2004/08/06/bulgarian_ioc_member_faces_suspension   (686 words)

 IOC Adopts Reforms -- 2002 Winter Olympic News from KSL
Samaranch said he was pleased that the expulsions, the first in IOC history, were followed quickly by adoption of the first parts of a package that would create a "new structure" for the IOC by the end of the year.
The IOC had not issued a unified audit in four years, although its records were available to the public in various forms.
The IOC voted unanimously with one abstention to have a 15-member panel trim the six hopefuls for 2006 down to a final pair, then immediately send that race to the floor for a ballot.
2002.ksl.com /news-3600i.php?p=1   (1026 words)

The IOC exists to serve as an umbrella organisation of the Olympic Movement.
The IOC President is elected by the IOC members by secret ballot for an initial term of eight years, renewable once for four additional years.
The members of the IOC are individuals who act as the IOC's representatives in their respective countries, not as delegates of their country within the IOC.
www.olympic.org /uk/organisation/ioc/index_uk.asp   (344 words)

 IOC Recognition
Following a befitting presentation in December 1997, the IOC agreed to stage the 1st IOC Grand Prix for Bridge at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne in September 1998.
Accordingly, the IOC has requested confirmation that 'the WBF doping regulations are in conformity with the Olympic Movement Medical Code' and that 'the WBF adheres to the Court of Arbitration for Sports for the resolution of all form of dispute relating to the sport of bridge'.
Olympic Charter, the criterion of belonging to the Olympic Movement is recognition by the IOC.
www.worldbridge.org /IOC/IOC.htm   (1106 words)

 IOC president Samaranch to answer questions in Salt Lake probe in two weeks - 1/20/00
Speaking by telephone from IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, Samaranch said the exact date of the meeting had not been "100 percent fixed" but it would be in around two weeks' time.
IOC director general Francois Carrard, who has been the middleman in discussions with U.S. officials, said both sides agreed not to disclose the place and date of the session.
Some IOC members have advised Samaranch not to travel to the United States to speak with investigators because of the possibility he could be subpoenaed to testify before a grand jury.
www.detnews.com /2000/sports/0001/20/01200147.htm   (793 words)

 Corpus Christi Online - / IOC drug plan soundly quashed
Their stance was a sharp setback for the IOC and its president, Juan Antonio Samaranch, as they struggled to regain credibility in the wake of the Salt Lake corruption scandals.
The IOC had to back off the two main planks of the meeting: creating an international anti-doping agency and imposing a mandatory minimum two-year drug sanctions.
IOC members also will vote on proposals to change the process for selecting host cities and expel members implicated in the Salt Lake case.
www.caller2.com /autoconv/sportsworld99/sportsworld43.html   (973 words)

 ESPN.com: OLY - IOC investigating alleged torture of Iraqi athletes
LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The IOC is investigating accusations that Saddam Hussein's oldest son, the head of Iraq's Olympic association, tortured and jailed athletes.
The latest IOC member to add her voice to the issue is Australia's Susie O'Neill, a recently retired swimmer and two-time gold medalist.
The IOC Ethics Commission was set up in 1999 in the wake of a bribery and corruption scandal that engulfed the Salt Lake City winter games.
espn.go.com /oly/news/2003/0120/1495655.html   (752 words)

 INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The IOC president is elected by the IOC Members by secret ballot for an initial term of eight years.
Members of the IOC are its representatives in their respective countries and not delegates of their countries within the IOC.
The administration of the IOC is placed under the responsibility of the Director General who, under the authority of the President, runs it with the assistance of the Secretary General and the Directors.
www.olympics.org.uk /olympicmovement/ioc.asp   (867 words)

 Alexander's Gas & Oil Connections - IOC in race for French upstream firm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Senior IOC officials are tight-lipped on the possible investment as the negotiations are covered by a confidentiality clause.
Sources say IOC is on the threshold of signing an MoU with OIL for joint ventures.
The petroleum ministry has decided to allow IOC to go ahead with its plans for acquiring a foreign company but since it does not have the core competence in upstream business, it will have to take either ONGC or OIL as a partner.
www.gasandoil.com /goc/company/cns44951.htm   (409 words)

 SDL, Inc. Announces Recommended Offer to Acquire IOC International PLC
IOC shares are traded on the United Kingdom Alternative Investment Market (AIM) under the symbol, IOC.
The U.K. directors of IOC and certain other IOC shareholders have given irrevocable undertakings to accept the Offer in respect of holdings amounting in total to 19,766,175 IOC shares, representing approximately 63.49 percent of IOC's issued share capital as of March 30, 1999.
With the addition of IOC's lithium niobate based components and modules, we are able to provide our existing customer base with more elements of their DWDM solutions, while leveraging the increasing market for 10 Gbit/s products." Donald R. Scifres continued, "From this acquisition, SDL also gains additional manufacturing, development and sales and marketing capabilities.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/03-31-1999/0000899855&EDATE=   (1081 words)

 CNN/SI - Olympics - SI Special Report: Greed, corruption catch up with IOC - Wednesday January 27, 1999 03:54 PM
Takacs had identified a handful of the 94 IOC members at the time (the number of members fluctuates, but their ranks have swelled to as many as 115 since 1991) who could swing the election between the bids of the two leading candidates, Nagano and Salt Lake City.
A source close to the IOC probe told SI that the most damaging allegation against Smirnov is that on the eve of the vote for the 2002 Games, he offered his support to Salt Lake vice chairman Dave Johnson for $35,000.
The source said IOC member Lamine Keita of Mali, one of those recommended for expulsion, requested and received use of a large apartment in Paris, where he spent six weeks, treating it so abominably it had to be renovated.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /olympics/news/1999/01/27/si_swift   (2927 words)

 IOC® Network Association License Form
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In the event that a portion of this Agreement is held unenforceable, the unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties and the remainder of the provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
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www.iocrealty.com /ioc/form-a.htm   (1046 words)

 OpinionJournal - Scene & Heard
The IOC's role, as it sees it, is to ensure that every two years, athletes from around the world come together to celebrate world-wide fellowship and love of their fellow snowboarder, ping-pong player or synchronized swimmer.
If the members of the IOC would occasionally step out of the bubble of private jets, they might realize that the flag from the World Trade Center doesn't stand for America or nationalism or jingoism.
The IOC had a chance to finally stand up to all the things it has claimed to be about: peace and unity.
www.opinionjournal.com /columnists/kstrassel?id=95001830   (1336 words)

 IMSI Oversight Council (IOC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The IOC is an open industry committee of telecommunications companies and other organizations with a direct interest in the management of IMSI codes.
The IOC is responsible for overseeing the management of IMSI codes that have been assigned to the United States and its possessions as authorized by the U.S. Department of State since 1996.
The IOC is responsible for the "IMSI Administration and Maintenance Guidelines," a document that establishes procedures for assigning IMSI codes.
www.atis.org /atis/ioc/iochom.htm   (153 words)

 CBC Sports: IOC corruption continues: report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Four IOC members, as well as the president and vice-president of the Salt Lake Olympic committee, all resigned over the incident.
The IOC also set up an ethics commission, which it said is investigating the current allegations.
IOC president Jacques Rogge said the IOC will take "necessary action" on any misconduct in the bidding process for the 2012 Summer Games, which have not yet been awarded.
www.cbc.ca /pcgi-bin/templates/sportsView.cgi?/news/2004/08/04/Sports/ioc-allegations040804   (555 words)

 java.net: A Brief Introduction to IoC
The ideas behind IoC aren't especially new; in fact, many have remarked that IoC is nothing but a new acronym for the older Dependency Inversion Principle (PDF file).
IoC frameworks are the facilitators for the IoC pattern — think of a framework's job as being the glue for connecting the components in an IoC system.
In effect, the IoC frameworks are undertaking the role of the factory itself.
today.java.net /pub/a/today/2004/02/10/ioc.html   (2707 words)

 CNN/SI - Olympics - IOC expels six over Salt Lake bribery scandal - Wednesday March 17, 1999 10:41 AM
Their expulsions, upholding the actions of IOC leadership in late January, marked a watershed in the worst scandal in Olympic history and, officials hoped, the start of a reform process to regain the luster of the five rings.
Samaranch said at the start of the emergency general assembly that the IOC "is now on trial" and must take quick, firm action to avoid "very, very serious" damage.
The IOC is meeting under pressure from sponsors, Olympic sports officials and even Congress to take major steps in the wake of the $1.2 million bribery scheme that had six members facing expulsion votes.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /olympics/news/1999/03/17/ioc_expulsions   (1364 words)

 IOC may pick up 47% stake in OIL- The Economic Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
IOC is also forging a strategic partnership with OIL in the upstream oil sector.
IOC will use part of this money for the OIL buy out and the rest will be used for its regular expansion plans and to partly fund the heavy subsidies on oil marketing borne by the former this fiscal.
Merchant bankers have told the government that both IOC and ONGC could list at a 20 to 30% premium on the domestic price, given the manner in which global funds are chasing energy stocks in emerging markets.
economictimes.indiatimes.com /articleshow/963828.cms   (472 words)

 CNN - Libyan IOC member resigns - January 22, 1999
IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch said Bashir Mohamed Attarabulsi submitted his resignation in person, one day before a special IOC commission concludes its inquiry into the Olympics' biggest corruption scandal.
Finland's Pirjo Haeggman became the first IOC casualty of the scandal when she resigned Tuesday.
Samaranch, who has been IOC president since 1980, reiterated he has no intention of resigning, despite calls from outside the IOC for him to step down to take responsibility for misconduct that took place under his leadership.
www.cnn.com /US/9901/22/olympics.02   (1286 words)

 IOC Recommends Explusions -- 2002 Winter Olympic News from KSL
IOC President Juan Antonio Samaranch announced at a Lausanne news conference that the IOC Executive Board accepted the recommendations included in the report of the Ad Hoc Commission chaired by IOC Vice President Richard W. Pound.
The Ad Hoc Commission was established in December 1998 by the IOC Executive Board after formal evidence was presented to the IOC which indicated certain members, and the Salt Lake City bidding committee, may have breached IOC rules and guidelines.
IOC President Samaranch said, "I want to express my sincerest apology over the conduct of certain IOC members to the world's athletes, the people of Utah, the global Olympic Family and the millions of people worldwide who revere the Games and hold in esteem the high standards the Games represent."
2002.ksl.com /news-3960i.php?p=1   (816 words)

 Corpus Christi Online - / IOC president promises crackdown
IOC president Juan Antonio Samaranch deemed the crisis as serious for the IOC as the political boycotts of the 1980s and Ben Johnson's drug scandal at the 1988 Seoul Games.
IOC vice president Dick Pound said Hodler's accusations could provide the impetus for the IOC to wipe out any corruption once and for all.
He said the IOC has been warning cities bidding for the 2006 Winter Games to be careful in dealing with agents.
www.caller2.com /autoconv/sportsworld98/sportsworld50.html   (819 words)

 USATODAY.com - Bulgarian IOC member suspended after ethics probe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The IOC ethics commission submitted a report on the case at the opening of a two-day executive board meeting.
The last IOC member to be suspended was Kim Un-yong, a vice president who was sentenced to 2½ years in prison in June on embezzlement and bribery charges in South Korea.
The IOC is dealing with the most serious ethics allegations since the Salt Lake City case, which led to the expulsion and resignation of 10 members in 1998 and 1999 for receiving cash, gifts and other incentives during the Utah capital's winning bid for the 2002 Winter Games.
www.usatoday.com /sports/olympics/2004-08-06-slavkov_x.htm?POE=SPOISVA   (904 words)

 The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
This is a fast-growing IOC initiative (now with UNEP and WMO), in response to recommendations of the IPCC and the Second World Climate Conference.
IOC also acts as an agent for UNEP programmes and for national aid agencies, notably from Germany, Scandinavia and Japan.
In the 1980’s regional subsidiary bodies of the IOC developed, notably in the Caribbean and the Western Pacific; there are also regional bodies for the Indian Ocean and the Eastern Central Atlantic.
www.marine.gov.uk /ioc.htm   (977 words)

 Alexander's Gas & Oil Connections - IOC and ONGC differ over cross-holdings
IOC holds 9.62 % of ONGC while ONGC holds 9.11 % stake of IOC.
Explaining further, he said that ONGC was against IOC selling its shares in the market since this would increase the floating stock further.
The dispute was referred to the Union Petroleum Minister, Mani Shankar Aiyar, who after hearing both the sides favoured a buy-back, but IOC is lukewarm to the proposal.
www.gasandoil.com /goc/company/cns50493.htm   (592 words)

 Has S.L. changed bids, IOC forever? - 2002 Winter Olympics coverage
That admission, along with allegations from a prominent IOC member that blocs of votes are being sold by mysterious "agents" for $5 million or more, could end up changing the bid process forever.
But at the IOC Executive Board's quarterly meeting just over a week ago, what was starting to receive attention from the world media was bounced to a newly created investigative panel.
But George Killian, who served as an IOC member from the United States for about two years, said he was surprised by both the allegation that IOC votes are for sale and that Salt Lake City may have tried to buy them.
deseretnews.com /oly/view/0,3949,35000077,00.html   (1304 words)

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