PEACE AND SPORT TOGETHER WITH 2015 WINTER EYOF TO PROMOTE OLYMPIC VALUES

PEACE AND SPORT TOGETHER WITH 2015 WINTER EYOF TO PROMOTE OLYMPIC VALUES

Monaco, 11 January, 2015 - Peace and Sport has been working alongside the 2015 Vorarlberg and Liechtenstein Winter EYOF to promote Olympic values and rally youth support in the #TheCareSquare fundraising campaign. During the EYOF, young athletes and visitors were able to purchase one of the 1,906 photos sold by Peace and Sport, for a minimum of €2.The photos are individual pixels which...
MARIO VAZQUEZ RANA FORMER ANOC PRESIDENT HAS PASSED AWAY

MARIO VAZQUEZ RANA FORMER ANOC PRESIDENT HAS PASSED AWAY

Rome, 9th January 2015 - Former senior International Olympic Committee member Mario Vazquez-Raña, one of the most influential leaders in world sport for decades, has died yesterday in Mexico, his home country, at the age of 82. Vazquez Raña has been in ill health for many months.A Mexican businessman - his companies include a chain of newspapers and a paper products manufacturer -...
EOC VISIT: BAKU 2015 ON TRACK TO DELIVER FANTASTIC EUROPEAN GAMES

EOC VISIT: BAKU 2015 ON TRACK TO DELIVER FANTASTIC EUROPEAN GAMES

Baku, Azerbaijan, 6th February 2015 - Baku 2015 European Games organisers and EOC delegation today concluded the final visit by the EOC Coordination Commission, a high-level body of delegates charged with overseeing progress towards the inaugural European Games, to open up on June 12 in Azerbaijan’s capital city. Commission members received a full briefing on preparations by each Baku...
INAUGURAL EUROPEAN GAMES - COCOM VISIT BAKU ONE LAST TIME

INAUGURAL EUROPEAN GAMES - COCOM VISIT BAKU ONE LAST TIME

Baku, 6th February 2015 – The Baku 2015 organisers are hosting a two-day visit of the EOC Coordination Commission led by chair by Spyros Capralos (GRE). Given its importance, EOC President Patrick Hickey (IRL), EOC Vice President Janez Kocijancic (SLO) and Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi (ITA) have joined the team that met BEGOC Chair and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva, Sport Minister and...
TURKEY - OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC SPORTS SIGN HISTORIC AGREEMENT

TURKEY - OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC SPORTS SIGN HISTORIC AGREEMENT

Istanbul, 4th February 2015 - on the last day of January Uğur Erdener, President of the Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC) and Yavuz Kocaömer of the Turkish National Paralympic Committee (TNPC) signed an historic agreement to share knowledge and best practice as part of their commitment to boosting the international success of Turkish sport. The agreement, which was signed during a press...
BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES TWO PRIZES FOR THE BEST PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGNS

BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES TWO PRIZES FOR THE BEST PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGNS

Rome 3rd February 2015 – the inaugural European Games, which will kick off in less than 6 months’ time, have the whole of the EOC leadership fully focused on ensuring the event will be a great success. The latest initiative is competition for NOCs, with two prizes for those that turn out the best 100-days-to-go celebrations. Judging by the way preparations are going for the first...
2015 WINTER EYOF: BYE-BYE DEAR FRIENDS AND THANK YOU

2015 WINTER EYOF: BYE-BYE DEAR FRIENDS AND THANK YOU

Tschagguns, 2 February 2015 - The curtain has fallen on the Vorarlberg and Liechtenstein 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival, with Friday’s Closing Ceremony enhanced by fireworks and a lively concert.A joyful ending to five days of competitions, discovery and friendship among young athletes from 45 NOCs (a record for the winter event) who “rocked the Alps”, made friends,...
2015 WINTER EYOF HEADS TOWARDS CLOSING: EVERYTHING WAS GREAT!

2015 WINTER EYOF HEADS TOWARDS CLOSING: EVERYTHING WAS GREAT!

Tschagguns, 30 January 2015 - At yesterday’s press conference all statements were practically identical, confirmation that the leaders of the European Youth Olympic Winter Festival were all very impressed with the European Youth Olympic Festival that comes to an end today. (From left to right in the photo) Leo Kranz, the president of the NOC of Liechtenstein, EOC secretary general...
PRINCE ALBERT II SHORT VISIT TO WINTER EYOF

PRINCE ALBERT II SHORT VISIT TO WINTER EYOF

Tschagguns (Montafon) 29th January 2015 – It came as a surprise when yesterday morning, His Serene Highness The Sovereign Prince of Monaco, Albert II, popped in to say hello. At the EYOF Office, the faces of the volunteers turned slightly red, their bearing became tense. “Hello, Your Serene Highness!” It is not daily volunteer business to greet a royal like Prince Albert...

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