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Hungarian PM Orban: Budapest 2024 'Olympic Dream Murdered'

LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) The Budapest Olympic bid has now officially pulled out of the 2024 race and Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban had strong words for the fledgling Momentum Movement party. Budapest's exit leaves only ...read more
 
Feb 25
2017

JOHN GOODBODY: Bach must now push for 2024 and 2028 vote this year

THE JOHN GOODBODY COLUMN / An authoritative and exclusive series from Sports Features Communications (SFC) Situations change, so opinions can change. A month ago, I was not enthusiastic about the idea that when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) meets in September, ...read more
 
Feb 23
2017

Paris 2024 strengthens commitment to sustainability by offering a look into their innovation plans

MARISSA FLANDERS (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) The Paris 2024 Bid Committee attended the Climate Action's Sustainable Innovation in Sport 2017 Conference in Munich, Germany. The conference brought together key figures from the private sector, clubs, government, federations, and ...read more
 
Feb 23
2017

LA 2024: Air + Style festival of snowboarding and music attracting millennials

LAURA WALDEN (USA) / Sports Features Communications (SFC) The LA 2024 lauded the Air + Style snowboarding and music festival for successful weekend of sport and cutting-edge entertainment and more important to reaching out and engaging the younger generation. Los ...read more
 
Feb 22
2017
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IOC statement on Budapest 2024

Posted Saturday February 25th 2017.   By: International Olympic Committee

Following the recent developments with regards to the Budapest 2024 Candidature, please find below an IOC statement from Mark Adams, IOC spokesman: "The IOC has been informed by the Hungarian Olympic Committee that the candidature of Budapest for the Olympic ... read more

LA 2024 Chairman Casey Wasserman Statement on Budapest 2024

Posted Saturday February 25th 2017.   By: La 2024 Media

"All of us at LA 2024 are disappointed in this news. We have the highest respect for Budapest 2024's pioneering approach to designing and promoting their bid, and we look forward to continued friendship with our Hungarian colleagues. The world ... read more

Hungary's dream for 2024 brought hope to cities like Budapest all around the world

Posted Friday February 24th 2017.   By: Ivan Rozsa

"We are immensely proud to have been part of the 2024 Olympic Bid family," says Bid Chairman. Budapest 2024 has announced that formal procedures to close its bid to host the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024 have now begun ... read more

Britons would forego medal wins at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in favour of better access to grassroots sport

Posted Friday February 24th 2017.   By: Penny Lukats

· Only 7% of Britons have been inspired by the Olympics to take up a sport, according to a new survey this week. Most say it's too expensive, facilities are poor or non-existent, or they don't have the time or ... read more

LA 2024 praises OCA's innovative approach for greater NOC inclusion at Asian Winter Games

Posted Tuesday February 21st 2017.   By: La 2024 Media

https://twitter.com/la2024/status/833190708769017857 LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles 2024 Chairman Casey Wasserman and United States Olympic Committee Chairman Larry Probst have arrived in Sapporo full of praise for the innovative way that the Olympic Council Asia is increasing National Olympic Committees participation ... read more

LA 2024 bid leaders applaud Air + Style snowboarding and music festival for successful weekend of sport and cutting-edge entertainment

Posted Tuesday February 21st 2017.   By: La 2024 Media

Photos: https://www.instagram.com/p/BQuC4fjAkS3/ https://twitter.com/LA2024/status/833447409820721152 Video: https://youtu.be/gi_iUovqnjI LOS ANGELES - LA 2024 bid leaders today renewed their pledge to deliver a convergence of Olympic sport and cutting-edge entertainment to engage and excite youth following the successful Air + Style snowboarding and music ... read more

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