Chinese Olympic Committee
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|Secretary General||Luzeng Song|
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Chinese Olympic Committee (simplified Chinese: 中国奥林匹克委员会; traditional Chinese: 中國奧林匹克委員會; pinyin: Zhōngguó Àolínpǐkè Wěiyuánhuì; Wade–Giles: Chung-Kuo Ao-Lin-P'i-K'o Wei-Yüan-Hui; IOC code: CHN) represents the People's Republic of China in international affairs related to the Olympic Movement.
Timeline concerning Olympic recognition
The following timeline concerns the different names and principle events concerning recognition of the ROC Olympic team:
- 1910: The "Chinese National Olympic Committee" (中國奧林匹克委員會) is created.
- 1932: ROC competes in the Olympics for the first time as China 
- 1951: The old Chinese National Olympic Committee moves from Nanking to Taipei;
- 1951: The new Chinese National Olympic Committee was received by People's Republic of China;
- 1954: IOC adopted 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 take part in the 1956 Olympics. The PRC organises a delegation;
- 1979: IOC recognises the PRC Chinese National Olympics Committee as representing China for the first time since Communist rule began in 1949. It becomes the "Chinese Olympic Committee". The ROC Chinese National Olympic Committee becomes the "Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee".
- Berlioux, Monique, "Concerning China", Olympic Review, No. 66-67 p. 171-174, 1973 May–June.
- http://www.la84foundation.org/OlympicInformationCenter/OlympicReview/1973/ore66/ore66c.pdf, retrieved on 2008-08-24
- The Times, "The Latest Threat to the Olympics - And its all over a name", 10 July 1976
- Chinese Olympics Committee website
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