Count one more world leader out of the Winter Olympics, which start February 7 in Sochi, Russia.
French President Francois Hollande will not be attending the Sochi Games, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Sunday.
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(PR-inside.com) The UK tourism industry is looking exceptionally strong, with the 2012 Summer Olympics raising the global profile of the country as a tourism destination, boosting arrivals and providing a substantial long-term boost to the sector. The UK represents ... FULL ARTICLE AT PR-Inside.com
The Canadian Olympic Committee has made a record cash injection into high performance sport.COC president Marcel Aubut pledged $37 million Thursday to Own the Podium (OTP) over the next four years.The contribution between 2013-16 is a 48 per ... FULL ARTICLE AT Toronto Star
• Figures reveal drop in young people playing sport in past year • Funding could be cut for sports who fail to achieve growth Despite the "inspire a generation" rhetoric used to justify the investment in the London 2012 Olympics, new official ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Observer
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The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad or "London 2012 Olympic Games", are scheduled to take place in London, England, United Kingdom from 27 July to 12 August 2012. London will become the first city to officially host the modern Olympic Games three times, having previously done so in 1908 and in 1948.
London was selected as the host city on 6 July 2005... Full Article At Wikipedia.org