International Olympic Committee Invites Bids for 2024 Games

The International Olympic Committee has formally invited expressions of interest for the 2024 Olympic Games, with the deadline for bids set for 15th September 2015. Bidding authorities will have the chance to receive assistance and feedback during these initial stages. Germany, Italy and the United States have already indicated an intention to bid. Among recent changes to … Read more International Olympic Committee Invites Bids for 2024 Games

Brazil’s Attention Turns to 2016 Olympic Games

As the 2014 World Cup in Brazil draws to a close, the Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff has said that the country’s attention will now turn to the 2016 Olympic Games, which will be held in Rio. The President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, met with President Rousseff at the Palácio do Planalto in … Read more Brazil’s Attention Turns to 2016 Olympic Games

Olympic Committee Concludes Visit to Nanjing, China

On Thursday 20th January 2011, the Coordination Commission for the 2014 Youth Olympics concluded a successful visit to Nanjing, China. The next host had just finished receiving a debrief from the Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee who hosted the games in 2010. The Coordination Commission was “pleased” with the progress made by the local … Read more Olympic Committee Concludes Visit to Nanjing, China

Instituto Cubano de Radio y Televisión to Broadcast Olympics in Cuba

The International Olympic Committee declared on Monday 17th January 2011, that it had awarded the London 2012 broadcast rights for Cuba to the Instituto Cubano de Radio y Televisión. IOC President Jacques Rogge said: “Cuba has a strong Olympic tradition, and over the years Cuban athletes have achieved incredible feats at the Olympic Games. We … Read more Instituto Cubano de Radio y Televisión to Broadcast Olympics in Cuba

Athletics: Usain Bolt Out Until 2011 With Back Injury

Men’s 100 metre World Record holder, Usain Bolt of Jamaica, has today announced that he is to miss the rest of the 2010 season following a medical consultation regarding a lower back injury. The news comes just four days after Bolt was beaten for the first time by American Tyson Gay in Stockholm. Bolt will … Read more Athletics: Usain Bolt Out Until 2011 With Back Injury

Singapore: Youth Olympics Theme Tune Video Revealed

The Youth Olympics 2010 will take place in Singapore this August. The theme tune of the games will be “Everyone” – a song written and produced by Singaporean Ken Lim and performed by Jody Williams (Africa), Sean Kingston (Americas), Tabitha Nauser (Asia), Steve Appleton (Europe) and Jessica Mauboy (Oceania). The song will be performed at … Read more Singapore: Youth Olympics Theme Tune Video Revealed

Team GB Kit Launched For Winter Olympics 2010

The official kit for members of this year’s British Winter Olympics team was this evening unveiled at Somerset House, London.  The names of a further 19 athletes who will be competing at Vancouver 2010 were also announced in what Adam Parsons, Director of Communications for the British Olympic Association (BOA), called “an important day for Team … Read more Team GB Kit Launched For Winter Olympics 2010