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ACL injury mechanisms and its prevention

A presentation by Markus Walden during the IOC Prevention Conference earlier this year (Mar 2017) on the above topic. Again thanks to IOC for making all these presentations freely available. 60 more words

IOC to discuss North Korea threat ahead of PyeongChang Olympics

LONDON (AP) — Escalating tensions over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program have caused security challenges posed to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics to be assessed at an upcoming IOC meeting. 376 more words


The closure of the UNOSDP: Ethical considerations

Note: This article first appeared at sportanddev.org (https://www.sportanddev.org/en/article/news/closure-unosdp-ethical-considerations) and is based on the recent closure of United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace… 550 more words

E-sports could be Olympic medal sport in 2024 Games

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: Gaming for an Olympic gold could be a reality come 2024 when the French capital hosts the event.

Speaking to the Associated Press, co-president of the Paris Olympic bid committee Tony Estanguet said he will hold talks with e-sports representatives and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) about the possibility of gaming being part of the Paris Games. 144 more words

Current Affairs

El Molla: IOCs Egypt investments rise to $8.1bn in 2016/2017

Investment by foreign oil firms in Egypt rose to $8.1 billion in 2016-2017 from $6.6 billion a year earlier, Petroleum Minister Tarek El-Molla told Reuters. 110 more words

High-speed running load and related hamstring injury risk

Thanks to IOC World Conference @IOCprev2017 for sharing webcasts of the presentations delivered during the conference on Prevention of Injury and Illness in Sport held earlier this year in March in Monaco. 97 more words