5th PIOTR NUROWSKI PRIZE –BEST EUROPEAN YOUNG ATHLETE WANTED

5th PIOTR NUROWSKI PRIZE –BEST EUROPEAN YOUNG ATHLETE WANTED

Rome, September 3, 2015 –- There are still a few days to go – until September 7 - for the European NOCs to put forward their best young athletes for the 5th edition of this EOC award. The Piotr Nurowski Prize was created in 2010 in memory of our dear friend and great man of Olympism, the late Polish NOC President Piotr Nurowski, who died in a dramatic plane crash in spring of that...
EOC BACK TO WORK!

EOC BACK TO WORK!

Rome, September 1, 2015 – It’s back to work for the European Olympic Family. September will be the start to a particularly active period, with many meetings already on the EOC agenda. On September 11 and 12, the organisers of the inaugural Baku 2015 European Games will meet the EOC leadership in Rome for a debriefing following the Games. A few days later, on September 17, the 3rd...
DO YOU KNOW BRENNBALL, KRULBOL OR SPILLE PIND ?

DO YOU KNOW BRENNBALL, KRULBOL OR SPILLE PIND ?

Frankfurt am Main, September 1st, 2015 - Brennball, krulbol and spille pind are three games that used to be played in Germany, Belgium and Denmark. Together with a big bunch of games from the past, they were practiced in the various European countries, and are today somehow forgotten.TAFISA, the Association for International Sport for All, intends to reintroduce them into the daily lives of...
LET’S THE 1st MEDITERRANEAN BEACH GAMES BEGIN !

LET’S THE 1st MEDITERRANEAN BEACH GAMES BEGIN !

Pescara, August 28, 2015 - The curtain rises on the first Mediterranean Beach Games. The opening ceremony will gather tonight the athletes of the 24 Mediterranean countries in the presence of the President of the Mediterranean Games International Committee Amar Addadi, the President of the Organizing Committee Pescara 2015 Marco Alessandrini, Giovanni Malagò President of Italian NOC and...
FYROM CELEBRATED THEIR BEST ATHLETES AT THE BAKU EUROPEAN GAMES

FYROM CELEBRATED THEIR BEST ATHLETES AT THE BAKU EUROPEAN GAMES

Skopje, August 28, 2015 – The Olympic Committee of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia celebrated their best performing athletes at the Baku European Games.Beginning of July a special ceremony was organised in the presence of Vasil Tupurkovski, president of the NOC, to celebrate the bronze medal won by karate athletes Emil Pavlov and Martin Nestorovski, who also received money prizes...
LET’S GET READY FOR THE EUROPEAN WEEK OF SPORT

LET’S GET READY FOR THE EUROPEAN WEEK OF SPORT

Brussels, August 26, 2015 – The European Union will run from 7 to 13 September the first European Week of Sport, an initiative which aims to promote sport and physical activity across Europe.The Week is for everyone, regardless of age, background or fitness level. With a focus on grassroots initiatives, it will inspire Europeans to #BeActive on a regular basis and create opportunities in...
UKRAINE – TRACK AND FIELD EDUCATIONAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA

UKRAINE – TRACK AND FIELD EDUCATIONAL ENCYCLOPAEDIA

Kiev, August 25, 2015 – The best of athletics ’rich heritage, its tradition and history inspired NOC of Ukraine President Sergey Bubka and Director of the local Olympic Academy Maria Bulatova, the authors of the powerful work “Track and Field Encyclopaedia in Questions and Answers”.The book is written in a question and answer format to make the exploration of the history...
FULL GENDER EQUALITY FOR THE FIRST TIME AT YOG BUENOS AIRES 2018

FULL GENDER EQUALITY FOR THE FIRST TIME AT YOG BUENOS AIRES 2018

Beijing, August 24, 2015 - The Executive Board of the IOC approved the athlete quotas for the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, which, for the first time in Olympic history, achieve gender equality on the sports programme with 1,893 women and 1,893 men set to compete.The EOC President Patrick Hickey and his member colleagues within the IOC Executive committee met in the Chinese capital...
WADA COMMITTEES - CANDIDATES WANTED

WADA COMMITTEES - CANDIDATES WANTED

Montréal, August 21, 2015 - The World Anti-Doping Agency has written to its stakeholders announcing that it is seeking nominations for candidates to take up positions on its four standing committees next year, beginning on 1 January 2016. The call for candidates is “in accordance with its policy for committee composition and rotation,” WADA said. The committees are: •...

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