Olympic Channel General Manager Mark Parkman looks back at a successful year

Olympic Channel General Manager Mark Parkman looks back at a successful year
Recruited to lead the International Olympic Committee’s start-up multimedia platform in August 2015, Mark Parkman developed a strategic plan of implementation which, 11 months later, culminated in the launch of the Olympic Channel following the Closing …
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Teaching Video – Multimedia Workshop
This video allows teachers to lead a workshop on short exposure photography techniques. A fun and participative way to teach pupils about images whilst discovering a particular aspect of the Olympic Games. The first part presents the historical and …
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Prevention of competition manipulation
The IOC’s ultimate goal is to protect clean athletes. We are therefore actively committed to fighting all forms of cheating in sport. The manipulation of sports competitions has become an area of great concern in recent years. Such corruption threatens …
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UK’s Arts & Crafts Shopping Channel Hochanda Overfunds on Crowdcube

UK’s Arts & Crafts Shopping Channel Hochanda Overfunds on Crowdcube
Just a few weeks into its Crowdcube campaign, the self-dubbed home of arts and crafts, Hochanda, has successfully surpassed its initial 1.9 million thanks to nearly 200 accredited investors. As previously reported, Hochanda, which its name is an acronym …
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Art and history come alive in White Oaks and Carrizozo
White Oaks and Carrizozo are inextricably intertwined. Located just 12 miles apart, the towns are linked by Highway 54 that runs through one and by another. Both blossomed in the late 1800s, and, over the years, have retained vestiges of their Old West roots.
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Spring Thing Craft Show
The Penticton & District Community Arts Council invites you to a SPRING/THING Arts & Crafts Show to celebrate and welcome spring! Come and check out the various vendors, pottery, paintings, fabric arts, food, pet things, etc. Local crafters and artisans …
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Montana, Wyoming Receive Unusual Late-July Snowfall (PHOTOS) | The Weather Channel

sportMontana, Wyoming Receive Unusual Late-July Snowfall (PHOTOS) | The Weather Channel
Ski resorts in parts of Montana and Wyoming fired up their webcams to capture images of something they don’t usually see on their slopes: snow falling in late July. “An abnormally powerful low-pressure system is winding up near the Montana-Saskatchewan …
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GoPro Line of the Winter: Val d’Isère skier’s crazy run
This video, filmed by pro-skier Léo Taillefer on a GoPro in Val d’Isère, France, is one of many breathtaking entries for this season’s Line of the Winter competition. The contest run by the action camera brand awards a top prize of $ 20,000 (£13,370) to …
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Bode Miller provides update on possible return to skiing
I think I’d be fine to get back and be prepared. OlympicTalk: Have you been on skis? On snow? Miller: I was on skis this spring for my Turtle Ridge Foundation event up in New Hampshire [on April 4]. I skied pretty hard, not racing hard, but we have a …
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10 19th-Century Celebrities You Should Know — HISTORY Lists – History Channel

trend10 19th-Century Celebrities You Should Know — HISTORY Lists – History Channel
In the 1800s Industrial Revolution advances in transportation and communication laid the groundwork for the modern culture of fame. The very word “celebrity” appeared in printed works nearly as frequently in the 19th century as it would in the 20th …
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Tax exemption for artists ‘undermined’ by celebrities – Independent.ie
It has been argued that the exemption scheme has been “undermined” by celebrities, singers, sport stars, and high-profile figures making use of it for their autobiographies, including former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern. Irish Independent. Follow …
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Thai celebrities join in as “Don’t Judge Challenge” takes a turn in the
Oh, the Internet and its hours of mindless entertainment and controversy. The latest trend, hitting all the main photo and video sharing networks, has been the “Don’t Judge Challenge.” While it all started with a positive, self-esteem raising message …
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