Media Accreditation for Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games
We would like to inform you that the media accreditation procedure for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) is ongoing. We invite all online, print, photographic and broadcast media who would like to cover the first edition of the YOG, to be held in Singapore from 14 to 26 August 2010, to register now.
The first Summer Youth Olympic Games will bring together approximately 3,600 talented young athletes, aged from 14 to 18, from around the world. Young ambassadors and young reporters will also be attending as non-athlete participants.
It was during its Session in Guatemala City in July 2007 that the IOC decided to create a new sporting event to educate, engage and influence young athletes, inspiring them to play an active role in their communities.
The sports programme of the first edition of the summer YOG will encompass all 26 sports on the programme of the 2012 Olympic Games, with a smaller number of disciplines and events. Some disciplines will be non-Olympic, with mixed gender or/and mixed NOC events.