Youth Olympics

Poznań drops out of race to host 2018 Youth Olympic Games

By Tom Degun

PoznanOctober 10 - Poznań, one of the favourites to host the 2018 Youth Olympics, has pulled out of the race to stage the Games due to a lack of financial guarantees.

IOC Coordination Commission praise Nanjing preparations for 2014 Youth Olympics

By Tom Degun

Lambis Nikolaou_Nanjing_September_2012September 29 - Greece’s Lambis Nikolaou, the stand-in chairman of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games, has praised the Chinese city in their preparations for the event following their inspection visit.

Bokel to lead evaluation of 2018 Youth Olympic Games bidders

By Tom Degun

Claudia Bokel_26-09-12September 26 - Germany's Claudia Bokel, the new chair of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes' Commission, is set to lead the Working Group that will access the six cities bidding to host the 2018 Youth Olympic Games.

Medellín receive Government guarantees for 2018 Youth Olympic bid

By Duncan Mackay

Medelln 2018_bid_logoSeptember 11 - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón has signed all the Government guarantees needed for Medellín's bid to host the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games. 

London 2012 medallist Jamieson backs Glasgow 2018 Youth Olympics bid

By David Gold

Michael Jamieson_10-09-12September 10 - London 2012 medallist Michael Jamieson has backed his home city of Glasgow in their bid to win the right to host the Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018.

Glasgow 2018 Youth Olympic bid boosts deprived area of city

By Duncan Mackay

Sighthill housing_estateSeptember 8 - Glasgow's bid to host the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games has led to plans for the regeneration of one of the city's poorest areas being brought forward by 20 years

Poznań has chance to showcase Summer Youth Olympic bid for 2018 with canoe polo World Championships

By Duncan Mackay

ICF Canoe_Polo_World_Championships_logoSeptember 4 - Poznań's bid to host the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games will be looking for a boost when the Canoe Polo World Championships open in the Polish city tomorrow. 

Guadalajara bid for 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in danger over unpaid debts

By Duncan Mackay

Guadalajara 2011_opening_ceremonyAugust 29 - Guadalajara could withdraw its bid for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games because of the amount of money still owed from last year's Pan American Games.

Exclusive: Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympics could pave way for Norway 2022 Winter Games bid

By Tom Degun at the Main Press Centre on the Olympic Park in London

Winter Youth_Olympics_27_AugustAugust 27 - Hosting a successful Winter Youth Olympic Games could help enhance Norway's international reputation and encourage a potential bid from the country for the 2022 Winter Games, said Siri Hatlen, the chair of Lillehammer 2016. 
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