Olympic Newsletter

Nanjing to follow Singapore as summer YOG host

10.02.2010
The International Olympic Committee today elected Nanjing, People’s Republic of China, as the host city of the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2014 durin…

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Nanjing honoured to host 2nd summer YOG

10.02.2010
“It’s a big honour and a big opportunity for us to be a part of the Olympic development.” So said Yang Yang, a Nanjing delegation member and double Olympic…

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KL misses out on 2013 IOC Session

10.02.2010
Kuala Lumpur missed out to Buenos Aires in a bid to host the 125th IOC Session in 2013 following a vote at the 122nd IOC Session in Vancouver on Wednesday….

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India claims 90 gold in 11th South Asian Games

10.02.2010
Regional powerhouse India romped away at the top of the medals table for the 11th South Asian Games, which closed in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Tuesday. India w…

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Singapore contributes to ‘momentous’ year for IOC

09.02.2010
Basketball great Sergey Belov was the star attraction in Mongolia when he was invited to the Olympic Museum and Olympic Celebration in Ulaanbaatar. The for…

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QOC signs MoU with Ghanaian Ministry of Youth and Sport

09.02.2010
As a move to boost mutual cooperation between the State of Qatar and the Republic of Ghana, HE Sheikh Saud bin Ali Al Thani, Vice President of Qatar Olympi…

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Pomp and ceremony in Bangladesh

09.02.2010
Magnificent fireworks painted the Dhaka sky with an array of colours to mark the spectacular closing ceremony of the 11th South Asian Games at the Bangaban…

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Karate leads Bangladesh’s golden haul

09.02.2010
Bangladesh signed off their campaign in the 11th South Asian Games Dhaka 2010 by winning 18 gold medals, their highest haul in the history of the regional …

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Singapore YOG on free TV in Peru

08.02.2010
The International Olympic Committee has awarded broadcast rights for the Olympic Games in 2010 and 2012 to América Televisi?n in Peru, it was announced tod…

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Glory for Pakistan in women’s 100 metres

08.02.2010
Shehan Saearuwan Abeypitiyage of Sri Lanka and Naseem Hamid of Pakistan emerged as the fastest man and fastest woman, respectively, at the 11th South Asian…

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Bangladesh too good for Afghanistan in football final

08.02.2010
Bangladesh reclaimed the coveted football gold medal of the South Asian Games after a span of 11 years with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Afghanistan in t…

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Woodball – growing strong roots

08.02.2010
In terms of international sport, woodball is still in the sapling stage. But it is growing strong roots and beginning to spread its branches far and wide, …

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Olympic Solidarity boosts Asia

07.02.2010
Olympic Solidarity has a budget of US$311 million for the 2009-2012 quadrennial, and of that amount US$61 million is earmarked to provide support to athlet…
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IOC announces doping measures

07.02.2010
Meeting just days before the start of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee Executive Board on Sunday received an update on th…

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IOC decision on Lee Kun Hee

07.02.2010
The IOC Executive Board today decided to approve the Ethics Commission’s recommendations relating to the case of Lee Kun Hee. The IOC Executive Board decid…

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Pakistan retain hockey gold

07.02.2010
Pakistan retained the hockey gold medal at the 11th South Asian Games by defeating arch rival India 4-3 in a tiebreaker at Moulana Bhasani National Hockey …
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Nanjing counts down to IOC vote

06.02.2010
The Olympic family is converging on Vancouver, Canada, for a full agenda of meetings and decisions before the Winter Olympics start on February 12. The IOC…

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