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Olympics - 10 Jul 2013 - Bidding
Abidjan, Ivory Coast; 10 July 2013: Istanbul 2020 will arrive in Abidjan tomorrow for the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) General Assembly, with a delegation featuring several senior government figures and a pledge to build on Turkey’s strong ties with Africa and help African NOCs fulfil their athletes’ full potential.
Olympics - 10 Jul 2013 - Clubs & teams
Tokyo, 10 July 2013 - Senior members of the Tokyo 2020 delegation departed for Abidjan, Ivory Coast today, to attend the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) General Assembly.
Olympics - 10 Jul 2013 - Sponsorship
Tokyo, 10 July 2013 - Tokyo 2020 today announced two additional Official Bid Partners have signed-on to support the Bid, bringing the current total of corporate partners to an even 20. The ever-growing corporate support is helping to add to the excitement and momentum Tokyo 2020 is enjoying in the final hours before the upcoming Host City Election in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on September 7.
Olympics - 08 Jul 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 8 July 2013: Five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian ‘The Thorpedo’ Thorpe has backed Istanbul 2020’s bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games on two continents simultaneously for the first time in history, after participating in the Cross-Continental Bosphorus Swim – a race that starts in Asia and finishes in Europe.
Olympics - 04 Jul 2013 - Bidding
The Madrid 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid team has returned to Lausanne to present its project to the members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the briefing session. At this final meeting with IOC members before September’s decisive general assembly in Buenos Aires, each of the three candidate cities made a 45-minute presentation before taking questions for a further 45 minutes.
Olympics - 03 Jul 2013 - Bidding
Lausanne, 3 July 2013 - Deputy Prime Minister and Montreal 1976 Games Olympian Taro Aso today unveiled a new internationally-reaching Japanese government initiative called ‘Sport for Tomorrow’ during Tokyo 2020’s lively presentation to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Olympics - 03 Jul 2013 - Bidding
MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA, 1 July 2013 – Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos will express the full support of his country for the Youth Olympic Games by leading the Medellín 2018 bid delegation in its official presentation to the International Olympic Committee on 4 July 2013.
Olympics - 03 Jul 2013 - Bidding
Lausanne, Switzerland; 02 July 2013: Ali Babacan, Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister for Economic and Financial Affairs, is in Lausanne leading a top-level Istanbul 2020 delegation with real momentum behind it after the conclusion of the successful Mersin 2013 Mediterranean Games this week.
Olympics - 01 Jul 2013 - Bidding
Madrid, July 1, 2013 - The Madrid 2020 delegation travels today to Lausanne, Switzerland. On July 3, the delegation will make a technical presentation of its bid to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games to the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Olympics - 28 Jun 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 28 June 2013: The Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey for Economic and Financial Affairs, Ali Babacan, will lead Istanbul 2020’s high-level delegation at the 2020 Candidate Cities Briefing for IOC members in Lausanne on 3 July, as Istanbul significantly steps up its campaign to host Turkey’s first ever Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 28 Jun 2013 - Events
MEDELLIN, 27 June 2013 – Colombia’s Mariana Pajón brought home the second Olympic Gold Medal in the country’s history when she won the BMX competition at last year’s London 2012 Olympic Games -- and become an instant cultural icon. She is now proud to represent the Medellín 2018 Youth Olympic Games bid as an ambassador and credits the sport infrastructure and opportunities provided by the city that enabled her to turn her Olympic dream into reality.
Olympics - 26 Jun 2013 - Bidding
Madrid, 25 June, 2013 - The Heads of the Madrid Bid to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games are “very satisfied” with the Evaluation Commission Report of the International Olympic Committee released earlier today.
Olympics - 25 Jun 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 25 June 2013: The IOC Evaluation Commission report on Istanbul’s bid to host the city’s first ever Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020 was published today citing that Istanbul 2020’s proposed Games plan was “unique and of a high quality”.
Olympics - 25 Jun 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 25 June 2013 - Tokyo 2020 bid leader Tsunekazu Takeda today welcomed a ‘very strong’ report from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission on Tokyo’s bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 24 Jun 2013 - Bidding
MEDELLIN, 23 June 2013 – The citizens of Medellín have put their full support behind the city’s bid to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games as massive celebrations took place in the city to commemorate the global Olympic Day.
Olympics - 24 Jun 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 24 June 2013 - As the Bid continues to build momentum towards the final vote, Tokyo 2020 has today announced that it has further strengthened its team with the appointment of international television personality Christel Takigawa as “Cool Tokyo” Ambassador.
Olympics - 24 Jun 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 23 June 2013 - Thousands of people have joined together in Tokyo to celebrate Olympic Day and commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games on 23 June 1894.
Olympics - 20 Jun 2013 - Events
MEDELLIN, 19 June 2013 – The global sport community has again recognised the big event capability of the Colombian city of Medellín – this time as the International Cycling Union (UCI) selected the 2018 Youth Olympic Games bid city to host the BMX World Championships in 2016.
Olympics - 17 Jun 2013 - Bidding
Lausanne; 15 June: Istanbul 2020 today reaffirmed the bid’s commitment to providing the most comprehensive NOC support package and ensuring that athletes enjoy the best experience possible, in a presentation to the delegates at the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Extraordinary General Assembly.
Olympics - 17 Jun 2013 - Bidding
Lausanne, 15 June 2013 – Tokyo 2020 has today offered a guarantee to the world’s National Olympic Committees (NOCs) that the city will host a superb Games that will ensure the athletes shine, promoting the Olympic Values to the next generations in this challenging and fast-changing era for sport.
Olympics - 17 Jun 2013 - Bidding
Lausanne, 15 June 2013 - The Madrid 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid team are in Lausanne, Switzerland, for the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Extraordinary General Assembly, which brings together delegations from 205 countries in the five continents. As part of the event, the three candidate cities for the 2020 Games each made a 15-minute presentation to the Assembly, with Madrid the last to take the stage.
Olympics - 13 Jun 2013 - Bidding
Lausanne, 13 June 2013: Istanbul 2020 will present to the Association of National Olympic Committees Extraordinary General Assembly in Lausanne this weekend with the President, Vice President and Secretary General of the Turkish NOC all in attendance in a show of commitment to the needs of the world’s NOCs and their teams.
Olympics - 12 Jun 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 12 May 2013: The International Herald Tribune Sport Business Summit concluded in the heart of Istanbul today, having further demonstrated the city’s rise to prominence in world sport ahead of the Bid Committee’s presentation to the Association of National Olympic Committees in Lausanne on Saturday.
Olympics - 10 Jun 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 7 June 2013: Chairman of the Istanbul 2020 Bid Committee, Hasan Arat, is returning from the 3rd International Forum on Sport for Peace and Development at the United Nations headquarters in New York, following several days of speeches and meetings he described as “a fantastic learning experience at a crucial time for our bid”.
Olympics - 03 Jun 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 3 June 2013 - Japan’s commitment to raising the profile of athletes and securing the place of sport and Olympism in this challenging and fast-changing era for sport, a key element of Tokyo’s Bid to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, was highlighted this weekend with over 1,000 runners joining the Run for Africa relay marathon in Yokohama.
Olympics - 30 May 2013 - Bidding
Saint Petersburg, 30 May 2013 – Exactly a hundred days before the host city election, Tokyo 2020 has today delivered an impassioned presentation to a number of IOC members and International Federation leaders demonstrating why a Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will help keep Olympism at the heart of our rapidly changing world, and how the city will deliver a spectacular Games underpinned by celebration and innovation.
Olympics - 30 May 2013 - Bidding
St. Petersburg; 30 May 2013: In a presentation to SportAccord 2013 delegates in St. Petersburg, Istanbul 2020 today reaffirmed the bid’s guarantee of a risk-free, technically excellent Olympic and Paralympic Games that delivers profound, sustainable change to the region and a wealth of opportunities to the Olympic Movement.
Olympics - 30 May 2013 - Events
St. Petersburg; 30 May 2013: Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and President Abdullah Gül have broken the ground for the foundations of the third bridge across the Bosphorus strait in Istanbul – another major development project that will underline Istanbul’s ability to deliver the infrastructure required to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 27 May 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 27 May 2013–Tokyo’s reputation as the world’s most forward-thinking city shined brightly on the weekend during Sumida River’s Tokyo Hotaru (Firefly) festival, which attracted close to 280,000people eager to view a “high-tech river”decorated with 100,000 solar-powered LED bulbs.
Olympics - 27 May 2013 - Bidding
St. Petersburg; 26 May 2013: The Istanbul 2020 Bid Committee is set to depart for St. Petersburg and SportAccord 2013, with Chairman Hasan Arat stressing that Istanbul 2020 represents a safe choice for the Olympic Movement and an unrivalled opportunity for International Sports Federations.
Olympics - 24 May 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 23 May 2013: Grassroots sport continues to flourish in Turkey, with the Koç Fest University Sports Games following hot on the heels of the National Youth and Sports Day and adding further impetus to the Istanbul 2020 bid ahead of SportAccord 2013.
Olympics - 23 May 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 23 May 2013 - Tokyo 2020 has today signed partnerships with 77 additional universities to further the study and promotion of sport, supporting the Bid’s aim to secure the place of sport and Olympism in this challenging era for sport.
Olympics - 20 May 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 20 May 2013: Istanbul 2020 played a prominent role in the celebration of Youth and Sports Day, one of the world’s only national holidays specifically created to help make sport and healthy lifestyles an integral part of young people’s lives.
Olympics - 15 May 2013 - Bidding
New York; 15 May 2013: Istanbul 2020 has brought the magic of Istanbul’s world-famous Grand Bazaar to New York’s iconic Grand Central Station, giving visitors a chance to sample Turkey’s warm hospitality and celebrated cuisine as part of the 32nd New York Turkish Day festivities – the biggest celebration of Turkish culture outside of Turkey.
Olympics - 10 May 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 10 May 2013 - Tokyo 2020 President Tsunekazu Takeda underlined at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan today how Tokyo would guarantee the delivery of a superb Games and its crystal clear vision of why Tokyo.
Olympics - 08 May 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 8 May 2013: Istanbul’s ability to deliver the major infrastructure projects required to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games has been underlined with the completion of a record-breaking tender for the city’s third international airport – clear evidence of the continued appetite and capacity for development from the public and private sectors in Turkey.
Olympics - 07 May 2013 - Events
Istanbul 2020 delegation gains valuable insight at CISA Convention 2013
Olympics - 03 May 2013 - Sponsorship
Airline’s Borussia Dortmund sponsorship adds to world-class sports portfolio
Olympics - 30 Apr 2013 - Bidding
Tsunekazu Takeda said: "Our strong understanding towards abiding by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) guidelines and our utmost respect for all Candidate Cities remain unchanged.
Olympics - 29 Apr 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 29 April 2013: Istanbul’s bid to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games gathered further momentum yesterday as the city hosted the final stage of the 49th Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey (TUR), which saw Turkish rider, Mustafa Sayar, become the first Turkish cyclist to win the event since it was upgraded in 2008.
Olympics - 29 Apr 2013 - Bidding
Lima, Peru; 27 April 2013: As the 15th IOC Sport for All Conference draws to a close, Istanbul 2020’s capacity to deliver transformative and sustainable sports-based initiatives has been underlined after a senior official at the World Bank praised Turkey’s economic performance since the economic crisis.
Olympics - 26 Apr 2013 - Bidding
Ankara, Turkey; 26 April 2013: Turkey has launched a new online-based visa system for foreign nationals visiting the country, ensuring that Olympic visitors in 2020 would be guaranteed a smooth entry into the country should Istanbul be selected to host the Games for the first time.
Olympics - 24 Apr 2013 - Bidding
24 April 2013; Lima, Peru: Istanbul 2020’s senior bid leadership arrived in Lima today for the 15th IOC World Conference on Sport for All, stating that Turkey’s first ever Olympic and Paralympic Games will be the catalyst for a huge rise in mass sport participation, particularly among the nation’s 31 million young people under the age of 25.
Olympics - 24 Apr 2013 - Events
Tokyo, 24 April 2013 - Tokyo City Symphony, the newly launched website (http://tokyocitysymphony.com) which is the world's first ever 3D projection mapping art on a 1:1000 miniature model of Tokyo, became the latest example of a wide range of innovations that maintains Tokyo's position as the world's most forward-thinking city.
Olympics - 23 Apr 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 23 April 2013 - Tokyo 2020’s commitment to strengthen the Olympic Movement in Asia and secure the place of sport and Olympism at the heart of our rapidly changing world has received a huge boost with the inauguration of the Samaranch Memorial Museum in Tianjin, China on 21 April.
Olympics - 22 Apr 2013 - Events
ONOC General Assembly drives home importance of youth engagement for bid leadership
Olympics - 19 Apr 2013 - Events
Tokyo, 19 April 2013 - Tokyo 2020's unmatched financial base received further acknowledgement this week when the International Monetary Fund's semi-annual World Economic Outlook report upwardly revised the organisation's economic forecasts for Japan, underscoring the city's impressive financial strength, one of the key underpinnings of Tokyo 2020's promise to deliver maximum quality and benefits in this challenging era for spot.
Olympics - 17 Apr 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 17 April 2013 - Japanese skiing legend Kenji Ogiwara carried yesterday the Tokyo 2020 message of 'athlete-first' to the top of the Sochi 2014 Games ski jump ramp while serving as a member of the Tokyo 2020 delegation at the AIPS Congress.
Olympics - 16 Apr 2013 - Bidding
A delegation of Istanbul 2020 Olympic media experts today demonstrated the Bid Committee’s plans for welcoming the world’s media to Turkey with a presentation to leading international sports journalists at the 76th Association Internationale de la Press Sportive [AIPS] Congress in the host city of the next Winter Games, Sochi, Russia.
Olympics - 15 Apr 2013 - Events
Istanbul 2020’s green credentials will be enhanced this week as a tree will be planted for each delegate attending the 10th edition of the United Nations Forum on Forests in Istanbul - adding to more than a million trees planted in the city since 2011.
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