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    26 Jun 2015 | 10:14 am
    Lindsey Vonn swapped her skis for sledging, Michael Phelps and Kjetil Jansrud hit the gym, Chad Le Clos took his football to the beach, Yuna Kim tried her hand at badminton, and the team in Lillehammer 2016 went… ski jumping! So what did you do on Olympic Day? Share your photos or videos using #olympicday and you could win a trip to Rio for two!  You have until 30 June to share your sporty moments, so here is a little inspiration from some of the Young Ambassadors from the Youth Olympic Games.Vira Perederii, the Ukrainian Young Ambassador, helped bring together 1,500 people for an…
  • Beijing 2022: Yanqing labeled as perfect host for Winter Olympic events by experts - Sports Features Communications

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    3 Jul 2015 | 1:20 pm
    Sports Features CommunicationsBeijing 2022: Yanqing labeled as perfect host for Winter Olympic events by expertsSports Features Communications(SFC) One of the three core values behind Beijing 2022 is to design a Winter Olympic Games that is oriented towards long-term sustainability. Beijing wants the spirit of Olympic Agenda 2020 to shine throughout their bid plans for the 2022 Winter Experts highlight Yanqing as a perfect host for Winter Olympic eventsSFCPressPoint (press release)Zhang Hong "immensely proud" to help create athlete-centred GamesShanghai Daily (subscription)all 5…
  • A sporting host: how South Korea has continued to build on the legacy of the ... - South China Morning Post (subscription)

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    4 Jul 2015 | 10:21 am
    South China Morning Post (subscription)A sporting host: how South Korea has continued to build on the legacy of the South China Morning Post (subscription)The latest to grace its shores is the Universiade, an international multi-sport event for university athletes that kicked off in Gwangju on Friday. But while some countries balk at the huge amounts of financial, political and social ... Emboldened by
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  • Join the Youth Olympic Games Ambassadors and get active!

    26 Jun 2015 | 10:14 am
    Lindsey Vonn swapped her skis for sledging, Michael Phelps and Kjetil Jansrud hit the gym, Chad Le Clos took his football to the beach, Yuna Kim tried her hand at badminton, and the team in Lillehammer 2016 went… ski jumping! So what did you do on Olympic Day? Share your photos or videos using #olympicday and you could win a trip to Rio for two!  You have until 30 June to share your sporty moments, so here is a little inspiration from some of the Young Ambassadors from the Youth Olympic Games.Vira Perederii, the Ukrainian Young Ambassador, helped bring together 1,500 people for an…
  • Romanian Gymnast Andreea Raducan in Lausanne to meet the IOC President

    25 Jun 2015 | 7:48 pm
    However she was disqualified after winning the all-round title after failing a drugs test, although it was apparent, that she unknowingly took the substance on the advice of her team doctor. Due to these circumstances Andreea has for many years hoped to be re-instated as the Gold Medal winner. She approached IOC President Thomas Bach during a visit to Bucharest last year and wanted to discuss this request with him. He then invited her to come for a meeting at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne. After the meeting President Bach said: “This decision was very tough for Andreea and was…
  • Nanjing 2014 hands over the baton to Buenos Aires 2018

    25 Jun 2015 | 4:22 pm
    And what a Games it was! Almost 12 months have passed since Nanjing welcomed young athletes from 203 nations and put the ancient Chinese city on the map as a young and vibrant destination that is now hosting world class sporting events.  To officially hand over to the Buenos Aires organisers (BAYOGOC), a small delegation from NYOGOC visited the future YOG city last month for a series of debriefing workshops and seminars to pass on their expertise. The innovative format focused on strategic decisions to be made in the early stages such as legacy, the use of the YOG to impact youth and…
  • Enjoy Olympic Day!

    23 Jun 2015 | 7:55 pm
    An evening with the theme of the centenary, as this year the IOC is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its presence in Lausanne. Since the anniversary date of 10 April, the city of Lausanne has been feting Olympism with a number of exhibitions and activities organised in its streets and alongside its symbolic monuments. In his speech, President Bach said: “Every year, Olympic Day allows the whole world to unite behind the Olympic dream. The people of Lausanne also share this dream. It is no coincidence that this city became the Olympic Capital, with all the love it has for sport. The IOC…
  • Millions of people across the globe get active today in celebration of Olympic Day

    23 Jun 2015 | 10:15 am
    With so much on offer – Olympic fun runs, sports demonstrations, tournaments, cultural activities and Q&A sessions with Olympians – there will be something for everyone to take part in. Get active on #OlympicDay and win a trip to Rio de Janeiro The IOC is offering a chance to win a trip for two to Rio de Janeiro in December for a sneak peek of the Olympic Park ahead of next summer’s Olympic Games. To enter, individuals simply need to get active; capture the moment with a photo or video; and then share it using #olympicday on social media. Since 1 June, thousands of people, including…
 
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  • Beijing 2022: Yanqing labeled as perfect host for Winter Olympic events by experts - Sports Features Communications

    3 Jul 2015 | 1:20 pm
    Sports Features CommunicationsBeijing 2022: Yanqing labeled as perfect host for Winter Olympic events by expertsSports Features Communications(SFC) One of the three core values behind Beijing 2022 is to design a Winter Olympic Games that is oriented towards long-term sustainability. Beijing wants the spirit of Olympic Agenda 2020 to shine throughout their bid plans for the 2022 Winter Experts highlight Yanqing as a perfect host for Winter Olympic eventsSFCPressPoint (press release)Zhang Hong "immensely proud" to help create athlete-centred GamesShanghai Daily (subscription)all 5…
  • Beijing Confident that There Is Enough Snow for 2022 Winter Olympics - Yibada (English Edition)

    2 Jul 2015 | 4:09 am
    Yibada (English Edition)Beijing Confident that There Is Enough Snow for 2022 Winter OlympicsYibada (English Edition)With less than a month left before the games are awarded, the city's bid committee on Tuesday assembled a panel of ski industry experts to discuss conditions in the winter sports center at the neighboring county of Chongli, where the cross country Official: Beijing capable of delivering 2022 Winter OlympicsChina.org.cnXiao Tian investigation not to impact Beijing's Winter Olympics bid, says officialecnsall 40 news articles »
  • Winter Olympics: Pyeongchang picks 'Nanta' producer Song Seung-whan for ... - Economic Times

    1 Jul 2015 | 10:25 pm
    Yonhap NewsWinter Olympics: Pyeongchang picks 'Nanta' producer Song Seung-whan for Economic TimesSEOUL: Organisers of the 2018 Winter Olympics said on Thursday they have named Song Seung-whan, the producer of South Korean hit theatre show 'Nanta', as the executive creative director for the Pyeongchang Games' opening and closing ceremonies.Actor-turned-director named creative chief for PyeongChang Winter Olympics Yonhap Newsall 52 news articles »
  • KT targets 5G rollout for 2018 Winter Olympics - Telecoms.com

    25 Jun 2015 | 1:21 am
    KT targets 5G rollout for 2018 Winter OlympicsTelecoms.comKorean mobile operator KT says it will be conducting 5G trials with a view to launching a live service ready for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, being hosted in the Korean city of Pyeongchang. Speaking at the LTE World Summit in Amsterdam, KT's Jae Yoon ...
  • Beijing says snow is no problem for 2022 Winter Olympic bid - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

    23 Jun 2015 | 5:56 am
    Mid Columbia Tri City HeraldBeijing says snow is no problem for 2022 Winter Olympic bidMid Columbia Tri City HeraldBEIJING — Beijing is driving home assurances that providing plenty of good quality snow for the skiing events won't be a problem if it wins the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. With a little more than a month left before the games are awarded and more »
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  • A sporting host: how South Korea has continued to build on the legacy of the ... - South China Morning Post (subscription)

    4 Jul 2015 | 10:21 am
    South China Morning Post (subscription)A sporting host: how South Korea has continued to build on the legacy of the South China Morning Post (subscription)The latest to grace its shores is the Universiade, an international multi-sport event for university athletes that kicked off in Gwangju on Friday. But while some countries balk at the huge amounts of financial, political and social ... Emboldened by
  • Wired For Extremes - TechCrunch

    4 Jul 2015 | 8:01 am
    TechCrunchWired For ExtremesTechCrunchMany extreme athletes become entrepreneurs because it is natural fit for how their brains already function. Reggie Crist, a professional downhill skier, competed in the 1992 Winter Olympic Games for the U.S. Ski Team. “I regularly moved at speeds
  • Fast lanes for athletes, VIPs part of Boston 2024 vision - Boston Globe

    3 Jul 2015 | 7:09 pm
    Boston GlobeFast lanes for athletes, VIPs part of Boston 2024 visionBoston GlobePrior to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, Russia's prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev, signed temporary amendments that limited access to a large territory surrounding all of the Sochi venues to accredited drivers and service vehicles. Berkowitz predicted The Corporate Consultant Working For Free To Kill The Boston OlympicsHuffington PostBetween the Lines: Keep the Olympics out of BostonValley Advocateall 57 news articles »
  • Zhang Hong "immensely proud" to help create athlete-centred Games - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

    3 Jul 2015 | 1:00 am
    Zhang Hong "immensely proud" to help create athlete-centred GamesShanghai Daily (subscription)"When I first heard that Beijing was bidding for the Winter Olympics," Zhang said, "I pledged then and there to use my status as a Chinese winter sports athlete to share my story with local Chinese so they too could fall in love with ice sports just as and more »
  • Kiwi snowsports athletes hungry to compete against world's best - New Zealand Herald

    1 Jul 2015 | 10:22 pm
    Kiwi snowsports athletes hungry to compete against world's bestNew Zealand HeraldProfessional skydiver Chuck Berry parachutes into Victoria Park to promote the Winter Games. 2 July 2015. New Zealand Herald photograph by Jason Oxenham. Corey Peters and Anna Wilcox said New Zealand's snowsports athletes are hungry to compete ...
 
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