Asians Soaring Hand in Hand
INCHEON, Korea, November 17,2011 - The total budget for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, Korea, in 2014 will be US$1.62 billion, organisers revealed on Wednesday. Venue construction will account for US$1.393 billion, or 86 per cent of the total, followed by road projects (US$103 million, 6 per cent), private venue construction (US$54 million, 3 per cent), training venues (US$11 million, 0.6 per cent) and other costs (US$59 million, 4 per cent).
Special Fair Play Trophy at the Pan-American Games
Lavish Ceremony Honors One-Year Anniversary of 16th Asian Games
Athletics to remain in London Olympic Stadium for 99 years
Wrestling tournament sets new Guinness record
2020 Applicant City Seminar concludes in Lausanne
Delegates from the 2020 Applicant Cities of Baku (Azerbaijan), Doha (Qatar), Istanbul (Turkey), Madrid (Spain), Rome (Italy) and Tokyo (Japan) took part in the two-day meeting, which was led by Olympic Games Executive Director Gilbert Felli and Head of Bid City Relations Jacqueline Barrett.
CITIES GET THEIR FILL OF INFORMATION
Kevin Rolland to suit up as Winter Youth Olympic Games Ambassador for Innsbruck 2012
LAUSANNE, November 3, 2011 - French freestyle skier Kevin Rolland was unveiled on Wednesday as the latest Youth Olympic Games Ambassador for the first edition of the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck from 12 to 23 January 2012.