Youth Olympics

Buenos Aires reaffirms commitment to funding 2018 Youth Olympics following IOC Evaluation report

By James Crook

Buenos Aires candidata a los Juegos Olimpicos de la Juventud 2018June 9 - Buenos Aires 2018 have been forced to pledge their full commitment to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host a risk-free and successful Games following a poor Evaluation report.

Glasgow and Medellín pull ahead of Buenos Aires in race for 2018 Youth Olympics as IOC Evaluation Commission report published

By Duncan Mackay

IOC HQ LausanneJune 4 - Glasgow and Medellín have both received overwhelmingly positive reports from the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Evaluation Commission that has analysed the bids for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games but there appear to remain concerns over Buenos Aires. 

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.

Olympic champion Isinbayeva unveiled as Nanjing 2014 ambassador

By Tom Degun

Yelena IsinbaevaMay 19 - Russia's double Olympic pole-vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has been unveiled as an official ambassador for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games.

Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics "really taking shape" says IOC Coordination Commission

By Tom Degun

Nanjing 2014 2May 16 - Russia's Alexander Popov, the chairman International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission for Nanjing 2014, has praised preparations for the next Youth Olympic Games following the conclusion of the fourth inspection visit of the Chinese city.

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.
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