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April 4, 2011
IOC Executive Board meetings in London, 5 and 6 April 2011

Jacques Rogge the IOC President chairs the IOC Executive Board Meeting in Vancouver, Canada in 2010. (Photo by Getty Images)

LAUSANNE, April 4,2011 - The IOC Executive Board (EB) will meet in London on Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 April at the same time as the SportAccord Convention.

During the two days, the EB will meet with the Summer Olympic International Federations (ASOIF) and the International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF), which will have held their General Assemblies earlier in the week. It will hear reports on the IOC’s latest activities, and receive updates on preparations for the forthcoming Olympic Games: London 2012, Sochi 2014, Rio de Janeiro 2016 and the Innsbruck 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

Programme of the IOC EB Meetings

Tuesday 5 April


Meetings / Events

8 - 10 a.m.

Joint meeting of the IOC EB and the Summer Olympic International Federations

10:15 - 11:45 a.m.

Joint meeting of the IOC EB and the Olympic Winter Sports Federations

1:30 p.m.

Joint press conference with IOC President Jacques Rogge,

ASOIF President Denis Oswald and AIOWF President René Fasel

3 - 6 p.m.

IOC Executive Board meeting

6:30 p.m.

IOC press briefing with Communications Director Mark Adams

Wednesday 6 April


Meetings / Events

8:50 - 9 a.m.

Photo opportunity

9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

IOC Executive Board meeting

1:30 p.m.

IOC press briefing with Communications Director Mark Adams

3 - 6 p.m.

IOC Executive Board meeting

6:30 p.m.

IOC President’s press conference

Time specified is GMT + 1.

Please note that all times are subject to change.

SportAccord Convention will be handling media logistics for all events as follows:


Park Plaza Westminster Bridge

200 Westminster Bridge Road

SE1 7UT London

Tel: +44 844 -415-6790

Fax: +44 844-415-6791

Media facilities:

The ‘Press Working Room’ will be set up in Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in the Club Lounge, located on the 15th floor with all necessary facilities including high-speed internet lines.

Accreditation and accommodation:

Media wishing to cover the events and anyone with enquiries concerning accommodation and transport are requested to contact SportAccord

Please note that the media accreditation that you apply for via SportAccord will also grant you access to the IOC press briefings and IOC President’s press conference.

Conference calls:

Media representatives who will not be in London will be able to listen to the President's final press conference on 6 April at 6.30 p.m. local time (GMT + 1).

The number and access code will be as follows:

Number to dial:

+41 91 610 41 20 (Europe)

+44 207 107 06 12 (UK)

+1 866 251 44 37 (USA)

Access code:

2612179 followed by the # sign

As all times are subject to change, if you would like to use this service, please send us your e-mail address so that we can inform you of the exact time of the conferences. 
A playback of the conference will be available for 48 hours until Friday 8 April. 
The number and access code will be as follows:

Number to dial:

+41 91 612 4330 (Europe)

+44 207 108 6233 (UK)

+1 (1) 866 416 2558 (USA)

Access code:

13494 followed by the # sign

IOC contacts:

Emmanuelle Moreau, IOC Head of Media Relations 
Nimtaz-Tanya Noordin, IOC Media Relations Coordinator
Tel: +41 21 621 6000, Fax: +41 21 621 6356

SportAccord Convention contacts:

Jay Stuart, Head of Media Relations

Mobile number: +44 (774) 780 50 75


Anna Hellman, Executive Director

Mobile number: +41 79 310 97 22


For further information on the Executive Board, please contact the IOC Communications Department, Tel: +41 21 621 60 00, E-mail:

About the SportAccord Convention

Every year, the SportAccord convention brings together representatives from more than 100 international sports federations and organisations affiliated to SportAccord (General Association of International Sports Federations), ASOIF (Association of Summer Olympic International Federations) and AIOWF (Association of the International Olympic Winter Sports Federations), together with sponsors, bidding and host cities, architects, sports lawyers, broadcasters, Games organising committees, rights holders and other specialists to discuss the key issues facing the sports industry.

Owned by SportAccord, ASOIF and AIOWF, the SportAccord convention encompasses the annual Congress and General Assembly of each association, while offering the sports community a powerful opportunity to come together in an exclusive and authoritative networking environment to build relationships, exchange knowledge and develop ideas.

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