NEWS 19 Jan 2017 HISTORIC VISIT BY CHINESE PRESIDENT XI JINPING TO IOC

IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to The Olympic Museum today, in what is the first visit by a Chinese Head of State to the IOC. That is to say the powerful leaders from the most populated country and the smallest world organisation. The Chinese President arrived in Lausanne on Tuesday, following his address at the ..

NEWS 18 Jan 2017 PYEONGCHANG - A BUSY TEST EVENTS SEASON GETS UNDERWAY

The 2017 season of PyeongChang test events kicked off this week with the FIS Alpine Far East Cup & President Cup taking to the slopes of the YongPyong Alpine competition venue. With the hype around the 2018 Winter Olympic Games reaching new heights with just over a year to go, the event attracted record entries this year with athletes all ea..

NEWS 17 Jan 2017 BAKU TO HOST 2019 SUMMER EUROPEAN YOUTH OLYMPIC FESTIVAL

This is what EOC Acting President Janez Kocijančič, together with the Vice President of Azerbaijani Olympic Committee, Chingiz Huseynzade, announced during the press conference which ended his recent visit to Azerbaijan’s capital city. The 2019 summer EYOF had been entrusted to Minsk, Belarus, but because the city will now organise the 2019 ..

NEWS 16 Jan 2017 ANOC SITE VISIT TO PRAGUE AHEAD OF GENERAL ASSEMBLY

An ANOC delegation led by ANOC Secretary General Gunilla Lindberg recently visited Prague, as the Czech capital city begins its preparations to host the 23rd ANOC General Assembly next autumn. The Czech Olympic Committee welcomed the delegation to Prague last week in their historic headquarters, and assisted them during their two-day site visit..

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