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  1. Set to arrive in Calgary this week, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will take another step to demonstrate that the organization’s new bid process has become more proactive and efficient for cities looking to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Canadian city that set the stage for the 1988 Olympic Winter Games spent over […] View the full article
  2. The Royal Moroccan Football Federation (FRMF) Friday appointed London-based VERO Communications as lead international communications and strategy agency for the Morocco 2026 FIFA World Cup bid. Morocco, along with “United 2026” – a coalition of football federations from Canada (CSA), Mexico (FMF) and the United States (USSF) – have applied to host the marquee quadrennial Fédération […] View the full article
  3. The World Squash Federation (WSF) has partnered with the Professional Squash Association (PSA) to ramp-up efforts for Squash to be included on the Summer Olympic Games program with an immediate target on Paris 2024. The WSF last week announced that Weber Shandwick has been appointed as communications campaign partner to provide strategic counsel and global public relations […] View the full article
  4. GamesBids.com presents the tenth annual Top Ten list of Olympic Bid Stories for 2017. These stories impacted the course of Olympic host city bids, or the Olympic bid process, and formed interesting plot lines and story arcs for the year. In part 2 we count down #5 to #1 – click on the links for […] View the full article
  5. GamesBids.com presents the tenth annual Top Ten list of Olympic Bid Stories for 2017. These stories impacted the course of Olympic host city bids, or the Olympic bid process, and formed interesting plot lines and story arcs for the year. In part 1 we count down #10 to #6 – click on the links for […] View the full article
  6. Birmingham has won its bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said Thursday from a school assembly in West Midlands. CGF President Louise Martin made the announcement at a special gathering of students at the Arena Academy in Birmingham. “We warmly congratulate Birmingham and England on today’s announcement,” Martin said. “It […] View the full article
  7. Birmingham’s bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games is expected to end in victory Thursday with the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) to confirm that the city will be awarded the event unopposed, GamesBids.com understands.At an Executive Board meeting in Gold Coast, Australia earlier this month officials said they would grant another interested candidate a little […] View the full article
  8. Salt Lake City officials announced Monday that they intend to pursue a bid to host the 2030 Olympic Winter Games, leveraging the infrastructure and success of the 2002 edition of the Games that were held in the Utah Capital. Fraser Bullock, former COO of the 2002 Games and current CEO of an exploratory committee organized […] View the full article
  9. New logos representing the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games were launched Friday at the National Aquatics Centre in the Chinese Capital. At precisely 20:22 local time during a ceremony at the ‘Water Cube’, a planned venue for the Games in 2022, Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli, International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President Yu Zaiqing and Beijing […] View the full article
  10. Birmingham’s bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games will need to wait a little longer before being confirmed while the Commonwealth Games Federation (CFG) treads cautiously before awarding the Games for a second time. At an Executive Board meeting in Gold Coast, Australia Wednesday where the 2018 edition of the event is scheduled to take […] View the full article
  11. Birmingham appears set to host the Commonwealth Games in 2022 now that the extended application deadline of November 30 has passed and no other cities have publicly announced intentions to bid. The British city was chosen over rival Liverpool as the nation’s nomination and remained as the only international bidder after potential campaigns from Victoria […] View the full article
  12. Only a day after an Exploratory Committee met for the first time to discuss an Olympic bid by Salt Lake City, a new poll revealed that 89 per cent of citizens across Utah want to see the Winter Games hosted for a second time in the state capital, after the successful 2002 edition. A poll […] View the full article
  13. Calgary City Council Monday voted to approve additional funding for a 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid that could keep the project alive through the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) application deadline on March 31 in 2018. The vote passed with a 9-4 majority and followed a lengthy debate by skeptical Councillors who were looking for […] View the full article
  14. The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) at its board meeting Wednesday gave approval for Sapporo to pursue a bid to host the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The city that previously hosted the 1972 Games had already been in discussions with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) during its dialogue phase of the bid process that […] View the full article
  15. The now-defunct Calgary Bid Exploration Committee (CBEC) asked the Calgary City Council Monday for an additional CAD $2 million (USD $1.57 million) if the Canadian city wishes to “proceed with a competitive bid.” Planners warned that if city council doesn’t vote to move forward and approve funding when they reconvene in Chambers next Monday (November […] View the full article
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