2008 - Other news on the Olympic Movement
November-December 2008 ľ Costa Rica ľ Courses with Olympic Solidarity's support
Between Novembre and December 2008, the NOC of Costa Rica hosted through Olympic Solidarity's channel four international courses for coaches in Athletics, Table Tennis, Triathlon and Cycling, conducted by profesionals from Uruguay, Russia, the United States and Spain.
12 November 2008 ľ Tunisia ľ Creation of the Tunisian Sport and Law Association
Gathering lawyers among its members, but also doctors and sociologists, among other professions, the newly created Tunisian Sport and Law Association (ATSD as per its French acronym) is a non-profit making entity whose objectives are to promote and disseminate sport law, helping sports executives to acquire a better knowledge of the laws applying to all sectors of their activity administration, finances, medicine, security, etc. Thanks to its consultative and educative status, the ATDS will be working as a support structure, carrying out both consulting activities and the organization of seminars and educational cycles. The President of the Association, Mr Dhaou Chamakh, underlined that the ATDS "intends to work in close collaboration with the NOC, guardian of the Sports Charter and sports rules, with which it shares the same ideals".