International Olympic Committee

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) (French: Comité international olympique, CIO) is a Swiss non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre, Baron de Coubertin, on 23 June 1894 with Demetrios Vikelas as its first president. Today its membership consists of 100 active members, 33 honorary members, and 1 honour member. The IOC is the supreme authority of the Olympic movement.The IOC organises the modern Olympic Games and Youth Olympic Games, held in summer and winter, every four years. The first Summer Olympics organised by the IOC were held in Athens, Greece, in 1896; the first Winter Olympics were in Chamonix, France, in 1924.
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  • The Summer Olympics Are Not Winning Gold on Social Media

    … With headlines reporting the Opening Ceremony’s lackluster ratings, perhaps the 2016 Summer Olympic Games could benefit from more “buzz.” Unfortunately, due to the International Olympic Committee’s Orwellian list of terms that only official Olympic sponsors can use, the United States Olympic Committee might be reducing the very social media…

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  • The Olympic Flame Lights Up Twitter

    … The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero are fast approaching, and the Olympic flame is tweeting about it. Twitter U.K. head of sport Alex Trickett announced in a blog post that two Twitter accounts–@OlympicFlame and Portuguese-language @ChamaOlimpica—will enable fans to follow the Olympic torch on its journey from Greece to Brazil…

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  • The Mobile App 2016 Rio Summer Olympics Sponsors Should Create

    … masses has never been easier. And while people think of Coke as the iconic bottle or signature red can, the company owns dozens of brands like Dasani, Schweppes and Powerade. Over the course of 17 Olympic sized (and length) days and nights of events, each could play a critical role. This brings us to the lead Olympic sponsor, Procter & Gamble…

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