RIO 2016 HOSPITALITY HOUSES

RIO 2016 HOSPITALITY HOUSES

Rio, May 31, 2016 - More than 30 countries, and a number of companies, have now confirmed the location for their official residences, many of which will be open to the public. At prime locations across the city, they will offer spectacular settings for watching the sport on big screens, socialising and experiencing the culture and gastronomy of each venue's host.Hospitality houses have become a...
PYEONGCHANG 2018 WILL BE NO TOBACCO GAMES

PYEONGCHANG 2018 WILL BE NO TOBACCO GAMES

Seoul, May 30, 2016 - The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) announced that it will participate in the movement for Tobacco Free Sports, by banning advertisement of tobacco and related items at venues, restricting smoking at competition venues and Olympic Villages, and protect spectators from second-hand smoke exposure. PyeongChang 2018...
TARRACUS, THE XVII MEDITERRANEAN GAMES MASCOT

TARRACUS, THE XVII MEDITERRANEAN GAMES MASCOT

Tarragona (Spain), May 26, 2016 - Tarracus, the mascot inspired by a hazelnut was unveiled on May 18 in Tarragona in the presence of King Felipe VI of Spain. Its design is based on a drawing by schoolchild Aleix Girona, one of the ten finalists in the competition in which more than 10,000 children from 84 schools in the Tarragona region took part, and which designer Jean Jullien "tweaked" with a...
DOSB - TEN YEARS TOGETHER FOR THE VALUES OF SPORT

DOSB - TEN YEARS TOGETHER FOR THE VALUES OF SPORT

Frankfurt, May 26, 2016 – Almost a week after the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) celebrated its tenth anniversary, sports stakeholders are still thrilled remembering last Friday’s moving ceremony in Frankfurt's Paulskirche.For the occasion, DOSB president Alfons Hörmann welcomed Chancellor Angela Merkel, IOC President Thomas Bach, the founding president of the merged...
EOC SIGNS BAKERY PRODUCTS COMPANY BACKALDRIN AS LATEST SPONSOR

EOC SIGNS BAKERY PRODUCTS COMPANY BACKALDRIN AS LATEST SPONSOR

Tarragona, May, 2016 - The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has signed a sponsorship deal with bread and bakery ingredient producer “Backaldrin The Kornspitz Company”, uniting both organisations’ determination to support European athletes in competing at elite and community levels. EOC President Patrick Hickey and Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi signed a Charter of...
EOC Seminar concludes in Tarragona after activity-packed two days

EOC Seminar concludes in Tarragona after activity-packed two days

Tarragona, 21 May 2016. The 37th European Olympic Committees (EOC) Seminar finished today in Tarragona, Spain, with important technical conclusions having been reached over the course of the past two days in many different fields relating to the administration of sport in Europe. European NOC delegates at the PortAventura Convention Centre received updates from senior representatives at the...
UKRAINIAN BIATHLON  CHAMPION KRYSTYNA DMYTRENKO FIRST BEST YOUNG EUROPEAN ATHLETE FOR WINTER SPORTS

UKRAINIAN BIATHLON CHAMPION KRYSTYNA DMYTRENKO FIRST BEST YOUNG EUROPEAN ATHLETE FOR WINTER SPORTS

Tarragona, May 21, 2016 – the first Winter Piotr Nurowski Prize was awarded to young Ukrainian biathlon champion Krystyna Dmytrenko, at the EOC Seminar currently taking place on the Spanish Gold Coast. Krystina, 16, has been an athlete from the age of 6, having started with rhythmic gymnastics and football. She then discovered biathlon and in 2014 won the Ukrainian Championships and all...
 EOC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE GIVES FULL BACKING TO IOC EFFORTS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST DRUG CHEATS

EOC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE GIVES FULL BACKING TO IOC EFFORTS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST DRUG CHEATS

Tarragona, May 20, 2016 - The EOC Executive Committee fully supports the efforts taken by the IOC to protect the clean athletes and to step up the fight against drug cheats. At the annual EOC Seminar in Tarragona, Spain, the EOC Executive Committee approved a motion of full support for the IOC’s recent actions to retest doping samples from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 and London 2012....
EOC SEMINAR OPENS IN TARRAGONA

EOC SEMINAR OPENS IN TARRAGONA

Tarragona, Spain, May 20, 2016 – The annual Seminar the Association of European NOCs (EOC) started its works in the Golden Coast’s PortAventura complex, hosted by the Spanish Olympic Committee. It’s President Alejandro Blanco and Secretary General Victor Sanchez welcomed over 170 delegates from the 50 European NOCs, and traditional stakeholders. Cataluña General...

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