The Los Angeles 2028 organizing committee on Tuesday released an inflation-adjusted budget, and in the rush to pounce on the new number, $6.9 billion, every single outlet missed the story.

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THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC) WILL OFFICIALLY INAUGURATE ITS NEW HEADQUARTERS ON 23 JUNE DURING THE CELEBRATION OF OLYMPIC DAY. IN 2019 THIS SYMBOLIC DAY WILL MARK THE 125TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE CREATION OF THE IOC.

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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”.

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

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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