Castle Rugby Tickets | Castle Rugby Championship 2013GrandStand Events have rugby tickets and hospitality packages for the Cape Town and Johannesburg Castle Rugby Championship 2013 matches to be played against Australia and New Zealand respectively.
Rugby Packages | Springboks vs Australia 2013 | Rugby tickets
Book your Springboks vs Australia rugby package and tickets with GrandStand Events. Packages starting from R1995 per person. This match takes place at Newlands Stadium - 28th September 2013.
Rugby Packages | Springboks vs New Zealand 2013 | Rugby Tickets
Book your Springboks vs New Zealand rugby packages and tickets with GrandStand Events. Packages available from just R2195 per person. This match takes place at Ellis Park Johannesburg on 5th October 2013.
Rugby Packages | Castle Lager Rugby SeriesGrandStand Events have South Africa Rugby Packages and Hospitality Packages available for the 2013 Castle Lager Rugby Series. The tour sees Italy, Samoa, Scotland and South Africa take each other on in 3 double header matches during June 2013.
Super Rugby 2013 | Hospitality Packages | Tickets
Book Super Rugby Hospitality packages with GrandStand Events for Sharks, Stormers, Cheetahs or Southern Kings matches. Outbound Super Rugby tours to New Zealand or Australia available on request.
Football Packages | UEFA 2013
Book your UEFA Champions League football package with GrandStand Events. The 2013 final returns to Wembley Stadium in London, marking the FA's(Football Association) 150th Anniversary.
Hong Kong Sevens Rugby
GrandStand Events offer 2014 Hong Kong Sevens rugby packages which include flights, 4 star accommodation, 3 day match tickets, Octopus Travel card and more.
If you have never witnessed Rugby's premier sporting event, then book your travel package with us for the 2014 Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament, and get ready for the event of a lifetime.
Libraries across the UK are being sent copies of the London 2012 Festival souvenir picture book which will give people the opportunity to relive some of the highlights of an amazing once in a lifetime festival.
Talented British female combined eventers are used to dealing with high expectations in light of successes over the last decade or so. From 2000 Olympic champion Denise Lewis through to London 2012 Olympic golden girl Jessica Ennis and the junior national record-holder Katarina Johnson-Thompson, the Heptathlon has delivered a plethora of stars. This summer, Morgan Lake hopes to join this stable of champions.
Julia Machtig came through strongly on the second day of the Ruhrgas DLV Mehrkampf meeting, an IAAF Combined Events Challenge competition, to set a 2013 world-leading Heptathlon of 6430 points in the German town of Ratingen on Sunday (16).
Hungary’s London 2012 Olympic Games gold medallist Krisztian Pars and Germany’s World record holder Betty Heidler produced 2013 world-leading throws of 81.02m and 76.48 at the 59th Janusz Kusocinski Memorial meeting, an IAAF Hammer Throw Challenge event, in the Polish city of Szczecin on Saturday (15).
Kai Kazmirek was the surprise overnight leader at the halfway point in the Decathlon with 4388 points while Kira Biesenbach is in pole position in the Heptathlon with 3701 points at the Ruhrgas DLV Mehrkampf meeting, an IAAF Combined Events Challenge competition, in the German town of Ratingen on Saturday (15).
The three Candidate Cities looking to host the Games in 2020 are Istanbul, Tokyo and Madrid*. Please note that the IOC will not be holding a press conference in relation to the official release of the report.
*Cities listed in the official order of the drawing of lots
For more information, please contact the IOC Media Relations Team: Tel: +41 21 621 6000, email:
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Want to learn about the YOG’s Culture and Education Programme (CEP)? Want to know what makes up the YOG DNA? Then check out our latest playlist, which will show you all you need to know about the YOG and the CEP.
Through a compilation of short, fun and informative videos, we take you behind the scenes of the Games to show you what the YOG spirit is all about, and how young athletes, organisers, volunteers, spectators, athlete role models and YOG Ambassadors, such as Lindsey Vonn and Yuna Kim, experience the YOG.
On 10 June in Brussels (Belgium), IOC President Jacques Rogge met Androulla Vassiliou, the European Commissioner responsible for sport, in the framework of the “structured dialogue” of the Commission with the sports movement. Their discussions addressed, among other things, the implementation of the current European Union Work Plan for Sport (2011-2014) and the priorities of the future Work Plan. President Rogge was accompanied by IOC members Claudia Bokel and Patrick Joseph Hickey, who is also the President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC). Read the news story here.
“Mission Olympic” is open to students of all sporting ability between the ages of 12 and 19. In 2013, over 150,000 students from 315 schools from across the Netherlands competed in 18 disciplines. Competitions took place throughout the school year, culminating in a fantastic celebration of sport in the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam.
In a short video posted on YouTube and other social media platforms today, the two-time gold medallist with the US men’s basketball team has called on people everywhere to lace up their running shoes, don their sweatbands and take part in any physical activity they desire. And Kobe, who is currently recovering from recent surgery to repair an injured Achilles tendon, asked people to make a special effort on his behalf.
“I can’t run, I can’t jump and I can’t swim yet,” Kobe said. “So I need you guys to pick up the slack for me and...