PREPARING OLYMPIC DAY -  ISRAELI NOC’s CONFERENCE

PREPARING OLYMPIC DAY - ISRAELI NOC’s CONFERENCE

Tel Aviv, June 9, 2015 - As part of International Olympic Day, officially celebrated on June 23 all over the world, but with activitites carried out during the whole month, the Israeli Olympic Committee, in cooperation with the Academic College in Wingate, held an international conference which dealt with two issues: “Olympism – Spreading the Olympic Idea and the core values of the...
2015 EUROPEAN GAMES – THE PREPARATION FINAL WEEK HAS ARRIVED

2015 EUROPEAN GAMES – THE PREPARATION FINAL WEEK HAS ARRIVED

Baku, June 8, 2015 - With Baku 2015 Flame making a dramatic entrance in town on Sunday for a five-day tour of the capital city, the inaugural European Games preparations entered its last week before Friday Opening Ceremony. The flame was captured by President Ilham Aliyev on April 26 in Ateshgah, and has toured Azerbaijan for the past six weeks, involving 750,000 spectators in anticipation of...
CONGRATULATIONS ICELAND 2015 !

CONGRATULATIONS ICELAND 2015 !

Reykvanik, June 8, 2015 – The Games closed down in a colorful and friendly atmopshere with participants and spectators, all fully satisfied from their fantastic Islandic experience. As per the results, Iceland gained the higher number of medals, followed by Luxembourg and Cyprus. But congratulations to all participants are well deserved!The GSSE flag has now been handed over to San Marino,...
BAKU 2015 ANNOUNCES TV COVERAGE FOR AFRICA

BAKU 2015 ANNOUNCES TV COVERAGE FOR AFRICA

Baku, June 5, 2015 - The Baku 2015 European Games has signed an agreement with Fox Sports Africa to bring the inaugural European Games to its viewers in 25 countries and territories. This announcement, one week ahead of the Opening Ceremony, ensures that Baku 2015 will reach viewers in all major markets around the world. Most countries and territories in the African continent will now be able...
FRIDAY JUNE 5 - NO ELEVATORS DAY

FRIDAY JUNE 5 - NO ELEVATORS DAY

Riga, June 5, 2015 -  No Elevators Day campaign takes place for the first time in Europe and the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the EU invites everyone to join the campaign and on that day use the stairs instead of the elevator. Sedentary lifestyle continues to be one of the most dangerous habits of the modern society. As reported by Eurobarometer, 59% of Europeans rarely or never do...
THE EUROPEAN GAMES FLAME IS APPROACHING BAKU

THE EUROPEAN GAMES FLAME IS APPROACHING BAKU

Baku, June 3, 2015 – The Inaugural Baku 2015 European Games Flame is crisscrossing Azerbaijan since it was captured at the sacred Ateshgah temple last 26 April. Since then the Flame has been travelling the country, spreading the message of the European Games and involving the whole population in anticipation of the inaugural event.The Journey of the Flame will have visited 60 regions of...
ICELAND - ONGOING 16th GAMES OF SMALL STATES OF EUROPE

ICELAND - ONGOING 16th GAMES OF SMALL STATES OF EUROPE

Reykjvik, June 3, 2015 – On Monday night, a wonderful Opening Ceremony, watched by many TV viewers, officially opened the 16th edition of the Games of the Small States of Europe held for the second time by Icelanders. To avoid surprises from the Icelandic climate, the ceremony took place in Laugardashall sports hall, which will host basketball competitions during the games. NOC President...
GAMES ACADEMY GRADUATES ENROLLED IN BAKU 2015 OPERATIONS

GAMES ACADEMY GRADUATES ENROLLED IN BAKU 2015 OPERATIONS

Baku, May 29, 2015 - Graduates from the Baku 2015 Games Academy this week completed their Graduate Excellence Programme training and will now move into specific roles at the Games venues and operating centres.A total of 188 graduates – 163 from Azerbaijan and 25 from countries across Europe – have taken part in the innovative programme, which has supported the development of...
POLAND’S OLYMPIC PICNIC

POLAND’S OLYMPIC PICNIC

Warsaw, 29 May, 2015 - Close to 30 thousand citizens of Warsaw, but also visitors from other parts of the country and foreigners attended the the 17TH Olympic Picnic, organized last weekend in the capital’s Kepa Potocka Park near the Olympic Center.The event started with the symbolic ceremony of the official unveiling of a sculpture of a swordsman in the Olympic Park ,on the initiative of...

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