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  1. Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy Tuesday advised government officials to prepare a bid to host an upcoming Olympic Games. Zelenskiy, a former comedian who was elected in April to lead Ukraine, hopes to develop necessary sport infrastructure that could be used to stage an Olympics. “We should give a task to our guys, who are looking […] The post Ukraine Sets focus On Future Olympic Games Bid appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  2. Despite strong intentions to bid for the 2026 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) and the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) officials have yet to submit any proposals to the Indian government to secure necessary approvals to move forward with the projects. The sports ministry advised parliament Thursday that “no proposal has been received […] The post Indian Government Yet To Approve Potential 2032 Olympic Bid As Race Emerges appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  3. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has followed up Friday on accusations against two of its members who are alleged to have been among nine that sold their votes to support a Rio 2016 Olympic Games bid, and are investigating the sensational claims made in a Brazil court. On Thursday former Rio de Janeiro governor Sérgio […] The post IOC Members Bubka, Popov Deny Rio 2016 Olympic Bid Vote Buying Allegations As IOC Investigates appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  4. Former Rio de Janeiro governor Sérgio Cabral has implicated high-level government officials and two prominent International Olympic Committee (IOC) members in a bombshell statement in a Brazilian federal court Thursday (July 4). Cabral, who has been convicted of and continues to answer to charges of corruption and other financial crimes – some connected to the […] The post Prominent IOC Members Implicated In $2 Million Rio 2016 Vote Buying Scheme appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  5. BidWeek, Reporting From Toronto, Canada – Last week, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not only changed the Olympic bid process, the organization completely dismantled the decades-old method used to elect cities to host the Games. By voting to remove just a couple of key sections from the Olympic Charter, IOC members at their 134th Session held […] The post BidWeek: Amid The Demise Of The Olympic Bid Process, Reporting On Site Selection Is More Important Than Ever appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  6. Australia’s bid to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Queensland received high-profile support on a powerful stage Sunday in Japan. On the sidelines of the G20 Summit being held in Osaka, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison met with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President and IOC […] The post IOC President Bach Impressed By Australian PM’s Commitment To Olympic Bid appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  7. Plans for a joint bid between Seoul, South Korea and Pyongyang, North Korea were given a boost last week after key announcements were made at the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) 134th Session in Lausanne, Switzerland that wrapped up Wednesday. Korean Sport and Olympic Committee (KSOC) President Lee Kee-heung was named among 10 new members of […] The post Joint North And South Korean Olympic Bid Buoyed By New IOC Rules appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  8. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session Wednesday approved sweeping changes to the the Olympic bid process, effectively eliminating the carefully orchestrated head-to-head competition to instead create a more thoughtful, selective and hidden site selection. Members unanimously agreed to a set of Olympic Charter changes that reduce the restrictions around site selection and require the appointment […] The post IOC Confirms Olympic Charter Changes To Support New Bid Process appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  9. Reporting from Geneva, Switzerland – International Olympic Committee (IOC) members voted Wednesday to unanimously approve proposed changes to the Olympic bid process that will make the timing flexible, allow joint-city projects and put more control into the hands of new Summer and Winter Future Host Commissions. Devised by Australian IOC Vice President John Coates and […] The post IOC Session Approves Significant Changes To The Olympic Bid Process appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  10. BidWeek, Reporting From Lausanne, Switzerland – A final press release sits in the front of the official Stockholm Åre 2026 Olympic bid website. “No Winter Games in Sweden,” it announces, in bold. Sweden’s Olympic and Paralympic Games bid was defeated by Italy’s Milan-Cortina Monday, outvoted decisively 47-34. But there’s more to the tone of the title. […] The post BidWeek: No Winter Games In Sweden. Ever? appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  11. Reporting From Lausanne, Switzerland – India submitted a formal bid Tuesday to host the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session to take place in 2023, it was announced during the 134th Session underway in Lausanne. The Session that India has proposed for Mumbai could be the site of the host election for the 2030 Olympic Winter Games, […] The post India Bids To Host 2023 IOC Session In Mumbai appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  12. Reporting From Lausanne, Switzerland – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session has given its unanimous approval for the sport of ‘breaking’ (known too as breakdancing) to appear on the Olympic program for the first time at Paris 2024. It could join other proposed sports including climbing, skateboarding and surfing if the IOC Executive Board finalizes the […] The post Breakdancing One ‘Drop’ Away From Paris 2024 Olympic Games appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  13. Reporting From Lausanne, Switzerland – International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach Monday was quick to compliment both winning and losing 2026 Olympic bids from Milan-Cortina in Italy and Stockholm-Åre in Sweden for leveraging Agenda 2020 and New Norm reforms to propose sustainable hosting concepts. “I would like to congratulate Milan Cortina for this victory,” […] The post IOC President Bach Blames Stockholm Åre 2026 Loss On Lower Public Support appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  14. Reporting From Lausanne, Switzerland – Italy’s Milan-Cortina Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games bid has been elected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to host the world’s biggest winter sports event in 2026. The vote, held during the 134th IOC Session being held at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland, put the regional Italian project ahead […] The post Breaking: Milan-Cortina Wins 2022 Olympic And Paralympic Winter Games Bid appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
  15. Reporting from Lausanne, Switzerland – Both 2026 Olympic Winter Games bids claimed Monday that they passed through the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Technical Presentation and question and answer period unscathed. The Stockholm Åre 2026 bid led by Richard Brisius and Milan-Cortina headed by Giovanni Malago both reported similar questions that were asked by IOC members. Those […] The post Both 2026 Winter Olympic Bid Claim Technical Presentations A Success appeared first on GamesBids.com. View the full article
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