I.O.C International Olympic Comitee

Historical Development

The I.O.C is a Swiss non-profit non-governmental organisation based in Switzerland

It was created by Pierre Baron de Coubertin in June 1894

Today its membership consists of 105 active members and 32 honorary members

The first summer Olympics were held in Athens Greece, 1896

The first winter Olympics were in Chamonix France, in 1924

Until 1992 summer and winter Olympics were held in the same year

•To encourage and support the promotion of ethics in sport as well as education of youth through sport and to dedicate its efforts to ensuring that, in sport, the spirit of fair play prevails and violence is banned; (YES/ Certain aspects they don't have control over) •To encourage and support the organisation, development and coordination of sport and sports competitions; (YES) •To ensure the regular celebration of the Olympic Games; (YES) •To cooperate with the competent public or private organisations and authorities in the endeavour to place sport at the service of humanity and thereby to promote peace; (YES/ Major events attract attention e.g. Munich disaster & Atlanta bombing) •To take action in order to strengthen the unity and to protect the independence of the Olympic Movement; (YES) •To act against any form of discrimination affecting the Olympic Movement; (YES) •To encourage and support the promotion of women in sport at all levels and in all structures with a view to implementing the principle of equality of men and women; (MAYBE- in the process / 2016 45% participants women) •To lead the fight against doping in sport; (NO) •To encourage and support measures protecting the health of athletes; (YES) •To oppose any political or commercial abuse of sport and athletes; (NO)

Organisational Structure

President

Thomas Bach

4 Vice presidents

Mr. John Coates Australia

Prof. Dr. Uğur Erdener Turkey

Mr. Juan Antonio Samaranch Salisachs Spain

Mr. Yu Zaiqing

10 Members

Mr. Sergey Bubka Ukraine

Ms. Anita DeFrantz United States

Mr. Patrick Joseph Hickey[4] Ireland

Mr. Willi Kaltschmitt Luján Guatemala

Mr. Gian-Franco Kasper Switzerland

Mrs. Gunilla Lindberg Sweden

Mr. Ng Ser Miang Singapore

Mrs. Angela Ruggiero United States

Mr. Wu Ching-kuo Chinese Taipei

Visa

Panasonic

Mc donalds

Samsung

P&G

Toyota

Bridgestone

OMEGA

Coca Cola

2016 the riches games happened in the history of Olympics 128 years

Companies payed more than 4 Billion to screen, with a combined value of 1.5 trillion

Ethics

Morale Crisis it’s unquestionably a hugely profitable enterprise for managers and contractors, which means they have historically been willing to overlook a lot so long as the Games goes ahead. - This has contributed to Russias ban. Built the Olympic golf course inside a nature reserve, has evicted hundreds of families to make way for other event locations and even built the press centre on a sacred slave burial ground.

Cover ups - Tthletes being told not to open their mouths while swimming in toxic water

After high profile scandal in which several IOC members were accused of taking bribes from the salt lake organisation committee in the exchange for salt lake to host the games- This lead to the creation of the ethics committee

South Korea in 1988 games there was an over sore of brutal widespread cleansing that resulted i horrific human right violations that resulted in the homeless the drunk, children and disabled were rounded up of the streets ahead of the 1988 Seoul Olympics

West Germany athletes turns into a man Heidi Krieger turned into Andreas Krieger after coaches forced athletes to take steroids

Badminton scandal 8 female players disqualified from China South Korea and Indonesia after they were found to be throwing games due to match fixing

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Created with images by burge5k - "Olympics" • cosmix - "olympic stadium athens" • Andrea & Stefan - "Impossible Mission Title Screen" • Tim Green aka atoach - "Street Gang" • rdaconnect - "ethics wordcloud care"

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