Olympic Newsletter 2010

Prince Feisal to work tirelessly for Olympism

18.03.2010
His Royal Highness Prince Feisal Al Hussein has vowed to work tirelessly at home and overseas to promote the Olympic Movement after being elected an Intern…

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Vietnam to send 450 athletes to Asian Games

17.03.2010
Vietnam will send 450 athletes to compete in 27 of the 42 sports scheduled to take place at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China, from November 12-27. …
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Shooting for the best media service at Asiad

17.03.2010
Guangzhou, China: The tranquil setting of the Guangdong Sports Training Centre was pierced only sporadically by the crackle of gun fire on a warm spring mo…

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NOCs rise to youth art challenge

17.03.2010
Guangzhou, China: Organisers are pleased to announce that the 16th Asian Games “Youth Across Asia” art and essay writing competitions have been enjoying a …

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HKRFU, HKSO unite to share Olympic spirit

16.03.2010
To celebrate the inclusion of rugby sevens into the Olympic Games beginning in Rio in 2016, the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union’s sevens team held a first-o…
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YOG torch design revealed

16.03.2010
Singapore: Organisers of the 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore have revealed the torch design of the Youth Olympic Flame. The flame will travel to one …

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Mime games in Beijing Road

16.03.2010
Guangzhou, China: There is an additional attraction along the famous Beijing Road shopping paradise in the heart of Guangzhou city – and everything is free…

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Korean athletes boost Pyeongchang’s 2018 bid

15.03.2010
The winter resort of Pyeongchang in Korea Republic is bidding for the 2018 Winter Olympics in high spirits after the performance of the Korean athletes in …

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All-new mobile phone technology to debut at Asian Games song ceremony

15.03.2010
Guangzhou, China: The 16th Asian Games announced today that the second awards ceremony for Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games Selected Songs will be held at Guangz…

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Asian Games Town handover set for June 30

15.03.2010
Guangzhou, China, March 15, 2010: The bulk of the Asian Games Town will be handed over to the Guangzhou Asian Games Organising Committee (GAGOC) on June 30…

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‘Fantastic’ Beach Games project taking shape

15.03.2010
Muscat, Oman: Omran, the government-owned tourism development and investment arm, has announced that the second Asian Beach Games site in Al Musannah reach…

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High hopes for beach kabaddi in Muscat

15.03.2010
Muscat, Oman: Kabaddi, one of the most popular games among South Asian countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal, will be a major attraction of …

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MABGOC launches official website

15.03.2010
Muscat, Oman: The Muscat Asian Beach Games Organising Committee (MABGOC) launched its new and improved website at a press conference held at the Grand Hyat…

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OCA congratulates Asia’s Winter Wonders

12.03.2010
The Olympic Council of Asia would like to congratulate all 16 Asian National Olympic Committees who took part in the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games from Fe…

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Unveil of Torch & Community Cauldron Design & Open Application for Torchbearers

12.03.2010
Come August 2010, some 2,400 Singaporeans will get the chance to be a part of the nation’s history as the Youth Olympic Flame arrives in Singapore for the …

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The 16th Asian Games Science Congress: call for papers

12.03.2010
The 16th Asian Games Science Congress will be held in Guangzhou, China, from October 10-12, 2010 – a month before the opening ceremony of the Asiad on Nove…

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Hong Kong NOC spreads anti-doping message

11.03.2010
Olympic Council of Asia Vice President Timothy Fok believes a new publication sanctioned by Hong Kong’s National Olympic Committee (NOC) will make a big co…

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GAGOC sets sail on 2010 test events

11.03.2010
The 14th Asian Sailing Championship in Guangdong Province, China, this month signals the start of a hectic series of test events in 2010 for the 16th Asian…

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