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Olympics - 19 Apr 2007
Sochi, Russia, April 18, 2007 – Sochi 2014 saw its Olympic dreams move one step closer to reality yesterday as the Ice Hockey Federation of Russia and the Football Union of Russia both approved the ground-breaking plans for the Bolshoi Ice Palace and the Sochi Olympic Stadium respectively.
Olympics - 22 Feb 2007
Sochi, Russia, February 22, 2007 – Russia’s world famous Fabergé egg is the inspiration for the stunning designs for Sochi 2014’s proposed Olympic Stadium, the International Olympic Committee Evaluation Commission has heard.
Olympics - 23 Jan 2007
Today (Tuesday 23rd January) marks exactly 2012 days to go to the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Olympics - 13 Oct 2006
During a visit to Salzburg, the President of Austria, Dr. Heinz Fischer, met the head of the Salzburg 2014 Olympic bid, Fedor H. Radmann, and his team at the EM Stadium in Wals-Siezenheim.
Olympics - 11 Sep 2006
Mr. Jin-sun Kim, executive president for the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games Bid Committee, and Governor of Gangwon Province announced a series of changes and special measures to the original concept for the 2014 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games at a press conference on September 11th, in Gangwon Provincial Office, aimed at increasing its competitive position and boost security.
Olympics - 27 Feb 2006
26 February 2006, Torino. IOC President Jacques Rogge gave the following speech at the Closing Ceremony of the XX Olympic Winter Games, this evening, in the Olympic Stadium in Turin.
Olympics - 13 Feb 2006
IOC President Jacques Rogge gave the following speech at the Opening Ceremony of the XX Olympic Winter Games, this evening, in the Olympic Stadium in Turin.
Olympics - 27 Jun 2005
New York, NY (June 24, 2005)-As part of the revised stadium plan being submitted today to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), NYC2012 outlined a major sport legacy program for Athletics.
Olympics - 24 Jun 2005
London: Artists’ impressions from inside London’s proposed centrepiece Olympic stadium were unveiled today, revealing the best ever Olympic Games venue experience for athletes, the Olympic family, spectators and media.
Olympics - 10 Mar 2005
Paris, March 9 2005 – In a demonstration of Paris’s Olympic aspirations, Stade de France, the proposed French Olympic Stadium that has hosted some of the world’s biggest sporting and non-sporting events, was officially named “Stade de France Paris 2012” today.
Olympics - 26 Jan 2005
The Cabinet of the Council of Madrid approved the creation of the Municipal company 'Madrid Infraestructuras Deportivas 2005' (Madrid Sports Infrastructures 2012). According to the Mayor of Madrid, Alberto Ruiz Gallardón, it will head the infrastructure and equipment of the Madrid 2012 Olympic candidacy. He also explained that the three administrations (state, regional and local), will participate, if Madrid is chosen on July 6th in Singapore to host the 2012 Olympic Games. The new organization
Olympics - 20 Jan 2005
New York, NY (January 19, 2005) – The sweeping Hudson Yards Redevelopment Plan for Manhattan’s West Side, a central element of which is the New York Sports and Convention Center (NYSCC)—the Olympic Stadium for the 2012 Games—cleared yet another hurdle this week as a part of its ongoing public approval process. The New York City Council voted 46 to 1 to approve the rezoning of the far West Side of Manhattan – the eighth in a ten step public approval process required before all elements of the Wes
Olympics - 20 Jan 2005
New York, NY (January 19, 2005) – The sweeping Hudson Yards Redevelopment Plan for Manhattan’s West Side, a central element of which is the New York Sports and Convention Center (NYSCC)—the Olympic Stadium for the 2012 Games—cleared yet another hurdle this week as a part of its ongoing public approval process.
Olympics - 17 Jan 2005
Paris, January 14, 2004 - The French Professional Football League (LFP) will endorse the Paris bid for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games by holding its matches under the colors of Paris 2012 over the next two weekends.
Olympics - 14 Jan 2005
The Premier League today announced its support for London’s bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, launching a marketing campaign that will be seen by hundreds of millions of football fans throughout the world.
Olympics - 11 Jan 2005
A group of ten Olympians and Paralympians, led by boxing legend Muhammad Ali (1960 Gold) and swimming great Donna de Varona (Swimming: 1960, 1964 2 Gold), announced today they have put out a call for support to NYC2012’s entire Circle of Olympians and Paralympians, numbering almost 1,800 members, for contributions to aid victims of the earthquake and tsunami catastrophe in Southeast Asia.
Olympics - 07 Jan 2005
The works at the Madrid Arena, which are currently in the third phase, are about to be completed.
Olympics - 05 Jan 2005
CALGARY – Sport is the right of all children, even the most disadvantaged, is the message the Olympic Oval is sending to visitors and users of the world class training facility in Calgary.
Olympics - 05 Jan 2005
CALGARY – Sport is the right of all children, even the most disadvantaged, is the message the Olympic Oval is sending to visitors and users of the world class training facility in Calgary.
Olympics - 13 Dec 2004
New York, NY -- NYC2012, the committee leading New York’s bid to host the Olympic Games in 2012, announced today that over 70 New York area hospitals have committed to join the Olympic Healthcare Network for the 2012 Games should New York be selected as the Host City. New York’s Olympic Healthcare Network would provide the complete range of world-class healthcare for the Olympic Family during the 2012 Games.
Olympics - 08 Dec 2004
New York, NY (December 7, 2004) – The New York State Legislature today authorized the expansion of New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, the venue for six sports competitions for the 2012 Games in New York City. This is another major step for the City’s plan to develop the Hudson Yards area of Manhattan’s West Side, which is central to New York’s bid for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Legislature’s authorization of Javits Center expansion is the sixth step of the ten-st
Olympics - 03 Dec 2004
Dubrovnik, Croatia – New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, NYC2012 Founder and Deputy Mayor Daniel Doctoroff, and Olympian Donna DeVarona today addressed the annual meeting of the European Olympic Committee General Assembly. The delegation stressed that New York City’s plan to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is distinctly different because it puts the Games at the center of the city. The presentation also emphasized that the New York bid focuses on the exceptional athletic experie
Olympics - 03 Dec 2004
Dubrovnik, Croatia, 3 December: London 2012 Olympic Games bid Chairman Sebastian Coe will today highlight London’s advanced state of planning and readiness to stage the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 30 Nov 2004
The Government Board of Madrid’s City Council has approved the urban planning project for the Olympic Ring, which will cover 120 hectares.
Olympics - 25 Nov 2004
New York, NY (November 23, 2004) – The sweeping Hudson Yards Redevelopment Plan for Manhattan’s West Side, central to New York’s bid for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, cleared another hurdle this week in its ongoing public approval process. By a vote of 10 to 1, the City Planning Commission of New York City approved the rezoning resolution for the Hudson Yards Plan, the fifth step of the ten-step public review and approval process that is required before construction of the project can
Olympics - 19 Nov 2004
London 2012 bid organisers today released detailed plans for the next generation of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 17 Nov 2004
NEW YORK, N.Y. (November 17, 2004) – NYC2012, the committee leading New York’s bid to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, today made public its detailed plan for the Games in the 600-page Candidature File, the Bid Book, submitted to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on November 15. The Bid Book tells a compelling story about New York, from the dream that began ten years ago to bring the world’s greatest event to our City, to all specifics of the plan. The filing of this 600-pag
Olympics - 17 Nov 2004
London’s world famous landmarks which attract millions of visitors and tourists to the capital each year will be the centrepiece of the high profile marathon race if London is awarded the 2012 Olympic Games, bid organisers announced today.
Olympics - 12 Nov 2004
A large Madrid 2012 delegation, led by the Mayor, Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón, visited Barcelona to meet the heads of the Barcelona’92 Olympic Games Organizing Committee (COOB).
Olympics - 08 Nov 2004
8 November 2004. London 2012 today unveiled a stunning vision and planning approach that shows what the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games would look like if the Games come to London in 2012.
Olympics - 18 Oct 2004
London: - Olympians Kelly Holmes and Amir Khan teamed with Paralympians Giles Long and Danny Crates to unveil the giant new London 2012 Olympic Games bid flag in a rousing finale to the Parade of Heroes in Trafalgar Square today.
Olympics - 29 Sep 2004
Feliciano Mayoral, President-CEO of Madrid 2012´s Olympic Candidacy, today signed an agreement with Madrid’s City Council and Real Madrid to work together to promote the city of Madrid on an international level.
Olympics - 21 Sep 2004
On 20 September, Jean-Paul Huchon, President of the Ile-de-France Region and Marie Richard, Vice-President in charge of Sport, Tourism and Leisure, launched a mobilisation campaign around Paris’ Bid. The campaign, the largest ever launched by the region, conveys a high-impact message: 'All united and mobilised for the Games!'
Olympics - 09 Sep 2004
Athletes from Russia and the USA competed against each other in a contest called the 'Russia’s Challenge'. The East-West clash of track and field athletes at Luzhniki Sports Complex took place on 4 September.
Olympics - 08 Sep 2004
The following is a statement from Philippe Baudillon, Chief Executive Officer of Paris 2012: 'Waiting until the dust settles' is a traditional expression describing when one is waiting for an event to run its course before taking action. It was a particularly ironic expression in the final months before the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, as some of the more vociferous international media outlets predicted a chaotic Olympics choked by the dust from last minute construction. In retrospect, how wro
Olympics - 08 Sep 2004
LONDON:- The Prime Minister of Britain, Tony Blair, today continued to highlight the case for the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games to come to the United Kingdom in 2012, stating that the London Olympic bid is very strong technically with venues such as the new Wembley and would leave a lasting sporting legacy for the nation.
Olympics - 27 Aug 2004
Plans have been presented to improve access to the future Olympic Village which will be based in San Blas, Madrid.
Olympics - 20 Aug 2004
Madrid´s Mayor, Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón, the Ministry for Education and Science, María Jesús San Segundo, the President of the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE), José María Echevarría, and the President-Chief Executive of Madrid 2012, Feliciano Mayoral, presented the main points for Madrid´s Olympic Project to the international press covering the Games in Athens.
Olympics - 19 Aug 2004
London/Miami, 19 August 2004 – France Telecom subsidiary GlobeCast, world leading supplier of satellite services for international sporting events, today announced a raft of new clients for its one-stop broadcast facility in Athens.
Olympics - 05 Aug 2004
05 August 2004: BBC Broadcast and BBC Post Production have collaborated to produce the title sequence for BBC Sport’s coverage of the 2004 Athens Olympics. The sequence follows a torch bearer as he awakens the Olympic spirit by reigniting the flame and traces his journey back to the home of the Olympics. As he passes through the sites of Greece, natural elements such as Wind, Earth, Water and Light are evoked and within these we discover the power of the athletes in action are formed. The title
Olympics - 03 Aug 2004
Five seconds saw 49 hundred-euro tickets for the Opening Ceremony sold as they came on the market today at the 118 box offices for the Olympic Games. And in five minutes 209 Opening Ceremony tickets were sold at €350.
Olympics - 28 Jul 2004
Londoners have been given a small taste of what could be happening eight years today - at the Opening Ceremony of London 2012.
Olympics - 27 Jul 2004
The largest Olympic transport system exercise, organised by ATHENS 2004, was successfully completed on Sunday.
Olympics - 19 Jul 2004
Paris, July 19, 2004 – French government and Paris City public authorities, together with the Paris 2012 Bid committee, today confirmed it would take less than ten minutes to travel from either of the two proposed Olympic venue clusters to the Olympic Village, based on the results of initial ‘Olympic Lane’ trials conducted yesterday.
Olympics - 14 May 2004
In response to the article published in the newspaper The Guardian (UK) on Thursday, May 13, 2004, written by Helena Smith in Athens, over the alleged delays in the 'installation of hi-tech seats in the Olympic Stadium', the ATHENS 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games issued the following statement:
Olympics - 13 May 2004
This week the organising committee for the Athens Olympics briefed the Coordination Commission of the IOC for the 12th and final time.
Olympics - 12 May 2004
After three days of productive meetings in Athens, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission today confirmed its renewed confidence that the remaining venues to be completed for the Athens 2004 Olympic Games will be ready on time, and that Athens will host successful Games from 13 to 29 August.
Olympics - 07 May 2004
Paris, 6 May 2004 -- Athens Broadcast Services partners, represented by GlobeCast, Gearhouse Broadcast and Stefi Productions, announced today that leading international broadcasters have selected the Athens Broadcast Base 2004 for their Olympics coverage.
Olympics - 06 May 2004
Madrid´s City Council and Ministry of Public works have announced plans for 4 new projects, to be located in Manzanares Park´s new sporting grounds. This is one of the most ambitious building works that Madrid has undertaken in order to strengthen its candidature for the 2012 Olympic games bid.
Olympics - 04 May 2004
One hundred days before the Opening Ceremony of the 2004 Olympic Games to be held in Athens, the President of the International Olympic Committee, Dr Jacques Rogge, and the President of the ATHENS 2004 Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, Mrs Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki, made the following statements:
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