Buenos Aires to Host the 2018 Youth Olympics
From 6 till 18 October 2018, Buenos Aires will host the third Summer Youth Olympic Games. Young athletes from 200 countries worldwide will come to the Argentine capital. Promoted by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), 4800 athletes from 15 till 18 years old will battle in different sports categories. During two weeks, 185 events will take place in 26 different sports. Various sports venues such as the new Olympic Village in Villa Soldati will host the event. The Olympic Games are expected to leave a positive impact on the city of Buenos Aires. (more…)
Travelling to Argentina gives one the opportunity to learn more about some of the most popular people in the world. Lionel Messi from Argentina is one of those famous people. He is more than just the greatest soccer player in the world, he is also a large promoter of social development in children and young people.
The Municipal Government of Buenos Aires decided that Messi will be the face of the 2018 Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This agreement forms a greater bond between the Messi Foundation, commited to helping children (more…)