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Press Release: World Sport Chicago Brings Sport Clinics to Chicago Youth and Coaches

October 31, 2008

 CHICAGO (October 31, 2008)  Today, World Sport Chicago (WSC), the living legacy of Chicago 2016, announced it is bringing three unique sport clinics to Chicago. During the mo...

Press Release: First Softball World Championship in U.S. in Almost 15 Years

November 01, 2008

 PLANT CITY, FLORIDA -- The International Softball Federation Executive Council has awarded the XII Women's World Championship to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, ISF President Don Po...

Golden Opportunities -- Business Across the Olympic Movement

November 02, 2008

The featured opportunity this week is the USA Hockeys quest to find a director of internet communications. The IOC has an opening for a media relations intern. London 2012 ...

Press Release: Hotels Commit to Rio 2016

October 31, 2008

The hotels of Rio de Janeiro reinforced their commitment to Rio's bid to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games at an event on Thursday at Guanabara Palace, the seat of st...

Press Release: Tokyo Takes Global Leadership Position on Environment and Sustainability

October 30, 2008

 Tokyo, 27 October 2008 – Tokyo 2016 has received a further boost towards hosting the greenest Olympic and Paralympic Games in history, after the Tokyo Metropolitan Government...

Press Release: Sochi 2014: New Deputy Prime Minister Kozak takes first tour of Olympic Venues

October 26, 2008

Sochi, Russia, 27 October 2008 - Russia's recently appointed Deputy Prime Minister, Dmitry Kozak, last week toured Olympic venue and infrastructure sites in Sochi. The first w...

Media Watch-Shadow Minister Weighs in, Suggestions to Save U.K. Taxpayers Money

October 26, 2008

 The Shadow Minister for the Olympics, Hugh Robertson, has an op-ed in the Telegraph saying sports legacy is what London 2012 needs to focus on. Jeremy Kirk says the London Ga...

Press Release: Vancouver 2010 Steps Into The Spotlight

October 23, 2008

 At the end of its seventh visit to Vancouver, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Coordination Commission confirmed that the Vancouver 2010 Organising Committee (VANO...

Press Release: London 2012 begins the search for Mascots

October 24, 2008

 The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today began the process of creating mascots for the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in 20...

Press Release: IOC awards 2010 & 2012 Games internet and mobile broadcast rights in Latin America

October 22, 2008

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced an agreement with Terra for the internet and mobile platform exhibition rights (excluding IPTV) within Latin America ...

Press Release: SportelMonaco 2008 - Outstanding Progress

October 23, 2008

 Monaco, 23 October – SPORTELMonaco 2008, the International Sports Convention for Television and New Media shows an outstanding progress thanks to marketing and communication ...

Press Release: WTF to Introduce Athlete Ranking System in 2009

October 23, 2008

The World Taekwondo Federation will introduce an athlete ranking system as early as in 2009, after years of study. The WTF athlete world ranking system, which will be announce...