Timely sponsorship renewal

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced an extension to its current partnership with Omega through to 2020, including the XXII Olympic Winter Games (2014) in Sochi, Russia, the Games of the XXXI Olympiad (2016), the XXIII Olympic Winter Games (2018) and the Games of the XXXII Olympiad (2020).

The partnership means Omega will continue as the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games, bringing its relationship with the Olympic Movement to a total of 29 Olympic Games. IOC president Jacques Rogge welcomed Omega's commitment to the Olympic Movement: "Omega's devotion to the development of sports timekeeping, its commitment to athletes and its dedication to the Olympic Movement are a source of enormous confidence for the IOC and the organisers of the Olympic Games. " Gerhard Heiberg, chairman of the IOC Marketing Commission, said: "Omega's accuracy, technological competence and years of experience have contributed to the success of the modern Olympic Games. Omega works in close collaboration with our other technology partners to provide integrated technology support to the Organising Committees of the Olympic Games. " Stephen Urquhart, president of Omega, added: "Omega is proud to continue its long–standing association with the IOC and the world's premium sporting event. Since 1932 the Olympic Games have provided us with a unique platform to convey our message of precision, quality and innovation in a prestigious and fitting environment. "

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