Standing up for Olympic Values

Standing up for Olympic Values

Our President and IOC Member - Pat Hickey accompanied IOC President - Dr. Jacques Rogge, IOC Vice President – Mr Mario Pescante and a delegation from IOC headquarters on a visit to Jordan, Palestine and Israel. While in Jordan they met with Prince Feisal IOC Member for Jordan and NOC President.  During their visit to Palestine they visited the Amaari refugee camp in Ramallah Palestine and met...
2011 WINTER EYOF: UPDATE FROM THE ORGANISERS

2011 WINTER EYOF: UPDATE FROM THE ORGANISERS

Liberec, 1st October - The Organisers of the 2011 EYOWF have recently contacted the Members of the EOC asking them to submit preliminary entries by numbers within mid October. Next year’s Festival in the Liberec Region expects to host 1’500 participants from 49 countries, and some countries have actually already sent in their entries. The fastest  to respond was the NOC of Romania, which...
NEW DELHI 2010 – EUROPEAN ATHLETES AT THE XIX COMMONWEALTH GAMES

NEW DELHI 2010 – EUROPEAN ATHLETES AT THE XIX COMMONWEALTH GAMES

New Delhi, October 5 - The teams of 3 European NOCs – Cyprus, Great Britain and Malta - are currently participating in the XIX Commonwealth Games ........................... which are taking place from 3 to  14 October in New Delhi (India). The Commonwealth Games is an international, multi-sport event that is held every quadrennial and features competitions involving thousands of elite...
Sabine Krüger(GER) Sports Physician of the Year

Sabine Krüger(GER) Sports Physician of the Year

Berlin, 27 September - The 2010 sports physician of the year is Sabine Krueger of Rostock. She was honoured by the Society of Orthopaedic and Traumatology Sports Medicine (GOTS). The "Sports Doctor of the Year” prize is awarded annually by the GOTS, in the course of its annual Congress. The right is the chairman of the Association of Physicians, the President and the Vice President of the GOTS....
BERLIN WELCOMED THE EOC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

BERLIN WELCOMED THE EOC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Berlin, September 17 – The German NOC paid a very special welcome to President Patrick Hickey and his team for their 3rd meeting of the year, which took place in an hotel near by the famous Brandenburg Gate. The Executive Committee members addressed topical issues, mainly related to the feasibility study for the launching of European Games, the recent and very successful Singapore Youth...
SYDNEY CELEBRATES OLYMPIC ANNIVERSARY

SYDNEY CELEBRATES OLYMPIC ANNIVERSARY

Sydney, September 15 – The whole city has been once again touched by Olympic spirit as it celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the 2000 Summer Games. A packed schedule of events involved officials of the SOCOG and the Paralympics organizing committee, international sports leaders, sporting heroes and thousands of volunteers, welcomed by Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates right...
EOC MEDICAL COMMISSION MEMBERS GATHERED IN GERMANY

EOC MEDICAL COMMISSION MEMBERS GATHERED IN GERMANY

Berlin, September 15 – two days prior of the 3rd EOC Executive Committee of the year, dr. Klaus Steinbach, EC member and chair of the new EOC Medical and Anti-doping commission, invited his colleagues to hold the first meeting of their commission in his home country. The group met at the Berliner office of the German NOC, where an 11-point agenda was carefully addressed. The new members were...
GUNILLA LINDBERG (SWE) WILL CHAIR THE EVALUATION COMMISSION FOR 2018 WINTER GAMES

GUNILLA LINDBERG (SWE) WILL CHAIR THE EVALUATION COMMISSION FOR 2018 WINTER GAMES

Lausanne, September 13 - the IOC announced yesterday that the 11-member Evaluation Commission tasked with making a comprehensive technical appraisal of the three Candidate Cities bidding to host the 2018 Olympic Winter Games: Munich (Germany), Annecy (France) and PyeongChang (South Korea) …….will be chaired by Swedish IOC Member Gunilla Lindberg Lindberg, a member of the IOC Executive Board...
ROME OLYMPIC GAMES 50th ANNIVERSARY: ITALIAN PRESIDENT RECEIVES MEDALISTS

ROME OLYMPIC GAMES 50th ANNIVERSARY: ITALIAN PRESIDENT RECEIVES MEDALISTS

Rome, September 10 – as part of the celebrations for the Rome 1960 Olympic Games, the President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano today received all the Italian Olympic and Paralympic champions, including the medallists from the Rome 1960 Games and the recent stars from the Vancouver Winter Games and Singapore Youth Olympic Games. The gardens of the Quirinale Palace, residence of the...

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