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IOC pledges $2 million fund to help refugees

The International Olympic Committee announced an emergency $2 million fund that will be made available to National Olympic Committees to assist refugees.

“We have all been touched by the terrible news and the heartbreaking stories in the past few days,” IOC president… 147 more words


IOC Announces Emergency Two Million Dollar Fund To Help Refugees

The International Olympic Committee today announced a two million dollar fund that will be made available to National Olympic Committees for programmes focused on refugees. 482 more words


IOC sets up $2 million fund for Olympic bodies to assist refugees

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The International Olympic Committee is setting up a $2 million fund to assist refugees.

IOC President Thomas Bach says “with this terrible crisis unfolding across the Middle East, Africa and Europe, sport and the Olympic Movement wanted to play its part in bringing humanitarian help to the refugees.” 85 more words


Los Angeles City Council Approves LA’s Bid for 2024 Summer Olympics

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Shutterstock)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council has thrown its support behind an effort to bid for the 2024 Olympic Games. 133 more words


Of LIC and the great Indian disinvestment farce

I should have written this column around a week back, nevertheless it’s still not too late to make the point that I want to make. 1,056 more words


IOC President completes successful China trip

By Olympic.org

IOC President completes a week-long successful China trip after visiting Olympic Winter Games 2022 venues and seeing school in Sichuan province helped by the IOC following the 2008 earthquake. 85 more words


Los Angeles Poised To Vote On 2024 Olympic Plan

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A month after Boston’s bid for the 2024 Olympic Games collapsed, Los Angeles appears on the verge of stepping in as the replacement U.S. 374 more words