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...
CNOSF AND BAKU 2015 SIGN COOPERATION AGREEMENT

CNOSF AND BAKU 2015 SIGN COOPERATION AGREEMENT

Paris, 9 October 2014 – within the scope of the agreement between the French National Olympic and Sports Committee, CNOSF, and the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Azerbaijan, a delegation from Azerbaijan led by Konul Nurullayeva, who heads the international relations department at the NOC, were in France as observers at the "Sentez-Vous Sport" week, an initiative established in 2010 and which...
AZAD RAHIMOV, THE MAN RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING THE INAUGURAL EUROPEAN GAMES A SUCCESS

AZAD RAHIMOV, THE MAN RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING THE INAUGURAL EUROPEAN GAMES A SUCCESS

Baku, 8th October 2014 – Of course not alone, but Rahimov, the Minister of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Chief Executive Officer for the Baku 2015 European Games Operation Committee, is pivotal to the great adventure that the European Olympic Committees, BEGOC and the whole country of Azerbaijan are turning into reality - and a successful one - in June 2015.Azad Rahimov, who...
NOC UKRAINE - EOC PRESIDENT CONGRATULATES BUBKA RE-ELECTED NOC PRESIDENT

NOC UKRAINE - EOC PRESIDENT CONGRATULATES BUBKA RE-ELECTED NOC PRESIDENT

Kiev, 8th October 2014 – EOC President Patrick Hickey was in Kiev yesterday at the General Assembly of the Olympic Committee of Ukraine at which Sergey Bubka was re-elected unopposed (108 votes to 1) President of Ukrainian NOC for a third consecutive four-year term."I would like to congratulate Sergey Bubka on his re-election and wish him all the best in this new term as NOC President ," Hickey...
PARKOUR – A YOUNG SPORT WITH OLYMPIC AMBITIONS

PARKOUR – A YOUNG SPORT WITH OLYMPIC AMBITIONS

Paris, October 7, 2014 -. Parkour is a sport born on the streets of French cities around 20 years ago, the scope of which is to get from point A to point B as quickly as possible performing graceful movements, that, despite being so young has already shown itself to be ambitious. The French magazine "FrancsJeux" recently published an interview with Charles Ferriere - one of the founders of...
BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES -  CEREMONIES VOLUNTER PERFORMERS WANTED

BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES - CEREMONIES VOLUNTER PERFORMERS WANTED

Baku (AZE), October 6, 2014 - Artistic Director Dimitris Papaioannou and US production company, FiveCurrents have been contracted to produce next June the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the Inaugural European Games.Mr Papaioannou – a renowned artist, choreographer, performer and visionary – is highly regarded for his spectacular work as artistic director of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games...
 WADA PUBLISHES 2015 PROHIBITED LIST

WADA PUBLISHES 2015 PROHIBITED LIST

Montreal, 3rd October, 2014 - Following approval by the World Anti-Doping Agency's Executive Committee on 20 September, the 2015 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is now available in English, French and Spanish languages. The List will come into force on 1 January 2015, at the same time as the revised World Anti-Doping Code. The List, which specifies substances and methods prohibited...
IOC REWARDS BELGIAN ATHLETES AND MANAGERS

IOC REWARDS BELGIAN ATHLETES AND MANAGERS

Brussels, 4 October 2014 – the executive board of the Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee (COIB) presented a series of awards for service to the Olympic Movement at a meeting on 29th September.Guido De Bondt and Piet Moons were awarded the prestigious IOC Pierre de Coubertin Trophy for service to the Olympic Movement, whilst athletes who took part in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter received...

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