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The Olympic Movement Ancient Olympics were held in Greece Warring nations would stop fighting for the purpose of the  Games Had highly religious undertones (Zeus) which led to the  ending of the Games by the Romans
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The Olympics Baron Pierre de Coubertin (FR) founded the International  Olympic Committee in 1894. First Summer Games were  held in Athens 1896. Winter Olympics began in 1924 Paralympic Games are governed by the International  Paralympic Committee
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The Olympic Movement International Olympic Committee (IOC) National Organizing Committees (NOC) International Sports Federations (IF) Also: Organizing Committees for the Olympic  Games (OCOG) All are non-profit
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IOC Structure President, Executive Board and over 200 voting  members (mostly royalty and former athletes) Governed by the Olympic Charter
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2011 for the course SPM 202 taught by Professor X during the Spring '11 term at FSU.

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