EOC - EU COMMISSION MEETS IN BRUSSELS

EOC - EU COMMISSION MEETS IN BRUSSELS

Brussels, October 17, 2016 – The EOC Commission for European Matters met a few days ago at the EU EOC Office “the House of European Sport” in the Belgian capital city. Its new chair, Juri TAMM (EST), together with Office director Folker Hellmund, welcomed the participants, come to assess the past activities and discuss the future. The members received updated information on...
SWEDEN – A LONG OLYMPIC DAY

SWEDEN – A LONG OLYMPIC DAY

Stockholm, October 16, 2016 – this year’s Olympic Days in Sweden are now completed, and it is time to summarize a fun year – the official NOC website informs, saying: “The year started already on January 8 in the Northern region of Piteå and it was a good start, followed by a short pause before it was time to start the winter holiday tour. It was a fun, but an...
OLYMPIC SUMMIT CALLS FOR ANTIDOPING REFORMS

OLYMPIC SUMMIT CALLS FOR ANTIDOPING REFORMS

Lausanne, 14 October 2016 - the 5th Olympic Summit held in Lausanne a few days ago agreed on in-principle proposals concerning the full review of the WADA anti-doping system. The Summit, one of a series of meetings that IOC President Thomas Bach convenes several times a year, dealt principally with recommendations for the reform of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The opening line of the...
CROATIA - MATESA ELECTED PRESIDENT OF NOC FOR FIFTH TERM

CROATIA - MATESA ELECTED PRESIDENT OF NOC FOR FIFTH TERM

Zagreb, 12 October 2016 - Zlatko Matesa has been re-elected President of the Croatian Olympic Committee (COC) for 2016-2020. This will be his fifth term at the head of the umbrella sports organization in the Republic of Croatia. His candidacy was supported by 33 national sports federations, Zlatko Matesa was the only candidate and got 121 votes out of 123.. Matesa presented to members of the...
2024 OLYMPICS ROME CANDIDATURE : OFFICIAL STOP

2024 OLYMPICS ROME CANDIDATURE : OFFICIAL STOP

Rome, October 11, 2016 – President Giovanni Malagò announced today that the Italian Olympic Committee has sent an official letter to the IOC to withdraw the Rome candidature to the 2024 Olympic Games organisation.Following the end of the Rio Olympic Games, it was announced that Rome did not have the support of the newly elected mayor and a final decision on the bid’s future...
ISRAEL – TO REMEMBER

ISRAEL – TO REMEMBER

Tel Aviv, October 10, 2016 - The Olympic Committee of Israel has held its 44th annual ceremony in memory of the 11 victims at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games.The Ceremony was attended by hundreds of people who cherish the memory of the eleven victims, among them Israel Olympic Committee leaders President Igal Carmi and CEO Gilad Lustig , IOC Member Alex Gilady, the German Ambassador to Israel Dr....
ITALY – THE CONI SCHOOL OF SPORT TURNS 50

ITALY – THE CONI SCHOOL OF SPORT TURNS 50

Rome, October 6, 2016 - The School of Sport, one of the Italian Olympic Committee’s jewels, has this week celebrated its 50th anniversary. It was indeed 1966 when CONI’s iconic President Giulio Onesti gave birth to the institution that over the years has been able to bring prestige to the Italian sports movement, laying the foundations for a tradition that has become a source of...
UKRAINE – 6th OLYMPIC STORK GRAND FINAL

UKRAINE – 6th OLYMPIC STORK GRAND FINAL

Kiev, October 5, 2016 – The International ‘Artek’ Youth Center in Ukraine’s capital city was host to the Grand Final of the 6th edition of the annual ‘Olympic Stork’ Project which is an initiative of Ukraine’s National Olympic Committee. The main objective of the project is to promote Olympic values, an active lifestyle, friendship, respect and...

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