8TH PEACE & SPORT FORUM IN MONACO

8TH PEACE & SPORT FORUM IN MONACO

Monte-Carlo, November 27, 2015 - Prince Albert II of Monaco and Peace & Sport founder Joel Bouzou opened the 8th edition of the Peace & Sport International Forum staged on 25 - 27 November in the Principality of Monaco.Patrick Hickey, President of the European Olympic Committees is in Monaco and was also part of the Jury for the Peace & Sport Awards.A “Peace Walk” kicked...
ISRAEL – NOC OLYMPISM PROJECT PRESENTED TO UN ADVISER

ISRAEL – NOC OLYMPISM PROJECT PRESENTED TO UN ADVISER

Tel Aviv, November 26, 2015 – To promote sport as a catalyst for peace building and reconciliation, this was the topic of a recent meeting in the Israeli capital between Gili Lustig, Secretary General of the Olympic Committee of Israel, and Wilfried Lemke, the UN Secretary General’s Special Adviser on Sport for Development and Peace.At the meeting, also attended by Ghazi Nujeidat,...
STATEMENT FROM THE EUROPEAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEES  ON SUPPORT OF BUDAPEST 2024

STATEMENT FROM THE EUROPEAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEES ON SUPPORT OF BUDAPEST 2024

Rome, November 24, 2015 – With regard to the statement issued by the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of Central and Southern Europe in support of Budapest 2024, the European Olympic Committees (EOC) wishes to make the following points to clarify the situation: • The NOCs of Central and Southern Europe is not an officially recognised organisation within the EOC.• The EOC does...
EOC LAURELS HONOUR FIVE EUROPEAN SPORTS LEADERS

EOC LAURELS HONOUR FIVE EUROPEAN SPORTS LEADERS

Rome, November 24, 2015 - the recent 44th EOC General Assembly was the perfect place where, like every year since 2007, to award the European Olympic Laurels to NOC sports leaders who have distinguished themselves for their merits and their commitment to sport. And indeed in Prague the EOC awarded its 9th European Laurels to five NOC’s sport leaders: Mrs Morana Palikovic Gruden (CRO), Mr...
HICKEY HAILS SUCCESSFUL 2015 FOR EUROPEAN SPORT AT EOC GENERAL ASSEMBLY

HICKEY HAILS SUCCESSFUL 2015 FOR EUROPEAN SPORT AT EOC GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Prague, November 21, 2015 - European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Patrick Hickey has hailed 2015 as “an historic year for sport in Europe” at the EOC General Assembly in Prague in the Czech Republic. This year’s General Assembly has brought together more than 350 delegates - including IOC President Thomas Bach and ANOC President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, Honour...
CZECH TRACK CYCLIST JIRI JANOSEK -  2015 BEST EUROPEAN YOUNG ATHLETE

CZECH TRACK CYCLIST JIRI JANOSEK - 2015 BEST EUROPEAN YOUNG ATHLETE

Prague, November 21, 2015 – The 5th Piotr Nurowski Prize for the Best Young European Athlete was last night awarded to Czech track cyclist Jiří Janošek, who – accompanied by the President of the Czech Olympic Committee Jiri Kejval – received his award from IOC President Thomas Bach and EOC President Patrick Hickey. Janošek was one of five finalists, all of...
EOC 44th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPENS IN PRAGUE

EOC 44th GENERAL ASSEMBLY OPENS IN PRAGUE

Prague, 20 November 2015 – The European Olympic family are gathered in Prague today for the European Olympic Committees’ (EOC) 44th General Assembly. The General Assembly rounds off an action packed year for the EOC that has seen the successful introduction of the European Games, the first continental multi-sports event for European athletes. EOC President Patrick Hickey will lead...
EOC - PRAGUE WELCOMED LAST EC MEETING OF THE YEAR

EOC - PRAGUE WELCOMED LAST EC MEETING OF THE YEAR

Prague, November 19, 2015 - On the eve of the EOC 44th General Assembly, the Executive Committee met in the Czech capital city to take stock of the year activities. Czech NOC President Jiri Kejval, and Secretary General Petr Graclik attended the opening and warmly welcomed President Patrick Hickey and their European colleagues. Later in the meeting, the EC members welcomed ANOC President Sheik...
GREECE – NOC REFUGEE SUPPORT PROGRAM WELL AHEAD

GREECE – NOC REFUGEE SUPPORT PROGRAM WELL AHEAD

Athens. November 18, 2015 - The Hellenic Olympic Committee has launched the HOC Refugee Support Program, with phases 1 and 2 already concluded by the end of October. Phase 1 of the HOC refugees support program was concluded on 15th October 2015, day when President Spyros Capralos delivered the four basketball courts at the refugee camp at Elaionas, near to Athens. Moreover, sports and clothing...

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