Buenos Aires 2018

Buenos Aires 2018 bid team in confident spirits as host city announcement date draws near

By James Crook at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex in St Petersburg

buenosaires2018May 29 - With just over a month to go before the host city is announced, Buenos Aires 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games bid chief Francisco Irarrazaval and newly-unveiled bid ambassador, Argentine rugby union legend Agustin Pichot, claim they are "feeling confident" as the race to host the third summer Youth Olympic Games draws to a climax.

Glasgow can help properly establish the Youth Olympic Games says Robertson

By Tom Degun at the Lenexpo Exhibition Complex in St Petersburg

Hugh-Robertson 2May 29 - Britain's Minister for Sport Hugh Robertson has claimed that Glasgow can help fully establish the Youth Olympic Games as a concept if the Scottish city is awarded the 2018 Summer edition of the event.

Glasgow youngsters pushing for 2018 Summer Youth Olympics

By Tom Degun

Bid 4May 15 - Glasgow's young people are leading the final push for the city's bid to secure the 2018 Youth Olympic Games with 50 days to go until the International Olympic Committee (IOC) vote to decide the host city on July 4 in Lausanne, Scottish officials claim. 

Thousands descend on Glasgow for Annual Women’s 10k run

By James Crook

11111111111May 12 - More than 7,000 women of all ages and abilties took part today in Britain's largest all-female running event, the Great Women's 10k, in the 2018 Youth Olympic Games bid city of Glasgow, raising large sums of money for various charities in the process.

Burns backs Glasgow 2018 Youth Olympic bid before world title defence

By James Crook

152588737May 10 - Scottish WBO lightweight world champion Ricky Burns has joined a growing list of British stars showing support for Glasgow's bid to host the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games as he prepares to defend his world title against unbeaten Puerto Rican fighter José González at the city's Emirates Arena tomorrow.

Glasgow 2018 unveils global "Sport Spaces" plans to boost Olympic sport participation

By Emily Goddard

glasgow 2018 logoApril 25 - Glasgow 2018 has unveiled plans to develop unused spaces across the globe based on an existing Urban Games programme created by young people in Glasgow to promote participation in Olympic sports around the world.

Potential Buenos Aires 2018 venues ranked amongst top 10 stadia in the world

By James Crook

River Plate StadiumApril 21 - Buenos Aires bid to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games has been strengthened after two of the venues earmarked to host events at the Games should they win the bid were ranked in the top 10 stadia in the world by  American digital sports media network Bleacher Report.

"Inspirational" Hoy to drive on Glasgow 2018 Youth Olympic bid

By James Crook

156654266April 19 - Glasgow 2018 bid director Paul Bush has spoken of how the "inspirational" Sir Chris Hoy encapsulates the Scottish city's vision to host the Summer Youth Olympic Games as the six-time Olympic champion pledges his support to the bid following his retirement yesterday.

2018 Youth Olympic Games bid cities present to IOC Evaluation Commission

By Tom Degun

IOC logoApril 10 - Buenos Aires, Glasgow and Medellín, the three cities bidding to stage the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, have presented to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Evaluation Commission as they enter the final stages of the race to host the event.
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