41st EOC GENERAL ASSEMBLY – GYOR and SARAJEVO TO HOST 2017 EYOFs

41st EOC GENERAL ASSEMBLY – GYOR and SARAJEVO TO HOST 2017 EYOFs

Rome 9th December - the 41st General Assembly of the Association of European NOCs took place at the CONI headquarters, the impressive building inspired to ancient Roman architecture that is greatly admired by NOCs across the world, on the 7th and 8th of December. The bad weather that hit Europe made it impossible for IOC president Rogge to reach the Italian capital, where EOC president Patrick...
EOC LAUNCHES EUROPEAN GAMES

EOC LAUNCHES EUROPEAN GAMES

Rome, 8th December – So decided the 49 NOCs of Europe at their 41st General Assembly in Rome. The second day’s proceedings indeed began with a presentation and discussion on the idea, launched 3 years back but that has been in the ‘Olympic air’ for a long time.   This highlight of the Assembly began with president Patrick Hickey and two experts illustrating the project that will...
ALSO FOR THE NOCs OF EUROPE ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME

ALSO FOR THE NOCs OF EUROPE ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME

Rome, 6th December - delegations from the 49 members of the EOC are about to reach the Italian capital were the EOC will be holding its annual General Assembly.IOC president Jacques Rogge, many IOC members, the presidents and secretaries general of the NOCs of Europe, together with representatives from many Olympic and sports organisations who join the EOC on these occasions, have been invited...
ANOC - THE EOC DELEGATION ATTENDED THE 58th EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

ANOC - THE EOC DELEGATION ATTENDED THE 58th EXECUTIVE COUNCIL

Lausanne, 5th December - Under the Chairmanship of HE Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah, the 58th Executive Council of the Association of National Olympic Committees met in Lausanne on Monday.The EOC delegation was headed by EOC President Patrick Hickey, currently Senior Vice President of ANOC.The ANOC Ex-Co meeting was followed by a joint meeting with the IOC Executive Board, which opened on...
NANJING 2014 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES MASCOT UNVEILED

NANJING 2014 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES MASCOT UNVEILED

Nanjing (China) - 4th December  - “Nanjinglele” the official mascot for the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games was unveiled a few days ago. NANJINGLELE is inspired by a unique natural feature of the host city known as the “Rain-Flower Pebble” (also translated as “River Stone”). The design of the mascot takes the typical shape and appearance of this stone but in a creative and artistic way,...
SWISS OLYMPIC AWARD "2012 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR"

SWISS OLYMPIC AWARD "2012 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR"

Ittigen, 3rd December - The 2012 "Volunteer of the Year" award was this year again held in an exceptional setting: the "SixDay Nights" in Zurich. Three winning volunteers registered with "Swiss Olympic Volunteer" for volunteer work in sport, sponsored by "Natural Gas", shared a total of 3,000 francs, for a cumulative total 1685 hours of volunteer work for Sport in Switzerland.Max Wälchli...
IOC - WORLD CONFERENCE ON SPORT, CULTURE AND EDUCATION’ CALLED TO ACTION

IOC - WORLD CONFERENCE ON SPORT, CULTURE AND EDUCATION’ CALLED TO ACTION

Amsterdam, 30th November - The 8th IOC Conference on Sport, Culture and Education took place from 25 to 27 November in Amsterdam, under the theme "Olympism powered by Youth and Education". This Conference was organised by the IOC, through its Commission for Culture and Olympic Education, whose Chairman is Lambis V. Nikolaou, in partnership with UNESCO and in collaboration with the Netherlands...
OLYMPIC MUSEUM OPENS IN CYPRUS

OLYMPIC MUSEUM OPENS IN CYPRUS

Nicosia, 29th November - A first section of the Olympic Museum was inaugurated last Thursday after year long preparations, with the Cyprus Olympic Committee celebrating the event in the presence of its president Ouranios Ioannides, public and religious authorities and sports leaders. That same day, more than 200 people visited the Olympic Museum, which aims to be a hub for the teaching and...
ALBANIA NOC RUNS MANAGEMENT COURSE

ALBANIA NOC RUNS MANAGEMENT COURSE

Tirana, 27th November – the Albanian Olympic Committee has run a seminar for sports managers at Bajram Curri, in the north of the country. The opening ceremony was held in the presence of the mayor, Agron Demushi, who in welcoming the participants said he would give full support to the new vision of sport that had been recently launched in the region, whilst Albanian NOC executive committee...

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