Tag Archive | International Olympic Committee

ARE the OLYMPICS turning into a REALITY SHOW? TIME to ACT: CONTACT IOC to PROTEST WRESTLING BEING KICKED OUT!

In an astounding move, the International Olympic Committee has put wrestling, that’s right, wrestling, out of the Olympic Games!  Here’s the ABC news report; Here’s an ESPN report.  The reasons stated, courtesy of the ESPN report: The board voted after reviewing a report by the IOC program commission that analyzed 39 criteria, including TV ratings, […]

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Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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IOC suspends the INDIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE for (Don’t laugh too hard!) GOVERNMENT INTERFERENCE! I’m so glad the SOVIET UNION wasn’t guilty of THAT!

This article made me see red today:  Suspension of Indian Olympic Association figures in RS The reason cited by the International Olympic Committee was (get this!) “governmental interference”.  Don’t laugh too hard.  You might get hurt.  Here are the pertinent paragraphs: In a huge embarrassment for India, the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday suspended the […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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IS INDIA about to GET IT about the OLYMPICS? THIS former INDIAN SPORTS OFFICIAL seems to be CLOSE!

There is a remarkable story that I must research further on the IOC suspending the India Olympic Association from the Olympic movement.  I do not know what the facts are yet.  But here’s an interview with a former Indian Sports Minister [Dr. R. S. Gill] who seems to be close to what is occurring in […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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ONE MORE IMPACT of the PROFESSIONALIZATION of amateur sports: Track and Field athletes forming a UNION?

I was trying to decide how to feel about this article:  Appalled or thrilled?  I have a bit of both feelings based on who the  parties are and their positions: On one side is the track and field athletes, prohibited by the (other side) IOC from even mentioning sponsors that have helped them get to […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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MORE BAD NEWS from the ANTI-DOPING CODE! HAS the USA given up SOVEREIGNTY to a PRIVATE ORGANIZATION!

My review of the 2009 Anti-Doping Code gets worse for liberty and sovereignty lovers.  There is a provision that says if you do not enact the associated with the Anti-Doping Code can’t be in the Olympics! 23.5 Additional Consequences of a Signatory’s Noncompliance with the Code Noncompliance with the Code by any Signatory may result […]

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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