News & Announcements

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IOC and IPC Sign Amendment to 2001 Agreement

2003 Sep 30
IOC President Jacques Rogge and IPC President Phil Craven signed an amendment to the IOC/IPC Agreement of 19 June 2001 on the organisation of the Paralympic Games.
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IOC Announces Composition of Coordination Commission for 2010 Olympic

2003 Sep 30
Following the recent appointment of René Fasel as Chairman of the Coordination Commission for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, the IOC today announced the full composition of the Commission.
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New Director for Olympic Museum in Lausanne

2003 Sep 30
The International Olympic Committee has the pleasure to announce the appointment of Mr. Francis Gabet to the position of Director of the Olympic Museum in Lausanne.
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New ICSD Assistant Technical Directors Announced!

2003 Sep 30
At 2003 Congress, it was approved to add a new position-Assistant Technical Director positions only for those sports that have more than 16 teams. For 2005 Deaflympic Games, basketball, football and volleyball will have an Assistant TD.
Granfors, Artmann, Lovett, & Ammons

Management Team Represents at WFD Congress in Montreal

2003 Sep 30
President John Lovett and Treasurer Ole Artmann represented DEAFLYMPICS at the WFD General Assembly for the first 2 days, while Donalda Ammons, Secretary General and Tiffany Granfors, Administrator set up a display booth at the exhibition hall.
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IOC's First Contact with Vancouver 2010

2003 Sep 30
An IOC team led by René Fasel, Chairman of the IOC 2010 Coordination Commission which ended two days of meetings today in Vancouver with the leaders of the 2010 Transition Team.
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World Anti-Doping Code Booklet

2003 Sep 30
The World Anti-Doping Code is now available in printed booklet format in English/French.
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IOC Appoints New Sports Director

2003 Sep 30
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has the pleasure to announce the appointment of Mr. Kelly Fairweather to the position of Sports Director.
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2005 Summer Deaflympic Games

2003 Sep 30
We are now receiving a steady flow of team requests and, with limited availability at each
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IOC Opens Disclipinary Procedure In Relation To Jerome Young's Issue

2003 Sep 30
The IOC has been working to find a way to move forward and find the reasons for Jerome Young's exoneration.
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IOC Gives Vote Of Confidence To Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

2003 Sep 30
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) gave a vote of confidence to the state of preparations after three days of meetings between the IOC and the Beijing 2008 Organising Committee for the Games of XXIX Olympiad (BOCOG).
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Director Syvasalmi Leaves WADA

2003 Sep 30
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced today that its Director General Harri Syvasalmi has decided to leave the organization for personal reasons.
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IOC Praises Athens Organizers For Sucess Of Sports Events

2003 Sep 30
The IOC today praised the Organising Committee for the Olympic Games in Athens 2004 for the successful running of the test events held over the past few days.
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WADA Executive Committee Defines WADA Key Priorities

2003 Sep 30
Code Implementation, Research, Education Named Top Activities 2004 Prohibited List, 2003 Research Projects Approved Measures for Non-Payment of Dues Considered
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Norges Døveidrettskomitè

2003 Sep 30
Norges Døveidrettskomitè (NDI) arranged on May 24th a General Assembly for the affiliated sports clubs for the deaf.
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WADA/IOC Commission Issues Further Report On Young Case

2003 Sep 30
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced that its Joint Inquiry Commission with the IOC released a further report regarding the case of Jerome Young.
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Launch of Beijing 2008 Olympic Marketing Programme

2003 Sep 30
The Marketing Programme for the 2008 Olympic Games was launched today in Beijing by IOC President Jacques Rogge and representatives of the city of Beijing and the Organising Committee for the 2008 Olympic Games.
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WADA Condemns Early Release Of Tour De France Report

2003 Sep 30
The World Anti-Doping Agency condemned the early and unauthorized release of the Independent Observer Report on this year’s Tour de France.
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Official Invitations For Athens 2004 Olympic Games Sent To 201 Nations

2003 Sep 30
The signing ceremony, which was held at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne in the presence of local and sporting guests, marked exactly "One year to go" before the Opening Ceremony of the 2004 Games in Athens.
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Melbourne 2005 Summer Deaflympics

2003 Sep 30
August 23, 2003- Melbourne had a Countdown Celebration with 500 days to go for the Deaflympic Summer Games! Click on url to check out the photos!
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Saudi Arabia Deaf Sports Committee Becomes an Independent Body

2003 Sep 30
The Saudi Arabia Deaf Sport Committee has become an independent body, and is no longer affiliated to the Saudi Arabia Federation for handicapped-sports since May 28th, 2003.
Granfors, Jill Lovett, Ammons, Lovett, & Artmann

President's e-Message

2003 Sep 30
President Lovett highlights his busy summer schedule with activities that includes a visit to Austria and Canada.
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Athlete's Passport Newsletter

2003 Sep 30
The latest edition of the Athlete's Passport Newsletter is now available on WADA's website.
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Broadcasting for 2008 Olympic Games-Beijing

2003 Sep 30
An agreement was signed by Olympic Broadcasting Services and the Organising Committee for the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games to put in place the establishment of the Beijing Olympic Broadcasting Co. Ltd as host broadcaster for the 2008 Games.
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IOC Executive Board Conclude Two Days Of Productive Meetings

2003 Sep 30
IOC President Jacques Rogge said: