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Olympic Ring Spectaculars to Decorate Russian Cities

September 30th, 2013

The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee has announced the towns where Olympic Spectaculars will be installed in advance of the upcoming Games in Sochi.

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Sochi 2014 Olympic Flame has been lit in Ancient Olympia

September 29th, 2013

On 29 September 2013 the Olympic Flame was lit in Olympia, Greece, the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games. 

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Olympic flame for the Sochi 2014 Games is ignited in Greece

September 29th, 2013

Archery competition at Sambódromo in 2016 will increase the sport’s visibility

September 27th, 2013

The Sochi 2014 Olympics is leaving a lasting legacy for the Games’ region and the whole of Russia

September 27th, 2013

The Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi will leave a lasting legacy which will benefit Russia as a whole for generations to come.

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Lillehammer 2016 Winter YOG set to open 22 years after historic Olympic Winter Games

September 27th, 2013

“We are looking forward to creating Olympic experiences for a whole new generation”, commented the Acting CEO of the Lillehammer 2016 Organising Committee, Tomas Holmestad. “Nothing pleases us more than the symbolism that comes with the fact of having Lillehammer 2016’s Opening Ceremony on 12 February, exactly 22 years after the last Olympic Opening Ceremony in Lillehammer.”

The Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games will take place from 12 to 21 February 2016. So whether you’re an Olympic fan, an aspiring young athlete or a keen volunteer, make a note in your diaries! See you there!

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Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games set to open 22 years after historic Olympic Winter Games

September 27th, 2013

The Acting CEO of the Organising Committee (LYOGOC), Tomas Holmestad, said: “We are looking forward to creating Olympic experiences for a whole new generation. Nothing pleases us more than the symbolism that comes with the fact of having Lillehammer 2016’s Opening Ceremony on 12 February, exactly 22 years after the last Olympic Opening Ceremony in Lillehammer.”

The revised dates for the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games, Friday 12 February to Sunday 21 February 2016, replace the original dates proposed by LYOGOC, Friday 26 February to Sunday 6 March, which coincided with other major international sporting events in Norway.  Over 1,100 athletes aged between 15 and 18, from some 70 nations, will be participating in sporting, educational and cultural activities over 10 days in Lillehammer.

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Sochi 2014 Received Keys to the Games Vehicle Fleet

September 27th, 2013

The keys to the Olympic vehicle fleet have been handed to the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee during an official Handover Ceremony held at the XII International Investment Forum in Sochi.

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Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival shows that sport is also practised on film

September 26th, 2013

Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games Tickets are on Open Sale

September 26th, 2013

On September 27, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee opened ticket sales for Russia’s first Paralympic Winter Games.

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