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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.

Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic bid gets social networking boost

By Tom Degun

social mediaApril 8 - The Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games bid has received a boost after Argentina was named the most engaged social networking country in the world, with online users spending an average of nearly 10 hours on social networking sites per month.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge back Glasgow bid for 2018 Youth Olympics

By James Crook

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge watch Clyde at Emirates Arena April 4 2013April 4 - The Duke of Cambridge has given his support to the Scottish city of Glasgow's bid to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games after visiting the city with his wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, today.

Buenos Aires secures full city Parliament backing for 2018 Youth Olympics bid

By James Crook

144076126March 29 - Buenos Aires' bid to host the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games has received full support from all parties in the Buenos Aires City Parliament following an overwhelming majority vote, as the announcement of the winning bid city for the third Summer Youth Games city draws closer.

Glasgow gears up to host annual Youth Games

By James Crook

glasgowyouthMarch 28 - Glasgow will have an opportunity to show off its credentials for its bid to host the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games to host the event as it prepares to host Scotland's largest multi-sport event for young people later this year.

Glasgow beats London and Manchester to be named as UK conference capital

By James Crook

154465957March 26 - Glasgow's status as the UK's conference capital has been reaffirmed after it was named as the country's best conference city in a poll by Meetings & Incentive Travel (M&IT) for the seventh time, providing another timely boost for the Scottish city as the bidding race to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games heats up.
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