EUROPEAN ATHLETICS PRESIDENT MEETS WITH EOC

EUROPEAN ATHLETICS PRESIDENT MEETS WITH EOC

Brussels, 06 May 2015 - European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen met with European Olympic Committees President Patrick Hickey before attending the European Evening of Sports on Wednesday. Hansen, accompanied by European Athletics Director General Christian Milz, visited the Brussels-based EOC EU Office - the representation of the European Olympic Committees and other major sport...
OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY DELEGATION VISITS NOC OF SWEDEN

OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY DELEGATION VISITS NOC OF SWEDEN

Stockholm, May 8, 2015 - within the scope of its cooperation programme and visits to NOCs, an IOC Olympic Solidarity delegation composed of members of the Lausanne and the European Continental Offices was in Sweden this week.During the two-day visit OS Deputy Director Pamela Vipond and Gianluca De Angelis from the OS Continental Office in Rome were able to gain a better understanding of how...
CARLOS CARDOSO IS THE NEW ENGSO PRESIDENT

CARLOS CARDOSO IS THE NEW ENGSO PRESIDENT

Lisbon, May 5, 2015 - The 23rd ENGSO General Assembly organised in Lisbon on 29-30 April 2015 elected Professor Carlos Cardoso, President of the Portuguese Sports Confederation, as new President of ENGSO.Mr. Cardoso has been in the Executive Committee of ENGSO since 2003, as Treasurer for the last four years.The General Assembly unanimously appointed the outgoing President Birgitta Kervinen as...
SWISSOLYMPIC SUPPORTS BERN GP AND OTHER SUSTAINABLE SPORTING EVENTS

SWISSOLYMPIC SUPPORTS BERN GP AND OTHER SUSTAINABLE SPORTING EVENTS

Ittigen, May 6, 2015 - thanks to a global approach to its environmental concept, the classical run Grand Prix of Bern - "the world most beautiful 10 miles " to take place next 9 May - leave no more waste behind, despite 31,000 participants, more than 100 000 spectators and 29,000 bananas distributed.Through ecosport.ch program the Swiss Olympic supports Grand Prix of Bern and other sporting...
NOC ISRAEL - PEACE THROUGH SPORT AND OLYMPIC VALUES PROJECT

NOC ISRAEL - PEACE THROUGH SPORT AND OLYMPIC VALUES PROJECT

Tel Aviv, May 5, 2015 - The Israeli Olympic Committee marked the International Olympic day by promoting Peace through Sport and Olympic values, in a special activity with 50 junior high school students from the "Aha Hussain School" in Sakhnin, attended by the manager of the Sports Department of Sakhnin Hamid Ghanaian, School Principal, Abu Raya Salwa and the school physical education teachers.In...
LISBOA2BAKU REACHES ROME

LISBOA2BAKU REACHES ROME

Rome , May 4, 2015 - The intrepid 53 ex-army officer Jorge Cristovao who is cycling the 6,600 kilometres that separate Lisbon from Baku, reached Rome on Saturday afternoon. His first stop was at the CONI HQ, where he was cheered by a group of young enthusiasts and where he delivered a letter for CONI President Giovanni Malagò. He then pedalled his way to the EOC Headquarters to deliver a...
NOC POLAND HOSTS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN AND SPORT SEMINAR

NOC POLAND HOSTS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN AND SPORT SEMINAR

Warsaw, April 30, 2015 - Nearly 70 participants, with a vast majority of women, attended the opening of the international Women and Sport Seminar “Leadership and Talent Development” at the Olympic Center in the Polish capital city.During three days, representatives from 33 National Olympic Committees - mainly from Europe, but also from as far away as Australia - discussed the place...
BAKU 2015 TORCH RELAY STARTS

BAKU 2015 TORCH RELAY STARTS

Baku, April 29, 2015 – The Inaugural European Games Flame has headed off across Azerbaijan, after the lighting ceremony at the Ateshgah sacred fire.The Baku 2015 flame began its journey in style on Monday, flying to the Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan, one of the most ancient dwelling locations of Azerbaijan.Nakhchivan, a landlocked exclave, is no stranger to sport having previously...

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