NAR MOBILE FIRST OFFICIAL LOCAL PARTNER FOR BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES

NAR MOBILE FIRST OFFICIAL LOCAL PARTNER FOR BAKU 2015 EUROPEAN GAMES

Baku, July 3 2014 - Baku 2015 European Games has signed an agreement with Nar Mobile, Azerbaijan's fastest-growing mobile operator, to become the official mobile telecommunications service provider for the event reports the local news agency AzerTAc,The agreement sees Nar Mobile become the first national partner of the inaugural European Games, in a deal which will promote the event extensively...
ITALIAN SIX-MONTH EU PRESIDENCY COMMENCES

ITALIAN SIX-MONTH EU PRESIDENCY COMMENCES

Rome 1st July 2014 – as of today Italy will hold the EU Presidency for the second semester of 2014, taking over from Greece.The press has commented on this presidency saying that Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi wants a Europe that is more focused on growth and that shows more concern for its citizens, so as to change the image of an EU distant from its people and equated with sacrifice."It...
THE CITY OF LVIV (UKRAINE) WITHDRAWS 2022 CANDIDATURE

THE CITY OF LVIV (UKRAINE) WITHDRAWS 2022 CANDIDATURE

Kiev, 1st July 2014: given the current political and economic condition of the country, the Ukrainian city of Lviv has withdrawn its candidature to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games. So announces the IOC in an official press release on the 2022 Games, stating that, "after positive discussions between IOC President Thomas Bach, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, and NOC President Sergey...
ISRAELI NOC HAS A NEW SECRETARY GENERAL

ISRAELI NOC HAS A NEW SECRETARY GENERAL

Tel Aviv, 30th June 2014 - the director of Israel's Elite Sport Department Gili Lustig has been chosen to succeed Efraim Zinger in one of the most influential roles in Israeli sport.With a twenty year career behind him, Zinger, better known as Ziggy, is a well-known and appreciated sports leader all over Europe, having been the one who helped the Israeli NOC enter the European Association in...
EU-TRIO PRESIDENCY PROGRAMME RELEVANCE FOR SPORT

EU-TRIO PRESIDENCY PROGRAMME RELEVANCE FOR SPORT

Brussels, 26th June 2014 - Italy is taking over the EU presidency from Greece next Tuesday 1st July, and by then the new "Trio" - the Italian, and future Latvian and Luxembourg Presidencies - will be officially in place.The 18 month programme of the EU Council, prepared by the Trio and the High Representative, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Council is now settled.The three Presidencies will make...
OLYMPIC CHAMPION MICHAEL JOHNSON VISITS BAKU 2015 HEADQUARTERS

OLYMPIC CHAMPION MICHAEL JOHNSON VISITS BAKU 2015 HEADQUARTERS

Baku, 25th June 2014 - Four-time Olympic champion Michael Johnson was in Baku this week to meet aspiring young Azerbaijani athletes and take part in the Olympic Day celebrations on Baku Boulevard on Monday 23rd June, the AzerTag news agency reports.Johnson, an ambassador for BP in Azerbaijan – which is one of Baku 2015's Official Partners – visited the Baku 2015 European Games Operation...
THE GERMAN NOC MOVED

THE GERMAN NOC MOVED

Frankfurt/Main (GER), 23rd June 2014 - whilst their headquarters are being renovated, the DOSB, the NOC of Germany, after having exceptionally closed from 19th to 23rd June, are moving into temporary premises in Neu-Isenburg just 10 kilometres away. Work on the HQ at12 de Otto-Fleck in Frankfurt is expected to last about two years. The email addresses and phone numbers will however remain the...
OLYMPIC DAY 2014

OLYMPIC DAY 2014

Kiev, 23rd June 2014 - the Olympic Day each year recalls the constitution of the International Olympic Committee in Paris on 23rd June 1894, thanks to Baron Pierre de Coubertin. And this year too, like in the past, NOCs across Europe have celebrated the Olympic Day with various events.Of particular significance were those organised last weekend in the Ukrainian capital, in the name of peace and...

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