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Press Release: Chicago to Host International Gymnastics Competition in 2009

November 13, 2008

 CHICAGO (November 13, 2008) Chicago 2016 and World Sport Chicago (WSC) today announced that USA Gymnastics will host the 2009 Tyson American Cup gymnastics invitational in me...

Press Release: Softball gives compelling presentation to IOC Program Commission

November 14, 2008

 Lausanne, Switzerland; 14th November 2008: The BackSoftball team today vowed to make softball the most inclusive sport on the planet, as it made its case to return to the Oly...

Press Release: East London skyline transformed as first Olympic Park pylon comes down

November 13, 2008

 Work began today to remove the first of 52 pylons which dominate the Olympic Park landscape, symbolising the long-term regeneration the London 2012 Games is bringing to the a...

Golden Opportunities -- Business Opportunities Across the Olympic Movement

November 16, 2008

The featured opportunity this week is BADMINTON England’s quest to find a performance director. The IOC has an opening for an exhibitions manager. Vancouver 2010 has eight opp...

Press Release: Tokyo 2016 ‘Olympics for All’ events inspire millions across Japan

November 13, 2008

Tokyo, 13 November 2008 – Tokyo 2016 is celebrating the latest set of events in its ‘Olympics for All’ roadshow series, which have been uniting young and old with sport and th...

Press Release: Modern Madrid presents its vision for 21st-century Olympics at World Travel Market

November 12, 2008

12 November 2008 - The Spanish capital of Madrid is this week presenting its vision for the 2016 Olympic Games at the World Travel Market in London. Spain is the world's secon...

Press Release: IOC and Sochi 2014 stakeholders discuss environmental protection and enhancement

November 10, 2008

11 November 2008, Moscow, Russia, Sochi 2014 today joined experts from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and stakeholders for Russia's first Winter Games to conduct an...

Press Release: UK business winning London 2012 'economic gold'

November 11, 2008

 Hundreds of UK businesses are winning millions of pounds of work as a result of the preparations for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games according to new figures pub...

Press Release: Tokyo 2016 plants the seeds for a more sustainable Olympic Games

November 10, 2008

 Tokyo, 10 November 2008 – Efforts towards Tokyo hosting the greenest and most sustainable Olympic and Paralympic Games ever took another major step today with the planting of...

Press Release: Major hotel brand coming to Russia's 2014 Olympic city

November 10, 2008

 10 November 2008, Sochi, Russia, Sochi 2014 today heralded the announcement that the international hotel chain, Sheraton, plans to open a hotel in Russia's host city for the ...

Media Watch - Vancouverites Reactions to Athletes' Village, London 2012 as an Educational Tool

November 09, 2008

The Vancouver Sun has a roundup ofreaders’ reactions to the funding of the athletes’ village. Business schools are using the 2012 Olympics as a teaching experience, according ...

Press Release: Rio 2016 Attends Global 'Sport For All' Conference

November 06, 2008

Sport as a tool for social transformation is one of the key themes of Rio de Janeiro's bid to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. We showed our commitment to this prin...