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Beijing 2022 ramping up sustainable transport with electric buses and a new bicycle plan in the Olympic bid city

LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications(SFC) Today in the historic Qianmen district, the Beijing Public Transportation Group, which manages the city's transport system, unveiled a special set of five 18-meter-long Beijing 2022 electric buses for the city. These buses ...read more
 
May 29
2015

Sports Travel: United States Navy awards PyeongChang 2018 Olympic sponsor Korean Air CH-53 heavy-lift helicopter maintenance contract

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) The United States (US) Navy has selected PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Sponsor Korean Air as the sole provider of depot-level maintenance services for their CH-53 heavy-lift helicopters. Korean Air was chosen due to ...read more
 
May 29
2015

Lausanne 2020 establishes a youth council for the Youth Olympic Games bid

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Lausanne 2020 has launched an ambitious project to strengthen their bid for the 2020 Youth Olympic Games. Lausanne 2020 established a new Youth Council, which will include students, young professionals, and Swiss ...read more
 
May 29
2015

Action movie star Jackie Chan launches new songs for the Beijing 2022 Olympic bid

LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications(SFC) World-renowned actor and director Jackie Chan helped launch the Beijing 2022 bid's selection of songs to add a musical theme to the Olympic bid. Beijing is bidding against Almaty to host the Winter Olympics ...read more
 
May 28
2015
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Beijing 2022 electric buses hop on growing wave of sustainable transport in Beijing

Posted Friday May 29th 2015.   By: Beijing Media

Beijing, May 29 - Key members of Beijing Public Transportation Group, the organisation in charge of managing the city's public transport system, unveiled today in Beijing's historic Qianmen district a special group of five 18-meter-long Beijing 2022 electric buses. Containing ... read more

Jackie Chan releases winter sports rallying cry with Beijing 2022 Bid Song "Wake Up Winter"

Posted Thursday May 28th 2015.   By: Beijing Media

All songs can be accessed via YouTube here: http://youtu.be/E_szUDYQ9_k The song "Wish" can also be accessed via YouTube here: http://youtu.be/n3yGvq-QPPI Beijing, May 28 - World-famous actor/pop-star/icon Jackie Chan was at the Beijing Gehua New Century Hotel yesterday afternoon for the ... read more

BUBKA BELIEVES DIGITAL INTEGRATION OFFERS ATHLETICS THE BEST WAY TO ENGAGE YOUTH

Posted Wednesday May 27th 2015.   By: Sergey Bubka

Kyiv, Ukraine, May 27, 2015 - IAAF Vice President Sergey Bubka believes that the use of new technologies and innovations will take athletics to new heights and engage more young people in the sport. Bubka launched his Presidency Program via ... read more

Statement by FIFA President Blatter

Posted Wednesday May 27th 2015.   By: Fifa

This is a difficult time for football, the fans and for FIFA as an organisation. We understand the disappointment that many have expressed and I know that the events of today will impact the way in which many people view ... read more

Nine FIFA Officials and Five Corporate Executives Indicted for Racketeering Conspiracy and Corruption

Posted Wednesday May 27th 2015.   By: Office Of Public Affairs

The Defendants Include Two Current FIFA Vice Presidents and the Current and Former Presidents of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF); Seven Defendants Arrested Overseas; Guilty Pleas for Four Individual Defendants and Two Corporate Defendants ... read more

HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein statement on FIFA leadership crisis

Posted Wednesday May 27th 2015.   By: Sujit Jasani

Zurich; 27th May 2015: HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said: "We cannot continue with the crisis in FIFA, a crisis that has been ongoing and is not just relevant to the events of today. FIFA needs leadership that governs, ... read more

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