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...
LONDON 2012 - TURNING THE GAMES INTO GOLD

LONDON 2012 - TURNING THE GAMES INTO GOLD

Lausanne, July 30, 2014 - Almost two years to the day from the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the IOC is delighted with the news of a new report from the British Government showing that the Olympic Games continue to provide significant legacies for the city of London – and the UK as a whole.The report on the successful legacies from London 2012 reveals that the British...
 MALTA - FORMER NOC PRESIDENT GINO CAMILLERI PASSED AWAY

MALTA - FORMER NOC PRESIDENT GINO CAMILLERI PASSED AWAY

Valletta, 28 July 2014 – Gino Camilleri, a judge in Malta and a keen sports man, has died last 20 July, at the age of 64, after a long illness. The sad information which was published by all Maltese media was recently issued by the Insidegames' ANOC weekly roundup. Camilleri had been the President of the Maltese Olympic Committee between 1989 and 1999. A good friend of the European NOCs...
THE EUROPEAN GAMES BAKU 2015 NEWSLETTER IS HERE!

THE EUROPEAN GAMES BAKU 2015 NEWSLETTER IS HERE!

Baku, July 28, 2014 - Read the quarterly Baku Newsletter - by clicking on the EOC website home page - and you will know all about the inaugural European Games preparations. Whether on venues construction progress, test events, sponsors or volunteer program, updated technical information - such as competition schedule, key dates - or reports of recent events et celebrations - this issue provides...

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