(PRWEB) February 03, 2012
On 31 January, IOC President Jacques Rogge participated in the Olympic Museum closing evening in Lausanne. The Olympic institution thus closed its doors for renovations until the end of 2013. However, thanks to a virtual Olympic Museum, visitors can (re)discover memories of The Museum since its inauguration, follow the evolution of the renovation work and projects, listen to interviews and watch videos.
On 2 February in Lausanne, President Rogge chaired the third meeting of the Working Group on Irregular and Illegal Betting in Sport. Some 50 representatives of governments, international public organisations, the sports movement and betting operators were present. At the end of this meeting, the participants approved a series of measures aimed at increasing awareness, improving monitoring, exchanging and analysing information, and strengthening existing legislation or encouraging the adoption of new legislation and regulations likely to combat this problem. Alongside this meeting, an agreement was signed between the IOC and the ARJEL, the French Regulatory Authority for Online Games.
This week in Vidy, the IOC President has met: