KOSOVO – FIRST TIME TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES

KOSOVO – FIRST TIME TO THE OLYMPIC GAMES

Pristina, July 21, 2016 – Following recognition by the IOC, and thus by the EOC, in 2014, as 50th European NOC, the Kosovo Olympic Committee will this year field its first ever team at an Olympic Games: Rio 2016. At a press conference last Tuesday, Kosovo Olympic Committee President Besim Hasani hailed this as an historic event, adding that the albeit small team of eight athletes had...
RIO 2016 – ATHLETES ‘ PRE-GAMES TRAINING

RIO 2016 – ATHLETES ‘ PRE-GAMES TRAINING

Rio de Janeiro, July 20, 2016 - The world's best athletes are starting to arrive in Brazil ahead of the Olympic Games, which open up in 16 days .Sailors are foremost in needing time to learn the currents, tides, winds and waves of their watery field of play. For the past two years, sailors from around the world have plied the waves of Guanabara Bay, training, acclimatising, and getting to know...
ITALY -   RUN FOR ART EUROPEAN CONTEST

ITALY - RUN FOR ART EUROPEAN CONTEST

Rome, July 19, 2016 - The photo contest “Run for Art” goes European. After a first successful event organized last year in Italy by the Giulio Onesti Foundation, a non-profit organization named out the funding father of the Italian Sport, the contest is now embracing the whole European continent with the support of the Italian and International Olympic Academies. At the heart of the...
STATEMENT BY PAT HICKEY, PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEES

STATEMENT BY PAT HICKEY, PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEES

(16/7/2016) - "Today I have seen an e-mail that has been sent to a number of athletes and anti-doping organisations by Beckie Scott, Chair of the WADA Athletes Commission, asking for the recipients to counter-sign a letter (attached to her e-mail) from the US and Canadian  National Anti-doping Agencies addressed to the President of the IOC. This letter calls upon the IOC to instigate a...
2015 OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY ANNUAL REPORT: MORE THAN 100 MILLION INVESTED FOR DEVELOPMENT AND ASSISTANCE

2015 OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY ANNUAL REPORT: MORE THAN 100 MILLION INVESTED FOR DEVELOPMENT AND ASSISTANCE

Lausanne, July 15, 2016 - IOC Olympic Solidarity has published its 2015 Annual Report and posted it on the IOC website.The report summarizes the most important results achieved by Olympic Solidarity Programmes, as well as details of the various actions undertaken to benefit the NOCs in 2015 through world and continental programmes. More than 100 million were invested in 2015 for development and...
OLYMPICS - RIO POSTERS UNVEILED AT MUSEUM OF TOMORROW

OLYMPICS - RIO POSTERS UNVEILED AT MUSEUM OF TOMORROW

Rio de Janeiro, July 14, 2016 – twenty one days to the Games ... the final details are falling into place and “Rio is ready to welcome the world”, as the IOC confirms, whilst the Olympic Torch is nearing Rio, now being in São José dos Pinhais, in Paraná, one of the 27 states of Brazil, located in the south of the country, of which the capital city Curitiba...
OLYMPIC HOUSE OPENS IN MOLDOVA

OLYMPIC HOUSE OPENS IN MOLDOVA

Chisinau, July 13, 2016 - The opening of the Olympic House in the Moldovan capital Chisinau has been hailed as a true celebration of sport, culture and tradition. EOC Executive Committee Member Alexander Kozlovsky and the President of the Moldovan Parliament Andrian Candu were the guests of honour of the inauguration ceremony, which took place in the heart of the historic centre of...
PORTUGAL UEFA 2016 CHAMPION

PORTUGAL UEFA 2016 CHAMPION

Paris, July 12, 2016 – The UEFA Football championship came to an end on Sunday. 24 teams, 51 games, 108 goals scored and only one winner - Portugal against France at the Stade de France in St. Denis, Paris, 1-0, with a goal by Eder in extra time. The first title in the history of Portuguese senior football at a major tournament, ending the bitterness that still persisted in all the...

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