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Old 01-10-2006, 10:51 AM
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King Carl Gustav, Queen Silvia and Prince Carl Phillip of Sweden

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was created on June 23, 1894 by the Paris Congress to act as the supreme authority of the Olympic games.

Based in Lausanne, Switzerland, the IOC is governed by the Olympic Charter, whose philosophy is that "sport serves the harmonious development of man."

An IOC president is elected by secret ballot and serves for a term of eight years, at which time he or she can be re-elected for another four-year term. In Olympic history, there have been seven presidents:
  • Le Baron Pierre de Coubertin (France) -- 1896-1925
  • Demetrious Vikelas (Greece) 1896-1984
  • Le Comte Henri de Baillet-Latour (Belgium) 1925-1942
  • J. Sigfrid Edstrom (Sweden) 1946-1952
  • Avery Brundage (U.S.A.) 1952-1972
  • Lord Killanin (Ireland) 1972-1980
  • Juan Antonio Samaranch (Spain) 1980-2001
  • Jacques Rogge (Belgium) 2001-Today
Avery Brundage in advance of the 1972 Munich Olympic games.

Outging IOC President Lord Killanin congratulates his successor, Juan Antonio Samaranch.

Juan Antonio Samaranch at the Lillehammer Olympic games with the Norwegian royal family behind him.

Juan Antonio Samaranch at the Atlanta Olympic games, sitting with Queen Sofia and Prince Felipe of Spain.

The current IOC President Jacques Rogges.


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Royal IOC Members

There are currently more than 110 members of the IOC, who represent the interests and concerns of their respective countries to the IOC.

The following royals are IOC members.

Princess Nora of Liechtenstein (since 1984)
Prince Albert of Monaco (since 1985)
Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah of Kuwait (since 1992)
Infanta Doña Pilar of Spain (since 1996)
Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg (since 1998)
Prince Willem-Alexander of Orange (since 1998)

Honourary members of the IOC include:

Grand Duke Jean of Luxembourg (since 1946)
King Constantine of Greece (since 1963)

Infanta Pilar with the Spanish athletes and with the Madrid bid committe

Princess Anne in Sydney, presiding over the torch ceremony in advance of Athens, and in Athens.

Prince Albert handing out the medals at the Athens games.

Crown Prince Willem-Alexander presiding over the torch relay ceremony and touring Vancouver's bid -- who won and will host the 2010 games.

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The Masters of the TRF Christmas Quiz 2005!

The TRF Christmas Quiz that we had in our December/January Newsletter - A Royal Holiday, is now finnished and so are the results. A big thank you to every one who tried themselves and participated, you all did great!

The great knowledge of many of our members could perhaps be shown in the quiz result, as we looked up who would be mentioned as the winner in this newsletter - we discovered that there are no more than five people placed on the top position!

The TRF Team hereby crowns the following members as "Masters of the TRF Christmas Quiz 2005"...

* Marengo
* Epictetus
* Meredith
* Gabrielle
* mybags

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