Archive for the ‘Olympics’ Category

  • Sports Tech Rules GSFB

    Date: 2011.04.04 | Category: General, Olympics, Social Media, Technology, Women | Response: 0

    Sports Tech Rules GSFB

    Sports Technology rules the Global Sports Forum Barcelona (GSFB). Thanks to Sports Tech I was able to connect with the #GSFB via @sportstechieNET on Twitter. They asked me to apply for a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to Barcelona, Spain. Five lucky bloggers would get the chance to cover this fantastic event. Alas, I was not chosen but time and experience have taught me to be a graceful loser and humble winner. Hear that Charlie Sheen! There was a silver lining though and that was the GSFB asked me to blog via Seattle, WA, USA. Here I am writing a virtual blog which I hope you will all enjoy. Read the rest of this entry »

  • Sochi 2014, Rio 2016, Barcelona 2022. Ciudades y Ciudadanía

    Date: 2011.03.13 | Category: Brands, Economy, Environment, General, Health, Olympics, Social Media, Society, Technology | Response: 0

    Sochi 2014, Rio 2016, Barcelona 2022. Los grandes acontecimientos deportivos internacionales son capaces de catalizar una serie de efectos positivos en las ciudades que los albergan. Está comprobado que contribuyen a una mejora de infraestructura a todos los niveles, desde las instalaciones propiamente deportivas hasta la red de carreteras y aeropuertos, los espacios verdes y las áreas residenciales. También suponen la activación de diversos sectores económicos y tecnológicos vinculados al evento, así como la oportunidad de posicionar a la ciudad en el tablero mundial. Read the rest of this entry »

  • Olympic Insights – Rio 2016

    Date: 2011.03.11 | Category: Olympics | Response: 0

    In the second half of my “Olympic Insights” posts, I’d like to share some information (and videos) from Carlos Nuzman, President of the Rio 2016 Host Committee:

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  • Olympic Insights – Sochi

    Date: 2011.03.11 | Category: Olympics | Response: 0

    Today, we heard from not one but two Presidents of Olympic host city organizing committees, Dmitry Chernyshenko from Sochi 2014 and Carlos Nuzman from Rio 2016. With a limited amount of time per panel, there are only so many topics you can really dig into, but the discussion included mascots, logos, planning, transportation, the bid process, security, environment, social media and legacy. Here are some of their thoughts (with video!):

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