Youth Olympics

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.

London 2012 showed what people can expect from a Glasgow 2018 claims taekwondo star

By Tom Degun

Jade JonesMarch 22 - Olympic taekwondo champion Jade Jones has backed the 2018 Youth Olympic Games to go to Glasgow, claiming the event in the Scottish city would help recreate the atmosphere of London 2012.

Buenos Aires takes various accolades in survey

By James Crook

200201973-001March 13 - Buenos Aires has been ranked first in a variety of categories, including "city with the best urban life and architecture" in Latin America by a survey conducted by leading business magazine America Economia.

Buenos Aires unveils transport upgrades as 2018 Youth Olympics bid strengthens

By James Crook

Buenos Aires subwayMarch 11 - Argentinian capital Buenos Aires has reiterated its forward-thinking approach by unveiling state-of-the-art upgrades to its A-Line subway train service, with plans in place to upgrade all six lines in the city, which would provide "fast and convenient access" for Summer Youth Olympic Games spectators in 2018, according to bid chief Francisco Irarrazaval.

Buenos Aires shows off Youth Olympic credentials as it celebrates World Tennis Day

By James Crook

World Tennis Day 1March 5 - Buenos Aires celebrated World Tennis Day, an event launched to mark the centenary of the International Tennis Federation (ITF), with a spectacle held in the centre of the city which saw 40 makeshift courts used by over 500 local children, as the city embraces its youth in its bid to host the 2018 Youth Olympics.

Medellín 2018 Youth Olympic bid gets major boost with Wall Street Journal accolade

By Tom Degun

MedellínMarch 4 - Medellín's bid to host the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games has received a huge boost after it was recognised as the world's most innovative city in a global competition conducted by American newspaper Wall Street Journal.

Glasgow 2018 would allow UK to continue to inspire a generation says Coe

By Tom Degun

Lord-Sebastian-Coe-010February 27 - British Olympic Association (BOA) chairman Sebastian Coe claimed today Glasgow can build on the success of London 2012 by continuing to inspire a generation if it is awarded the right to stage the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games.

Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Village targets lasting legacy

By Lauren Mattera at the World Sports Congress in London 

Lillehammer 2016February 26 - Lillehammer 2016 promises its Winter Youth Olympic Village will act as a catalyst for future development in Norwegian sport and is set to leave a lasting legacy as one of the strongest development regions in Northern Europe.
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