EOC GENERAL ASSEMBLY APPROVES NETHERLANDS AS HOSTS OF 2019 EUROPEAN GAMES

EOC GENERAL ASSEMBLY APPROVES NETHERLANDS AS HOSTS OF 2019 EUROPEAN GAMES

Belek, 16 May 2015. The 50 member NOCs comprising the European Olympic Committees (EOC) have today unanimously approved in principle the Netherlands as hosts of the second edition of the European Games in 2019 at an Extraordinary General Assembly in Belek, Turkey, giving the EOC Executive Committee the mandate to finalise negotiations with the Netherlands Olympic Committee. The Dutch NOC gave a...
36TH EOC SEMINAR – DAY ONE WRAP UP

36TH EOC SEMINAR – DAY ONE WRAP UP

Belek, 15 May 2015. Day one of the 36th European Olympic Committees Seminar in Belek, Turkey, has concluded following an interactive and varied plenary session involving delegates from all 50 European National Olympic Committees. The day’s activities began with Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC) Secretary General Neşe Gündoğan and Turkish EOC Executive Board member Hasan Arat welcoming...
TURKISH WRESTLER TAHA AKGÜL BECOMES BAKU 2015 AMBASSADOR

TURKISH WRESTLER TAHA AKGÜL BECOMES BAKU 2015 AMBASSADOR

Istanbul, May 14, 2015 – Turkish NOC, who is currently hosting the 36th EOC Seminar in Belek, rejoiced at the news that Baku 2015 has today announced that Turkey’s champion wrestler Taha Akgül will be an Athlete Ambassador for this summer’s inaugural European Games, which commence in Baku on 12 June. A European and World champion freestyle wrestler competing in the 120 kg...
36th EOC SEMINAR OPENS IN BELEK

36th EOC SEMINAR OPENS IN BELEK

Belek, Turkey, May 15, 2015 – the representatives of 50 National Olympic Committees of Europe are gathered in Belek for their annual seminar, starting today on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. Invited by the Turkish NOC and its president prof Ugur Erdener, for the next two days 180 delegates will be addressing two key themes: the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and Agenda 2020. EOC Secretary...
EUROPEAN GAMES PRIME TOPIC AT THE BELEK MEETINGS

EUROPEAN GAMES PRIME TOPIC AT THE BELEK MEETINGS

Belek (TUR), May 14, 2015 – A first day of intense work for the EOC Executive Committee members at their second meeting of the year organised on the Turkish coast of the Mediterranean Sea on the eve of the Association’s annual seminar. Under the leadership of President Patrick Hickey, participants addressed a well-filled agenda which featured prominently the Baku European Games. So...
EUROPEAN EVENING OF SPORTS TACKLE SOCIETAL PROBLEMS

EUROPEAN EVENING OF SPORTS TACKLE SOCIETAL PROBLEMS

Brussels, May 13, 2015 – Fourth edition of the European Evening of Sports brought together last week over 300 participants, including key figures from the world of sport, the EU and national politics. Organised by the EU representation of the European Olympic Committees (EOC EU Office) and co-hosted by the Representation of the State of Hessen, the aim of the event was to discuss the role...
ONE MONTH TO BAKU 2015: ON TRACK TO MAKE SPORTING HISTORY

ONE MONTH TO BAKU 2015: ON TRACK TO MAKE SPORTING HISTORY

Baku, May 12, 2015 - With exactly one month to the inaugural European Games Opening Ceremony, the organisers official website published Chief Operating Officer Simon Clegg's satisfaction at the progress of preparations for the event. Mr Clegg said: “One month to go is the latest milestone on the incredible journey of Baku 2015, the sporting community of Azerbaijan, and the European Games...
OLYMPIC FAMILY HEADS TO BELEK

OLYMPIC FAMILY HEADS TO BELEK

Belek, Turkey, May 12, 2015 - One of Turkey's most attractive holiday and sports resorts will this week host the representatives of 50 National Olympic Committees of Europe expected for the annual EOC seminar and an extraordinary general assembly, whilst the second EOC Executive Committee meeting of the year will be held on the eve of the Belek Seminar. Located on the Turkish Mediterranean...
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...

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