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Paralympics - 08 Jan 2013 - Bidding
Bonn, 8 January 2013 – Tokyo 2020 today submitted its Candidature File to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), passing another crucial milestone in its goal to delivera dynamic celebration inthe heart of Japan’s capital. The Candidature File details Tokyo 2020’s unique plan for hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and itspromiseto embrace the Paralympic Values of courage, determination, inspiration and equality.
Olympics - 08 Jan 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 8 January 2013 - The Tokyo 2020 Bid Committee revealed its vision for the Olympic and Paralympic Games today, promising Games built on Delivery, Celebration and Innovation. Driven by a "forward-thinking" approach both to hosting and Games legacy, Bid leaders promised Tokyo will use sport to help continue the creation of a sustainable society and deliver a full range of positive physical and social Olympic legacy initiatives.
Olympics - 08 Jan 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 8 January 2013: Istanbul 2020 today unveiled its pioneering offer to the Olympic Movement: a technically outstanding Olympic and Paralympic Games delivered against the incomparable backdrop of Istanbul, with a promise of a profound legacy impact for Turkey and the whole Olympic Movement.
Olympics - 08 Jan 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 8 January 2012 – A day after the Candidature File was submitted in Lausanne, the Tokyo 2020 Bid Committee’s senior delegation today visited the newly appointed Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, who promised the Japanese government’s continued unequivocal support for the bid. Prime Minister Abe, a former Archer from his university days and current Chairman of the All Japan Archery Federation, today succeeded the position as Tokyo 2020 Supreme Advisor.
Olympics - 07 Jan 2013 - Bidding
Lausanne; 7 January 2013: Istanbul 2020 today submitted its Candidature File to the International Olympic Committee, with the Mayor of Istanbul, Kadir Topbaş, leader of the Istanbul 2020 Bid Committee, Hasan Arat, and IOC member and President of the Turkish NOC, Professor Uğur Erdener, delivering the city’s vision for Turkey’s first ever Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 07 Jan 2013 - Bidding
Lausanne, 7 January 2013 – Tokyo 2020 today moved another step closer to its goal of delivering a dynamic celebration in the heart of Japan’s capital by submitting its complete Candidature File to the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland.
16 Nov 2012 - Events
The results of Sportcal’s newly-published Global Sports Impact Project have been acclaimed by countries around the world that featured in an index of the nations that have been most successful at attracting major sports events.
14 Nov 2012 - Events
London is the Global Sports City for 2012, ahead of Rio de Janeiro and Moscow, according to a new report that analyses the success of cities in attracting major sports events.
14 Nov 2012 - Events
China is the Global Sports Nation for 2012, ahead of the United Kingdom and Russia, according to a new report that analyses the success of nations in attracting major sports events.
Athletics - 02 Nov 2012 - Events
European Athletics will decide Saturday which cities will host the 2014 and 2015 European Athletics Team Championships super leagues.
Olympics - 24 May 2012 - Events
Quebec, 23 May. Madrid was put on the shortlist of the International Olympic Committee and officially became Candidate City to host the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in 2020, as announced by Gillbert Felli, IOC Executive Director for the Olympic Games, at the Quebec Convention Centre (Canada), where the 10th edition of the SportAccord Convention is taking place.
Olympics - 24 May 2012 - Events
Québec City, 23 May 2012 – Tokyo 2020 has welcomed the International Olympic Committee working group’s report, which acknowledges the bid’s “very strong technical plan” that “offers athletes the conditions to be able to compete at their best.”
Olympics - 24 May 2012 - Events
Quebec City, 23 May 2012: Turkey is celebrating a historic moment in its history after the IOC today named Istanbul an official Candidate City for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, in an announcement at the SportAccord Convention in Quebec City.
Olympics - 24 May 2012 - Events
Quebec, 24 May 2012: The decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not to shortlist Doha for the Olympics and Paralympic Games 2020 does not curtail the country’s ambitions or its work in progress towards becoming a regional and global sports hub, Doha 2020 officials said today.
Olympics - 24 May 2012 - Events
Quebec City, 23 May 2012 – Azerbaijan’s Minister for Youth and Sports, Azad Rahimov, has expressed his disappointment that Baku was not selected by the IOC to move forward as a Candidate City to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.
Olympics - 21 May 2012 - Bidding
Baku, 20 May 2012 – The Baku 2020 Bid is sending a high-level delegation to the SportAccord Convention in Québec City next week to hear the IOC announcement of which cities have been chosen to continue in the 2020 bidding process.
Olympics - 21 May 2012 - Events
Baku, 19 May 2012 – The Baku 2020 Bid has been boosted by the news that 52 Azerbaijani athletes have so far qualified to compete at London 2012, making the nation officially a ‘large team’.
Olympics - 18 May 2012 - Events
Baku, 18 May 2012 – Three of Azerbaijan’s largest companies have signed up as official corporate supporters of the Baku 2020 Bid. The heads of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), Azerbaijan Airlines and Azercell, one of the country’s major mobile operators, this week all voiced their total support for the Baku Bid.
18 May 2012 - Events
The latest, European Championships-themed, edition of Sportcal Magazine is now available, and will be distributed at a range of major international sports conferences and events, including the SportAccord Convention in Quebec City.
Soccer - 26 Mar 2012 - Bidding
Baku, 26 March 2012 – UEFA’s selection of Baku to host the UEFA European Under-17 Championship for men in 2016 is another key milestone in the development of ‘Event Azerbaijan’, a new government department tasked with bringing sports and non-sport events to the country.
Olympics - 13 Mar 2012 - Events
Baku, 13 March 2012 – To mark International Women’s Day, FIFA has launched two projects for Women’s Football in Azerbaijan, the host of the next U17 Women’s World Cup.
Olympics - 24 Feb 2012 - Events
Baku, 23 February 2012 – Baku 2020 has today launched a video describing the different elements of its Bid. The seven-minute video, which is available to view on the Baku Bid website (www.baku2020.com), outlines the four clusters detailed in the recently submitted Applicant File, as well as some of the spectacular venues that will be used if the city is elected as Host City for the 2020 Games.
Badminton - 09 Dec 2011 - Events
We succeeded! After several years of well-prepared bidding, focusing on the opportunity of staging not only a World Championship, but also a true badminton festival, Denmark succeeded in winning the hosting of the BWF World Badminton Championships 2014.
Equestrian - 29 Nov 2011 - Events
21 November 2011, LONDON: The FEI, the international governing body for equestrian sports, has announced that a record eight countries have submitted initial applications to stage the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018.
Olympics - 29 Nov 2011 - Bidding
Tokyo, 28 Nov. 2011 - Tokyo 2020, Japan's bid team to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, today received a huge boost with the establishment of the Tokyo 2020 Council, a premium advisory board consisting of 64 members. Current prime minister of Japan, Yoshihiko Noda, serves as Supreme Advisor of the Council, which also includes other key government figures and leaders from Japan’s business and sporting communities.
Olympics - 28 Nov 2011 - Events
Tokyo, 28 Nov. 2011 - Tokyo 2020, Japan's bid team to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, today received a huge boost with the establishment of the Tokyo 2020 Council, a premium advisory board consisting of 64 members. Current prime minister of Japan, Yoshihiko Noda, serves as Supreme Advisor of the Council, which also includes other key government figures and leaders from Japan’s business and sporting communities. The inaugural Council meeting was convened at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gove
Athletics - 09 Nov 2011 - Events
Copenhagen is a running city. Copenhagen is fast, flat and scenic. This week the International Athletic Federation awards the 2014 IAAF World Half Marathon Championships. Copenhagen is a strong candidate.
Athletics - 04 Nov 2011 - Events
European Athletics has awarded the 2016 European Athletics Championships to Amsterdam.
Olympics - 25 Oct 2011 - Events
Doha, Qatar, 24 October, 2011 – As international support continues to pour in, the Doha 2017 Bid Committee is pleased to announce that they have the full backing of Abubaker Kaki Khamis for their IAAF World Championships bid.
Athletics - 14 Oct 2011 - Events
European Athletics President Hansjörg Wirz has pledged his full support for London’s bid to host the 2017 IAAF World Championships in Athletics.
Athletics - 12 Oct 2011 - Events
Doha, Qatar, October 11, 2011 – Yelena Isinbayeva, the star Russian pole vaulter, has expressed her strong support for the Doha 2017 bid for the IAAF World Championships.
03 Oct 2011 - Events
Sportcal is pleased to announce the publication of the latest edition of Sportcal Magazine, focusing on sports agencies and their owners, most of which will have a strong presence at this year’s edition of the Sportel trade fair in Monaco, just one of a strong line-up events at which the magazine will be distributed. Others include: ISEM and Leaders in Football in London; the IFs Forum and City Events in Lausanne; and Soccerex in Rio de Janeiro.
University sports - 03 Oct 2011 - Events
BRUSSELS – Today, September 30, the candidate cities that are bidding to host the 2017 Universiades presented their bid books to FISU President Claude-Louis Gallien at the FISU Office ‘Château de la Solitude’ in Brussels, Belgium.
Athletics - 11 Aug 2011 - Events
European Athletics has completed its round of evaluation site visits of cities bidding for the 2016 European Athletics Championships, with recent meetings held in Amsterdam, Bydgoszcz, Istanbul and Split with the respective organising committees.
30 Jun 2011 - Events
The contest to host the 2018 winter Olympic Games takes centre stage in the 22nd issue of the Sportcal magazine, which is now available to download.
University sports - 19 May 2011 - Events
BRUSSELS – Today, May 18th, the delegates of the five bidding cities for the 2017 Universiades (2 for Winter and 3 for Summer) visited the FISU Headquarters in Brussels for a workshop.
31 Mar 2011 - Events
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Athletics - 08 Mar 2011 - Events
European Athletics has awarded the 2013 European Athletics U23 Championships to Tampere.<br>
Handball - 27 Jan 2011 - Events
Today, the International Handball Federation, IHF, announced that Denmark will host the 2015 Women’s Handball World Championship.
Sailing - 18 Jan 2011 - Events
Denmark has pulled out all the stops to host the ISAF Worlds in all Olympic classes in Aarhus in 2014.
Sailing - 02 Dec 2010 - Events
Denmark demonstrates great continuity in terms of bidding for and hosting major international sailing championships and is now widely recognised as one of the world’s leading organisers in the field. But it does not stop there. Lately, Denmark has handed in its bid for the sailing event of them all; the huge ISAF Worlds 2014 event.
Soccer - 19 Nov 2010 - RaceFor 2018/2022
A free, updated&nbsp;21-page PDF from Sportcal summarising each of the nine bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups is now available for download.
Sailing - 29 Oct 2010 - Events
Denmark/the City of Aarhus have just handed in their bid for the ISAF Sailing World Championships 2014 to the International Sailing Association, ISAF; a huge event with the World Championships for all the Olympic sailing classes embedded in one and the same event.
Conferences - 26 Oct 2010 - Events
Zurich - World Cup bidders Australia, Japan and Russia said on Tuesday at the International Football Arena IFA in Zurich, that they ignoring the problems at FIFA and are carrying on as usual.
Air sports - 13 Oct 2010 - Events
Lausanne, Switzerland, Oct. 13, 2010 - The FAI has today announced the start of the bid process for the World Air Games 2013. FAI Members, cities, regions, event organisers or commercial bodies from all over the world are invited to participate. Expressions of interest must be submitted to the FAI by no later than 30 November 2010.
Soccer - 06 Oct 2010 - Federations & NOCs
London, 5 October 2010 – The Qatar 2022 Bid Committee today announced the sponsorship and support of leading international branding agency Lambie-Nairn at a signing ceremony held in London. Lambie-Nairn is now the Official Supplier and Official Brand Agency of the Qatar 2022 Bid. Lambie-Nairn has been working with the Qatar 2022 Bid since November 2009.<BR>
Olympics - 24 Sep 2010 - Sponsorship
On Tuesday 21st September, Jean-Philippe Demaël, CEO of SOMFY, as Annecy 2018 official partner, signed a partnership agreement with the French National Olympic Committee (French NOC).
Soccer - 17 Sep 2010 - Bidding
Qatar 2022, the organisation bidding to bring the FIFA World Cup to the Middle East for the first time, today unveiled the 12 stadiums it plans to use if awarded the right to stage the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Soccer - 16 Sep 2010 - Bidding
The Qatar 2022 Bid Committee today unveiled legendary French footballer Zinedine Zidane as the latest bid ambassador, capping a week in which a delegation from FIFA was in Qatar examining the country’s bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Soccer - 16 Sep 2010 - Bidding
The Japan 2022 Bid Committee is delighted to announce that Japan Airlines has signed up as an Official Bid Partner. This brings the total number of Official Bid Partners to nineteen.
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