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Olympics: Zhang Hong proud be a part of athlete-centered Beijing 2022 bid for the summer Games

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) Beijing 2022 has enlisted China's top Winter Olympic athletes to aid in the designing of an Olympic and Paralympic Winter bid, which will prioritize the athlete experience. These efforts will assist in ...read more
 
Jul 1
2015

Olympics: Tokyo 2020 gets a good report card for second IOC Coordination Commission visit

BRITTANY MILLSAP (USA) / Sports Features Communications  (SFC) The second International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission visit to the 2020 Olympic host city of Tokyo concluded today with a thumbs up on several areas. The Commission, led by John Coates, ...read more
 
Jul 1
2015

NEIL WILSON: BBC link to the Olympics shattered with new IOC Discovery/Eurosport broadcasting deal

THE NEIL WILSON COLUMN / An exclusive, authoritative series from Sports Features Communications (SFC) Nothing is forever. So BBC, the only television network to have screened every Olympic Games since the Second World War, may not be showing any after 2020. ...read more
 
Jul 1
2015

Op-Ed: Virtual Reality for Sports - The Next Big Thing?

Tomas Robertsson / deltatre Back in January we noted the emergence of Virtual Reality (VR) as a serious alternative to the traditional and digital broadcast model for consuming sports. We concluded that this was an area that should be closely monitored, even ...read more
 
Jul 1
2015
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PyeongChang 2018 announces Executive Creative Director for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games

Posted Thursday July 2nd 2015.   By: Pocog Press Office

Seoul, July 2, 2015 - The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG, President Yang-Ho Cho) announced today that Mr. SONG Seung-whan has been selected as Executive Creative Director for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies ... read more

Athletes of Beijing 2022: Zhang Hong "immensely proud" to help create athlete-centred Games

Posted Wednesday July 1st 2015.   By: Beijing Media

Beijing, July 1 - To deliver Beijing 2022's pledge to host an athlete-centered Games, China's top Winter Olympic athletes have played a key role in designing a Olympic and Paralympic Winter bid that prioritizes the athlete experience. Olympic speed skating ... read more

Out of Control: Nearly 1 in 4 Kids Feel Video Games Are Exercise

Posted Wednesday July 1st 2015.   By: Mike May

SILVER SPRING, MD - June 30, 2015 - The results of a recent study revealed a shocking state of mind among kids. Nearly 25 percent of British children consider electronic gaming as a form of exercise. The story appeared in ... read more

LA84 FOUNDATION PLEDGES $1 MILLION TO SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES

Posted Monday June 29th 2015.   By: Deepti Immaraju

LOS ANGELES (June 29, 2015) -- Today, the LA84 Foundation Board of Directors increased its commitment to the 2015 Special Olympics World Games to $1 million. This is the World Games' largest donation to date from a private foundation. This ... read more

Baku 2015 passes European Games Flag to the EOC with "future assured"

Posted Monday June 29th 2015.   By: Eoc Media

Baku; 28 June 2015: The President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC), Patrick Hickey, today received the European Games Flag from Azerbaijan's Minister of Youth and Sport and Baku 2015 CEO, Azad Rahimov, at a ceremony held on the final ... read more

SPORTACCORD CONVENTION ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT AND EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER

Posted Thursday June 25th 2015.   By: Jenny Edmondson

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The SportAccord Convention Executive Committee met today in Lausanne, Switzerland and elected ASOIF President Francesco Ricci Bitti to serve as the new President of SportAccord Convention. Gian Franco Kasper, AIOWF President and Senior Vice-President/Interim Chairman of the ... read more

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