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June 27 - With only nine days to go till the host city of the 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games is revealed, champion cyclist and Tour de France rider Thomas Voeckler (pictured) is having his say in a last ditch attempt to secure the vote for Annecy.
June 27 - The Church of England has created a special prayer for London 2012, read in a podcast by Olympic 400 metres champion Christine Ohuruogo, who is from the capital and a devout Christian herself.
June 26 - Tickets remain only for football, volleyball and wrestling at London 2012 after another 850,000 tickets were sold in the second round sale, which opened on Friday (June 24), it was announced today.
June 26 - Key figures of the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid Committee, including International Olympic Committee (IOC) Member Dae-sung Moon and a number of athlete ambassadors, have celebrated 2011's Olympic Day.
June 26 - Tsunekazu Takeda, the President of the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC), is set to become a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), a move that will help Tokyo if they bid for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics.
June 25 - Gideon Sam, the President of the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC), has revealed that a South African bid for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games is increasingly unlikely but that a bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games is almost certain.
June 24 - Tottenham Hotspur admitted today that the club could not compete on a level playing field with their Premiership rivals unless they are able to acquire a bigger ground following their failure to get a judicial review to block West Ham United's move to the Olympic Stadium after London 2012.
June 24 - Brazil's preparations for the 2014 World Cup came under attack today from FIFA general secretary Jérôme Valcke, who warned they were lagging behind schedule and were not the best model for 2018 hosts Russia to copy, which will surely set alarms ringing about the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics.
June 24 - Fans looking to purchase London 2012 Olympic tickets after missing out on them first time around have again been left frustrated as the official website struggled to cope with overwhelming demand and left people unable to access it.
June 23 - An expedition of athletes, including three snowboarders - Olympic bronze medallist Paul-Henri De Le Rue, his older brother, double world champion Xavier De Le Rue, and World Cup medal winner Sylvain Dufour - have reached the summit of Mont-Blanc, where they unfurled a banner in support of the Annecy 2018 bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.
The 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam saw a number of important milestones, but one we still all benefit from today is revolutionising car parking. Like other cities around Europe in the late 1920s, the streets of Amsterdam were filling up fast with cars, and during the Games this issue was more pressing than ever, so organisers were forced to rack their brains in search of a solution. The allotted parking area next to the Olympic Stadium had room for a maximum of 2,000 vehicles, nowhere near enough to meet the demand during Games time. In response, the City Council provided a number of other sites that took parking capacity up to 3,500 vehicles and 2,000 bicycles. However, no sooner had one problem been solved than another was created: how were drivers and cyclists supposed to find their way to the new car parks? A solution was found in the shape of small blue panels with a white capital "P" in the middle. So it was that the international traffic sign for parking was born.
OFC is charged with the task of servicing and administering football in the Oceania region while also using the game as a tool for social development. As Finance Manager, you will be responsible for leading and managing the finance unit team, ensuring the effective delivery of all financial operations resulting in the optimization of OFC financial performance and financial health.