Close on the heels to the announcement of the re-scheduling of The Lusofonia Games 2014 from 18th – 29th January 2014, the new official website, www.lusofoniagames2014.gov.in , was launched today on October 4, 2013 with much fanfare at a Press Conference in Goa, India.
The 3rd Edition of Lusofonia Games will be held over the period of 12 days from 18th – 29th January 2014 and will see participation from over 3000 athletes and officials from 12 nations. Participating countries are founding members Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea- Bissau, Goa (India), Macau (China), Mozambique, Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe and Sri Lanka.
The brand new website for Lusofonia Games 2014 will host official information regarding the 12 day sporting event and has been designed & developed by CMC Limited(A TATA Enterprise). With the countdown ticking closer to the event in Goa, the website will be a gateway to our online audience across the globe. Besides a heart-warming message from the Chairman, Mr. Manohar Parrikar Hon’ble Chief Minister, Goa, the site also hosts information about Goa’s tourist spots, courtesy Goa Tourism. Other important aspects of the website includes : Venue & Event Details, Media Accreditation , Ticketing & Contact for Commercial Opportunities.
A step closer in delivering the best ever Lusofonia Games 2014, Goa-India invites the 12 Olympic committees to participate in the state-of-the-art sporting and city infrastructure, create suitable environment and opportunities for the involvement of the citizens in the Games, showcase the culture and heritage of Goa & India and project Goa as a global sporting destination leaving behind a lasting legacy.The 12 Olympic committees are ready to face each other & participate with great enthusiasm in the sports of Athletics, Basketball, Football, Judo, Taekwondo, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Beach Volleyball and Wushu.
The Lusofonia Games Goa 18th – 29th January 2014 is on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LusofoniaGames2014) & on Twitter at @LusofoniaGames .