Welcome to Oslo Bislett Games 2018
Media and meeting hotel
Thon Hotel Opera
Dronning Eufemias gate 4
The sub-press centre is located at the meeting hotel from Tuesday til Thursday.
Tuesday 5 June: 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 6 June: 10:00 - 22:00
Thursday 7 June: 08:00 - 15:00
Press centre at Bislett stadium (7 June only)
The press centre entrance is in Sofies gate, between sections I and J. It is located on the same level as the the track, two floors down from the entrance.
NB! There is cabled Internet access only at the Bislett Stadium. Please bring an adaptor if your PC does not have an Ethernet port.
Scheduled press conferences (subject to change)
Monday 4 June at Thon Hotel Opera
16:30 Karsten Warholm (NOR), 400m hurdles
Karoline Bjerkeli Grøvdal (NOR), 3000m steeple
Tuesday 5 June at Thon Hotel Opera
12:00 Isabelle Pedersen (NOR), 100m hurdles
Sondre Norstad Moen (NOR), 10 000 m
12:45 Team Ingebrigtsen
Wednesday 6 June
The Strawberry Party takes place at Oslo City Hall Wednesday 6 June at 17:00. The following press conferences are scheduled.
17:15 400m women: Dalilah Muhammad (USA), Zuzana Hejnová (CZE) Amaile Iuel (NOR) and Line Kloster (NOR)
17:30 High jump men: Mutaz Barshim (QAT), Fabian Delryd (SWE), Majd Eddin Ghazal (SYR) and Danil Lysenko (ANA)
17:45 Dream Mile men: Henrik Ingebrigsten (NOR), Filip Ingebrigtsen (NOR) and Elijah Manangoi (KEN)
18:05 3000m steeplechase women: Karoline Bjerkeli Grøvdal (NOR) and Emma Coburn (USA)
18:20 400m hurdles men: Karsten Warholm (NOR), Abderrahman Samba (QAT), Yasmani Copello (TUR) and Kerron Clement (USA)
Applying for accreditation
Written press / photographers
Journalists and photographers may apply for accreditation via the Diamond League accreditation portal. Only working journalists/photographers are eligible for accreditation and freelancers must provide the name of the media organisation they have an assignment with as well as a contact within this organisation.
Online media journalists and representatives of non-rights-holder radio/TV will work under the same conditions as representatives of the print press.
Deadline for submitting accreditation request: Friday 1 June.
Radio/TV representatives have to get their accreditation from their respective radio/TV organisation.
Representives of non-rights-holders radio/TV may apply for accreditation as written press (please use the link to the portal above.)
Host broadcaster is NRK.
Picking up your accreditation pass
Accreditation passes must be picked up in person. The passes can be collected at the sub-press centre at the Thon Hotel Opera during opening hours. On the day of the meeting, passes can be collected at the sub-press centre till 14:00 and then outside the press entrance at the Bislett Stadium from 15:30 till 19:00.
NB! On Wednesday 6 June, passes can be picked up at the strawberry party from around 16:30 till 18:00. Consequently, passes are not avaible at the sub-press centre at the Thon Hotel Opera between 16:00 and 19:00.
Train to Stockholm
Oslo Bislett Games is aiming at becoming the most sustainable athletics meeting in the world and athletes, coaches etc. will travel by train to the next IAAF Diamond League meeting, the Bauhaus-galan in Stockholm Sunday 10 June. The train is scheduled to depart from Oslo Central Station Friday 8 June at 13.56 arriving in Stockholm at 19:08. A limited number of seats have been reserved for members of the press. Please send an e-mail to media to register. @bislettalliansen.no
Media representatives must book accommodation themselves. Please contact Thon Hotel Opera by phone: +47 24 10 30 00 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special rate per night, single room, breakfast included: NOK 2155.00
Booking deadline (for the special rate): 1 June
Reference number: 17 98 54 76