NEWS 18 Jan 2018 NEW EOC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE HOLDS SUCCESSFUL FIRST MEETING IN LAUSANNE

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,..

NEWS 18 Jan 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS 2018 - EVERYTHING READY FOR IOC NORTH AND SOUTH KOREAN OLYMPIC PARTICIPATION MEETING

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..

NEWS 16 Jan 2018 IOC HONORARY MEMBER VLADIMIR CERNUSAK PASSED AWAY

The European Olympic Committees and the whole Olympic Family are greatly saddened to learn of the death of IOC Honorary Member Vladimir Cernusak, on Monday, at the age of 96. The IOC published today a press release recalling his long career in the sports movement, in which Professor Vladimir Cernusak played an influential role both nationally an..

NEWS 16 Jan 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS 2018 - YOUNG WRITERS FROM 18 COUNTRIES TO DISCUSS PEACE AT PYEONGCHANG FORUM

About 200 young writers from 18 countries will gather in PyeongChang this week for a humanities forum designed to drum up interest in the Winter Olympics. The 2018 PyeongChang Humanities Forum will be held in Seoul and PyeongChang from Jan. 19-22 under the theme, "New generation writers talk about peace: for a world full of nature, life and peac..

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