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Olympic Movement

  • By: Susan Brownell
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The Olympic Movement is a transnational social movement headed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), an international nongovernmental organization (INGO) with headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. It was formed in 1894 and legally recognized by the Swiss Federal Council in ...

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