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Abdullah bin Musa'ad bin Abdul Aziz (born 18 August 1965, Riyadh) (عبد الله بن مساعد بن عبد العزيز آل سعود) is a Saudi prince and businessman.
Afghanistan National Olympic Committee (IOC code: AFG) is the National Olympic Committee representing Afghanistan.
Sheikh Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (احمد الفهد الاحمد الجابر الصباح; born 12 August 1963) is a Kuwaiti politician and sports administrator who is current president of Olympic Council of Asia and Asian Handball Federation.
The Arab–Israeli conflict refers to the political tension, military conflicts and disputes between a number of Arab countries and Israel.
Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.
The Asian Beach Games, also known as ABG,is a multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia.
The Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia.
The Asian Games Federation (AGF) was the governing body of sports in Asia from 1949 to 1982.
The Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, also known as AIMAG, is a pancontinental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia, after the merger of the Asian Indoor Games and the Asian Martial Arts Games.
The Asian Indoor Games were a multi-sport event that was contested every two years among athletes representing countries from Asia.
The Asian Martial Arts Games, also known as AMG,is a Pancontinental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia, after the merger of the Asian Indoor Games and the Asian Martial Arts Games.
The Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) is an organization based in United Arab Emirates.
The Asian Winter Games (AWG) is an international multi-sport event held every four years for members of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) which features winter events.
The Asian Youth Games, also known as AYG,is a multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia.
Bahrain Olympic Committee (IOC code: BRN) is the National Olympic Committee representing Bahrain as a member of the International Olympic Committee.
Bangladesh Olympic Association (বাংলাদেশ অলিম্পিক সংস্থা; IOC code: BAN) is the National Olympic Committee representing Bangladesh.
The Bhutan Olympic Committee was created in November 1983 with the King of Bhutan as its President, with its headquarters at Thimphu, Bhutan.
Brunei Darussalam National Olympic Council (IOC code: BRU) is the National Olympic Committee representing Brunei.
The Central Asian Games (CAG), inaugurated in 1995, is a multi-sport event held biennially among athletes from the five Central Asian republics formerly members of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
The Chinese Olympic Committee (IOC code: CHN) has been the officially designated body of the People's Republic of China (PRC) regarding the Olympic Games and other affiliated international sport federations since 1979, when the Nagoya Resolution was adopted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
"Chinese Taipei" is the name for Taiwan designated in the Nagoya Resolution whereby the Republic of China (ROC) and the People's Republic of China (PRC) recognize each other when it comes to the activities of the International Olympic Committee.
The Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee (CTOC, IOC code: TPE) is the National Olympic Committee representing the Republic of China (Taiwan).
The East Asian Games was a multi-sport event organised by the East Asian Games Association (EAGA) and held every four years from 1993 to 2013 among athletes from East Asian countries and territories of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), as well as the Pacific island of Guam, which is a member of the Oceania National Olympic Committees.
East Timor or Timor-Leste (Tetum: Timór Lorosa'e), officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (República Democrática de Timor-Leste, Repúblika Demokrátika Timór-Leste), is a sovereign state in Maritime Southeast Asia.
The European Olympic Committees is an organisation based in Rome, Italy.
Sheikh Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah (10 August 1945 – 2 August 1990) (الشيخ الشهيد فهد الأحمد الجابر الصباح.) was a member of the House of Sabah and a Kuwaiti military officer who was also the founder of the Asian Handball Federation and Kuwait Olympic Committee.
Georgia (tr) is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
The Indian Olympic Association is the body responsible for selecting athletes to represent India at the Olympic Games, Asian Games and other international athletic meets and for managing the Indian teams at these events.
Indonesian Olympic Committee (Komite Olimpiade Indonesia, abbreviate: KOI) is the national Olympic committee of Indonesia and the member of Olympic Council of Asia.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC, 日本オリンピック委員会, Romaji: Nippon Orinpikku Iinkai) is the National Olympic Committee in Japan for the Olympic Games movement, based in Tokyo, Japan.
Prince Dasho Jigyel Ugyen Wangchuck (born 16 July 1984) was the heir presumptive to the throne of Bhutan until 5 February 2016, when his nephew Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck, his brother Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck's son, was born.
Jordan Olympic Committee (IOC code: JOR) is the National Olympic Committee representing Jordan.
Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan,; kəzɐxˈstan), officially the Republic of Kazakhstan (Qazaqstan Respýblıkasy; Respublika Kazakhstan), is the world's largest landlocked country, and the ninth largest in the world, with an area of.
Kioumars Hashemi (کیومرث هاشمی) is an Iranian executive chairman who served as President of the National Olympic Committee of Iran, from 2014 to 2018.
is a former Japanese hammer thrower and sports scientist.
The Korean Sport & Olympic Committee (Korean: 대한체육회, Abbr.: KOC) is the National Olympic Committee of Republic of Korea (competing as Korea) for the Olympic Games movement and inbound sports issue.
Kuwait (الكويت, or), officially the State of Kuwait (دولة الكويت), is a country in Western Asia.
Kuwait City (مدينة الكويت) is the capital and largest city of Kuwait.
Kuwait Olympic Committee (IOC code: KUW) is the National Olympic Committee representing Kuwait and organising the Kuwait Olympic team.
Lebanese Olympic Committee (IOC code: LIB) is the National Olympic Committee representing Lebanon.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) uses three-letter abbreviation country codes to refer to each group of athletes that participate in the Olympic Games.
This is a list of countries located on more than one continent, known as transcontinental states or intercontinental states.
Macau, officially the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory on the western side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
Maldives Olympic Committee (IOC code: MDV) is the National Olympic Committee representing Maldives.
Tan Sri Dr. Jegathesan Manikavasagam (born 2 November 1943), fondly called the Flying Doctor of Malaysia for blazing the tracks around Asia despite being firstly a medical student then a doctor, was an icon in the 1960s, regarded as the "Golden Era" of Malaysian athletics.
Mongolian National Olympic Committee (Монголын Үндэсний олимпийн хороо) is the National Olympic Committee representing Mongolia.
Moon Dae-Sung (born September 3, 1976) is a retired 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Olympic taekwondo athlete from South Korea.
Myanmar Olympic Committee (မြန်မာနိုင်ငံအိုလံပစ်ကော်မတီ, IOC code: MYA) is the National Olympic Committee representing Myanmar (also called Burma).
A National Olympic Committee (NOC) is a national constituent of the worldwide Olympic movement.
National Olympic Committee of Cambodia (គណៈកម្មាធិការជាតិអូឡាំពិកកម្ពុជា, IOC code: CAM) is the National Olympic Committee representing Cambodia.
National Olympic Committee of East Timor (IOC code: TLS) is the National Olympic Committee representing East Timor, also known as Timor-Leste.
The National Olympic Committee of Iraq (NOCI) (اللجنة الاولمبية الوطنية العراقية) is the National Olympic Committee (NOC) for Iraq.
National Olympic Committee of Laos (ຄະນະກໍາມະໂອລິມປິກແຫ່ງຊາດຂອງສປປລາວ, IOC code: LAO) is the National Olympic Committee representing Laos.
National Olympic Committee of Sri Lanka (IOC code: SRI) is the National Olympic Committee representing Sri Lanka.
The National Olympic Committee of Thailand (NOCT, คณะกรรมการโอลิมปิกแห่งประเทศไทย), officially known as the National Olympic Committee of Thailand under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty the King (คณะกรรมการโอลิมปิกแห่งประเทศไทย ในพระบรมราชูปถัมภ์) is the national Olympic committee in Thailand for the Olympic Games movement, based in Ampawan House, Bangkok, Thailand.
National Olympic Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran is a sports governing body situated in Tehran, Iran.
The National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan (IOC code: KAZ) is the National Olympic Committee representing Kazakhstan.
National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan is the National Olympic Committee representing Kyrgyzstan.
The National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Tajikistan (NOC) is a sports governing body that was established in 1992 to manage Tajikistan's activities in relation to the Olympics.
National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan is the National Olympic Committee representing Uzbekistan.
National Olympic Committee of Turkmenistan (IOC code: TKM) is the National Olympic Committee representing Turkmenistan.
Nepal Olympic Committee (नेपाल ओलम्पिक समिति; IOC code: NEP) is the National Olympic Committee representing Nepal.
New Delhi is an urban district of Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of all three branches of Government of India.
Ng Ser Miang, (born 6 April 1949) is a Singaporean athlete, entrepreneur, and diplomat.
The Olympic Committee of Israel (Hebrew: הוועד האולימפי בישראל) is the recognized National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Israel, and the governing body of Olympic sports in Israel.
The Olympic Committee of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (조선민주주의인민공화국 올림픽 위원회; IOC code: PRK) is the National Olympic Committee (NOC) representing North Korea (competing either as DPR Korea or as the country's full official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea).
Olympic Council of Malaysia (Majlis Olimpik Malaysia, IOC code: MAS) is the National Olympic Committee representing Malaysia.
Oman Olympic Committee (IOC code: OMA) is the National Olympic Committee representing Oman.
Pakistan Olympic Association (acronym: POA) is the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Pakistan.
The Palestine Olympic Committee is the National Olympic Committee of the Palestinian Authority.
Palestinian territories and occupied Palestinian territories (OPT or oPt) are terms often used to describe the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and the Gaza Strip, which are occupied or otherwise under the control of Israel.
The Philippine Amateur Athletic Federation (PAAF) was the governing body of sports in the Philippines and the predecessor of the Philippine Olympic Committee.
The Philippine Olympic Committee Inc. (POC) is the National Olympic Committee of the Philippines.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
Prince Faisal bin Hussein (فيصل بن حسين; born 11 October 1963) is a son of King Hussein and Princess Muna, and the younger brother of King Abdullah II.
Qatar Olympic Committee (IOC code: QAT) is the National Olympic Committee representing Qatar.
Raad Hammoudi Salman al-Dulaimi (born May 1, 1958) is a retired Iraqi football player who represented his country as a goalkeeper in the Olympics and the World Cup.
Chathurartha Devadithya Gardiyawasam Lindamulage Roy Aloysius Felix de Silva, popularly as Roy de Silva, (රෝයි ද සිල්වා; 30 August 1937 - 30 June 2018) was an actor, Film director in Sri Lankan cinema.
Russia (rɐˈsʲijə), officially the Russian Federation (p), is a country in Eurasia. At, Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with over 144 million people as of December 2017, excluding Crimea. About 77% of the population live in the western, European part of the country. Russia's capital Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world; other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Extending across the entirety of Northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans eleven time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. The East Slavs emerged as a recognizable group in Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. Founded and ruled by a Varangian warrior elite and their descendants, the medieval state of Rus arose in the 9th century. In 988 it adopted Orthodox Christianity from the Byzantine Empire, beginning the synthesis of Byzantine and Slavic cultures that defined Russian culture for the next millennium. Rus' ultimately disintegrated into a number of smaller states; most of the Rus' lands were overrun by the Mongol invasion and became tributaries of the nomadic Golden Horde in the 13th century. The Grand Duchy of Moscow gradually reunified the surrounding Russian principalities, achieved independence from the Golden Horde. By the 18th century, the nation had greatly expanded through conquest, annexation, and exploration to become the Russian Empire, which was the third largest empire in history, stretching from Poland on the west to Alaska on the east. Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic became the largest and leading constituent of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the world's first constitutionally socialist state. The Soviet Union played a decisive role in the Allied victory in World War II, and emerged as a recognized superpower and rival to the United States during the Cold War. The Soviet era saw some of the most significant technological achievements of the 20th century, including the world's first human-made satellite and the launching of the first humans in space. By the end of 1990, the Soviet Union had the world's second largest economy, largest standing military in the world and the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, twelve independent republics emerged from the USSR: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Baltic states regained independence: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; the Russian SFSR reconstituted itself as the Russian Federation and is recognized as the continuing legal personality and a successor of the Soviet Union. It is governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. The Russian economy ranks as the twelfth largest by nominal GDP and sixth largest by purchasing power parity in 2015. Russia's extensive mineral and energy resources are the largest such reserves in the world, making it one of the leading producers of oil and natural gas globally. The country is one of the five recognized nuclear weapons states and possesses the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Russia is a great power as well as a regional power and has been characterised as a potential superpower. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and an active global partner of ASEAN, as well as a member of the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the Council of Europe, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as being the leading member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), along with Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.
Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee (IOC code: KSA; اللجنة الأولمبية العربية السعودية) is the National Olympic Committee representing Saudi Arabia.
The Singapore National Olympic Council, or commonly SNOC, (Chinese: 新加坡国家奥运理事会) is a registered society, recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The South Asian Games (SAF Games, SAG, or SA games, & formerly known as South Asian Federation Games) are a biennial multi-sport event held among the athletes from South Asia.
The Southeast Asian Games (also known as the SEA Games), is a biennial multi-sport event involving participants from the current 11 countries of Southeast Asia.
Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.
The Sports and Olympic Committee of Macau, China (MOC,, Comité Olímpico e Desportivo de Macau, China (CODM)), is the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Macau and is responsible for organizing the Special Administrative Region's (SAR) participation in international sporting events.
The Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China (Traditional Chinese: 中國香港體育協會暨奧林匹克委員會; in short SF&OC, 港協暨奧委會) is the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Hong Kong.
Lieutenant-General Syed Arif Hasan (born 11 Nov 1950 HI(M)) is a retired three-star rank general officer in the Pakistan Army and a Pakistani sports administrator.
The Syrian Olympic Committee is the National Olympic Committee in Syria for the Olympic Games movement.
Timothy Fok Tsun-ting (born 14 February 1946 in Hong Kong), GBS, JP, the eldest son of Henry Fok, is a Member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong, representing the Sports, Performing Arts, Culture and Publication functional constituency.
Timur Asqaruly Kulibayev (also Qulybaev; Тимур Асқарұлы Құлыбаев; Тиму́р Аска́рович Кулиба́ев, born 10 September 1966) is a Kazakhstani business oligarch and son-in-law of Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev.
is a retired Japanese equestrian and the current President of the Japanese Olympic Committee.
Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
United Arab Emirates National Olympic Committee (IOC code: UAE) is the National Olympic Committee representing the United Arab Emirates.
Vietnam Olympic Committee (Ủy ban Olympic Việt Nam, IOC code: VIE) is the National Olympic Committee representing Vietnam.
West Asian Games (also known as WAG & formerly known as West Asian Games Federation (WAGF)) is a multi-sport event held every 4 years among the athletes from Western Asia.
Yemen Olympic Committee (IOC code: YEM) is the National Olympic Committee representing Yemen.
Yu Zaiqing (Simplified Chinese:于再清, born 26 April 1951) is a Chinese sports administrator, a member of the executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) since 2000, and a vice-president from 2008 to 2012, and since February 2014.
The 1948 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XIV Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event which was held in London, United Kingdom.