IOC and Paris 2024 begin co-construction of Olympic Games Paris 2024

Throughout a two-day orientation seminar, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Paris 2024 reinforced their commitment to organising the Olympic Games in a spirit of co-construction over the next seven years. “The IOC and Paris 2024 have already enjoyed a strong, collaborative relationship, which allowed for the realisation of innovative ideas such as the Tripartite…

NASS PROMISES MORE FUNDS FOR SPORTS IN 2018

The National Assembly has pledged to appropriate more funds for sports in the 2018 budget. The vice chairman Senate Committee on Sports, Senator Kabir Marfa Garba made the pledge on Tuesday at the opening of the Sports Summit and Exhibition held at Package B of the Abuja National Stadium. “We know the position of sports…

NIGERIA SPORTS SUMMIT AND EXHIBITION OPENS IN ABUJA

A 5-day Sports Summit and Exhibition Programme has opened at the Indoor Sports Hall, Package B of the Abuja National Stadium. The summit, organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports in collaboration with Spring Vision International Koncept Limited is themed ‘Nigerian Sports and its economic diversification into entrepreneurial investment to enhance talents, empowerment and…

Chad Le Clos Announced As Youth Olympic Ambassador For The Second Time

South African swimming sensation Chad le Clos has been announced today by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as an Ambassador for the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018. The announcement took place in Singapore, the place where Chad came to international attention when he won five medals at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in…

IOC Announces Golden Rings Awards Winners

International Olympic Committee, IOC Golden Rings Awards, best broadcast coverage of Olympic Games Rio 2016, The International Olympic Committee (IOC) this evening announced the winners of the Golden Rings Awards for the best broadcast coverage of the Olympic Games Rio 2016. Awards were presented across six categories: Best Olympic Sports Production; Best Olympic Feature; Best…

IOC Launches Toolkit To Safeguard Athletes From Harassment And Abuse In Sport

IOC launches toolkit for Olympic movement to safeguard athletes from harassment and abuse in sport Safe sport measures in place at PyeongChang 2018 to protect athletes The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today took a further important step in the protection of athletes from harassment and abuse by launching a toolkit to assist International Sports Federations…

CROSS COUNTRY INNOVATIVELY INCLUDED IN PROGRAMME FOR BUENOS AIRES CROSS COUNTRY INNOVATIVELY INCLUDED IN PROGRAMME FOR BUENOS AIRES 2018 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES

The timetable of the athletics programme for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games has been published and, as was originally announced at the IAAF Council Meeting in Beijing in 2015, innovatively includes a cross-country element. As has been the case since the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in 2010, there are two stages to each…

FEDERATIONS’ PRESIDENTS TO TAKEOVER ATHLETES AT NYG CLOSING CEREMONY

The Talent Identification Committee is to hand over talents discovered at the ongoing National Youth Games in Ilorin Kwara state at the closing ceremony on Saturday. The committee was set up by the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to fish out young talents who will replace the aging athletes. According to the Minister of…

DALUNG HAILS D’TIGRESS, SUPER EAGLES

The Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung has praised the senior women’s national basketball team, the D’Tigress for their outstanding performance so far at the FIBA Women’s Afrobasket 2017 currently holding in Bamako, Mali. D’Tigress thrashed their counterparts from Egypt by 106 points to 72 in the third game of their Group B fixture…