FOUR CITIES PRESENT TO THE IOC THEIR VISION FOR 2024 OLYMPICS

FOUR CITIES PRESENT TO THE IOC THEIR VISION FOR 2024 OLYMPICS

Lausanne, February 17, 2016 - while in Lillehammer the next generation of Olympic stars are cheered by fans at the 2nd Winter Youth Olympic Games , in the Olympic capital, city bidding files from the 2024 Olympics are being submitted to the IOC. Budapest, Los Angeles, Paris and Rome delegations are presenting today the details of their projects in front of the IOC- vision, concept and...
SPAIN - COSTA DORADA TO WELCOME EOC SEMINAR

SPAIN - COSTA DORADA TO WELCOME EOC SEMINAR

Tarragona, February 16, 2016 - If the eyes of European sport are these days turned towards Lillehammer’s snow, its heart is waiting for spring and the annual seminar in sunny Spain, when Tarragona, the capital of the Golden Riviera, will welcome the 38th technical meeting of the European association next 20 and 21 May.Spain’s NOC President Alejandro Blanco has generously offered...
EOC PRESIDENT AMONG CHAMPIONS IN LILLEHAMMER

EOC PRESIDENT AMONG CHAMPIONS IN LILLEHAMMER

Lillehammer, February 15, 2016 – During his stay at the Winter Youth Olympic games, which took off on Fridays evening, President Patrick Hickey spent the weekend attending as many competitions as possible and mingling with young champions.He was among the firsts to congratulate Latvia's Kristers Aparjods who won a gold medal the luge men's singles on Sunday morning.Together with NOC of...
LILLEHAMMER 2016 OPENS!

LILLEHAMMER 2016 OPENS!

Lillehammer, February 12, 2016 - Weather forecasts predict little chance of northern lights in Lillehammer tonight. The Olympic flame will thus dominate the scene after lighting the cauldron at tonight's Opening Ceremony at the Lysgårdsbakkene Ski Jumping Arena – the same venue used for the 1994 Lillehammer Olympic Winter Games, 22 years ago! Lillehammer is dressed up to celebrate...
ACNO PRESIDENT VISITS NOC OF IRELAND

ACNO PRESIDENT VISITS NOC OF IRELAND

Dublin, February 12, 2016 - President Patrick Hickey welcomed his colleague and friend Sheikh Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, President of ANOC at the Olympic Council of Ireland's Headquarters, on his way to Norway. ANOC President , who was accompanied by his assistant Husain Al Musallam, General Director of the Olympic Council of Asia, came to visit NOC of Ireland to conduct meetings with his...
LAUSANNE 2020 ON ROUTE FOR LILLEHAMMER YOG

LAUSANNE 2020 ON ROUTE FOR LILLEHAMMER YOG

Lausanne, 11 February 2016 - 2016 has kicked off to quite a start for the Lausanne 2020 winter YOG, the third to date, with the 2nd YOG, Lillehammer 2016, about to start.  First of all because they have just welcomed new director general Ian Logan, who, out 56 excellent applicants, was the one who got the job. With an exemplary military career behind him, and a great deal of experience...
2024 OLYMPICS CANDIDATES – THE TOUR EIFFEL IS THE PARIS LOGO

2024 OLYMPICS CANDIDATES – THE TOUR EIFFEL IS THE PARIS LOGO

Paris, February 10, 2016 – The logo of the Paris bid to host the 2024 Olympics was unveiled, last night, February 9, at 20 h 24 very symbolically. Projected onto the Arc de Triomphe, other iconic place of the French capital city, the representation of a polychrome Eiffel Tower also hints at the number 24. At 7 pm, supportive tweets for the Paris 2024 candidature started to appear on the...
EU - GRASSROOTS SPORT AND SOCIAL INCLUSION

EU - GRASSROOTS SPORT AND SOCIAL INCLUSION

Brussels, February 9, 2016 - Niels Nygaard, EOC Executive Committee Member and President of the Danish Olympic Committee, co-chaired the second meeting of the High Level Group on Grassroots Sports, which took place last 22 January in the Belgian capital city.“Grassroots Sports” is to evaluate the place and role of grassroots sport in society and to provide ideas on better EU support....
JOINT MEETING OF 3 OLYMPICS ORGANISERS

JOINT MEETING OF 3 OLYMPICS ORGANISERS

PyeongChang, February 8, 2016 - for the first time, the Organizing Committees for the 2018, 2020 and 2022 Olympic & Paralympic Summer and Winter Games met together in PyeongChang, South Korea last Saturday. As the hosts of three consecutive Olympic and Paralympic Games, the three Organizing Committees discussed cooperation and collaboration in an effort to advance the vision of the Olympic...

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