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Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Singapore bids for first Youth Olympic Games 2010

Blazing the trail, Singapore has come up with a tagline that not only sets the mood for the first Youth Olympics but also its first bid for a major international Games.

Yesterday, Channel News Asia reported Singapore's Youth Olympic Games Committee launches logo, website. The official Singapore Youth Olympic Games 2010 Bid Website allows us to voice our support, and also points readers to the Singapore 2010 Bid Video on YouTube!

Besides Singapore, other bid cities include
  • Algiers, Algeria
  • Athens, Greece
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Debrecen, Hungary
  • Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Moscow, Russia
  • Poznan, Poland
  • Turin, Italy

The shortlisted cities will be announced by 12 Nov 2007, and the bid evaluation will be in December. In February, the IOC members will be voting on the winner!

Read more:
  - Bid Profile and Fact Sheet - 2010 Youth Summer Olympic Bids (from GamesBids.com)
  - Singapore's Bid for 2010 Youth Olympic Games Kicks into Higher Gear (from singapore2010.sg)
  - Khoo Swee Chiow on Singapore’s bid for YOG2010: "Go for it!" (from youth.sg)
  - Youth Olympics - Three factors in Singapore's favour (from Straits Times)
  - Race for the Youth Olympics (from Straits Times Video News)

[Update 9 Dec: The singapore2010.sg website has been re-designed, and the quite unfortunately, the some of the links above no longer work... You have to go to the Official Website to find the relevant pages!]

1 comment:

Don said...

Hello,

May I suggest a link related to the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games?

Our site:

URL: http://www.2008chinaolympics.com
Title: Beijing Olympics

Please let me know if you want a link back.
Many thanks for your reply.

Best Regards,

Don
chinaolympics8@gmail.com