With personal experience as an example, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) president Francesco Ricci Bitti calls for all the young athletes at the Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to learn all through life.
With the Youth Olympic Games being billed as a gathering for today's youth of the world, the ITF president Francesco Ricci Bitti highlighted on Friday that it's a great honor to represent your country and region in sport.
The fireworks of the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, which lit up the sky at the opening ceremony and will do so again at the closing ceremony, used advanced pyrotechnics technology and environmentally friendly materials to produce far less pollutants than traditional fireworks.
Ugur Erdener, a member of IOC Executive Board, said Beijing has a good chance to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, citing pleasant personal experiences during the 2008 Summer Games in the Chinese capital.
Despite concerns about increasing budgets for major sporting events, staging the Olympics provides more benefits than burden for host cities - especially in developing countries, an IOC executive board member said.