NOC ISRAEL - PEACE THROUGH SPORT AND OLYMPIC VALUES PROJECT

NOC ISRAEL - PEACE THROUGH SPORT AND OLYMPIC VALUES PROJECT

Tel Aviv, May 5, 2015 - The Israeli Olympic Committee marked the International Olympic day by promoting Peace through Sport and Olympic values, in a special activity with 50 junior high school students from the "Aha Hussain School" in Sakhnin, attended by the manager of the Sports Department of Sakhnin Hamid Ghanaian, School Principal, Abu Raya Salwa and the school physical education teachers.In...
LISBOA2BAKU REACHES ROME

LISBOA2BAKU REACHES ROME

Rome , May 4, 2015 - The intrepid 53 ex-army officer Jorge Cristovao who is cycling the 6,600 kilometres that separate Lisbon from Baku, reached Rome on Saturday afternoon. His first stop was at the CONI HQ, where he was cheered by a group of young enthusiasts and where he delivered a letter for CONI President Giovanni Malagò. He then pedalled his way to the EOC Headquarters to deliver a...
NOC POLAND HOSTS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN AND SPORT SEMINAR

NOC POLAND HOSTS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN AND SPORT SEMINAR

Warsaw, April 30, 2015 - Nearly 70 participants, with a vast majority of women, attended the opening of the international Women and Sport Seminar “Leadership and Talent Development” at the Olympic Center in the Polish capital city.During three days, representatives from 33 National Olympic Committees - mainly from Europe, but also from as far away as Australia - discussed the place...
BAKU 2015 TORCH RELAY STARTS

BAKU 2015 TORCH RELAY STARTS

Baku, April 29, 2015 – The Inaugural European Games Flame has headed off across Azerbaijan, after the lighting ceremony at the Ateshgah sacred fire.The Baku 2015 flame began its journey in style on Monday, flying to the Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan, one of the most ancient dwelling locations of Azerbaijan.Nakhchivan, a landlocked exclave, is no stranger to sport having previously...
TURKISH NOC LAUNCH “ACTIVE KIDS” PROJECT

TURKISH NOC LAUNCH “ACTIVE KIDS” PROJECT

Istanbul, 29 April 2015 - The Turkish Olympic Committee (TOC), in partnership with Nike Turkey, has announced a new “Active Kids” project to address the growing epidemic of physical inactivity among young people. First activities will focus on two pilot schools on the Western and Eastern sides of Istanbul. The pilot programme, which takes place on weekends, encourages children to be...
BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES TORCH LIT IN AZERBAIJAN

BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES TORCH LIT IN AZERBAIJAN

Baku, April 26 - The special ceremony took place in the ancient and sacred temple of Ateshgah, Baku.President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, his wife, chairperson of the Baku-2015 First European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva, President of the European Olympic Committees Patrick Hickey, attended the event, along with EOC Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi, CoCom Chair...
IOC RECEIVES AWARD FOR GOVERNANCE AND TRANSPARENCY

IOC RECEIVES AWARD FOR GOVERNANCE AND TRANSPARENCY

Sochi, April 26, 2015 - The IOC has been awarded the SportBusiness Ultimate Sports Federation Award in the category of Governance and Transparency.IOC Executive Board Member Professor Uğur Erdener, President of the Turkish NOC received the award on behalf of the IOC at the SportAccord Convention World Sport & Business Summit in Sochi, Russia.According to SportBusiness Intelligence:...

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