2024 OLYMPICS EXPECTATIONS - PARIS JOINS ROME HAMBURG AND BOSTON

2024 OLYMPICS EXPECTATIONS - PARIS JOINS ROME HAMBURG AND BOSTON

Paris, June 24, 2015 - The French capital launched his candidacy and Twitter made the news real, at the same time than the officially ceremony held yesterday at the House of French sport and NOC headquarters in the presence of Anne Hidalgo, the Mayor of Paris, Olympic and sports leaders and many athletes. Paris joins two European cities which have already officially expressed their...
ACTIVE OLYMPIC DAY TO ALL AND ONE!

ACTIVE OLYMPIC DAY TO ALL AND ONE!

Rome, June 23, 2015 - Although the European Sports Family is presently concentrated on the Inaugural European Games taking place in Baku with great coverage in the European NOCs websites, a special place is also dedicated to this year’s Olympic Day.The Olympic Day is celebrated today all over the world, commemorating the date on which the modern Olympic Games were revived in 1894,...
BAKU 2015 CHEFS DE MISSION AWARDED COMMEMORATIVE EOC MEDALS

BAKU 2015 CHEFS DE MISSION AWARDED COMMEMORATIVE EOC MEDALS

Baku, June 21, 2015 - The European Olympic Committees (EOC) last night awarded the Chefs de Mission of Europe’s 50 National Olympic Committees (NOCs) at Baku 2015 commemorative EOC medals in recognition of the crucial role they have played in the lead up to, and during, the inaugural European Games. The Chefs de Mission were awarded their medals at a reception in their in honour held by...
WORLD REFUGEE DAY: PEACE THROUGH SPORT

WORLD REFUGEE DAY: PEACE THROUGH SPORT

Lausanne, June 20, 2015 – Today, World Refugee Day, 20 June, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) commemorate over 50 million people around the world forced to flee their homes. Thirty millions of these refugees and internally displaced people are under the age of 18, and consequently are all too often deprived of their...
EUROPEAN FEDERATIONS LOOK TO 2019  AS BAKU 2015 CONTINUES TO EXCEED EXPECTATIONS

EUROPEAN FEDERATIONS LOOK TO 2019 AS BAKU 2015 CONTINUES TO EXCEED EXPECTATIONS

Baku, June 19, 2015 - At a meeting today with the European Olympic Committees [EOC] Executive Committee, the European Sports Federations [EFs] participating in the inaugural edition of the European Games expressed their huge satisfaction with Baku 2015, with thoughts already turning to the 2019 edition’s Sports Programme.In particular, the EFs highlighted the standard and reach of the...
 NOC TURKEY - IMPRESSIVE DECREASE IN DOPING VIOLATIONS

NOC TURKEY - IMPRESSIVE DECREASE IN DOPING VIOLATIONS

Istanbul, June 20, 2015: President of the Turkish Olympic Committee and WADA Executive Committee and Foundation Board member, Ugur Erdener, has praised the success of the recent partnership between Anti-Doping Norway (ADN) and the Turkish Anti-Doping Commission (TADC) in a pledge to stamp out drugs in Turkish sport. Turkey’s anti-doping efforts resulted in an impressive decrease in...
EUROPEAN GAMES - THREE CAPS FOR BELGIAN TENNIS TABLE PLAYER

EUROPEAN GAMES - THREE CAPS FOR BELGIAN TENNIS TABLE PLAYER

Baku, 19 June 2015 – Jean Michel Saive, the Belgian table tennis player, is a rare case here at the first European Games. At 45 he wears both official and athlete caps, as member of the EOC Executive Committee and Chairman of the European athletes commission together with being a participating athlete in European Games competitions. His days in Baku are complicated, sharing his +schedule...
BAKU 2015 COCOM MEETS TO TAKE STOCK OF PROGRESS AT EUROPEAN GAMES

BAKU 2015 COCOM MEETS TO TAKE STOCK OF PROGRESS AT EUROPEAN GAMES

Baku, 18 June 2015 – Baku 2015 CoCom Chair Spyros Capralos gathered his team to brief them on how the inaugural European Games are progressing and get their impressions on the quality of venues and services provided by the Organising Committee. He informed his colleagues that, after having ironed out a few minor issues at the beginning, everything was now progressing very well, the Baku...
2015 TBILISI EYOF ORGANIZING COMMITTEE HELPING THE FLOODING VICTIMS

2015 TBILISI EYOF ORGANIZING COMMITTEE HELPING THE FLOODING VICTIMS

Tbilisi (GEO), June 18, 2015 - Members of "Tbilisi 2015" Organizing Committee are actively helping citizen after the severe flooding that affected few days ago the Georgian capital city.Tbilissi 2015 is taking part in the Red Cross campaign, which took place mainly in the Vake district, nearby the Zoo, one of the most affected locations, where tents with products and clothing for the victims are...

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