The following timeline concerns the different names and principle events concerning recognition of the ROC Olympic team:
1910: The "Chinese National Olympics Committee" (中國奧林匹克委員會) is created to represent China's interests in Olympic Games activities.
1922: The IOC recognises this CNO.
1932: ROC competes in the Olympics for the first time as "China"
1951: The Chinese National Olympics Committee moves from Nanking to Taipei;
1951: The PRC Chinese National Olympics Committee is organized;
1954: The IOC adopts a resolution officially recognizing the People's Republic of China (PRC) "Chinese Olympics Committee" (中国奥林匹克委员会). The PRC is invited to the Melbourne Games. The PRC organises a delegation but withdraw in protest of the two China's issue;
1958: PRC withdraws from the Olympic movement and from the federations governing Olympic sports. Professor Tung Hou Yi, an IOC member for the PRC resigns;
1979: The IOC officially recognizes the PRC Chinese Olympics Committee as the representative body for "China" under Communist rule. The ROC Chinese Olympic Committee is officially renamed the "Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee".