Read about the USOC’s new Director of Collegiate Partnerships role in this edition of “In Briefs”.
UAE Swimming Federation says they will not be bidding on the 2021/2023 FINA Aquatic World Championships, but that the date upon which FINA will decide the host has moved back from November to January.
The Canadian Olympic Committee announced today that they will not be moving forward with a Toronto bid for the 2024…
“No other city in the world can offer an artistic, historical and cultural heritage that stretches over such an ample arc of time”
2017 World Championships could cost Hungary $177 million, would be Hungary’s largest-ever sports event
Taking over the 2017 FINA World Championships at the last minute could cost Hungary up to 49 billion forints, or about $177 million, Hungary Today reports.
Boston, Hamburg, Rome, Paris….now possibly Budapest may join the list of likely bidders for the 2024 Olympic Games.
The Hungarian Swimming Federation has announced that the construction of the Palace of Pools will begin next year, with the goal of being completed by the end of 2016…
With Baku, Azerbaijan postponing their WUG’s bid, it now leaves Budapest, Hungary and Brasilia, Brazil left to battle. (Photo Credit: FISU.net)
The three finalists and primary candidates for the 2019 World University Games made their initial formal presentations to the Federation International du Sport Universitaire, or FISU, in Belgium earlier this week. Present at the meeting representing the organizers of the biannual event were president Claude-Louis Gallien, and a pair of FISU Vice Presidents.
This pool in South Korea, designed to be shaped like a water drop, will host the 2015 World University Games and now the 2019 World Aquatics Championships. (Photo Courtesy: Gwangju organizing committee)
The historic city of Budapest is slotted to host the 2017 World Junior Swimming Championships. (Photo: Heinz Albers/www.heinzalbers.org)
The number of cities to have officially indicated intents to bid for the 2019 event has grown to three. (Photo of Hungarian Parliament Building courtesy: Jozefff)