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Olympism is the marriage of sport and culture.

Olympism is the marriage of sport and culture.

We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace, irrespective of race, religion and political convictions, for the benefit of mankind.

We peruse one ideal, that of bringing people together in peace, irrespective of race, religion and political convictions, for the benefit of mankind.

Throughout its history, the international Olympic Committee has struggled to spread its ideal of fraternity, friendship, peace and universal understanding. ---->>>

Our philosophy precedes from the belief that sport is an inalienable part of the educational process and a factor for promoting peace, friendship, cooperation and understanding among peoples. ---->>>

The 'movement' is paramount, the concept of 'family' is the symbol we wish to project. ---->>>

I want to express my deepest apology to the athletes, the people of Salt Lake City in Utah and the millions of citizens worldwide who love and respect the games. ---->>>

Olympism is a philosophy which, by blending sport with culture, seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal ethical principles.

Olympism is a philosophy which, by blending sport with culture, seeks to create a way of life based on the joy found in effort, the educational value of good example and respect for universal ethical principles.

Spain is not a racist country.

Spain is not a racist country.

Biography

Juan Antonio Samaranch profile (juan-antonio-samaranch.jpg)
Nationality: Spanish
Born: 07-17, 1920
Birthplace:
Die: 2010-04-21
Occupation: Celebrity
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Juan Antonio Samaranch y Torelló, 1st Marquess of Samaranch (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈʒwan antɔˈnjɔ samaˈɾaŋk]; 17 July 1920 – 21 April 2010), was a Spanish sports administrator and minister of sports under the Franco regime (1973–1977) who served as the seventh President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 1980 to 2001 (wikipedia)