Qualified Athletes London 2012 Games

Rondell Bartholomew - Kurt Felix - Kanika Beckles - Janelle Redhead - Paul Williams - Neisha Bernard-Thomas

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Olympic Venues in London

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Digicel Promotion of London Games

Digicel Launch Promotion of London Games with $10,000 Donation to Grenada Olympic Committee

Wednesday 16th May 2012 – St. George’s, Grenada: Digicel has officially launched its promotion for the London games with a donation of EC$10,000 to the Grenada Olympic Committee. As the Race to the London games begin in earnest, the cheque which is to aid the Association in their preparation to represent Grenada at the event was handed over at a ceremony on Wednesday held at Digicel office in Point Salines.

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Vázquez Raña blames rivals as he resigns as head of ANOC and Olympic Solidarity

Vázquez Raña blames rivals as he resigns as head of ANOC and Olympic Solidarity

Thursday, 15 March 2012

By Duncan Mackay

Mario Vzquez_Raa_talking_into_microphoneMarch 15 - Mario Vázquez Raña today surprisingly resigned as the President of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) and the head of Olympic Solidarity, blaming Kuwait's Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah and Ireland's Patrick Hickey for forcing him out following an "insane and aggressive" campaign.

The Mexican billionaire has also stood down from the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) ruling Execuitve Board, although he will remain as head of the Pan American Sports Organization, where he was last week controversially re-elected for another four-year term after he refused to hold a secret ballot.

"I found it very difficult to take such a drastic decision," he said in a statement.

"For over 40 years, first as an athlete and then as leader, I have been closely linked to the Olympic Movement."

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PASO 2012 General Assembly

Vazquez Rana Talks About Future

Re-lected  by acclamation to another term as president of the Pan American Sports Organization, Mario Vazquez Rana closed the general assembly Thursday in Mexico City with some reflections about what is ahead. Fading away does not seem to be an option.
Mario Vazquez Rana following the General Assembly. (ATR)
Vazquez Rana, who turns 80 this year and must retire from the IOC, was rumored to be facing a challenge over his PASO re-election, which never emerged this week. But he has been caught in a fight over leadership issues at the Association of National Olympic Committees, which Vazquez Rana also leads.

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