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EVACOM IN MUNICH

27.02.11

From today on "the party's over"! At 7:00 am the first members of the EvaCom, that's what we fondly call the evaluation commission, land at Munich airport. As attentive hosts we personally welcome each member of the...More »

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FIS ALPINE SKI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN

20.02.11

Finally I am able to attend the last few days of this amazing event. Today I watch the Mens Slalom during which Felix Neureuther unfortunately cannot withstand the pressure in front of his home crowd and is disqualified....More »

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GUEST ON THE MARKUS LANZ SHOW

16.02.11

Before I pack my bags for a 3 week trip to Munich I am invited to take part in Markus Lanz's popular talk show in Hamburg today. Also invited are supermodel Nadja Auermann, Peer Kusmagk, winner of the German reality tv show...More »

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10th EUROPEAN YOUTH OLYMPIC WINTER FESTIVAL IN LIBEREC

13.02.11

Today I am traveling directly from Berlin to Liberec in the Czech Republic to attend the opening ceremony of the European Youth Olympic Winter Festival (EYOF). For the next week young European athletes will have the amazing...More »

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ODESUR IN RIO DE JANEIRO - BRASILIEN

13.02.11

Yesterday evening the FIS Apline World Ski Championships were opened in Garmisch-Partenkirchen with enchanting pictures. While the audience falls into a collective delight, I struggle with the thermic shock from experiencing -30...More »

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LEARNING FROM THE GAMES IN THE BMW WORLD MUNICH

04.02.11

What are the Olympic Games? Since when do they exist? Who was Pierre de Coubertin? What is the meaning of the 5 rings? Their colors? Can I be a part of it? All those questions and many more are answered in a 113 page theme...More »

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7th ASIAN WINTER GAMES IN ASTANA & ALMATY - KAZAKHSTAN

30.01.11

For the first time on my international tour to promote our Munich 2018 bid I visit Kazakhstan. Here the 7th Asian Winter Games start today with a breathtaking opening ceremony. I have to admit that I was a bit worried about the...More »

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DFB NEW YEAR RECEPTION IN FRANKFURT

14.01.11

This Summer the FIFA Women's World Cup takes place in Germany. Steffi Jones (photo, middle), World Champion with the German National Football team and now head of the FIFA Women's World Cup organization committee, has...More »

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BUNDESLIGA SUPPORTS MUNICH 2018

13.01.11

From today on our Munich 2018 application is receiving the full backing of the Bundesliga. Football is sport No. 1 in Germany and the support of the football community sends out a powerful signal and will help us to generate...More »

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Handing Over the Bid Book in Lausanne

11.01.11

Today at the IOC Headquarters our Munich 2018 delegation (see photo from left: Munich BID CEO Bernhard Schwank, myself, young ice hockey talent Marcus Weber) hands over our official Bid Book to IOC head of bid city relations...More »

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