MUMS STRENGTH INSPIRE THE 2016 P&G OLYMPIC CAMPAIGN

MUMS STRENGTH INSPIRE THE 2016 P&G OLYMPIC CAMPAIGN

Rome, May 5, 2016 - In time for Mother's Day, celebrated this month in many countries, and to celebrate the fast approaching Rio Olympic Games, Worldwide TOP Partner Procter & Gamble has debuted its 2016 campaign “Thank You, Mom” by releasing the new video, “Strong”.After London 2012 and Sochi 2014 P & G is celebrating the "Thanks Mom" campaign for the 2016...
 PYEONGCHANG 2018 - SOON A NEW PRESIDENT

PYEONGCHANG 2018 - SOON A NEW PRESIDENT

Seoul, May 4 – LEE Hee-beom, a former minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, is tipped as the new President of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG). After yesterday’s unexpected announcement by President Yang-ho Cho that he was stepping down from his position at POCOG, organisers are eager to continue preparations smoothly...
PORTUGAL - SETUBAL EUROPEAN CITY OF SPORT 2016

PORTUGAL - SETUBAL EUROPEAN CITY OF SPORT 2016

Lisbon, May 3, 2016 - The Olympic Exhibition "Olympic Games: Memories and Wins from Portugal" was inaugurated this Saturday in Setúbal. This was another initiative framed in the "Setubal European City of Sport 2016" and organized by the Olympic Committee of Portugal, in collaboration with the Municipality of Setúbal. The ceremony was attended by about 140 people, several Olympic...
OLYMPIC FLAME ON ROUTE FOR BRASILIA

OLYMPIC FLAME ON ROUTE FOR BRASILIA

Rio de Janeiro, May 2, 2016 - The Olympic flame is on its way to Brasilia. After being lit on 21 April in Ancient Olympia, the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Torch was taken on a short tour of Greece, including through the Eleonas refugee camp, prior to a ceremony at Panathinaiko Stadium in Athens and a stopover in Switzerland, where it went on display at the United Nations in Geneva, and at the...
MINSK HOSTS TWO EOC DELEGATIONS

MINSK HOSTS TWO EOC DELEGATIONS

Minsk, April 28, 2016 - The EOC Olympic Games Commission held its annual meeting in Minsk, Belarus, on 21 April, invited by its chair George Katulin. The Members - Martin Doktor (CZE), Jeroen Bijl (NED), Bjorn Sigurd Sommerfeldt (NOR), Adam Krzesiński (POL), Victor Fonseca Da Mota (POR), Eros Bologna (SMR) and EOC Athlete representative Alessandra Sensini (ITA) - met at the NOC...
ISRAEL – “HAND ON HAND” DAY TO CELEBRATE OLYMPIC VALUES

ISRAEL – “HAND ON HAND” DAY TO CELEBRATE OLYMPIC VALUES

Tel Aviv, April 29, 2016 - the first Olympic "Hand in Hand" Day, organised by the Center for Jewish-Arab Education in Israel, took place at the beginning of April in honour of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. With the "Olympic Values Education Program" the Israeli Olympic Committee has involved 6’000 students from 60 schools across Israel, and 150 students from 3...
EUROPEAN ATHLETES AND EU INSTITUTIONS:  INPUT OF ELECTED ATHLETES IS ESSENTIAL FOR EU POLICY MAKING

EUROPEAN ATHLETES AND EU INSTITUTIONS: INPUT OF ELECTED ATHLETES IS ESSENTIAL FOR EU POLICY MAKING

Brussels, April 27, 2016 - On 25 and 26 April, the EOC EU Office in Brussels organised a two-day Seminar for Olympic Athletes’ Commissions. European athletes’ representatives from the Olympic Movement, led by IOC Athletes’ Commission Chair Claudia Bokel (GER) and EOC Athletes’ Commission Chair Jean-Michel Saive (BEL), attended the Seminar in Brussels to discuss challenges...
100 DAYS TO GO TO RIO 2016 – THE FINAL COUNTDOWN BEGINS!

100 DAYS TO GO TO RIO 2016 – THE FINAL COUNTDOWN BEGINS!

Rome, April 27, 2016. – Today marks 100 days to go to the Opening Ceremony for the Rio Olympic Games, with celebrations organised all over the world by Olympic stakeholders, and in particular by National Olympic Committees, who take advantage of this very special day when to disclose their official uniforms, the name of their flag bearer or their chances in the medal chart. The final...
NEW EMBLEMS FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS

NEW EMBLEMS FOR TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS

Tokyo, April 25, 2016 - Tokyo 2020 today unveiled the official emblems of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, “Harmonized Chequered Emblems.” The design was highly acclaimed by the public and the Tokyo 2020 Emblems Selection Committee for exemplifying Japan and the city of Tokyo, and for its representation of the spirit of the Tokyo 2020 Vision. Chequered patterns have been...

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