NEWS 25 Jun 2019 EOC President: ‘We advance friendship between our countries through sport’

European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Janez Kocijančič today attended a conference called “Sports Diplomacy: Creating Opportunity through Sports” at Dinamo Stadium on the sidelines of the 2nd European Games Minsk 2019. The event was organised by the Minsk European Games Organising Committee (MEGOC) and Belarusian Institute for Strate..

NEWS 24 Jun 2019 Milan-Cortina awarded Olympic Winter Games 2026

Milan-Cortina, Italy, will host the Olympic Winter Games 2026. The decision was taken today during the 134th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne, Switzerland. The other candidate in the ballot was Stockholm-Åre, Sweden. IOC President Thomas Bach said: “Congratulations to Milan-Cortina. We can look forward to ou..

NEWS 24 Jun 2019 Majlinda Kelmendi’s golden comeback

World No. 1 judoka Majlinda Kelmendi of Kosovo is back on the mat following a year away from competition recovering from back and knee injuries. She spoke to the EOC about her fantastic return to medal-winning form at the European Games Minsk 2019, where she won gold in the under -52kg category on Saturday. Kosovan legend Majlinda Kelmendi was ..

NEWS 24 Jun 2019 Congratulations to Milan-Cortina – hosts of the Olympic Winter Games 2026!

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) congratulates Milan-Cortina in Italy after being elected as the hosts of the Olympic Winter Games in 2026. The decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was made on the opening day of the 134th IOC Session currently taking place in Lausanne, Switzerland. “The National Olympic Committees of Euro..

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