Jan. 6 – A London-based infrastructure group has been awarded the contract for the transformation of the 2012 Olympic Stadium amid concerns about the venue’s rising costs.
Dec. 20 – Spain finishes atop the FIFA/Coca-Cola Rankings for a fifth year running.
The managers of two of London’s greatest Premiership football clubs, Spurs and Arsenal, are among the famous names to back the Mayor of London’s drive to recruit 8,000 Ambassadors for the 2012 Games. Arsene Wenger and Harry Redknapp have lent their support to the Ambassadors programme, which has already signed up thousands of people form
The three cities bidding to host the 2018 Winter Olympics will make their final presentations for this year at the European Olympic Committees General Assembly in Belgrade, Serbia, Nov. 26. Around the Rings will cover the two-day event with correspondent Marta Falconi reporting from the meeting. IOC President Jacques Rogge will address the meeting Friday,
After the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, what’s next for this newest member of the Olympic Family? “The Youth Olympic Games: Growth Spurt & Growing Pains” is the topic for the latest Around the Rings Newsmaker Breakfast, Oct. 21 in Acapulco. “The Singapore Youth Games delivered an inaugural event that set the bar high