DIRECT FLIGHTS TO 50 CITIES FROM AZERBAIJAN DURING EUROPEAN GAMES

DIRECT FLIGHTS TO 50 CITIES FROM AZERBAIJAN DURING EUROPEAN GAMES

Berlin, 15th October 2014 - At a presentation of the Baku 2015 European Games to dignitaries in Berlin, Germany, Azeri Minister of Youth and Sport Azad Rahimov announced that, "During the Baku 2015 European Games Azerbaijan will launch more than 60 flights to 50 cities in 22 countries." "We will be happy to see all of you at the Games. The Games will bring together more than 6000 sports men and...
NOCS OF UKRAINE AND GEORGIA SIGN MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION

NOCS OF UKRAINE AND GEORGIA SIGN MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION

Kiev, 15 October 2014 - Sergey Bubka, Ukraine NOC President and his Georgian colleague Leri Khabelov three days ago signed a Memorandum of Cooperation between their National Olympic committees. The agreement intends to consolidate their friendly and effective cooperation in various spheres including the 'Sport for All' programme, sport for special needs, sports medicine, anti-doping programmes...
2015 BAKU GAMES SET TO WELCOME ATHLETES FROM ALL EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

2015 BAKU GAMES SET TO WELCOME ATHLETES FROM ALL EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Rome, 14 October 2014 – "His wish is that Armenia will participate in the inaugural European Games next year", commented EOC President Pat Hickey referring to the Armenian NOC President Gagik Tsarukyan, after his visit to Yerevan together with IOC President Thomas Bach, where they met with the president of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan to discuss the development of sport in the country.Hickey explained...
EYOF 2015 Vorarlberg & Liechtenstein: ROCK THE ALPS!

EYOF 2015 Vorarlberg & Liechtenstein: ROCK THE ALPS!

The EOC Coordination Commission (COCOM) visited Vorarlberg and Liechtenstein again last week, to check progress with preparations for the 2015 European Youth Olympic Festival to be held from 25 – 30 January 2015 in Vorarlberg and Liechtenstein.The highlight of the first day was the visit to the venue for the Biathlon competitions in Bürserberg. Bürserberg was only confirmed as EYOF competition...
GEORGIAN REGIONAL FORUM UPDATED ON BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES PREPARATIONS

GEORGIAN REGIONAL FORUM UPDATED ON BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES PREPARATIONS

Baku, 13 October 2014 – A team from the Baku 2015 European Games organisers and the Azerbaijan NOC attended the Regional Forum organised in Tbilisi by the Georgian NOC as part of its 25th anniversary celebrations. In total, 15 National Olympic Committees from the Independent States Commonwealth (the former Soviet countries) and Baltic States countries were invited to Georgia to take part in the...
PATRICK HICKEY VISITS TBILISI, GEORGIA FOR THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NOC

PATRICK HICKEY VISITS TBILISI, GEORGIA FOR THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NOC

EOC President Patrick Hickey is today in Tbilisi, at the National Olympic Committee of Georgia to celebrate the NOC's 25thAnniversary with the IOC President, Thomas Bach, and an IOC delegation along with 14 European NOC's. They met with the Prime Minister of Georgia Mr Irakli Garibashvili and President Giorgi Margvelashvili and discussed the infrastructure for the European Youth Olympic Festival...
EOC PRESIDENT VISITS ARMENIA

EOC PRESIDENT VISITS ARMENIA

Yerevan, 9th October 2014 - President Patrick Hickey is in Armenia today with IOC President Thomas Bach along with other IOC delegates. They attended the Opening Ceremony of a monument of Hrant Shahinyan the first Armenian Olympic Champion (Gymnastics). The monument of Hrant Shahinyan is made of stone basalt and weighs 31 tons. Hrant Shahinyan was a two time Olympic Champion, he won two gold...

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