The XXIV General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) came to a close with the annual awards ceremony in Doha, Qatar on 17 October. Earlier in the day, European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Janez Kocijančič delivered his report on the EOC’s 2019 activities, highlighting the very important year for the conti..
The inaugural ANOC World Beach Games in Doha, which wrapped up on 16 October, was highly successful for European athletes, with Spain topping the medals table and Italy occupying third place. The five days of competition saw the Spaniards, who travelled to Qatar with 62 athletes, the biggest delegation from Europe, compiling seven gold, one sliv..
The 100th Anniversary of the Polish Olympic Committee (POC) was celebrated on 12 October in Kraków, Poland. The ceremony took place in the city’s prestigious Hotel Francuski, where POC was founded 100 years ago, on 12 October in 1919. “Despite the NOC has progressed, the Olympic idea has remained unchanged” POC President Andrzej Kraśn..
Triathlon will be included for the first time on the sports programme for a European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) at Banská Bystrica in 2021. Details of the agreement were discussed during a meeting between European Olympic Committees (EOC) Sports Director Peter Brüll, European Triathlon Union (ETU) President Renato Bertrandi and Internationa..