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Date
18 Feb 2008
Tags
IOC Events , Press Release

IOC to announce host city of first ever Youth Olympic Games


WHAT:
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will reveal on Thursday 21 February whether Moscow or Singapore will host the very first edition of the Youth Olympic Games in 2010.
 
The announcement will be made by IOC President Jacques Rogge at the Olympic Museum. The event will be webcast live on www.olympic.org and fed live from Lausanne.
 
WHERE:
Olympic Museum, Lausanne, Switzerland
 
WHEN:
Thursday 21 February from 11:00 GMT
 
MEDIA INFORMATION:
Media representatives interested in covering the event at the Olympic Museum are requested to confirm their attendance to the IOC Communications Department on +41 21 621 6000 before 16:00 Swiss time on Wednesday 20 February.
 
MATERIAL AVAILABLE FOR BROADCASTERS:
 
The announcement
The event, including the presentation of the two finalist cities and the announcement by the IOC, President will be fed live as follows:
 
           Europe
- Timing: 10:45-11:30 GMT
- EUTELSAT W3A 7 deg East TXP B1 CHANNEL 9MHZ D2
- DOWNLINK FR.: 11023 MHZ POL X
  625 Pal 16/9 MPEG 4:2:2 66665 hsymb/s FEC 7/8
 
            Asia
- Timing: 10:45-11:30 GMT
- ASIASAT 100.5 deg East TXP 11A CHANNEL 9MHZ G2
- DOWNLINK FR.: 4104,5 MHZ POL Y
  625 Pal 16/9 MPEG 4:2:2 66665 hsymb/s FEC 7/8









Interviews
Interviews with the IOC President following the announcement will be available as follows:
 
            Europe
- Timing: 13:00-13:15 GMT
- EUTELSAT W3A 7 deg East TXP B1 CHANNEL 9MHZ D2
- DOWNLINK FR.: 11023 MHZ POL X
  625 Pal 16/9 MPEG 4:2:2 66665 hsymb/s FEC 7/8
 
             Asia
- Timing: 13:00-13:15 GMT
- ASIASAT 100.5 deg East TXP 11A CHANNEL 9MHZ G1
- DOWNLINK FR.: 4093,5 MHZ POL Y
  625 Pal 16/9 MPEG 4:2:2 66665 hsymb/s FEC 7/8
 
Contacts:    Coordination office: +41 22 809 15 15
                      Up-link station contact: David Mazzeo: +41 79 372 53 01
 
All video and photo material will also be available on the IOC Video Newsroom at the following address: www.olympic.org/thenewsroom
 
Further information on the Youth Olympic Games is available on www.olympic.org/yog
 
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For further information, please contact the IOC Communications Department, Tel: +41 21 621 60 00, e-mail: pressoffice@olympic.org
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