- The International Olympic Committee(IOC) has formally opened its new headquarters in Lausanne,Switzerland.The Olympic House has been built on the site of the former headquarters.
- The International Olympic Committee(IOC) is a non-governmental sports organisation based in Lausanne,Switzerland.It was established in 1894.
- IOC is the authority responsible for organising the modern Summer and Winter Olympic Games.
- The IOC is the governing body of the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) are the national constituents of the worldwide Olympic Movement.As of 2016,there are 206 NOCs officially recognised by the IOC.
- The IOC also ensures the regular celebration of the Olympic Games,supports all affiliated member organisations of the Olympic Movement and strongly encourages the promotion of the Olympic values.
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