SWISS OLYMPIC PRESENTS SELECTION CONCEPTS FOR FIRST EUROPEAN GAMES

SWISS OLYMPIC PRESENTS SELECTION CONCEPTS FOR FIRST EUROPEAN GAMES

Ittigen, 6 MARCH 2015 - "For Swiss Olympic, the European Games are a medium and long-term key event for athletes seeking international success" said Chef de Mission Ralph Stöckli, on occasion of the 100 days to go to the start of the Inaugural European Games in Baku (Azerbaijan), when Swiss Olympic unveiled its selection concepts. For most sports, the qualification phase will end on 1st...
HICKEY PRAISES BAKU 2015 ORGANISERS

HICKEY PRAISES BAKU 2015 ORGANISERS

Rome 5 March 2015 - at a Gala Dinner in Rome organised to mark the 100 days to go to the Opening Ceremony for the inaugural Baku 2015 European Games, hosted by the First Lady of Azerbaijan, HE Mehriban Aliyeva, in her capacity as Chair of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, EOC President Pat Hickey praised Baku 2015 organisers for their “bold approach” to delivering the first European...
2015 SUMMER EYOF - TBILISI COUNTDOWN!

2015 SUMMER EYOF - TBILISI COUNTDOWN!

Tbilisi, 5 March 2015 - Last week representatives of the EOC visited the city of Tbilisi, which will host the 2015 EYOF next July. The visit started with a venue tour, including the Athletes’ Village and sports venues, all currently being refurbished.After the venue tour, EYOF CoCom Chairman Josef Liba and EOC EYOF manager Katerina Nycova met Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and...
100 DAYS TO GO TO BAKU 2015!

100 DAYS TO GO TO BAKU 2015!

Rome 4 March 4 2015 ­ the organisers of the inaugural Baku 2015 European Games celebrate a truly special day ­ the 100 days to go to the Opening Ceremony of the Baku 2015 European games at the amazing Heydar Aliyev Stadium in the capital city of Azerbaijan. Today, celebrations will take place across Europe, with NOCs having organised events to publicise Baku 2015 within their nations,...
EOC EU COMMISSION MEETS IN TALLINN

EOC EU COMMISSION MEETS IN TALLINN

Tallinn, 3 March 2015 – the EOC EU Commission, whose task is to follow EU policy on sport, had its first meeting in the Estonian capital on 2nd March. Chaired by Neinar Seli, who is also President of the NOC, and who wanted to host his colleagues in his country for this first meeting, the Commission examined current EU policy on sport and discussed possible EOC strategies concerning...
NOC SLOVENIA HAS A NEW SECRETARY GENERAL

NOC SLOVENIA HAS A NEW SECRETARY GENERAL

Ljubljana, 2 March 2015 - the NOC of Slovenia Executive Board confirmed Mr Edvard Kolar as its new Secretary General, who takes over from Tone Jagodic. Kolar is a former Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General of the Slovenian Gymnastics Federation and a General Director of the Directorate for Sport at the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport.He has a PhD in kinesiology and a Masters...
NOC OF ROMANIA - FIRST ROMANIAN SPORTS FORUM

NOC OF ROMANIA - FIRST ROMANIAN SPORTS FORUM

Brasov - 26 February 2015 - NOC President Alin Petrache's intention with this first ever Romanian sports forum, which opened today in the splendid, snow clad mountain resort of Cheile Gradistei, where there is one the best biathlon circuits in Europe, was to bring together the Romanian NFs at an event that can create synergies for Romanian Olympic sport.From the word go, it was obvious that he...

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