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Press Release: London 2012 on track to reach sustainability goals

December 09, 2008

 One year on from the publication of the London 2012 Sustainability Plan, the first update is published today and shows that London 2012 is on track to achieve its goal of bei...

Press Release: Death of Anani Matthia, Honorary Member of the IOC since 2007

December 09, 2008

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is greatly saddened to learn of the death of Anani Matthia, at the age of 81. Elected as an IOC member in 1983, he was President of t...

Press Release -- Poll shows British public right behind 2012 Olympics

December 09, 2008

A new nationwide survey suggests public enthusiasm for London staging the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in 2012 now stands at 78 per cent – with more people interested in...

Press Release: London 2012 invests £80m in permanent transport improvements for DLR

December 07, 2008

 London 2012 is investing £80m for permanent transport improvements to allow an extra 33 million passengers a year to travel on the DLR by 2012, as set out in a new publicatio...

Golden Opportunities -- Business Across the Olympic Movement

December 07, 2008

The featured opportunity this week is Around the Rings’ quest to find a sales and marketing professional. The IOC  is scouting a communications director…Vancouv...

Press Release: As Monaco FC Makes a Commitment to Peace and Sport

December 05, 2008

 Monaco, 4 December 2008 This evening AS MONACO FOOTBALL CLUB became an exceptional ambassador for the international organisation Peace and Sport that encourages the practice ...

Press Release: Announcement of 2012 Youth Olympic Games Host Pending: Around the Rings to Provide On-the-Scene Coverage

December 05, 2008

 ATLANTA – The IOC decision on the host for the 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games is the highlight of next week’s meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland. European Editor Mark Bisson w...

Press Release: Madrid 2016 Celebrates Its Dedicated Volunteers and Huge Public Support

December 04, 2008

5 December 2008 - As part of International Volunteer Day, Madrid is taking the opportunity to celebrate and thank every individual who has already signed up as a volunteer for...

Press Release: Generations For Peace Camp 08 Celebrates the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 03, 2008

 Amman, Jordan, December 4: Inclusion and Paralympic Sport took centre stage on Wednesday in recognition of the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities and as delega...

Press Release: Sochi 2014 and London 2012 share Olympic knowledge during high-level visit to London

December 03, 2008

 4 December 2008, London, UK Dmitry Kozak, the newly appointed Deputy Prime Minister of Russia with responsibility for the country's first Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games,...

Press Release: Madrid upholds the values of 'Peace and Sport'

December 03, 2008

 4 December 2008 The CEO of the Madrid 2016 Olympic bid is in Monaco this week to participate in the second International Peace and Sport Forum. Mercedes Coghen will share Mad...

Press Release: BOA Reaction to Funding Announcement for 2012 Sports

December 03, 2008

 Commenting on UK Sport’s funding allocation announcement today, BOA Chief Executive, Andy Hunt said: “It is disappointing that, despite extensive lobbying we find ourselves i...