BAKU 2015 GAMES WELCOMED THE FIRST 45 GAMES ACADEMY GRADUATES SOME PLACES STILL AVAILABLE

BAKU 2015 GAMES WELCOMED THE FIRST 45 GAMES ACADEMY GRADUATES SOME PLACES STILL AVAILABLE

Baku, July 25, 2014 - the Baku 2015 European Games Academy welcomed the first participants of its innovative Graduate Excellence Program to Baku this week – informs azernews.az, the local news agency.Forty five graduates have joined in the first intake of the program, with 38 coming from Azerbaijan and seven from countries across Europe including Croatia, Greece, Lithuania, Portugal, Slovakia,...
WADA IS WAITING FOR YOUR PROPOSALS ON ADAMS

WADA IS WAITING FOR YOUR PROPOSALS ON ADAMS

Montreal, July 24, 2014 – Sports enthusiasts to your smartphones! WADA will call for organizations to submit proposals to develop a new Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS), which will be launched in 2016.ADAMS is the worldwide anti-doping clearinghouse that simplifies the daily activities of organizations and athletes involved in the anti-doping system. The system has over...
2014 COMMONWEALTH GAMES OPEN IN SCOTLAND

2014 COMMONWEALTH GAMES OPEN IN SCOTLAND

Glasgow, 24th July 2014 – the 20th Commonwealth Games were officially opened by HM Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony organised in cooperation with UNICEF, which took place last night at Glasgow's Celtic Park. 40, 000 spectators and upward of a billion TV viewers saw a highly colourful ceremony and were given the chance to contribute to the UNICEF Put Children First initiative in favour of...
DOUBLE OLYMPIC SUMMIT AT IOC HQ

DOUBLE OLYMPIC SUMMIT AT IOC HQ

Lausanne, 23rd July 2014 – EOC President Patrick Hickey (IRL) and other leading representatives of the Olympic Movement met in Lausanne last weekend for two important meetings: the 64th ANOC Executive Council, followed by the 2nd Olympic Summit.The leaders of the worldwide association of NOCs brought together the representatives of the five continents, with the European dlegation led by...
UKRAINE – NOC TAKES CARE OF ATHLETES FROM EASTERN UKRAINE

UKRAINE – NOC TAKES CARE OF ATHLETES FROM EASTERN UKRAINE

Kiev, 22nd July 2014 – NOC President Sergey Bubka has recently announced that the NOC of Ukraine will assist the elite athletes in the east of the country, as well as their coaches and families, by meeting their most basic and urgent needs, including hosting them in the capital where the need arises. The initiative will be run jointly with the Ministry of Youth and the National...
EUROPEAN ATHLETES’ COMMISSION CHAIR VISITS LUXEMBOURG NOC

EUROPEAN ATHLETES’ COMMISSION CHAIR VISITS LUXEMBOURG NOC

Luxembourg, 21st July 2014 - Jean-Michel Saive, who chairs the EOC Athletes' Commission and who has a European table tennis championship to his name, was at the principality's NOC last 10th July, to meet Daniel Dax, who currently chairs the COSL's Athletes' Commission and who next 1st October will become its Secretary General, when Marlyse Pauly retires.Dax welcomed him at the Luxembourg House...
BAKU 2015 APPOINT NEW HEAD OF PROTOCOL

BAKU 2015 APPOINT NEW HEAD OF PROTOCOL

The Baku 2015 European Games Operation Committee (BEGOC) has just announced that the well-known expert Paul J Foster has just joined the team as Director of Protocol, which is one of the most delicate aspects of any major sports event. He has extensive knowledge of the Olympic movement, having previously held the position of Head of Protocol, Events and Hospitality at the International Olympic...
AGENDA 2020 – 4 EUROPEAN NOCS PRODUCE JOINT PAPER

AGENDA 2020 – 4 EUROPEAN NOCS PRODUCE JOINT PAPER

Frankfurt, 17th July 2014 – When the IOC calls the NOCs respond. Four European NOCS (Austria, German, Sweden and Switzerland) have sprung into action following the launch of the new President of the IOC's Olympic Agenda 2020.Having joined the working groups for Olympic Agenda 2020, the four NOCs have decided to make a further contribution on a theme they know full well: bidding for an Olympic...
WADA REMINDS NOCS TO AMEND THEIR ANTI-DOPING RULES

WADA REMINDS NOCS TO AMEND THEIR ANTI-DOPING RULES

Montreal, 16th July 2014 – WADA has recently reminded all signatories of the Code, including National Olympic Committees, International Federations, the organisers of major sports events and national anti-doping organisations (NADOs), that they are required to bring their anti-doping regulations in line with the 2015 World Anti-Doping Code that will become effective as of next 1st January. The...

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