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Olympics - 07 Jul 2011 - Events
The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Presence Switzerland has today announced details of its exciting plans for the House of Switzerland, one of the few Houses to be fully open to the public during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Olympics - 04 Oct 2007
The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) today announced the appointment of global sports marketing agency Octagon as its worldwide marketing advisor and sponsorship sales agency.
Olympics - 05 Jul 2007
During its 2-year campaign, Salzburg 2014 was working hard and diligently towards one sole date: 4 July – that day, on which the IOC would make its decision of which city would have the honour to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2014.
Olympics - 29 Jun 2007
Sochi 2014 Bid and Olympic Champion Take Part in Local Soccer Match in Guatemala
Olympics - 28 Jun 2007
Salzburg has for centuries been regarded as one of the world’s cultural capitals. There are numerous reasons for this, beyond Mozart, its legendary Festival or being the birthplace of “Silent Night”.
Olympics - 15 Jun 2007
As an Olympic host city, Salzburg is uniquely positioned and equipped to deliver an extraordinary number of benefits to the entire Olympic Movement.
Olympics - 04 Jun 2007
The greatest challenges in hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games are the long distances that so often separate the ice events in the city from the snow events in the mountains.
Olympics - 21 May 2007
The 70th congress of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) provided Salzburg 2014 with one last opportunity before the final presentation in Guatemala City
Olympics - 10 May 2007
The PyeongChang 2014 Bid Committee will share its plans to host outstanding Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games with a distinguished audience of 500 women from over 100 countries who are in Seoul this week to participate in the Business and Professional Women’s International Asia Pacific Regional Conference and a separate convention for young leaders, which start on 11 May.
Olympics - 01 May 2007
Moscow, Russia, April 30, 2007 – Sochi 2014, Russia’s Bid to host Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, is in full-force this week to support the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship (IHWC) taking place in Moscow and Mytischi from April 27th until May 13th.
Olympics - 17 Apr 2007
For the 16th time Zell am See, in Salzburg, staged the largest junior ice hockey tournament in Europe: 1200 players and about 1000 accompanying person took part in the World Tournament for juniors between 10 and 16 years of age.
Olympics - 19 Mar 2007
From the 14th to the 17th of March, the 13 members of the IOC Evaluation Commission, led by Chiharu Igaya, IOC member, visited Salzburg to make a technical assessment of the city’s bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games 2014.
Olympics - 14 Mar 2007
The Salzburg 2014 team, as well as numerous visiting representatives from the national and international media, are eager for the official start of the IOC Evaluation Commission visit.
Olympics - 19 Feb 2007
Sochi, Russia, February 18, 2007 – Thirteen members of the International Olympic Committee’s Evaluation Commission landed at the state-of-the-art new terminal at Sochi International Airport today to begin the official evaluation of Sochi 2014’s plans to host the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Olympics - 19 Feb 2007
Following the IOC Evaluation Commission inspection of PyeongChang 2014’s plan including on-site visits to PyeongChang and Gangneung venues from 14-17 February, an official press conference was held on 17 February to conclude the visit.
Olympics - 19 Feb 2007
Austria’s premier address, Ballhausplatz 2, The Federal Chancellor’s Office, Vienna, served as the venue for presenting the Federal Chancellor, Alfred Gusenbauer, with his personal 'Salzburg 2014 team outfit'.
Olympics - 16 Feb 2007
Despite Europe facing its warmest winter for the last 500 years, the alpine skiing conditions in Salzburg's Olympic region are currently of a very high quality.
Olympics - 16 Feb 2007
The IOC Evaluation Commission visit to PyeongChang, South Korea entered its second day today with the Commission inspecting venues for snow sports, the Olympic village and overall infrastructure in PyeongChang.
Olympics - 12 Feb 2007
Sochi, Russia, February 9, 2007 – The ski season is in full swing in Krasnaya Polyana, the site proposed by Sochi 2014 to host alpine sport competitions for the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Olympics - 12 Feb 2007
Various journalists from Salzburg’s 2014 competitor countries, Korea and Russia, have visited the Salzburg 2014 bid office.
Olympics - 08 Feb 2007
Today marks seven years to what would be the Olympic Winter Games 2014 Opening Ceremony in Salzburg.
Olympics - 13 Dec 2006
Salzburg 2014 has fulfilled the IOC’s request for 22,800 hotel rooms and right on time: The print of the Candidate City bid books will be delivered on 10 January 2007.
Olympics - 04 Dec 2006
In its presentation to the Olympic Council of Asia, Salzburg 2014 defined the elements of magic it would deliver if it gains the honour of hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
Olympics - 04 Dec 2006
Doha, Qatar, December 2, 2006 – As the 15th Asian Games got underway in Doha, Qatar, Sochi 2014’s senior level delegation addressed the 25th General Assembly of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), the International Olympic Committee, and the Olympic Movement today, revealing Sochi’s plan for a compact and sustainable Games that includes brand-new facilities and venues to host a technically excellent and 21st century Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 07 Nov 2006
Kim Jin-sun, Executive President of the 2014 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games Bid Committee, will lead a delegation to the Seminar for General Secretaries of African National Olympic Committees in Blantyre, Malawi on 8 to 10 November.
Olympics - 18 Jan 2005
Staging the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in London would bring unparalleled opportunities for thousands of businesses across the United Kingdom, a major conference in London was told today.
Olympics - 08 Dec 2004
Senior politicians in Wales and Northern Ireland have reiterated their support for London 2012 and called for the whole country to unite behind the bid.
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 - 15 Nov 2004
London 14 November 2004 - As London’s bid to bring the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games to London in 2012 moves into a new phase of marketing and promotion, Chairman Sebastian Coe today announced the appointment of John Jarvis CVO, CBE to work with the bid team on key projects over the next six months.
Olympics - 24 May 2004
The International Conference for Olympic Games Security opened today at ATHENS 2004 headquarters, with over 350 security specialists taking part, including representatives from National Olympic Committees and Sponsors.
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:
Olympics - 26 Aug 2003
The NOC Chefs de Mission from 197 countries left Athens with the best impressions of the preparations for the 2004 Olympic Games in matters of both organisation and infrastructure. The Seminar was held at the Hilton Hotel and is considered to be the most important and crucial meeting with NOC representatives in the course of preparations for the Olympic Games.
Olympics - 17 Mar 2003
'The concept is very good and very strong. Salzburg would do a great job and the Games would surely be very, very good if the Games are awarded in July.'
Olympics - 20 Sep 2002
Gilbert Felli, speaking on behalf of the IOC Coordinating Commission delegation in Athens, expressed his satisfaction with the progress in preparations for the 2004 Olympics.
Olympics - 29 Aug 2002
An all-embracing presentation on Olympic preparations, made by ATHENS 2004 to the representatives of the International Sports Federations of Summer Olympic Games (ASOIF) at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, was well-received by all concerned.
Olympics - 22 Jul 2002
A cooperation agreement was signed yesterday afternoon between ATHENS 2004 and the National Tourist Organisation of Greece at the ATHENS 2004 headquarters. The agreement involves a joint programme for the promotion and marketing of the 2004 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 29 Apr 2002
VISA will be the official credit card at the Athens Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2004. VISA is an International Top Sponsor of the Olympic Games. The agreement was signed today between the President of VISA-EU, Hans Van der Velde and ATHENS 2004 President, Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki.
Olympics - 13 Jun 2001
Yesterday, a working model demonstrating the artistic and operational unity of the Athens Olympic Sports Complex (AOSC - OAKA in Greek), a donation of the architect Dr. Santiago Calatrava, was presented by the artist himself and the Minister of Culture Evangelos Venizelos, in a press conference at the National Art Gallery, Athens.
Olympics - 09 Apr 2001
During the 2002 Winter Olympics, the Park City Chamber of Commerce/Convention & Visitors Bureau, along with its partners, will host the Park City Media Center (PCMC), open to all journalists covering the many aspects of the Games.
Olympics - 07 Oct 2000
Tickets Available for Opening Ceremony
Olympics - 03 Oct 2000
Sydney's Success Heightens Challenge for Athens
Olympics - 26 Sep 2000
Sydney Voted Best City Six Years in a Row
Olympics - 15 Sep 2000
Help on hand in the Sydney Rocks...
Olympics - 20 Aug 2000
Sydney 2000 Olympic Games - September 15 Opening Ceremony
Olympics - 12 Aug 2000
Olympic Rendezvous @ Samsung
Olympics - 05 Aug 2000
Vodafone Arena officially launched<br> <br>
Olympics - 28 Jul 2000
Sydney Media Centre Update for the Games
Olympics - 24 Jul 2000
Sydney Prepares to Shine on World Stage
Olympics - 21 Jul 2000
Sydney Backflips Over Torch Relay
Olympics - 14 Jul 2000
The Sydney Media Centre Latest News
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