Contributors - Credits
Getty Images, Inc. is a stock photo agency, based in Seattle, Washington, USA. It is a supplier of stock images for business and consumers with an archive of 80 million still images and illustrations and more than 50,000 hours of stock film footage.
International Olympic Committee
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is an international corporation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, created by Pierre de Coubertin on 23 June 1894 with Demetrios Vikelas as its first president. Today its membership consists of the 205 National Olympic Committees.
London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games
On July 6 2005 at 12:46pm UK time, Jacques Rogge stood in front of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) General Assembly in Singapore and announced: ‘the Games of the XXXth Olympiad in 2012 are awarded to the city of…London.'
I founded the AWP (association of whitewater professionals) which now includes 120 top whitewater boaters representing 22 different countries. The AWP is dedicated to showcasing the world’s best whitewater talent in a variety of progressive formats.
Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games
In 2016, the biggest sport event in the world will take place for the first time in South America. The city of Rio de Janeiro is proud and in charge of hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The Banff Centre
In The Banff Centre’s powerful mountain setting in the heart of Banff National Park, exceptional artists and leaders from around the world create and perform new works of art; share skills and knowledge in an interdisciplinary environment; and explore ideas and develop solutions in the arts and leadership.