CHRISTMAS SEASON HAS ARRIVED

CHRISTMAS SEASON HAS ARRIVED

Rome, December 7, 2016 - The EOC Head Office will be closed December 8 and 9 due to CONI’s closure for traditional Bank Holiday in Italy (December 8 Catholic celebration of Mary’s Immaculated Conception and official start of Christmas Season, with Saint Peter’s Square decorated with a huge Xmas tree coming from the Trento Region and the Nativity donated this year by Malta)
INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY CELEBRATED IN ICELAND

INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEER DAY CELEBRATED IN ICELAND

Reykjavik, December 6, 2016 - International Volunteer Day (IVD) is mandated by the UN General Assembly and is held each year on December 5. It is a day for volunteers and volunteer based organizations to celebrate their efforts, to share their values, and to showcase the difference they make in their communities.Among the many examples, let us mention Iceland, where sport is rich in volunteers...
EU - SIGGS PILOT PROJECT OFFICIALLY CLOSED

EU - SIGGS PILOT PROJECT OFFICIALLY CLOSED

Brussels, December 2, 2016 – The SIGGS Final Conference held in the Belgian capital city officially closed the Project “Support the Implementation of Good Governance in Sport” with the presentation of the final version of SIGGS self-evaluation tool. The SIGGS Project was created with the aim to provide specific, tailor-made and practical advice to NOCs and national sport...
2016 TEAM GB AWARDS

2016 TEAM GB AWARDS

London, December 2, 2016 – At its traditional Olympic Ball in London, the BOA this year organised an extra special evening with a series of awards, bringing together the Rio Olympians once again to celebrate the success of this summer Games and help support Team GB on the road to PyeongChang 2018, Tokyo 2020 and beyond. At the event, which took place on Wednesday 30th November, Team...
SLOVAKIA - VLADIMÍR CERNUŠÁK’s 95TH  BIRTHDAY

SLOVAKIA - VLADIMÍR CERNUŠÁK’s 95TH BIRTHDAY

Bratislava, December 1, 2016 – Honorary president of the Slovak Olympic Committee and honorary member of the International Olympic Committee Vladimir Černušák was offered an extraordinary jubilee for his 95th birthday. Every year the SOC present an award to its former president Černušák, for his work promoting and disseminating Olympic ideas, especially in the...
THE NOC OF SLOVAKIA HAS A NEW PRESIDENT

THE NOC OF SLOVAKIA HAS A NEW PRESIDENT

Bratislava, December 1, 2016 - Anton Siekel is the newly president of the Slovakia Olympic Committee, elected by the General Assembly held on 26th November 2016 in Bratislava. Mr Siekel, 47 years old businessman, honorary President of the Slovak Judo Federation and chair of the SOC Foundation, was elected in the first round of elections where he left behind the remaining three candidates...
2017 WINTER EYOF - ERZURUM SUCCESSFULLY HOSTS CHEFS DE MISSION SEMINAR

2017 WINTER EYOF - ERZURUM SUCCESSFULLY HOSTS CHEFS DE MISSION SEMINAR

Erzurum, Turkey, November 30, 2016 - The Erzurum 2017 European Youth Olympic Festival’s Organizing Committee underwent a demanding test on preparations when it hosted an inspection visit of the EOC Coordination Commission as well as the Chefs de Mission Seminar last week in Erzurum.The OC presented all functional areas of the organisation and showed the progress to both the Coordination...
LUXEMBOURG - CASINO 2000 RENEWS ITS COMMITMENT WITH THE NOC

LUXEMBOURG - CASINO 2000 RENEWS ITS COMMITMENT WITH THE NOC

Luxembourg, November 25, 2016 - The Luxembourg Olympic and Sports Committee (COSL) and Casino 2OOO have signed an extension of their partnership for the next four years, in the headquarters of Casino 2OOO.The contract was signed by COSL President André Hoffmann and Secretary General Daniel Dax, together with Casino 2OOO CEO Guido Berghmans, and Director Finance & Human Resources Lydia...
9th PEACE AND SPORT INTERNATIONAL FORUM "CHANGING THE WORLD THROUGH SPORT"

9th PEACE AND SPORT INTERNATIONAL FORUM "CHANGING THE WORLD THROUGH SPORT"

Monte-Carlo, November 28, 2016 - more than 500 sports personalities, politicians, academics, and leaders from the private sector and civil society gathered over three days to discuss the ability of sport to build sustainable peace and train agents for change, committed to act for a better, more just and more united world. The 2016 Peace and Sport Forum was held in Monaco 23-25 November. As in...

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