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  • Diary of a Young Ambassador from Serbia

    International Olympic Committee : News
    15 Aug 2014 | 10:01 am
    A few weeks ago, Team Serbia for the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing 2014 went on their joint preparation for the upcoming competition.  I went with them, as a Young Ambassador with the idea to introduce them to CEP and try some of the activities from the programme. Then it was off to Bled in Slovenia, where the Team hosted  these joint preparations, I had many doubts about the realization of the whole idea, but when I finally met all of them, including their sparring partners, I realized that there is no reason to fear –I had a really proactive team, willing to compete, learn and…
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  • Diary of a Young Ambassador from Serbia

    15 Aug 2014 | 10:01 am
    A few weeks ago, Team Serbia for the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing 2014 went on their joint preparation for the upcoming competition.  I went with them, as a Young Ambassador with the idea to introduce them to CEP and try some of the activities from the programme. Then it was off to Bled in Slovenia, where the Team hosted  these joint preparations, I had many doubts about the realization of the whole idea, but when I finally met all of them, including their sparring partners, I realized that there is no reason to fear –I had a really proactive team, willing to compete, learn and…
  • Joint Communique from the International Olympic Committee and the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee

    15 Aug 2014 | 7:30 am
    Our thoughts are firstly with those who have been touched by the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa and the suffering of those affected and their families.With regard to ensuring the safety of all those participating in the Youth Olympic Games and the people of the city of Nanjing we have been working closely with the Chinese health authorities and under the guidance of the World Health Organization (WHO).  We have been reassured by the health authorities that there have been no suspected cases and that the risk of infection is extremely unlikely.Together we have developed a policy which…
  • Nanjing welcomes the world

    15 Aug 2014 | 12:45 am
    It was on 10 February 2010, just before the XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, that the members of the IOC chose Nanjing as the host city for the second edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games. Founded thousands of years ago on the banks of the Yangtze river, and situated in the province of Jiangsu in eastern China, Nanjing is home to around eight million people, who are now preparing to host the biggest international sporting event of its history. A major university town, Nanjing has a lot to offer visitors, not least lush green parks, gorgeous lakes and mountains, and a host of…
  • Worldwide TOP Partner Dow Helping to Deliver a Sustainable Nanjing 2014

    14 Aug 2014 | 5:07 pm
    Hosting the 2014 Youth Olympic Games has presented Nanjing with an opportunity to set a new benchmark in infrastructure construction, in order to provide great venues during the Games and leave a long-lasting legacy after the Games.  Behind the scenes, Worldwide TOP Partner Dow, one of the world’s leading chemistry companies, has been working with the Organisers of the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games and the local government to help them achieve their sustainability goals.  Both the Nanjing Youth Olympic Centre and the Nanjing Youth Olympic Village are using Dow’s…
  • Athletes get behind YOG selfie campaign

    14 Aug 2014 | 1:06 pm
    Take a look at http://yogselfie.tumblr.com/ to see what the athletes have been getting up to in the village. Sharing their selfies on social media platforms, the athletes’ enthusiasm has been digitalised for friends, family and followers to see! Athletes at the Youth Olympic Village (YOV) will also have a chance to create selfie gifs in a video booth which will then be shown on screens around the village to get the villagers in the selfie mood, as well as being posted on dedicated Tumblr site http://yogselfie.tumblr.com/. As part of the Culture and Education Programme, YOG athletes will be…
 
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