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
26/8/2010 Leaders of the nine bids vying to host the 2018 or 2022 World Cup will ramp up their lobbying efforts at a conference at Chelsea FC in October… IOC president Jacques Rogge wants the world’s footballing powers to play at the 2014 Youth Olympics… Premier League launches new quality standard for fans
12/8/2010 FIFA president Sepp Blatter opens the Youth Olympics football tournament. Iran’s girl’s team, wearing special kit following a hijab controversy, were defeated 4-2 by Turkey in the first match at the Games in Singapore. (Getty)
11/8/2010 Sepp Blatter says the Singapore Youth Olympics football tournament, kicking off Thursday, will provide a major boost for countries who don’t get the chance to compete at the Olympics.