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THE OLYMPIC RINGS REMAIN ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST WIDELY RECOGNISED SYMBOLS, WITH NINE OUT OF 10 PEOPLE CORRECTLY IDENTIFYING THE SYMBOL WHEN SHOWN IT, ACCORDING TO CONSUMER RESEARCH CONDUCTED FOLLOWING THE OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES PYEONGCHANG 2018. THE OLYMPIC RINGS ALSO OUTPERFORMED OTHER GLOBALLY RECOGNISED SYMBOLS ACROSS A RANGE OF VALUES, INCLUDING “GLOBAL”, “DIVERSITY”, “HERITAGE AND TRADITION”, “INSPIRATIONAL”, “OPTIMISTIC” AND “INCLUSIVE”, AS WELL AS THE OLYMPIC VALUES OF “EXCELLENCE” AND “FRIENDSHIP”.

Read more: INDEPENDENT RESEARCH CONDUCTED ON BEHALF OF THE IOC DEMONSTRATES GLOBAL STRENGTH OF THE OLYMPIC...

Tsunekazu Takeda has resigned following bribery allegations linked to the successful bid from Tokyo 2020 ©Getty Images

The President of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) Tsunekazu Takeda has resigned following bribery allegations linked to the successful bid from Tokyo 2020.

Read more: Takeda resigns from IOC and as JOC President amid bribery allegations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday 19th February, 2019 Roseau. Friday 15th February, 2019 marked a historic moment for the Olympic Movement in Dominica, when for the first time ever Dominica was visited by The President - Mr. Brian Lewis and Secretary General Mr. Keith Joseph of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC).

Read more: CANOC REPRESENTATIVES VISIT DOMINICA TO ASSIST IN SPORT DEVELOPMENT

CANOC President Brian Lewis and Dominica Olympic Committee counterpart Billy Doctrove met in Roseau ©CANOC/DOC

Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees (CANOC) President Brian Lewis and secretary general Keith Joseph have made a historic trip to Dominica having accepted an invitation from the head of the country’s NOC, Billy Doctrove.

Read more: CANOC President and secretary general make historic visit to Dominica

The IOC Athletes' Commission has criticised the new athlete group ©IOC

Tension between competitors who have spoken out on several issues in sport in recent months has re-emerged after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission criticised a new athlete-led group following its launch yesterday.

Read more: Global Athlete criticised by IOC Athletes' Commission as Koehler insists organisation is not a...

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