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...
DOUBLE OLYMPIC SUMMIT AT IOC HQ

DOUBLE OLYMPIC SUMMIT AT IOC HQ

Lausanne, 23rd July 2014 – EOC President Patrick Hickey (IRL) and other leading representatives of the Olympic Movement met in Lausanne last weekend for two important meetings: the 64th ANOC Executive Council, followed by the 2nd Olympic Summit.The leaders of the worldwide association of NOCs brought together the representatives of the five continents, with the European dlegation led by...
UKRAINE – NOC TAKES CARE OF ATHLETES FROM EASTERN UKRAINE

UKRAINE – NOC TAKES CARE OF ATHLETES FROM EASTERN UKRAINE

Kiev, 22nd July 2014 – NOC President Sergey Bubka has recently announced that the NOC of Ukraine will assist the elite athletes in the east of the country, as well as their coaches and families, by meeting their most basic and urgent needs, including hosting them in the capital where the need arises. The initiative will be run jointly with the Ministry of Youth and the National...
EUROPEAN ATHLETES’ COMMISSION CHAIR VISITS LUXEMBOURG NOC

EUROPEAN ATHLETES’ COMMISSION CHAIR VISITS LUXEMBOURG NOC

Luxembourg, 21st July 2014 - Jean-Michel Saive, who chairs the EOC Athletes' Commission and who has a European table tennis championship to his name, was at the principality's NOC last 10th July, to meet Daniel Dax, who currently chairs the COSL's Athletes' Commission and who next 1st October will become its Secretary General, when Marlyse Pauly retires.Dax welcomed him at the Luxembourg House...

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