USOC 2024 Determining Potential US Olympic Bid

USOC 2024 Determining Potential US Olympic Bid

By Brian Powell April 9, 2014

On Tuesday, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) expressed much interest in narrowing down its field of potential cities to make a bid to host the 2024 summer Olympics. “The dialogue is really around which cities do we think can …

Olympics Committee Says Its Okay to Post Images Olympics Committee Says Its Okay to Post Images

Olympic Organizers are now saying spectators are allowed to upload photos from the London games, after originally saying that it was not okay to do so. The terms on an Olympic ticket read: “Images, video and sound recordings of the …

Tweet Away, Olympians, Says IOC Tweet Away, Olympians, Says IOC
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Although it’s a pretty well known fact that athletes and Twitter have had a messy relationship in the past, the International Olympic Committee has decided that social media buzz would be good for the 2012 Olympics. Not only will Olympics …

IOC Forces YouTube Removal Of Tibet Protest Video

The presence of the Olympic’s five interlocking rings in a video of a protest against Chinese control of Tibet led to the International Olympic Committee claiming copyright infringement.

Olympic Internet Ticket Scam Dupes Fans
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People hoping to attend the Beijing Olympic Games have become victims of an international Internet ticket scam in which thousands of fake tickets were offered the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said today.

The IOC and the United States Olympic Committee filed a lawsuit last week accusing at least half a dozen Web sites of selling bogus tickets. The action comes too late to help people find replacement seats at the Games.

IOC Watching China For Internet Censorship During Games
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The International Olympic Committee will look into the censorship of the Internet that the media is using to cover the Beijing Olympics.

China has pledged to the media that there would be no censorship of the Internet during the Games and rolled back regulations in January that put restrictions on the foreign press.

China Says It Won’t Censor Web For Games

The Internet will not be censored at the Beijing Olympic Games and there will be no delays of the television signal the International Olympic Committee said today.

IOC Issues New Internet Rules

The International Olympic Committee has issued updated rules for new media covering the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

The rules will allow media organizations to use their own Web sites to host written and photographic coverage of the games if it is for normal journalistic and editorial use. "The Internet is an important medium for the communication and promotion of sport and the Olympic Movement," the IOC said in the guidelines.

IOC Tells China Not To Censor Internet During The Games

International Olympic Committee inspectors have told Beijing that the Internet must be open and uncensored during all of the Olympic games this summer.