NOC OF ROMANIA - FIRST ROMANIAN SPORTS FORUM

NOC OF ROMANIA - FIRST ROMANIAN SPORTS FORUM

Brasov - 26 February 2015 - NOC President Alin Petrache's intention with this first ever Romanian sports forum, which opened today in the splendid, snow clad mountain resort of Cheile Gradistei, where there is one the best biathlon circuits in Europe, was to bring together the Romanian NFs at an event that can create synergies for Romanian Olympic sport.From the word go, it was obvious that he...
RIO 2016 OLYMPICS PREPARATIONS: SOLID PROGRESS

RIO 2016 OLYMPICS PREPARATIONS: SOLID PROGRESS

Rio de Janeiro, 26th February 2015 - The International Olympic Committee Coordination Commission saw solid progress being made during its eighth visit to the 2016 host city.From 23 to 25 February, the commission chair Nawal El Moutawakel (MAR) and its members – Europe was represented by EOC President Patrick Joseph Hickey (IRL), ANOC Secretary General Gunilla Lindberg (SWE), Sergey Bubka...
NOC OF SERBIA CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY WITH BAKU 2015 BASKETBALL 3x3 AMBASSADORS

NOC OF SERBIA CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY WITH BAKU 2015 BASKETBALL 3x3 AMBASSADORS

Belgrade, 23 February 2015. - The NOC Serbia celebrated its 105th anniversary at the Moskva Hotel in Belgrade, the place where it was founded on 23 February 1910.On this occasion NOC President Mr Vlade Divac announced the participation of Serbian athletes at the first European Games, in Baku this June.Special guests at the event were the Serbian Minister of Youth and Sport Mr Vanja Udovičić, HE...
IOC WORKING WITH NOCs TO FIGHT EBOLA

IOC WORKING WITH NOCs TO FIGHT EBOLA

Lausanne, 24th February 2015 – at the beginning of this year Ebola seemed to be slowing down its tragic run, but in recent weeks the virus’s strength has resurged. At the same time, the International Olympic Committee continues and is increasing its cooperation with the National Olympic Committees in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, the most endangered three countries, to mobilise...
EUROPEAN JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS TO BE HELD AT BAKU 2015

EUROPEAN JUDO CHAMPIONSHIPS TO BE HELD AT BAKU 2015

EOC, EJU and BEGOC agree for 2015 European Judo Championships to be hosted in Azerbaijan from June 25-28 as part of inaugural European Games 21 February 2015. The European Olympic Committees (EOC), the European Judo Union (EJU) and the Baku 2015 European Games Operations Committee (BEGOC) are pleased to announce that the 2015 European Judo Championships will be incorporated into the inaugural...
SWISS OLYMPIC ADDS TOBACCO, ALCOHOL AND CORRUPTION TO SPORTS ETHICS CODE

SWISS OLYMPIC ADDS TOBACCO, ALCOHOL AND CORRUPTION TO SPORTS ETHICS CODE

Ittigen, Bern, 19 February 2015 – Swiss Olympic and the Federal Office for Sport (OFSPO) have updated the Ethics Code for Swiss sport adding three further points to the existing six, on the renunciation of tobacco and alcohol during sport and opposition to corruption.Launched in 2002, Swiss Olympic’s and OFSPO’s Ethics Code aims to be a basis on which to build clean,...
RIO 2016 – IS CARNAVAL TIME AND SUMMER IS COMING

RIO 2016 – IS CARNAVAL TIME AND SUMMER IS COMING

Rio, 18th February 2015 – Olympics preparations are proceeding well although It’s carnival time in the ‘Marvellous City’, and while revellers are turning the streets into a riot of sound and colour, others are enjoying the hot summer days on the beaches. The sands of Ipanema, Copacabana and Barra are among the most popular playgrounds for cariocas, as Rio’s...

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