POLAND - PIOTR NUROWSKI FAMILY IN MOURNING

POLAND - PIOTR NUROWSKI FAMILY IN MOURNING

Warsaw, June 10, 2016 – The widow of the late President of the Polish Olympic Committee Piotr Nurowski passed away last 31 May, six years after her husband perished in a tragic plane accident at the Russian border in April 2010.Elżbieta Nurowska is mourned by hers daughters Joanna and Justyna and their families, and Polish sport.The three ladies attended the EOC General Assembly in...
A NEW PRESIDENT FOR THE NOC OF LIECHTENSTEIN

A NEW PRESIDENT FOR THE NOC OF LIECHTENSTEIN

Liechtenstein, June 9, 2016 - Isabel Fehr is the new President of the Liechtenstein Olympic Committee (LOC). She was elected at the recent Assembly of delegates that renewed the NOC Executive Committee, and succeeds Leo Kranz, who has been unanimously named as honorary member.Isabel Fehr, 38, has been a member of the board since 2008. Last year, she succeeded as Chef de Mission with her Team...
IOC - SOON THREE MORE EUROPEAN MEMBERS ?

IOC - SOON THREE MORE EUROPEAN MEMBERS ?

Lausanne, June 8, 2016 - The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will propose eight new Members for election at the 129th IOC Session ahead of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 this summer. Among them, three Europeans:.- Ms Sari Essayah (Finland) Olympian, racewalker, Chair of the Finnish Christian Democratic Party, proposed as individual member,- Ivo Ferriani (Italy)...
CROATIAN NOC ADVOCATES BETTER CONDITIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SPORT

CROATIAN NOC ADVOCATES BETTER CONDITIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SPORT

Zagreb, June 7, 2016 – At its 47th Session, chaired by Zlatko Mateša, the Council of the Croatian Olympic Committee (COC) adopted an increased financial plan for 2016 t of over 137 M Kuna (more than 18 M Euros) of which nearly 122 M Kuna from the State budget."This is the second largest Croatian Olympic Committee budget in the past ten years. Only the budget from the 2012 Olympic...
IRELAND -  2016 TEAM IRELAND OLYMPIC KIT

IRELAND - 2016 TEAM IRELAND OLYMPIC KIT

Dublin, June 8, 2016 – all around the world, at the National Olympic Committees, it’s time for Teams for Rio to be announced and uniforms to be unveiled. At the Olympic Council of Ireland, in cooperation with Global athletic leader New Balance, the Team Ireland Olympic kit was officially unveiled in Dublin on Tuesday, 7th June.The official launch event, held at Smock Alley in Dublin,...
ALBANIA's OLYMPIC WEEK

ALBANIA's OLYMPIC WEEK

Tirana, June 6, 2016 - Since April and until the end of June, schools across Albania have been mobilized for the Olympic Education Week! With their own creativity and the help of Olympic Values Package no. 4, created by the Albanian NOC, they have organized a wide range of cultural and sports activities at school. The organization of Olympic Week in Albania is the third phase of the 2016...
THE IOC TEN REFUGEE TEAM TO PARTICIPATE IN RIO

THE IOC TEN REFUGEE TEAM TO PARTICIPATE IN RIO

Lausanne, June 6, 2016 - the International Olympic Committee chose the ten refugee athletes that will act as a symbol of hope for refugees worldwide and bring global attention to the magnitude of the refugee crisis when they take part in the Olympic Games Rio 2016 this summer. The athletes will compete for the Refugee Olympic Team (ROT) – the first of its kind – and march with the...
EOC HQs CLOSE FOR ITALY BANK HOLIDAY

EOC HQs CLOSE FOR ITALY BANK HOLIDAY

Rome, June 1, 2016 - 2nd June is the date on which Italy celebrates the founding of the Republic, established with an institutional referendum in 1946. It a traditional long weekend for the whole of the country. The EOC Secretariat, hosted in the CONI Olympic Park will thus be closed 2nd and 3rd June.

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