Buenos Aires 2018

Messi to be official face of 2018 Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires

By Nick Butler

Lionel Messi wil be the face of Buenos Aires 2018 ©AFP/Getty ImagesMarch 15 - Lionel Messi, the world's bester footballer, has been named as an ambassador of the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.

Fredericks appointed head of Buenos Aires 2018 IOC Coordination Commission

By Duncan Mackay

Frankie Fredericks has been appointed as chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for Buenos Aires 2018 October 16 - Frankie Fredericks has been appointed as the chairman of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, it was announced today.

Buenos Aires awarded 2018 Summer Youth Olympics ahead of Medellin and Glasgow

By Duncan Mackay at the Beaulieu Lausanne

Jacques Rogge Buenos Aires 2018July 4 - Buenos Aires were today awarded the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games ahead of Medellin and Glasgow, who were knocked out in the first round.

Medellín secures landslide victory on insidethegames poll on eve of 2018 Youth Olympics vote

By Emily Goddard

MedellínJuly 3 - Medellín has secured victory by an overwhelming margin on the insidethegames poll asking readers which city they think should hold the 2018 Youth Olympics just a day before the International Olympic Committee (IOC) elects the host city.

Princess Anne to miss Glasgow Youth Olympics vote

By David Owen at the Beaulieu Lausanne

Princess Anne watching Team GBJuly 3 - Princess Anne, one of four British International Olympic Committee (IOC) members, is not attending this week's Extraordinary Session here, it has been revealed.

Britain's greatest Olympian to join Glasgow 2018 for final IOC bid presentation

By Emily Goddard

Chris Hoy Glasgow 2018 posterJuly 2 - Sir Chris Hoy, Britain's most decorated Olympian, will join the Glasgow 2018 delegation as it delivers its final Youth Olympic bid presentation to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne on Thursday (July 4).

Argentine Olympic President Werthein to lead Buenos Aires 2018 delegation at IOC session

By Emily Goddard

Gerardo WertheinJuly 2 - Gerardo Werthein, President of the Argentine Olympic Committee (COA), will lead a senior Buenos Aires delegation at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) extraordinary session this week where it will learn the fate of its bid to host the 2018 Youth Olympics.

Colombian President to lead Medellin delegation for 2018 Summer Youth Olympic vote

By Duncan Mackay in Lausanne 

Colombian president SantosJuly 2 - The importance to Colombia of Medellín's bid to host the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics will be illustrated here on Thursday (July 4) when the country's President Juan Manuel Santos will the lead delegation for the final presentation and vote.

Our proposal truly can have a global impact, says Glasgow 2018 Youth Olympics bid director

By Emily Goddard at George Square in Glasgow

Glasgow 2018 I wish campaignJune 26 - Glasgow 2018 bid director Paul Bush has claimed the Scottish city's proposal to host the Youth Olympic Games "can have a truly global impact" on youngsters with just over a week to go until the host city is announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
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