Tomorrow, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will elect the host city of the 2016 Olympic Games. The choice of Chicago, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro or Madrid will echo around the world. Then the Olympic Congress will take place from 3 to 5 October. And finally the IOC Session will take key decisions on the 2016 sports programme, with the potential inclusion of golf and rugby sevens, and will elect IOC members and the IOC President.
A live stream from the IOC Session and Congress including the 2016 Candidate Cities’ presentations on 2 October followed by the announcement ceremony, will be available on the IOC website www.olympic.org, including the possibility to watch or re-watch events with a video-on-demand option.
The factsheets below provide information on the themes of the Olympic Congress:
Theme 1 - The Athletes
Theme 2 - The Olympic Games
Theme 3 - The Structure of the Olympic Movement
Theme 4 - Olympism and Youth
Theme 5 - The Digital Revolution
The latest issue of the Olympic Review was also dedicated to the Olympic Congress and is full of interesting information: click here.
Finally, you can also get up-to-date information on the IOC and the upcoming Congress on Twitter and Flickr.