ROME CANDIDATE TO HOST THE 2024 OLYMPICS

ROME CANDIDATE TO HOST THE 2024 OLYMPICS

Rome, 15th December 2014 - The announcement was made at the headquarters of the Italian National Olympic Committee by Matteo Renzi the Italian Prime Minister on the occasion of the traditional ceremony of Golden Collars that CONI organizes every year to reward the best Italian athletes. "I announce that Italy is applying to host the 2024 Olympic Games" with Rome at the heart of the project and...
17 TEAM IRELAND LEADERS FOR THE RIO 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES

17 TEAM IRELAND LEADERS FOR THE RIO 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES

Dublin, 11th December, 2014 - The Olympic Council of Ireland has announced the Team Ireland Leaders for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The 17 Team Leaders will be recognised by the Olympic Council of Ireland and the Organising Committee of the Olympic Games as the person having the overall responsibility for that sport. They will also be accountable for their athlete's performance at the Rio 2016...
IOC OFFICIALLY WELCOME NOC OF KOSOVO TO THE OLMPIC FAMILY

IOC OFFICIALLY WELCOME NOC OF KOSOVO TO THE OLMPIC FAMILY

Monaco, 9th December 2014 - At the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session today in Monaco the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Kosovo was unanimously voted as the newest NOC of the IOC Family. The acceptance of Kosovo into the European Olympic Committees (EOC) is now automatic as a result. The EOC look forward to the athletes of Kosovo competing in the first inaugural European Games...
OLYMPIC AGENDA 2020 UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED

OLYMPIC AGENDA 2020 UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED

Lausanne, 9th December 2014 – The organisers of the 127th IOC Session had foreseen two days of debates and voting on Olympic Agenda 2020, but such was the support for the 20+20 recommendations – with 83 interventions in total – that the process concluded on the first day. The full membership of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today unanimously approved the 40 recommendations that make...
AN HISTORIC WEEKEND FOR THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT

AN HISTORIC WEEKEND FOR THE OLYMPIC MOVEMENT

Monte Carlo, 5 December 2014 – the IOC Executive Board was the first to meet at the Forum Grimaldi in the Principality of Monaco, at the start of a long weekend of Olympic Movement meetings.The EB, which will continue its meetings until 7 December, will, among other things, have to decide procedures for the adoption of Agenda 2020. EOC President Patrick Hickey, and his European colleagues...
EUROPEAN SPORT FORUM: SPORT FOR A HEALTHIER AND STRONGER EUROPE

EUROPEAN SPORT FORUM: SPORT FOR A HEALTHIER AND STRONGER EUROPE

Milan, Italy, 4 December 2014 - The European Commission has organised its annual EU Sport Forum this week in Milan, Italy. Tibor Navracsics, the new EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, opened the Forum on Monday, together with representatives from the Italian Presidency of the Council and the European Parliament.President Patrick Hickey led a delegation from the EOC, and...
SPORTS VALUES AWARD GOES TO CONI PRESIDENT

SPORTS VALUES AWARD GOES TO CONI PRESIDENT

Rome, 3 December 2014 - CONI President Giovanni Malagò has been awarded the special prize for "Sports Values" created this year by the Prix Laurentum, one of Italy's leading literary competitions.The ceremony took place on 1 December at the library in the Quirinale, the official residence of Italy's President, Giorgio Napolitano, and was handed to him by politician and journalist Gianni Letta,...
SWISS OLYMPIC: MORE CASH AND TOUGHER RULES ON ANTI-DOPING

SWISS OLYMPIC: MORE CASH AND TOUGHER RULES ON ANTI-DOPING

Ittigen, 2 December 2014 – More cash for sport. This is the message Swiss Olympic President Jörg Schild and Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer gave at a recent meeting of the Sports Parliament, which met at the House of Sport a few days ago.And a first step in this direction has come with the mega cheque of 26.1 million francs that Swiss Olympic has just received from Sport-Toto (SST), the Swiss...

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