"olympic games" tag

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | What if we converted Olympic venues into schools?

It is not enough to build temporary Olympic stadia and arena to lower the costs of mega-events . Rio de Janeiro is going one step further.

WATCH: What happens after the Olympic Games?

What happens after the Olympic Games? London’s investment in legacy continues, as £300m will be spent on transforming the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park into a new piece of London after the Games.

Tokyo, Madrid and Istanbul battle for 2020 Olympic Games

Tokyo, Madrid and Istanbul go head to head to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. We provide a summary of the venue concept of each bid city.

Mega-events and citizens

Is there a link between mega-events and human rights? Jay Naidoo and Danny Jordaan discuss the aspects of mega-events which impact on human development.

Rio de Janeiro – A city leaps forward

Rio de Janeiro is getting ready to host the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games

8 Ideas about Olympic Cities

Our favourite moments and ideas from our latest #CityTalk on Olypmic Cities.

Olympic Citizen: Beijing Pt.1

How do the Olympic Games impact on the citizens of a city? We interview citizens from each Olympic Host City of the past two decades on what it means to be an Olympic Citizen.

Olympic Cities: Legacies

With the question of legacy weighing heavily on the upcoming 2012 London Games, Future Cape Town considers the lasting legacies in the Olympic Cities of the past two decades.

Lessons for Cape Town to approach global events like the Olympic Games

How can Cape Town learn from cities which have already hosted the Olympic Games?