Carla Marangoni, 102, the oldest surviving Olympic medalist, passed away on January 18th. The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) press release recalls that she was the only survivor of the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam where, with her companions who made history with the nickname of Piccole Pavesi (Pavie's youngsters), she had won the silver med..
Sofia, the Bulgaria capital city, is the 2018European Capital of Sport, after receiving the flag from Marseille, Capital 2017, A big ceremony had taken place in the EU Parliament in Brussels, where the awards gala of ACES Europe (the Sports Association of European Capitals and Cities) took place last December. The decision had been announced ..
Lausanne, Switzerland; 18 January 2018: European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Janez Kocijančič led a constructive first meeting of the newly elected Executive Committee (EC) today, with preparations for the Minsk 2019 European Games a key item on the agenda. The meeting was the first gathering of the new EC for the 2017-2021 quadrennial,..
Everything is ready for Saturday morning 20 January, at the temporary IOC headquarters in General Guisan former home - the commander-in-chief of the Swiss army during the Second World War in Puilly district nearby Lausanne - when IOC President Thomas Bach will chair a four-party meeting to define the participation in PyeongChang of the North Kore..
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