THE NEW EOC COMMISSIONS

THE NEW EOC COMMISSIONS

Rome, August 8, 2014 – The European Olympic Committee has issued the list of the 8 commissionsin charge of helping the association until 2017. Many candidatures had been received from all 49 NationalOlympic Committees and it was a tough work to choose among such experienced andgood will candidates, ensuring balanced representation and expertise. The 8 EOC commissions are as follows: ‐...
BAKU 2015 EXECUTIVES ATTEND IOA SESSION TO PROMOTE INAUGURAL EUROPEAN GAMES

BAKU 2015 EXECUTIVES ATTEND IOA SESSION TO PROMOTE INAUGURAL EUROPEAN GAMES

Olympia (GRE), August 7, 2014 - Baku 2015 European Games executives are this week attending the European Youth Session 2014 held at the International Olympic Academy (IOA) in Olympia.The session, which started on August 4 and will continue until next Monday 11, is organised by the IOA, Baku 2015 European Games Operation Committee (BEGOC) and the Azerbaijan National Olympic Committee, consists of...
EYOF - THE TBILISI 2015 NEWSLETTER IN ON LINE

EYOF - THE TBILISI 2015 NEWSLETTER IN ON LINE

Tbilisi, August 7, 2014 - The first issue of the monthly Newsletter has been published this week on the official website of next year summer European Youth Olympic Festival. The editorial, co-signed by Aleksi Akhvlediani, Chairman, EYOF Tbilisi 2015 OC and Leri Khabelov, President of the Georgian NOC, features the efforts of the whole team to deliver "a remarkable and pleasant experience" for...
RIO 2016 REVEALS ‘LOOK OF THE GAMES'

RIO 2016 REVEALS ‘LOOK OF THE GAMES'

Rio de Janeiro, August 6, 2014 - With two years to go until the Olympic Games begin, Rio 2016 is celebrating in style by unveiling the new visual identity of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.The 'Look of the Games' - based on Rio's iconic skyline was launched on Tuesday 5 August. Inspired by the vibrancy of multicultural Rio de Janeiro, with outlines of the city's landscapes, it...
BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES SIGNS MCDONALD’S AS OFFICIAL SUPPORTER

BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES SIGNS MCDONALD’S AS OFFICIAL SUPPORTER

Baku, August 5, 2014 - Baku 2015 European Games have a new Official Supporter - McDonald's.The partnership will see co-branding within McDonald's restaurants and marketing campaigns tailored to deliver messages about the inaugural European Games throughout Baku and the whole of Azerbaijan. In addition, McDonald's will promote the European Games across Azerbaijan through in-store messaging,...
TURKEY - SWIMMING ACROSS THE CONTINENTS

TURKEY - SWIMMING ACROSS THE CONTINENTS

Istanbul, August 4, 2014 - The traditional 26th Samsung Bosporus Cross Continental Swimming Race, with 1729 sportsman from 45 countries took place last 21st July - reported the local media.The Samsung Bosphorus Cross-continental Swimming Race is organized under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee and is supported by contributions from numerous corporate and private...
3rd CROATIAN WORLD GAMES CELEBRATED IN ZAGREB

3rd CROATIAN WORLD GAMES CELEBRATED IN ZAGREB

Zagreb, August1, 2014 – more than 750 competitors from 25 countries, mostly descendants of Croatian immigrants, took part in the 3rd Croatian World Games which were held from 21 to 26 July in the Croatian capital city, under the auspices of the President of Croatia Ivo Josipović. During the six days of the Games, competitions included 16 sports such as athletics, bowls, judo, karate,...
WADA STRUCTURES REVISED TO BOOST STRONGER COOPERATION

WADA STRUCTURES REVISED TO BOOST STRONGER COOPERATION

Montréal, 31st July 2014 – Some of WADA's structures have been modified to adapt to new challenges.First of all Standards and Harmonization has a new Director, Tim Ricketts, the former Anti-Doping Manager for the IRB, who joined WADA in 2013, who has been promoted following the departure of Rune Andersen.Andersen – well known to EOC delegates attending continental meetings – has left WADA after...

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