INAUGURAL WORLD OLYMPIANS FORUM

INAUGURAL WORLD OLYMPIANS FORUM

Moscow, October 22,2015 - The inaugural World Olympians Forum (WOF) has concluded in Moscow following a highly successful day-long event with a declaration of support for the Olympic Charter signed on behalf of all Olympians.The Forum marked a significant moment in the Olympic calendar with Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin, IOC President Thomas Bach, World Olympians Association (WOA)...
EUROPEAN GAMES’ HOST BROADCASTER - AWARDED SPORTEL INNOVATION PRIZE

EUROPEAN GAMES’ HOST BROADCASTER - AWARDED SPORTEL INNOVATION PRIZE

Monte Carlo, October 19, 2015 - International Sports Broadcasting (ISB) has been awarded the Innovation Prize for "Innovative Use of Mini HSSM Cameras" at the SPORTEL AWARDS Ceremony that took place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco on Tuesday 13 October.As Host Broadcaster of the inaugural European Games in Baku, ISB introduced the use of high-speed mini cameras for various sports such as Beach...
EOC: ATHLETES AT THE HEART OF SPORT

EOC: ATHLETES AT THE HEART OF SPORT

Bratislava, October 19, 2015 – “Athletes are the heart of sport, like Bratislava is at the heart of Europe” recalled Frantisek Chmelar, the president of the Slovak NOC in his address to the opening ceremony of the 8th European Athletes Forum that his NOC organized on Saturday with great success. EOC Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi attended the Forum, which was conducted by...
EOC AND EUROPEAN ATHLETICS: A STRONG SHARED HiSTORY

EOC AND EUROPEAN ATHLETICS: A STRONG SHARED HiSTORY

Lausanne, October 17, 2015 - EOC President Patrick Hickey gave akeynote speech during the opening of the 25th European Athletics Convention at the Movenpick Hotel on October 15 in Lausanne, Switzerland. European Athletics President Svein Arne Hansen had personally invited him as well as IOC President Thomas Bach and IAAF President Sebastian Coe, to address the European Athletics Member...
EOC - 8th EUROPEAN ATHLETES FORUM

EOC - 8th EUROPEAN ATHLETES FORUM

Bratislava, Octobre 17, 2015 - Representatives from the top European athletes are gathered in the Slovakia capital city for a full day of discussion and exchange. EOC Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi opened the Forum proceedingsthat are conducted by Jean Michel Saive, the table tennis Belgian champion who chairs the European Athletes Commission. Slovak NOC President Frantisek Chmelar and...
EU SPORT DIPLOMACY: HIGH-LEVEL GROUP FIRST MEETING

EU SPORT DIPLOMACY: HIGH-LEVEL GROUP FIRST MEETING

Brussels, October 16, 2015 - The first meeting of the High-Level Group on Sport Diplomacy, set up by EU Sport Commissioner Tibor Navracsics in order to assess the value of sport in EU external policies and in public diplomacy, .took place on the 8 October in Brussels. EOC President Patrick Hickey was among the 15 selected members with different backgrounds (former athletes, academics,...
EQUALITY IN SPORT?

EQUALITY IN SPORT?

Rome, October 13, 2015 – It’s now done ... at least in part, for what concerns the EOC Gender Equality in Sport Commission chaired by Daina Gudzineviciute. Upon her appointment as head of the small group, and after their first meeting in Vilnius last March, the president of the Lithuanian NOC decided to add to her team of seven ladies some delegates from the other half of the sky -...
IOC MEETS WITH KUWAIT GOVERNMENT AND KUWAIT OLYMPIC COMMITTEE IN LAUSANNE

IOC MEETS WITH KUWAIT GOVERNMENT AND KUWAIT OLYMPIC COMMITTEE IN LAUSANNE

Lausanne, October 13, 2015 - Representatives from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Kuwait Government and Kuwait Olympic Committee (KOC) met today at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne to discuss a number of issues related to the legislation of sports in Kuwait. The IOC group included representatives from ASOIF, ANOC and the OCA, and was headed by IOC Delegate Member for Autonomy Mr...
IOC 7th ATHLETES’ FORUM: CONCRETE MEASURES TO STRENGTHEN ATHLETES ROLE

IOC 7th ATHLETES’ FORUM: CONCRETE MEASURES TO STRENGTHEN ATHLETES ROLE

Lausanne, October 12, 2015 - The 7th IOC International Athletes’ Forum saw the participation of over 100 athletes from 40 countries with 100 Olympic medals and 200 Olympic appearances between them.Belgian tennis table champion Jean Michel Saive, CHAIR OF THE eoc Athletes commission attended the three-day Forum and will report to the European Athletes Forum next 17th October in Bratislava,...

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