WHO WILL BE AWARDED THE BELGIAN NOC’S ORDER OF MERIT?

WHO WILL BE AWARDED THE BELGIAN NOC’S ORDER OF MERIT?

Brussels, 29th May 2014 – IOC Honorary President Jacques Rogge will present the Belgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee Order of Merit next 13th June at the NOC's general assembly, which will be held at the Jacques Brel hall at the Belfius Buildings in the heart of the Belgian capital.Eddy Merckx was the first to receive the COIB Order of merit last year, when the COIB first introduced the...
THE NOC OF SAN MARINO AND THE OLYMPIC FAMILY OF EUROPE MORN FABRIZIO STACCHINI

THE NOC OF SAN MARINO AND THE OLYMPIC FAMILY OF EUROPE MORN FABRIZIO STACCHINI

  San Marino 28th May 2014 – the onetime secretary general of the NOC of San Marino, has died aged 65 in his home town in the little republic at the heart of Italy, after a long illness. Fabrizio Stacchini, who was well known and held in high esteem by all the Olympic Family of Europe and where he had made many friends over the years, was NOC secretary general from 1985 to 2009. A leading...
EOC EC APPOINT NEW 2019 EUROPEAN GAMES COMMISSION

EOC EC APPOINT NEW 2019 EUROPEAN GAMES COMMISSION

Rome, 26th May 2014 - Croatian NOC President and Baku 2015 CoCom Deputy Chair Zlatko Matesa will chair the commission charged with the task of drawing up a set of selection criteria for the host city for the 2019 European Games. The decision was taken by the EOC Executive Committee at its meeting in Nicosia on the eve of the EOC's annual seminar. Together with President Hickey, Matesa has from...
EOC PRESIDENT: AUTONOMY AND GOOD GOVERNANCE “VITAL TO OUR VERY EXISTENCE”

EOC PRESIDENT: AUTONOMY AND GOOD GOVERNANCE “VITAL TO OUR VERY EXISTENCE”

Nicosia, 24 May 2014: The European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Patrick Hickey today stressed the importance of autonomy and good governance during a keynote address on the opening day of the EOC Seminar in Nicosia, Cyprus. Addressing delegates at the 2014 Olympic Solidarity Forum – one of two workshops that took place yesterday – President Hickey identified autonomy and good governance...
THE PRESIDENT OF CYPRUS OPENS 35th EOC SEMINAR

THE PRESIDENT OF CYPRUS OPENS 35th EOC SEMINAR

Nicosia, 23 May 2014 – The annual seminar of the Association, attended by 170 participants from the 49 NOCs of Europe and a number of invited delegations, opened in Nicosia in the presence of the President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades.EOC President Patrick Hickey (IRL) and Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi (ITA) opened the seminar, which is again this year run jointly with the Olympic...
 EOC TO GIVE USD 150,000 FUND TO FLOOD-AFFECTED BALKAN STATES

EOC TO GIVE USD 150,000 FUND TO FLOOD-AFFECTED BALKAN STATES

Nicosia, 22 May 2014- The European Olympic Committees (EOC) Executive Committee today granted a relief fund of USD 50,000 to each of the National Olympic Committees of Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia following the recent floods in the Western Balkans. The financial aid is to be used to help support sport-related activities affected by the floods, which are the worst to hit the area in...
OLYMPIC FAMILY INVADES CYPRUS

OLYMPIC FAMILY INVADES CYPRUS

Nicosia, 22 May 2014 – invited by the NOC of Cyprus's president, Ouraius Ioannides, the delegates from the 49 NOCs of Europe are on their way to the island of Aphrodite where they'll take part in the annual EOC Seminar and IOC Olympic Solidarity Forum, which will begin Friday.The EOC Seminar is the occasion when the more technical aspects of the day to day management of the NOCs are tackled, and...
PROCTER & GAMBLE BECOMES BAKU 2015’S FIRST SPONSOR

PROCTER & GAMBLE BECOMES BAKU 2015’S FIRST SPONSOR

Baku, 21 May 2014 - Procter & Gamble, an IOC TOP Sponsor, was announced as the first sponsor for the 2015 European Games on Wednesday.Mr Azad Rahimov, Azerbaijan's Minister of Youth and Sports and Chief Executive of Baku European Games Operation Committee (BEGOC), said: "We would like to welcome Procter & Gamble as the first official partner of the European Games."I am sure with their...
LEADERS OF EUROPEAN CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST NOCs MET IN POREC

LEADERS OF EUROPEAN CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST NOCs MET IN POREC

Poreč, May 21, 2014 - last weekend, on the Croatian coast by the Adriatic Sea, the Croatian Olympic Committee held a consultative meeting of the European Central and Southeastern National Olympic Committees. The meeting brought together representatives of the 13 NOCs in the region, invited by Zlatko Mateša and Josip Cop, the President and the Secretary General of the Croatian NOC. To note on...

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