PRESIDENT HICKEY INVITES NOCS TO INAUGURAL EUROPEAN GAMES

PRESIDENT HICKEY INVITES NOCS TO INAUGURAL EUROPEAN GAMES

Baku, 13th June – the Chefs de Mission from the NOCs of Europe tonight received their invitations to participate in the inaugural 2015 European Games in Baku from EOC President Patrick Hickey. The ceremony took place at a Gala Dinner hosted by the Baku 2015 European Games Operation Committee (BEGOC) at the impressive Buta Palace in Baku, to celebrate the one-year to go mark.In his speech to the...
REVAMPED LOGO FOR BAKU 2015 INAUGURAL EUROPEAN GAMES

REVAMPED LOGO FOR BAKU 2015 INAUGURAL EUROPEAN GAMES

Baku, 12 June 2014 - It glows better on all supports and conveys with greater strength the vision of the inaugural European Games, to open up in Baku exactly in one year's time, on 12 June 2015. The updated Baku 2015 logo, introducing subtle changes to ensure that it works better for broadcasting and marketing perspectives, has been officially disclosed at the impressive One Year To Go ceremony...
BAKU 2015 CELEBRATES ONE YEAR TO GO

BAKU 2015 CELEBRATES ONE YEAR TO GO

Baku, 12th June 2014 - Joined by EOC President Patrick Hickey and Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi, following a hard day's work and a splendid official dinner, the delegates at the Chef de Mission seminar joined the people of Baku for the spectacular music and firework show that marked One Year to Go to the inaugural Baku 2015 European Games. The celebrations took place on the seafront...
BAKU 2015 CHEF DE MISSION SEMINAR DAY 2

BAKU 2015 CHEF DE MISSION SEMINAR DAY 2

Baku, 11th June 2014 - having spent yesterday visiting the highly impressive venues, including the top level Athletes' Village, where they had lunch, and the outstanding and recently refurbished Gymnastics Hall, which will host the 2014 Rhythmic Gymnastics European Championships starting this Friday, the Chefs de Mission will today receive detailed information on a whole range of highly topical...
BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES SEMINAR OPENS IN BAKU

BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES SEMINAR OPENS IN BAKU

Baku, 10th June 2014 - the Chef de Mission Seminar for the inaugural Baku 2015 European Games began this morning with Azeri Minister for Sport and Baku 2015 CEO Azad Rahimov, and EOC Coordination Commission Chair Spyros Capralos giving the delegates a warm welcome, and Baku 2015 COO Simon Clegg providing an overview of preparations for the event. State representatives Nikki Efendi and Farhad...
EOC & CONI: A LONGLASTING COOPERATION

EOC & CONI: A LONGLASTING COOPERATION

Rome, June 9, 2014 - EOC President Patrick Hickey and CONI President Giovanni Malagò today signed a MOU officially confirming the longstanding cooperation between the two sports organizations.Hickey, who is in the Italian capital on the occasion of the CONI centennial celebrations, met with his Italian counterpart at the NOC headquarters. A cordial meeting that formally reaffirmed the terms of...
CONI CENTENNIAL - THE D DAY HAS ARRIVED

CONI CENTENNIAL - THE D DAY HAS ARRIVED

Rome, 9 June 2014 - They all arrived - athletes from the past and today's hopes, officials from European and Olympic family, sports fans - they all are gathering in Rome to attend the great event that is taking place today: the Italian Olympic Committee celebrations scheduled at the Olympic Park.Giovanni Malagò, the CONI president, is welcoming the IOC President Thomas Bach, the EOC President...
MINSK – CLEAN & GREEN CITY THAT LOVES SPORT!

MINSK – CLEAN & GREEN CITY THAT LOVES SPORT!

Minsk, 5th June 2014 - the Capital of Belarus, candidate for the 2019 Summer European Youth Olympic Festival, is an unbelievably clean and green city and sports facilities and action everywhere! This is the impression of the members of the 2019 EYOF Evaluation Commission, Jozef Liba, Guro Lium and Katerina Nycova, who visited Minsk last 26 and 28 May. Apart of the recently finished Ice Hockey...
NOC OF SPAIN: KING JUAN CARLOS HAS ALWAYS BEEN CLOSE TO SPORT

NOC OF SPAIN: KING JUAN CARLOS HAS ALWAYS BEEN CLOSE TO SPORT

Madrid, 4th June 2014 – NOC President Alejandro Blanco commented on how Juan Carlos has always closely followed sport, "often calling, above all when we didn't win", states the official website in reporting the abdication of the king of Spain in favour of his son Felipe. "His majesty has always been close to the athletes especially when it was necessary", remembers Blanco, who that same day was...

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