ISRAEL - SPECIAL LECTURERS ATTEND OLYMPIC DAY SEMINAR

ISRAEL - SPECIAL LECTURERS ATTEND OLYMPIC DAY SEMINAR

Tel Aviv, July 4. 2016 - The legendary Kenyan-born Danish runner Wilson Kosgei Kipketer, a former world record holder in 800m and 2 times Olympic medallist in 800m, was the guest of honour at the international Olympic Day, where he lectured about his personal view of the Olympic Games and their influence on his life. Janez Kocijancic, Vice-President of the European Olympic Committee (EOC), as...
EU - SLOVAKIA ASSUMES THE SIX-MONTH ROTATING PRESIDENCY

EU - SLOVAKIA ASSUMES THE SIX-MONTH ROTATING PRESIDENCY

Brussels, July 1, 2016 – From today Slovakia takes over the helm of the Council of the EU. A series of image projections on the walls of the Bratislava Castle on the night of 30 June – 1 July, marked the handover of the Presidency of the EU Council from the Netherlands to Slovakia. The display was co-organised by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic and...
FYROM' S AGREEMENT ON BASKETBALL COACH TRAINING

FYROM' S AGREEMENT ON BASKETBALL COACH TRAINING

Skopje, June 30, 2016 - The President of the NOC of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Dr Vasil Tupurkovski and the Presidnt of the FYROM Basketball Federation Petar Naumovski yesterday signed a cooperation agreement for the next Olympic cycle, primarily aimed at training coaching staff.This project, for which the NOC has already secured a USD 60,000 fund, will begin this year with the...
EOC HQs CLOSE FOR ROME PUBLIC HOLIDAY

EOC HQs CLOSE FOR ROME PUBLIC HOLIDAY

Rome, June 29, 2016 - the Italian capital city celebrates today its Saints Patrons, St Peter and St Paul, martyrs of the Catholic Church. The Feast of St Peter and St Paul is an annual public holiday in Rome. The EOC Secretariat, hosted in the CONI Olympic Park will thus be closed on June 29.
ITALIE – BUD SPENCER, POOL AND “SPAGHETTI WESTERN” CHAMPION, PASSED AWAY

ITALIE – BUD SPENCER, POOL AND “SPAGHETTI WESTERN” CHAMPION, PASSED AWAY

Rome, June 28, 2016 - Italian sport cries Bud Spencer, a pool and cinema myth, who passed away on Monday, in the Italian capital city, at the age of 86.He was born Carlo Pedersoli, on October 31, 1929 in Naples, and had built his youth fame in the swimming world: with his historical 59.5 in the 100 freestyle in Salsomaggiore in 1950, thanks to which he became the first Italian to break the wall...
ERZURUM PREPARATIONS TO 2017 WINTER EYOF

ERZURUM PREPARATIONS TO 2017 WINTER EYOF

Istanbul, June 28, 2016 - the Erzurum 2017 EYOF Organising Committee and the Coordination Commission gathered again this month after the meeting they held last May in Tarragona during the EOC Seminar. This time both sides met in Istanbul on 23-25 June, at the Atakoy Olympic House, the. Turkish NOC headquarters.EOC Coordination Commission members Leo Kranz (LIE) and Florin Misc (ROU) and EYOF...
 NOC OF TURKEY CONCLUDES SUCCESSFUL "ACTIVE KIDS" SEASON

NOC OF TURKEY CONCLUDES SUCCESSFUL "ACTIVE KIDS" SEASON

Istanbul, June 24, 2016 - The Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC) has concluded the 2015-16 academic year for its Nike sponsored ‘Active Kids’ initiative with an end of year event in Istanbul. The celebration saw 550 children and 1500 parents come together at the Ataköy Athletics Hall, to participate in a range of activities including long jump, high jump and sprinting. At the end...
JUNE 23 IS OLYMPIC DAY!

JUNE 23 IS OLYMPIC DAY!

Rome. June 23, 2016 - GET UP, GET ACTIVE AND JOIN THE MOVEMENT BEING ACTIVE IN CONNECTION WITH OLYMPIC DAY! #OLYMPICDAY - Such is the invitation by the IOC to everyone, everywhere, regardless of age and ability, to animate a little the daily program and move and take advantage of the many benefits of sport .The European NOCs for their part, from Albania to Ukraine, are these days putting in...
OLYMPIC SUMMIT ADOPTS FIVE-POINT PLAN FOR CLEAN ATHLETES PARTICIPATION AT RIO OLYMPICS

OLYMPIC SUMMIT ADOPTS FIVE-POINT PLAN FOR CLEAN ATHLETES PARTICIPATION AT RIO OLYMPICS

Lausanne, 22 June 2016 - EOC President and ANOC Senior Vice President Patrick Hickey was in in Lausanne on Tuesday for an Olympic Summit where major Olympic Movement stakeholders discussed the issue of doping ahead of the Rio Olympic Games. Gathered in the Lausanne Palace, which is serving as a temporary seat of the IOC during the construction of its new HQ, the participants in the Olympic...

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