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Philip Barker

Philip Barker, a freelance journalist, has been on the editorial team of the Journal of Olympic History and is credited with having transformed the publication into one of the most respected historical publications on the history of the Olympic Games. He is also an expert on Olympic Music, a field which is not generally well known.

Philip Barker

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Bach and Executive Board back Olympism 365 plan

Bach and Executive Board back Olympism 365 plan

International‌ ‌Olympic‌ ‌Committee‌ ‌President‌ ‌Thomas‌ ‌Bach‌ has ‌described‌ ‌sport‌ ‌as‌ ‌the‌ ‌"glue‌ ‌which‌ ‌binds‌ ‌communities‌ ‌together‌" ‌after‌ ‌the‌ ‌Executive‌ ‌Board‌ meeting ‌gave‌ ‌its‌ ‌backing‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌‌Olympism‌ ‌365‌ ‌strategy for the next four years.