IOC asks to the Pussy Riot abstain from protest in Sochi

Through a press conference the spokesman of the (IOC) International Olympic Committee, Mark Adams, asked today to the members of the Russian group Pussy Riot that do not perform political protests on stages of the Sochi Games. One day after two activists of the band, critics of...
London Olympic Orbit tower opens

London Olympic Orbit tower Opens

A steel tower “Olympic Orbit” located at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford was inaugurated this morning. The sculpture, whose full name is “Arcelor Mittal Orbit”, was made by artist Anish Kapoor, winner of the prestigious Turner Prize, and Cecil Balmon. It has a height of 114.5...
Spanish Olympic committee

Ecuador Works its Way to the Olympic Games

This morning, the Ecuadorian Olympic Committee (COE for its Spanish acronym) along with the Ecuadorian Government, agreed to end the conflict initiated after the placing of 40 sports federations, which threatened the country’s participation in the Olympic Games in London....
Olympic Games

Five cities are waiting to be venues for the 2020 Olympic Games

Istanbul, Baku, Tokyo, Doha and Madrid presented their candidacy to host the 2020 Olympic Games after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) gave a deadline ended last night. The reports submitted by these cities for the first phase will be analyzed by experts appointed by the...