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Press Release: IOC Approves Changes to Venues in Olympic Park to Enhance Legacy

June 05, 2008

The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today announces that the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has app...

Golden Opportunities -- Business Opportunities Across The Olympic Movement

June 08, 2008

(Getty Images)   Job openings with VANOC top Golden Opportunities this week with ten staff positions, including a regional venue logistics manager. The IOC...

Golden Opportunities-- Business Opportunities Across The Olympic Movement

June 15, 2008

(Getty Images)  Job openings with VANOC top Golden Opportunities this week with seven staff positions, including a regional venue logistics manager. The IOC is searching f...

Press Release -- Tokyo 2016 Launches Athletes' Commission and New Symbol

June 12, 2008

 Tokyo, 12 June 2008 - The Governor of Tokyo, Shintaro Ishihara, today unveiled the highly symbolic new TOKYO 2016 emblem and launched the TOKYO 2016 Athle...

Press Release: Madrid 2016 Presents Web Portal in Arabic and Chinese

June 11, 2008

Madrid, June 12th 2008The Madrid 2016 Olympic bid, due to its commitment to spread its message to as many people as possible, has launched various parts of its website in two ...

Press Release: Tokyo 2016 Transport Plans Get Green Light with Opening of New Metro Line

June 16, 2008

Tokyo, 16 June 2008 - Tokyo 2016 continued its drive to deliver ultra-efficient and environmentally-friendly transport links to proposed Games venues on 13 June when Tokyo Gov...

Press Release: Death of Syed Wajid Ali, IOC Honorary Member since 1996

June 16, 2008

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was greatly saddened to learn of the death of Syed Wajid Ali, IOC member from 1959 to 1996 and IOC honorary member since 1996. Syed ...

Press Release: Tokyo 2016 Launches Olympic Website

June 15, 2008

Tokyo, 16 June 2008 - TOKYO 2016, Japan's Bid to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, today launched an online window to unite Japan and the world at www.tokyo2016.or.j...

Golden Opportunities: Business Opportunities Across The Olympic Movement

May 31, 2008

(Getty Images)  Job openings with VANOC top Golden Opportunities this week with four staff positions, including a domestic media relations manager. The IOC is searchi...

Press Release: ERP the Key for Sochi 2014

May 30, 2008

Russia's first ever Winter Games moves towards Integrated Business ProcessesSochi, May 30 2008 – Sochi 2014 today entered the next phase of its implementation of Enterprise Re...

Press Release: Chicago 2016 Bid Leaders to Attend SportAccord in Athens

May 31, 2008

CHICAGO (May 30, 2008) ? Representatives from the Chicago 2016 bid committee and Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley will be traveling to Athens, Greece to take part in the 2008 Sp...

Press Release: BackSoftball Campaign Boosted by HRH Prince Feisals Role

June 02, 2008

Athens, Greece; 2nd June 2008: BackSoftball, the campaign for the reinstatement of softball onto the Olympic Programme in 2016, has received a significant boost as His Royal ...