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Death of Mario Vázquez Raña, former IOC member

Read more...It is with great sadness that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has learnt of the death of long-time IOC member and former President of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), Mario Vázquez Raña, aged 82.

“Mario Vázquez Raña dedicated a great part of his life to Olympic sport”, said IOC President Thomas Bach.

“He served over decades with great commitment as President of PASO, even until his last moments. He had outstanding merit within the Olympic Movement and we will always remember him as a great Olympic leader. The Olympic flag at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne will be flown at half-mast in his honour”, he added.

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This decision was announced by José Perurena, President of the International World Games Association, at noon on Thursday, 22 January 2015, at a press conference in the Mövenpick Hotel in Lausanne. 

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Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games tops UK's World Sports Feel-Good Rankings 2014

The Commonwealth Games Federation today (Friday, January 23) with World Rugby unveiled the 14 international teams invited to compete for Gold in Rugby Sevens at the Samoa 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games.
The history-making line-up includes eight teams for the men’s tournament and six for the women’s tournament – the first time young female athletes will compete in a Rugby Sevens competition at a Commonwealth Youth Games.

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“Getting the couch potatoes off the couch”

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Caribbean Sports Administrators Support Olympic Agenda 2020

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