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The tears of a worthy champion

The tears of a worthy champion

SHANGHAI, July 26, 2011 - Three days before, an enormous bomb had gone off in central Oslo, rocking government offices, killing seven people. Shortly thereafter, the massacre began on a nearby island called Utoya. Children and teenagers, at a summer camp, gunned down indiscriminately, dozens and dozens murdered, and for what?Alexander Dale Oen felt the full enormity of his country's sorrow.Too, he saw a path to a sliver of hope.

5th World Conference on Women and Sport

5th World Conference on Women and Sport

LAUSANNE, JULY 23,2011 -The IOC has kicked off the registration process for next year's IOC World Conference on Women and Sport, which will take place from 16 to 18 February 2012 in Los Angeles, USA. Under the theme "Together Stronger: The Future of Sport", the event is being organised jointly by the IOC, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and the Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games.

YOUTH TEAMS SET OFF FOR 2011 TRABZON EYOF – ENJOY THE FESTIVAL

YOUTH TEAMS SET OFF FOR 2011 TRABZON EYOF – ENJOY THE FESTIVAL

Trabzon, July 22 - The 49 teams of young athletes from all over Europe are about to head for Trabzon. After months of preparations, the 3,300 youngsters will travel to the town on the Black Sea where everything is ready and where they will live an unforgettable experience, from 24 to 29 July.

 SUMMER EYOF 2011 - OLYMPIC TORCH REACHES ANKARA ON ITS WAY TO TRABZON

SUMMER EYOF 2011 - OLYMPIC TORCH REACHES ANKARA ON ITS WAY TO TRABZON

Ankara, July 19 - The Flame lit at the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens on May 24 stayed at NOC headquarters in Istanbul until July 16, when it was given to EYOF General Coordinator Nihat Doker by the Vice President of the NOC of Turkey Türker Aslan, during a ceremony held at the Olympic House, and after having completed a 2.5 km relay across the city.

NOC OF SWITZERLAND – SWISS SAY

NOC OF SWITZERLAND – SWISS SAY "NO" TO DOPING

Ittigen (Berne Canton), July 18 - More than 90% of Swiss are in favour of an ongoing fight against doping and severe penalties for related violations. These are the results of a survey carried out in Switzerland at the request of Antidoping Switzerland and they show ...