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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 - 29 May 2013 - Federations & NOCs
2013 sees ASOIF celebrate its 30th anniversary since its inception under President Primo Nebiolo in 1983. During this period, ASOIF has presided over immense growth in the success of the Olympic Games in which International Federations have played a central part, and witnessed the importance of sport in global society reach unprecedented heights.
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 ( 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 - 18 Apr 2013 - Federations & NOCs
Frankfurt/Auckland, April 18, 2013 – The German cultural project logistics company Conceptum Sport Logistics (CSL – is catching international attention. In April the company headquartered near Frankfurt airport signed a contract with the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC -, thus providing the complete logistical services for the Olympic teams.
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.
Olympics - 15 Apr 2013 - Events
Tokyo, 15 April 2013 - Capacity crowds on all four days of the 2013 ISU World Team Trophy have provided another demonstration of Tokyo’s overwhelming passion for sport and renowned ability to host international sport organised to the very highest standard.
Olympics - 09 Apr 2013 - Education
JTA will fund one British student to experience the Sochi 2014 Winter Games through RIOU’s MSA course
Olympics - 05 Apr 2013 - Events
Istanbul; 05 April 2013: Istanbul has been voted European Best Destination 2013, a week after Sir Craig Reedie hailed it an “extraordinary” city at the IOC Evaluation Commission final press conference.
Olympics - 05 Apr 2013 - Events
Tokyo, 5 April 2013 - The Tokyo 2020 team today welcomed one of Japan’s most beloved anime characters, Doraemon, a robotic cat from the 22nd century, to serve as the first special ambassador in support of Tokyo’s Bid to stage the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Olympics - 04 Apr 2013 - Events
Tokyo, 4 April 2013 - Tokyo 2020 today received the enthusiastic backing of Tokyo-based chambers of commerce and industry representing eight countries, which pledged their overwhelming support for the Bid to hold the 2020 Games in this global economic hub. With this solid backing of the local international community, as well as Japan’s national and local governments, business and sport communities and general public, the city is strongly unified in its Bid to welcome the world to the Tokyo 2020
Olympics - 03 Apr 2013 - Financial
Tokyo, 2 April 2013 - Tokyo 2020 praised the city of Tokyo’s strong showing in recently released Global Finance Centres Index (GFCI) 2013, which elevated Japan’s capital to sixth place among 79 financial centres, up one rank from the previous ranking.
Olympics - 02 Apr 2013 - Sponsorship
Tokyo, 1 April 2013 - Tokyo 2020 announced today that AOKI Holdings, one of the largest fashion retail chains in Japan, has become Tokyo’s latest Official Bid Partner, bringing the growing list of corporate partners to 18. JUNKO SHIMADA JS homme, globally renowned fashion designer Junko Shimada and AOKI’s tie-up brand, will produce Tokyo 2020’s official uniforms for future presentations, including the Host City Election of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games at Buenos Aires on 7 September.
Olympics - 28 Mar 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 27 March 2013: The IOC Evaluation Commission concluded its inspection of Istanbul today with a final press conference to over 200 international and Turkish media and declared that they had an “excellent impression” of the Istanbul 2020 bid.
Olympics - 27 Mar 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 27 March 2013: Istanbul 2020 today announced it will halve the standard transition time between Games phases at the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, underlining the city’s focus on Paralympic integration.
Olympics - 27 Mar 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 26 March 2013: The Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, tonight hosted a gala dinner for the IOC Evaluation Commission on the final night of their visit to Istanbul which is bidding to host Turkey’s first ever Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.
Olympics - 26 Mar 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 26 March 2013: Istanbul 2020 today announced it will ensure an exceptional transport experience for all Olympic client groups, spectators, and city commuters through the implementation of its “five I’s” transport strategy.
Olympics - 26 Mar 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 26 March 2013: Istanbul 2020’s pledge to provide luxurious and affordable accommodation for Olympic family and spectators in 2020 has been enhanced with the news that one of the bid’s proposed state-of-the-art, 5-star hotels - The Raffles – will open later this year.
Olympics - 26 Mar 2013 - Sponsorship
Tokyo, 26 March 2013 - Toyota Motor Corporation, the world’s largest automaker, today became the 17th Official Bid Partner to cement its financial muscle to Tokyo’s bid to deliver a dynamic celebration in the heart of the world’s most forward-thinking and best-organised city.
Olympics - 26 Mar 2013 - Bidding
Tokyo, 26 March 2013 - With more than 10 million people, or 77% of Tokyo’s population, now in favour to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to a poll commissioned recently by the Bid Committee, it has become quite clear that the hugely successful visit to Tokyo by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission stimulated the Japanese public’s strong enthusiasm to play host to the greatest celebration on earth.
Olympics - 26 Mar 2013 - Bidding
Istanbul; 25 March 2013: Istanbul 2020 bid leaders today hailed the Istanbul public support of 83% and the national public support of 76% as an additional asset to the Istanbul 2020 bid’s Olympic story.
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