TURKEY - SWIMMING ACROSS THE CONTINENTS

TURKEY - SWIMMING ACROSS THE CONTINENTS

Istanbul, August 4, 2014 - The traditional 26th Samsung Bosporus Cross Continental Swimming Race, with 1729 sportsman from 45 countries took place last 21st July - reported the local media.The Samsung Bosphorus Cross-continental Swimming Race is organized under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee and is supported by contributions from numerous corporate and private...
3rd CROATIAN WORLD GAMES CELEBRATED IN ZAGREB

3rd CROATIAN WORLD GAMES CELEBRATED IN ZAGREB

Zagreb, August1, 2014 – more than 750 competitors from 25 countries, mostly descendants of Croatian immigrants, took part in the 3rd Croatian World Games which were held from 21 to 26 July in the Croatian capital city, under the auspices of the President of Croatia Ivo Josipović. During the six days of the Games, competitions included 16 sports such as athletics, bowls, judo, karate,...
WADA STRUCTURES REVISED TO BOOST STRONGER COOPERATION

WADA STRUCTURES REVISED TO BOOST STRONGER COOPERATION

Montréal, 31st July 2014 – Some of WADA's structures have been modified to adapt to new challenges.First of all Standards and Harmonization has a new Director, Tim Ricketts, the former Anti-Doping Manager for the IRB, who joined WADA in 2013, who has been promoted following the departure of Rune Andersen.Andersen – well known to EOC delegates attending continental meetings – has left WADA after...
LONDON 2012 - TURNING THE GAMES INTO GOLD

LONDON 2012 - TURNING THE GAMES INTO GOLD

Lausanne, July 30, 2014 - Almost two years to the day from the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the IOC is delighted with the news of a new report from the British Government showing that the Olympic Games continue to provide significant legacies for the city of London – and the UK as a whole.The report on the successful legacies from London 2012 reveals that the British...
 MALTA - FORMER NOC PRESIDENT GINO CAMILLERI PASSED AWAY

MALTA - FORMER NOC PRESIDENT GINO CAMILLERI PASSED AWAY

Valletta, 28 July 2014 – Gino Camilleri, a judge in Malta and a keen sports man, has died last 20 July, at the age of 64, after a long illness. The sad information which was published by all Maltese media was recently issued by the Insidegames' ANOC weekly roundup. Camilleri had been the President of the Maltese Olympic Committee between 1989 and 1999. A good friend of the European NOCs...
THE EUROPEAN GAMES BAKU 2015 NEWSLETTER IS HERE!

THE EUROPEAN GAMES BAKU 2015 NEWSLETTER IS HERE!

Baku, July 28, 2014 - Read the quarterly Baku Newsletter - by clicking on the EOC website home page - and you will know all about the inaugural European Games preparations. Whether on venues construction progress, test events, sponsors or volunteer program, updated technical information - such as competition schedule, key dates - or reports of recent events et celebrations - this issue provides...
BAKU 2015 GAMES WELCOMED THE FIRST 45 GAMES ACADEMY GRADUATES SOME PLACES STILL AVAILABLE

BAKU 2015 GAMES WELCOMED THE FIRST 45 GAMES ACADEMY GRADUATES SOME PLACES STILL AVAILABLE

Baku, July 25, 2014 - the Baku 2015 European Games Academy welcomed the first participants of its innovative Graduate Excellence Program to Baku this week – informs azernews.az, the local news agency.Forty five graduates have joined in the first intake of the program, with 38 coming from Azerbaijan and seven from countries across Europe including Croatia, Greece, Lithuania, Portugal, Slovakia,...
WADA IS WAITING FOR YOUR PROPOSALS ON ADAMS

WADA IS WAITING FOR YOUR PROPOSALS ON ADAMS

Montreal, July 24, 2014 – Sports enthusiasts to your smartphones! WADA will call for organizations to submit proposals to develop a new Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS), which will be launched in 2016.ADAMS is the worldwide anti-doping clearinghouse that simplifies the daily activities of organizations and athletes involved in the anti-doping system. The system has over...
2014 COMMONWEALTH GAMES OPEN IN SCOTLAND

2014 COMMONWEALTH GAMES OPEN IN SCOTLAND

Glasgow, 24th July 2014 – the 20th Commonwealth Games were officially opened by HM Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony organised in cooperation with UNICEF, which took place last night at Glasgow's Celtic Park. 40, 000 spectators and upward of a billion TV viewers saw a highly colourful ceremony and were given the chance to contribute to the UNICEF Put Children First initiative in favour of...

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