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The Road to the 2022 Winter Olympics – Lip Service to Good Intentions

By Geea Atanase – Thompson Rivers University 3L JD Student

Since the creation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1894, when 13 nations met at the Congress of Paris to revive the Ancient Greek traditions of unity and diplomacy in organized sport, the modern Olympic Games have purported to represent the harmonious coming together of nations from across the globe in friendly competition and mutual respect. 783 more words

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New oil resources proved in the Grane area

Operator Statoil has together with PL169 partners proved new oil resources in the D-structure in the vicinity of the Grane field in the North Sea.


IOC seeks explanation of Russian member's comments reffering to Venus, Serena as 'brothers'

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The International Olympic Committee is asking Russian member Shamil Tarpischev for a “full explanation” of his comments about Venus and Serena Williams that led to him being fined and suspended by the women’s tennis tour. 86 more words


IOC wants 'full explanation' from Russian about 'Williams brothers' comments

Russian IOC member Shamil Tarpischev will be contacted by the IOC for a “full explanation of his comments” about Venus and Serena Williams that led to the Russian being fined and suspended by the WTA Tour. 103 more words


Shell Midstream Partners, L.P. launches initial public offering

Shell Midstream Partners, L.P., a limited partnership formed by Royal Dutch Shell, announced today that it has launched its initial public offering of 37,500,000 common units, representing limited partner interests. 41 more words


The President of Myanmar, Thein Sein, meets with Eni’s CEO, Claudio Descalzi

Eni’s CEO updated the President Sein on projects and activities that will be developed in the Country. The recent entry of Eni in Myanmar further confirms the Company’s strategy to strengthen its presence in Southeast Asia… 135 more words


What is the future of doping in sport?

With the new WADA Code being recently introduced and hailed by Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates as a ‘game changer’[1], the topic of doping in sport is very much in the spotlight yet again. 1,008 more words