Daphne Bramham: A hand-me-down Olympics proposed for post-pandemic times

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Sun, 02 May 2021 21:20:50 +0000

Opinion: There is no doubt that reprising the Winter Games here is possible, and it’s likely that the IOC would cast a favourable eye on it.

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Daphne Bramham: Dare to dream? A 2030 Olympics that won't cost B.C. taxpayers anything

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2021 16:24:27 +0000

Opinion: A bigger, better, cheaper, private-sector Winter Games in 2030 is what John Furlong is proposing for a second Vancouver Olympic bid.

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Popoy may run for POC president

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Sat, 06 Jul 2019 22:00:55 +0000

Juico, who formerly held the post of Philippine Sports Commission chairman, told the Bulletin on Saturday that he has been approached by sports leaders but has yet to commit.

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Expedite elections, says IOC

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Fri, 05 Jul 2019 16:00:04 +0000

In a correspondence to the POC on July 4 and signed by James MacLeod, the IOC Director of Olympic Solidarity and NOC Relations, and Hussin Al-Musalam of the Olympic Council of Asia, the POC was ordered to proceed with a special board meeting on Monday without the four officials who stepped down.

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Speed up process for election – Bambol

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2019 16:00:48 +0000

Tolentino pointed out that since Ricky Vargas stepped down as POC president on June 18, the vacancy should be filled within 30 days and that “the latest we can have an election is July 18.”

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POC very unstable – IOC

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 16:00:19 +0000

“We request that the POC coordinate any further steps with the IOC and OCA to make sure that due process is followed, in accordance with the POC Constitution and Olympic Charter,” wrote James MacLeod, the IOC’s director for Olympic Solidarity and NOC Relations and Hussin Al-Musallam, Director General and Technical Director of the OCA in a letter sent to the POC Executive Board dated June 29.

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POC chief cracks whip

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Mon, 27 May 2019 17:30:58 +0000

Citing “lack of trust and confidence,” Vargas decided to recall the appointments of Monsour del Rosario and Charlie Ho as CDM and deputy CDM during the General Assembly that was later adjourned after his lengthy speech.

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IOC recommends suspending boxing group

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 15:30:23 +0000

The guidance from the IOC’s executive board – almost certain to be rubber-stamped by the full IOC membership next month – followed a months-long investigation into alleged serious mismanagement at the crisis-riddled International Boxing Association (AIBA).

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