International Olympic Committee

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International Olympic Committee

International Olympic Committee

International Olympic Committee

International Olympic Committee

International Olympic Committee

International Olympic Committee Medical Commission

International Olympic Committee Medical Commission

TAYLOR, James (1871 - 1944), Chevalier Légion d’Honneur; Chartered Accountant; Director of Companies; Member, International Olympic Committee; President, Australian Olympic Federation and Swimming Union

COATES, John Dowling (born 1950), President, Australian Olympic Committee, since 1990; Vice President, International Olympic Committee, since 2013 (Member, since 2001; Executive Board Member, 2009–13)

Thomas M. Hunt. Drug Games: The International Olympic Committee and the Politics of Doping, 1960–2008.

SAMARANCH, Juan Antonio (1920 - 2010), Marqués de Samaranch, 1991; President, International Olympic Committee, 1980–2001 (Member, 1966; Hon. Life President, 2001)

BUDGETT, Richard Gordon McBride (born 1959), Medical and Scientific Director, International Olympic Committee, since 2012

Morris, Michael (1914 - 1999), author, film producer; President, International Olympic Committee, 1972–80, then Honorary Life President

RYAN, Peter James (born 1944), management consultant; Principal Security Advisor: International Olympic Committee, 2000–15; Athens 2004 Olympic Games, 2002–04, Turin, 2006, Beijing, 2008, Vancouver, 2010, London, 2012, Sochi, 2014

HAVELANGE, Jean Marie Faustin Godefroid (born 1916), President, Fédération Internationale de Football Association, 1974–98 (Hon. President, 1998–2013); Member, International Olympic Committee, 1963–2011

REEDIE, Craig (Collins) (born 1941), President, World Anti-Doping Agency, since 2014 (Board Member, since 2000); Vice-President, International Olympic Committee, since 2012 (Member, since 1994; Member, Executive Board, since 2009)


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The governing body of the Olympic Games. The IOC is the supreme authority of the Olympic movement and, in particular, the Olympic Games. It is responsible for ensuring that the Olympic Games are celebrated in the spirit that inspired their revival in Athens in 1896. The IOC elects its own members. Each member speaks either French or English, and resides in a country that has a National Olympic Committee accepted by the IOC to promote the Olympic movement and amateur sport in that country.

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