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: •...
TURIN EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF SPORT 2015

TURIN EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF SPORT 2015

Turin, Italy, August 20, 2015 - The capital of the Piedmont Region is since last January the European Capital of Sport - a title awarded each year to a city in Europe by the European Capitals of Sport Association (ACES) an organization mentioned in the EU White Book White and recognized by CONI, the Italian Olympic Committee. The event, launched in 2001 with Madrid, first city to win the title,...
SEBASTIAN COE ELECTED IAAF PRESIDENT

SEBASTIAN COE ELECTED IAAF PRESIDENT

Beijing, August 19, 2015 - Sebastian Coe was elected as the sixth IAAF President at the 50th IAAF Congress in Beijing, China, on Wednesday 19 - announced today the official web site of the world governing body for athletics. The voting was as follows (207 Member Federations cast their votes): Sebastian Coe (GBR) 115 votes, Sergey Bubka (UKR) 92 votes. "I am deeply honoured that our sport has...
THE 1st MEDITERRANEAN BEACH GAMES ARE COMING TO PESCARA

THE 1st MEDITERRANEAN BEACH GAMES ARE COMING TO PESCARA

Pescara, August 18, 2015 - The Italian town on the Adriatic Sea, that successfully organized in 2009 the 16th Mediterranean Games will welcome in a few days the first edition of the Mediterranean Beach Games. From August 28 to September 6, the athletes from the 24 countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea - including 17 from our continent: Albania, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia,...
WE WISH YOU ALL A GREAT HOLIDAY!

WE WISH YOU ALL A GREAT HOLIDAY!

….and look forward to being back in touch in September, the start to a particularly active period for the Olympic Family of Europe. Many rendezvous are on the EOC agenda: mid-September the 3rd Executive Committee meeting in Tirana, Albania; in October the European Athletes Forum in Bratislava, Slovakia and the ANOC general Assembly in Washington; by the end of November the EOC General...

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