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 »

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 // 1 Comment

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 »

Monday, 28 January 2013 // 1 Comment

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 »

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 // 1 Comment

Sirocco wins 2012 Olympics hosting rights

Alston, NCD, Sep 9 – Sirocco has won the right to host the 2012 Intermicronational Olympic Games over Caladonia, Hamlinia and Juclandia this afternoon. Voting on for the hosting rights began in the Intermicronational Olympic Committee’s (IMOC) Skype room a few days ago and concluded at »

Sunday, 9 September 2012 // 1 Comment

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 »

Sunday, 28 August 2011 // 2 Comments