NOC POLAND HOSTS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN AND SPORT SEMINAR

NOC POLAND HOSTS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN AND SPORT SEMINAR

Warsaw, April 30, 2015 - Nearly 70 participants, with a vast majority of women, attended the opening of the international Women and Sport Seminar “Leadership and Talent Development” at the Olympic Center in the Polish capital city.During three days, representatives from 33 National Olympic Committees - mainly from Europe, but also from as far away as Australia - discussed the place...
BAKU 2015 TORCH RELAY STARTS

BAKU 2015 TORCH RELAY STARTS

Baku, April 29, 2015 – The Inaugural European Games Flame has headed off across Azerbaijan, after the lighting ceremony at the Ateshgah sacred fire.The Baku 2015 flame began its journey in style on Monday, flying to the Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan, one of the most ancient dwelling locations of Azerbaijan.Nakhchivan, a landlocked exclave, is no stranger to sport having previously...
TURKISH NOC LAUNCH “ACTIVE KIDS” PROJECT

TURKISH NOC LAUNCH “ACTIVE KIDS” PROJECT

Istanbul, 29 April 2015 - The Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC), in partnership with Nike Turkey, has announced a new “Active Kids” project to address the growing epidemic of physical inactivity among young people. First activities will focus on two pilot schools on the Western and Eastern sides of Istanbul. The pilot programme, which takes place on weekends, encourages children to be...
BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES TORCH LIT IN AZERBAIJAN

BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES TORCH LIT IN AZERBAIJAN

Baku, April 26 - The special ceremony took place in the ancient and sacred temple of Ateshgah, Baku.President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, his wife, chairperson of the Baku-2015 First European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva, President of the European Olympic Committees Patrick Hickey, attended the event, along with EOC Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi, CoCom Chair...
IOC RECEIVES AWARD FOR GOVERNANCE AND TRANSPARENCY

IOC RECEIVES AWARD FOR GOVERNANCE AND TRANSPARENCY

Sochi, April 26, 2015 - The IOC has been awarded the SportBusiness Ultimate Sports Federation Award in the category of Governance and Transparency.IOC Executive Board Member Professor Uğur Erdener, President of the Turkish NOC received the award on behalf of the IOC at the SportAccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit in Sochi, Russia.According to SportBusiness Intelligence:...
2015 SUMMER EYOF - CHEFS DE MISSION SEMINAR OPENED UP IN TBILISI

2015 SUMMER EYOF - CHEFS DE MISSION SEMINAR OPENED UP IN TBILISI

Tbilisi , Georgia, April 24, 2015 - Chefs de Mission Seminar for participating NOCs opened today. A two-day programme will include detailed presentations by respective OC staff members and a whole day venue tour in all the hosting sporting arenas of Tbilisi 2015 Festival. Busy schedule is designed to help CdMs to get a clear picture of the status of the preparations and get familiar with the...
BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES BRAND WINS TRANSFORM EUROPE TOP AWARD

BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES BRAND WINS TRANSFORM EUROPE TOP AWARD

London, April 22, 2015 - Baku 2015 European Games and design partner SomeOne won the top award, Best Use of a Visual Property, at the prestigious 2015 Transform European Awards, which took place last night at The Brewery in London. The Transform Awards are a celebration of the best in brand work across the whole of Europe, with award categories honouring outstanding submissions across the...
EOC AUDIT COMMITTEE MEET AT EOC HQ

EOC AUDIT COMMITTEE MEET AT EOC HQ

Rome, April 21, 2015 – The Association’s Auditors, the EOC’s finance “watchdogs”, spent the beginning of this week at EOC offices by the CONI Olympic Stadium and Park.Led by EOC Treasurer Kikis Lazarides, assisted by the Head of the Administrative Department, Gianluca De Angelis, the External and Internal Auditors thoroughly reviewed the accounts for 2014 and made...

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