Search

Please use the fields and filters below to start your search.


  • 2016 Olympic city bid report: Rio de Janeiro

    20 July 2009 | InsightsFeature, Olympics

    The city of Rio de Janeiro believes it has a real chance to win the bid to host the 2016 summer Olympics, if for no other reason than the Games have never been held in South America before. A win is long overdue and Rio’s bid is all about a… [Read more]

  • 2016 Olympic city bid report: Chicago

    19 July 2009 | InsightsFeature, Olympics

    The United States is making a big pitch for the 2016 Olympic Games. By selecting Chicago to bid, it has placed the responsibility for returning the Games to the country in the hands of Mayor Richard Daley and bid chairman Patrick Ryan. With months to go, the two men have… [Read more]

  • 2016 Olympic city bid report: Madrid

    19 July 2009 | InsightsFeature, Olympics

    After two unsuccessful bids, Madrid is more determined than ever to demonstrate to the International Olympic Committee that the city would be the best choice to host the XXXI Olympiad in 2016. Madrid bid leader Mercedes Coghen explains why her city is a major contender again. [Read more]

  • 2016 Olympic city bid report: Tokyo

    19 July 2009 | InsightsFeature, Olympics

    The Japanese capital has the full backing of both its government and its public, and with an Olympian Prime Minister and a sport-loving governor, the summer Games could be returning to Asia in 2016. Mihoko Nakagawa, director of international communications for the city’s bid team, believes the city has a… [Read more]

  • The friendly agency

    20 May 2009 | InsightsFeature, Soccer

    In little more than five years, Kentaro has grown from three men in the breakfast room of a hotel to become a company employing more than 80 people – and chief executive Philipp Grothe is determined that it will be the soccer agency that finally cracks America. [Read more]