THE OLYMPIC RINGS REMAIN ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST WIDELY RECOGNISED SYMBOLS, WITH NINE OUT OF 10 PEOPLE CORRECTLY IDENTIFYING THE SYMBOL WHEN SHOWN IT, ACCORDING TO CONSUMER RESEARCH CONDUCTED FOLLOWING THE OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES PYEONGCHANG 2018. THE OLYMPIC RINGS ALSO OUTPERFORMED OTHER GLOBALLY RECOGNISED SYMBOLS ACROSS A RANGE OF VALUES, INCLUDING “GLOBAL”, “DIVERSITY”, “HERITAGE AND TRADITION”, “INSPIRATIONAL”, “OPTIMISTIC” AND “INCLUSIVE”, AS WELL AS THE OLYMPIC VALUES OF “EXCELLENCE” AND “FRIENDSHIP”.
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The President of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) Tsunekazu Takeda has resigned following bribery allegations linked to the successful bid from Tokyo 2020.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday 19th February, 2019 Roseau. Friday 15th February, 2019 marked a historic moment for the Olympic Movement in Dominica, when for the first time ever Dominica was visited by The President - Mr. Brian Lewis and Secretary General Mr. Keith Joseph of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC).
Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) President Brian Lewis and secretary general Keith Joseph have made a historic trip to Dominica having accepted an invitation from the head of the country’s NOC, Billy Doctrove.
Tension between competitors who have spoken out on several issues in sport in recent months has re-emerged after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission criticised a new athlete-led group following its launch yesterday.