Olympic Cup

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The Olympic Cup.

The Olympic Cup (French: Coupe olympique) is an award given annually by the International Olympic Committee.

It was instituted by Pierre de Coubertin in 1906 and is awarded to an institution or association with a record of merit and integrity in actively developing the Olympic Movement.[1]

Its recipients have included amateur sports clubs, schools, newspapers and national sporting administrations, though it is primarily awarded to groups connected with the organization of the Olympic Games.

Recipients of the Olympic Cup[edit]

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  1. ^ Olympic Cup
  2. ^ International Olympic Committee - News
  4. ^ Grasso, John; Mallon, Bill; Heijmans, Jeroen (2015). Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement (Fifth ed.). Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield. p. 680. ISBN 9781442248595.
  5. ^ "BOCOG officials receive IOC's highest honor". The Official Website of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. 2008-08-25. Archived from the original on 2014-02-22. Retrieved 2008-09-21. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  6. ^ "Singaporeans Receive Formal Tributes From IOC". The Official Website of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games. 2010-08-26. Archived from the original on 2012-09-12. Retrieved 2010-08-26. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  7. ^ "Thank you, London!". The Official Website of the International Olympic Committee. 2012-08-14. Retrieved 2012-09-03.
  8. ^ "PORTEÑOS RECOGNISED WITH OLYMPIC CUP". The Official Website of the International Olympic Committee. 2018-10-19. Retrieved 2018-10-30.

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