“Rule 40” is the somewhat controversial rule of the Olympic Charter which prevents athletes who are competing in the Games from allowing their name, image or sporting performance to be used in advertising during a ‘blackout period’ (just before and during the Games) without the permission of the IOC.
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LONDON (AP) - Seeking to allay fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical director said "everything that can be done is being done" to combat the virus in Brazil and provide safe conditions for athletes at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Paris 2024 revealed their official logo for their Olympic and Paralympic Games bid here tonight, with the design claimed to be a modern interpretation of the French capital’s most iconic symbol, the Eiffel Tower.
Updated, June 2015
1. What type of international protection is afforded the Olympic trademarks?
Jean Pascal Kinda, the former President of the Burkinabé National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSB), has been named among the victims of the Ouagadougou terror attack that has left at least 29 dead.