TURKEY - RECORD PARTICIPATION AT BOSPHORUS CROSS-CONTINENTAL SWIMMING RACE

TURKEY - RECORD PARTICIPATION AT BOSPHORUS CROSS-CONTINENTAL SWIMMING RACE

Istanbul, July 27, 2015 - The traditional swimming race was organised by the Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC) and Samsung on the Bisphorus, last Sunday.A record 1.870 swimmers from 49 countries participated in the 6.5 km Race from Kanlıca on the Asian side to Kuruçeşme Cemil Topuzlu Park on the European side of İstanbul.460 female swimmers, 203 from Turkey, and 1.410 male swimmers, 851...
TBILISI 2015 SUMMER EYOF OFFICIALLY OPENS

TBILISI 2015 SUMMER EYOF OFFICIALLY OPENS

Tbilisi, June 27, 2015 – with a coulourful Opening Ceremony at the Mikheil Meskhi Stadium, attended by 1,500 people, the Tbilisi 2015 13th Summer European Youth Olympic Festival officially opened yesterday evening in the capital city of Georgia. Performed by children’s dance ensembles, the ceremony evoked the rich history of Georgia and its regional characteristics. They then left...
2015 EYOF- THE GRAND DAY APPROACHES

2015 EYOF- THE GRAND DAY APPROACHES

Tbilisi, 24 July 2015 – it’s just two more days and the 13th summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) will kick off in the capital of Georgia next Sunday. Everything is set for the hosting of the 3,500 talented young athletes from the 50 countries of Europe, who next week will be competing for the first Olympic medals in their career. The teams will invade the Athletes’...
2015 TBILISI EYOF - THE ATHLETES` VILLAGE IS OPEN

2015 TBILISI EYOF - THE ATHLETES` VILLAGE IS OPEN

Tbilisi, Georgia, July 22, 2015 - the Olympic Athlete's Village officially opened on Monday and is now ready and waiting to host the athletes due to arrive for the "Tbilisi 2015" 13th summer European Youth Olympic Festival.During the Opening Ceremony, Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, presented the Mayor of the Olympic Athletes' Village, Levan Kobiashvili, and spoke about the importance of...
 WADA ANNUAL REPORT PUBLISHED

WADA ANNUAL REPORT PUBLISHED

Montreal, July 21, 2015 - The World Anti-Doping Agency has announced that its 2014 Annual Report has been publishedunder the theme ‘A New Chapter for Clean Sport’. The Annual Report – which is an important element of WADA’s commitment to transparent and accountable governance – provides a snapshot of WADA’s key activities and accomplishments in leading a...
 2015 Summer Universiade closes, but Spirit lives on!

2015 Summer Universiade closes, but Spirit lives on!

Gwangju (Korea), July 17, 2015 – With a bright and vivid Closing Ceremony the 28th Summer Universiade came to an end on Tuesday night July 14th at Gwangju Universiade Main Stadium. During the twelve-day competition, which started on July 3rd, 33 records were broken, 28 of them Universiade Records, three Final Universiade Records and two World Records. To make all of this possible, over...
RIO 2016 THE FRENCH WAY FOR ONE DAY

RIO 2016 THE FRENCH WAY FOR ONE DAY

Rio de Janeiro, July 16, 2015 - The host city of the Summer Olympics in one year time, celebrated July 14, with the Christ Redeemer alternating blue red white lighting , wink to France and the "blue spirit" of France's Olympic team. The entire French press reported the trip of a French Olympic delegation to Rio. The President of the French National Olympic Committee (CNOSF), Denis Masseglia,...
GEORGIA'S PM: "WE ARE READY TO HOST THE OLYMPIC FESTIVAL"

GEORGIA'S PM: "WE ARE READY TO HOST THE OLYMPIC FESTIVAL"

Tbilisi, July 15,2015 - In less than two weeks thousands of Europe’s best young athletes, their coaches and supporters will arrive in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi for the 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival. The official opening will take place on Sunday 26 and the event will continue until August 1, with competitions at 12 sports venues, six of which were specially built for Tbilisi...
2015 INAUGURAL EUROPEAN GAMES - ALREADY ONE MONTH...

2015 INAUGURAL EUROPEAN GAMES - ALREADY ONE MONTH...

Baku, July 14, 2015 - One month after the Opening Ceremony of the Baku 2015 Inaugural European Games, a special event dedicated to Azerbaijan's national team athletes and volunteers was held in the capital city on Sunday - reported thelocal Trend News Agency. The event began with a parade of "Baku 2015" with the participation of Azerbaijani sportsmen and thousands of "Flamekeepers", the...

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