FIRST ANOC AWARDS TO JACQUES ROGGE AND  GYMNAST LARISA LATYNINA

FIRST ANOC AWARDS TO JACQUES ROGGE AND GYMNAST LARISA LATYNINA

Bangkok, 7 November 2014 - At the first ANOC Gala Awards Dinner held during the ANOC meetings, President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah praised NOCs, athletes and all the Olympic family for the outstanding contribution they make to the Olympic Movement.The exceptional achievements of NOCs and the world's best athletes from London 2012 and Sochi 2014 were officially recognised for the first time...
NEȘE GÜNDOĞAN APPOINTED TO ANOC EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

NEȘE GÜNDOĞAN APPOINTED TO ANOC EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

Bangkok, 8 November 2014 - Secretary General of the Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC), Neşe Gündoğan, was today announced as the female representative for Europe on the ANOC Executive Council at the ANOC General Assembly in Bangkok, Thailand – joining the European delegation, which includes EOC President, Vice President Secretary General ans two elected delegates.ANOC has implemented a new article...
EOC SET UP WORKING GROUP TO ANALYSE  EUROPEAN RELUCTANCE TO BID FOR OLYMPICS

EOC SET UP WORKING GROUP TO ANALYSE EUROPEAN RELUCTANCE TO BID FOR OLYMPICS

Bangkok, 7th November 2014 – The proposal was launched and approved during the EOC Information Meeting held on the eve of the ANOC General Assembly: a new Working Group will be set up by the European Olympic Committees to evaluate why there has been such a decline in interest in bidding for the Olympic Games.Its composition will be decided over the next few days, with both NOCs and former Bid...
ANOC ELECTIONS CONFIRM FULL SUPPORT TO SHEIKH AL-SABAH AND HICKEY

ANOC ELECTIONS CONFIRM FULL SUPPORT TO SHEIKH AL-SABAH AND HICKEY

Bangkok, 7th November 2014 – The world NOCs gathered in Thailand elected by acclamation Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah as ANOC President and Patrick Hickey as Senior Vice President for a full four-year term until 2018.Both were standing unopposed, with Al Sabah having served a partial term after taking office in 2012, following the resignation of Mario Vazquez-Raña.Today's elections confirm the...
ANOC PRESIDENT SHEIKH AL-SABAH GREETS EUROPEAN DELEGATES TO BANGKOK

ANOC PRESIDENT SHEIKH AL-SABAH GREETS EUROPEAN DELEGATES TO BANGKOK

Bangkok, 6th November 2014 – The European Olympic Committees this morning held an Information Meeting in Bangkok, where the members are for this year's ANOC General Assembly due to start tomorrow.EOC President Patrick Hickey welcomed ANOC President Sheikh Al-Sabah, come to greet his guests at the opening, accompanied by IOC President Thomas Bach. In greeting the European NOCS, Al-Sabah thanked...
ENGSO FORUM - PHYSICAL EDUCATION AT SCHOOL FUNDAMENTAL TO HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

ENGSO FORUM - PHYSICAL EDUCATION AT SCHOOL FUNDAMENTAL TO HEALTHY LIFESTYLE

Helsinki, 3 November 2014 – the 17th ENGSO Forum on the theme "physical education and activities in schools" took place on a cruise ship between Stockholm and Helsinki last 27-29 October, with around fifty participants. The Forum was structured in three different sessions: "Scientific approach to physical education and activities in schools", "National and European policies" and "Good practice...
BAKU TEAM FROM 43 COUNTRIES NOW WORKING FOR INAUGURAL EUROPEAN GAMES

BAKU TEAM FROM 43 COUNTRIES NOW WORKING FOR INAUGURAL EUROPEAN GAMES

Baku, 6th November 2014 – the Baku 2015 team is now represented by 43 countries from around the world, including Azerbaijan, working across 18 directorates to deliver the European Games. BEGOC, the Baku European Games Organising Committee, four days ago celebrated the employment of its 1,000th full-time member of staff, Ms Aysel Akhundova, a young Azerbaijani graduate from the Games Academy...
HUNGARIAN NOC PRESIDENT CONFIRMED AS MAYOR OF GYOR

HUNGARIAN NOC PRESIDENT CONFIRMED AS MAYOR OF GYOR

Gyor (HUN), 4th November 2014 - the host city for the 2017 European Youth Olympic Festival is rejoicing. Zsolt Borkai has been re-elected mayor, a post he has held since 2006.An Olympian in Gymnastics (gold in pommel horse at Seoul 1988), Borkai is also president of the Hungarian NOC and, thanks to this double role, is closely monitoring the preparations for the Summer European Youth Olympic...
EOC EYOF COMMISSION MET IN ROME

EOC EYOF COMMISSION MET IN ROME

Rome, 4th November 2014 - The new commission in charge of the European Youth Olympic Festival chaired by Victor Sanchez (ESP) had its first meeting in Rome last 30 October, at which they covered a very full agenda in view of the 2015 EYOFs next year and beyond. EOC Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi (ITA), just back from Bulgaria, joined the team for lunch. Guido De Bondt (BEL), who chaired...

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