Olympics renamed after IOC concerns

Alston, NCD, Jan 29 – It has today been confirmed that the upcoming games to be held in Sirocco will not bear the Olympics name. In breaking with tradition, the 2013 games will be known as the “Micronational Games”, in response to concerns that the International Olympic Committee may take legal action against Sirocco for use of the Olympic Name. Co-ordinator and Premier Daniel Anderson confirmed today that “in order to distinguish ourselves from the macronational Olympic games, we have opted to identify next month’s event as a strictly micronational affair with no links to the International Olympic Committee.” The “Micronational Olympics” have…

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Government confirms Olympic dates

Alston, NCD, Jan 28 – The Siroccan Government has confirmed that Sirocco will host the seventh Intermicronational Olympic Games from February 7 to 27, providing a final answer for many concerned that progress with the Games had halted. Earlier this evening it was confirmed on the MicroWiki Forums and Facebook’s MicroGroup that the seventh Intermicronational Olympic Games will be held for most of next month, ending a long run of speculation as to when the games would finally be held. The Games will be predominantly hosted in Alston from February 7 to 19, with Havilland, Wellesley, taking over from the 20th to the 23rd. Rathlyn…

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2012 Olympics postponed to 2013

Alston, NCD, Dec 19 – It has today been confirmed that the seventh Intermicronational Olympic Games will be held in 2013. Delays and severe inactivity have forced the Siroccan Government to hold the Olympics sometime in January or February next year following few replies of interest by other nations with regard to events or participants. Speaking to the Times a short while ago, Premier Daniel Anderson said that he was “very disappointed that these Games will break the two-year tradition of the Olympics, but hosting them in early 2013 will allow us to be better prepared for when they are held. I…

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Sirocco puts forward bid for 2012 Intermicronational Olympic Games

Alston, NCD, Aug 5 – Sirocco has officially put its name down in the hope of hosting the 2012 Intermicronational Olympic Games. At 7:19pm this evening Premier Daniel Anderson confirmed on Skype that Sirocco has officially launched its bid campaign this evening in the hopes it will be chosen to host the seventh Intermicronational Olympics. “Hosting an Olympic Games would be an absolutely amazing achievement for Sirocco.” Anderson said to the Times a few moments ago. “To be given the opportunity to bring together the vast melting pot of MicroWiki and the greater micronational world could only bring benefits to Sirocco and the community as a…

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Sirocco signs up for Calvinball

Alston, NCD, Aug 28 – Sirocco’s first foray into the world of sports has been announced today as Premier Anderson introduces the country to “Calvinball”. The sport, popularised by the comic strip “Calvin and Hobbes” and introduced by it in 1990, has had a small following in Alston and in places in the macronational world, but today the Premier announced his intention to make the game more well-known. “Calvinball is a great game, even though it’s very silly. A game that changes to real-time conditions is fantastic, and the ability to twist it into any form you want is really remarkable in…

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