In other media; May 2018

“As we approach the 10th anniversary this September, Beijing 2022 is under no illusions that is has a fantastic and unique opportunity to build on the legacies of the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.”

Xavier Gonzalez (IPC Chief Executive Officer)
Source: IPC
Full article: Beijing 2022: IPC reassured and encouraged by progress


Although making good progress, the IPC did highlight two key issues for Tokyo 2020 and its stakeholders to try and address – Paralympic budget and accessible hotel rooms.

Source: IPC
Full article: IPC urge Tokyo 2020 to finalise Paralympic budget


All of the other venues from the Copper Box Arena, London Aquatics Centre and Lee Valley Velodrome to the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre are very well used locally and have exceeded expectations. With a regular pattern of national and international sporting events and a calendar that rolls on for years ahead, there will always be people coming for those – and the fact that they’re on the TV means there is a constant reminder.

Source: International Quarter London
Full article: 5 Years London Legacy Development Corporation


However, no sooner had one problem been solved than another was created: how were drivers and cyclists supposed to find their way to the new car parks? A solution was found in the shape of small blue panels with a white capital “P” in the middle. So it was that the international traffic sign for parking was born.

Source: IOC
Full article: How Amsterdam 1928 changed the face of car parking forever


Similarly to London 2012 and Rio 2016, there was a high concentration of venues within a very small radius. Given the drive for legacy and the use of existing facilities, could a major Olympic Park become a thing of the past?

Source: Inside the Games
Full article: Michael Pavitt: A sunny stroll through Sydney Olympic Park


All work is on time or even ahead of schedule. What I really like is the way the committee works to highlight the specific and strong assets of this region by directly involving them. If the objectives continue to be respected as they are, Lausanne 2020 will be a formidable tool for international promotion for Lausanne, the Canton of Vaud and Switzerland as a young, sporting country and leader in research and innovation.

Christophe Dubi (Executive Director of the Olympic Games at the International Olympic Committee)
Source: Lausanne 2020 Newsletter, May 2018
Full article: Lausanne 2020 Newsletter, May 2018