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ICG 2016 – an unforgettable week in the heart of the Alps has come to an end

Innsbruck, January 18, 2016

31 medal decisions in eight sports disciplines during five exciting days. 800 athletes and coaches from all over the world, 500 volunteers from sport associations and clubs, as well as thousands of visitors at the Homebase and at all the other venues. The colourful Innsbruck 2016 International Children’s Games (ICG) and the 1st Tyrolean School Winter Games successfully ended with the Closing Ceremony.

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ICG 2016 – the Games are open

Innsbruck, January 13, 2016

An unforgettable week in the Heart of the Alps was declared open. The International Children’s Games were declared open at the Olympiaworld Innsbruck with a festive ceremony yesterday. A very special moment – not only for the young athletes.

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Sports unites – show your support!

Innsbruck, January 07, 2016

At the moment many people are seeking shelter in Europe – among them also many unaccompanied minors, who have come on their own from Afghanistan to Austria. Since December 2015, 32 boys between 14 and 17 years have been living at the boarding school of the Tyrolean Tourism College in Absam (Tiroler Fachberufsschule für Tourismus) and are waiting there for the decision on asylum. Sports and movement are an ideal possibility for young persons to reduce the waiting time, find something useful to do and establish contact to locals without already perfectly speaking the language of the country.

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Action at the Homebase of the ICG 2016

Innsbruck, January 04, 2016
The Homebase at the Innsbruck Exhibition Centre is the living room and meeting point for all Innsbruck and international athletes, as well as for the local population of the Tyrol and anyone interested in the programme during the ICG 2016.

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ICG 2016 are a Green Even Tirol

Innsbruck, December 17, 2015
As part of the society, the organising committee of the Innsbruck 2016 International Children’s Games (ICG) feels strongly about ecological, economic and social sustainability. Therefore, it is a pleasure to have received the “Green Event Tirol” certification.

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ICG 2016 Kick Off: it’s time to get serious!

Innsbruck, November 20, 2015

Yesterday, Thursday, the time had come for the official ICG Kick Off and with it the time to join the colourful world of the Innsbruck 2016 International Children’s Games. In the presence of 500 invited guests, the Innsbruck Delegation was presented for the first time and the clothing of the ICG 2016 volunteers was revealed in a fashion show.

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HTL students rock the Freestyle Days Contests

Innsbruck, June 2, 2015
220 days before the opening ceremony of the International Children’s Games (ICG) in January 2016 the Innsbruck 2016 organisers are already getting started with the Freestyle Days at the Landhausplatz: contests, workshops in different trend sports from BagJump to Graffiti; an Open-Air Concert with OK KID; shows, DJs, competitions and much more!

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