IRELAND - SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2015

IRELAND - SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2015

Dublin, December 21, 2015 - Katie Taylor was presented with an award for her outstanding Boxing achievements at the Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year awards for 2015 that took place at the Shelbourne Hotel on Friday.Hugely popular in Ireland, Katie, 29, is credited with raising the profile of women's boxing at home and abroad. Regarded as the outstanding Irish athlete of her...
12th EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING OF THE EOC EU OFFICE

12th EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING OF THE EOC EU OFFICE

Brussels, December 18, 2015 - the 12th Executive Board meeting of the EOC EU Office took place in Brussels yesterday. Representatives of the EOC (Patrick Hickey, President, and Kikis Lazarides, Treasurer), DOSB (Michael Vesper, CEO) and the Czech Olympic Committee (Roman Kumpost, Director of International Affairs) discussed among other items the budget of the EOC EU Office and the implementation...
UKRAINIAN NOC CELEBRATES 25th ANNIVERSARY

UKRAINIAN NOC CELEBRATES 25th ANNIVERSARY

Kiev, December 17, 2015 - Celebrations for the NOC of Ukraine’s 25th anniversary took place yesterday at the Kiev National Academic Operetta Theatre, when for a few hours it was turned into a true Olympic stage by world-class sports stars. The event was attended by IOC President Thomas Bach and ANOC President Ahmad Al-Fatah Al-Sabah, who both warmly congratulated the NOC for its...
2024 OLYMPIC GAMES - BUDAPEST PARIS AND ROME, A BUSY WEEK

2024 OLYMPIC GAMES - BUDAPEST PARIS AND ROME, A BUSY WEEK

Rome, 16 December 2015 – the three European 2024 Olympic candidate cities have rivalled each other for the stage in the run-up to Christmas, Budapest, Paris and Rome having, whether by circumstance or design, drawn the attention of the sports media. Budapest saw many top sports leaders to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the creation of the Hungarian National Olympic Committee,...
HUNGARIAN NOC 120th ANNIVERSARY

HUNGARIAN NOC 120th ANNIVERSARY

Budapest, December 15, 2015 - The Hungarian National Olympic Committee, the sixth oldest NOC in the world, celebrates its 120th anniversary on 14/15 December. Zsolt Borkai, President of the Hungarian NOC, welcomed IOC President Thomas Bach, EOC President Patrick Hickey, IOC Olympic Solidarity and NOC Relations Director Pere Miró, and the many other sports leaders who participated in...
IOC ATHLETES COMMISSION: 14 CANDIDATES FROM EUROPE

IOC ATHLETES COMMISSION: 14 CANDIDATES FROM EUROPE

Rome, December 15, 2015 - The IOC Executive Board has approved the candidatures of 24 athletes for the IOC Athletes’ Commission elections, which will be held during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games next August. Among these candidates, eleven champions come from the European continent, seven men and four women (strictly in alphabetical order):Ms Nataliya DOBRYNSKA (UKR) AthleticsMs Marina...
IOC PLACE TIME CAPSULE IN NEW OLYMPIC HOUSE

IOC PLACE TIME CAPSULE IN NEW OLYMPIC HOUSE

Lausanne, December 14, 2015 – The IOC has held a ceremony for the laying of the first stone for its new headquarters in Vidy in Lausanne, Switzerland. The event marked the start of construction of this new building following the IOC’s decision last year to bring together its entire administration of around 500 people into one edifice, so ensuring a large number of jobs in the Olympic...
ANNUAL MEETING OF THE 7 OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY OFFICES

ANNUAL MEETING OF THE 7 OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY OFFICES

Lausanne, 11 December 2015 – For the annual meeting of the seven OS Offices at the Olympic Solidarity HQ in Lausanne, the EOC Secretariat was represented by Administration Manager Gianluca De Angelis. The main item on the agenda for the delegates from the seven OS Offices, including the Head Office in Lausanne, the five continental offices and the ANOC Office, assisted by IOC auditors...
LAST EB MEETING IN THE EXISTING IOC HDQs

LAST EB MEETING IN THE EXISTING IOC HDQs

Lausanne, December 10' 2015 - EOC President and ANOC First Vice President Patrick Hickey is among the members attending the IOC Executive Board meeting currently held in the Olympic capital city. The meeting is taking place for the last time in the existing IOC headquetrs. The meetings in 2016 will take place in the Lausanne Palace Hotel as there is not sufficnet meeting space for the board and...

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