The 125th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) concluded in the South American city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Tuesday last. It was mooted as a major event that would feature significant impact on the future of the International Olympic Movement. Read the rest of this entry »
by Keith Joseph
Earlier this week, Tuesday 22 May 2012, the St Vincent and the Grenadines National Olympic Committee (NOC) observed the 25th anniversary of its membership of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) custodian of the International Olympic Movement and the Olympic Games.
Many may recall that earlier this year the NOC announced that this is a year of many celebrations for the organisation.
On 6 January 2012 the NOC observed the 30th anniversary of the founding of the organisation by Lennox Adams. It was then called the St Vincent and the Grenadines National Olympic Association.
Those who saw him at the final session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) when voting to decide the host of the Summer Olympics of 2016 may well have thought that he was still quite strong. Not long after that however the news emerged that former IOC President, Juan Antonio Samaranch, was not well.