OLYMPIC MOVEMENT TO DECIDE ON ITS FUTURE

OLYMPIC MOVEMENT TO DECIDE ON ITS FUTURE

Buenos Aires, 5th September – a memorable re-entry from the holidays awaits the Olympic Movement with three key decisions to be taken at the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where the IOC Members will vote the host city for the 2020 Olympic Games, decide the 2020 Olympic programme, and elect a new IOC President. IOC Member Patrick Hickey, the President of the EOC and Member of the...
FRANCE - JEAN-CHRISTOPHE ROLLAND TO SUCCEED DENIS OSWALD AS FISA PRESIDENT

FRANCE - JEAN-CHRISTOPHE ROLLAND TO SUCCEED DENIS OSWALD AS FISA PRESIDENT

Paris, 3rd September - Jean-Christophe Rolland has just been elected president of the International Federation of Rowing Associations at its 2013 Ordinary Congress, gathered in Chungju (South Korea), and will be taking over from Denis Oswald, an IOC member and FISA president since 1989, as of July 2014, announces the NOC of France.Twice world champion, in 1993 and 1997, and Olympic champion at...
ISRAELI NOC PROPOSES PRESIDENT PERES FOR IOC TROPHY

ISRAELI NOC PROPOSES PRESIDENT PERES FOR IOC TROPHY

Tel Aviv, 2nd September – it was today announced that the Executive Board of the Olympic Committee of Israel has unanimously agreed to propose the President of Israel, HE Mr. Shimon Peres, for the 2013 IOC Trophy.President Peres acknowledges the power and value of Sports, continues the press release, having through the years initiated many Sports projects that have brought together different...
EOC, ROC AND RIOU SIGN MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION

EOC, ROC AND RIOU SIGN MEMORANDUM OF COOPERATION

Rome, 28th August - The European Olympic Committees (EOC), the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC). The ceremony took place at the beginning of the current month, formalising the three parties' commitment to promote Olympic values and train a new generation of managers for the sports industry in Russia...
UN ASSEMBLY PROCLAIMS 6 APRIL INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE

UN ASSEMBLY PROCLAIMS 6 APRIL INTERNATIONAL DAY OF SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE

New York , 29 August - In a historic decision, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly approved by consensus a proclamation establishing an International Day of Sport for Development and Peace - informs the IOC in its website, relating the event which took place in New York last 23rd August . The Day will be celebrated each year on 6 April, the date of the opening of the first modern Olympic...
THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL JUDO FEDERATION HALL OF FAME GALA

THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL JUDO FEDERATION HALL OF FAME GALA

Rome, 26th August – The first International Judo Federation (IJF) Hall of Fame Gala took place on Sunday 25th August in Rio de Janeiro Brazil as the judo family were in Rio for the World Judo Championships. The evening was to celebration distinguished judo personalities and also featured special performances by acclaimed artists Marcel Pavel and Irina Nicolae. Mr Marius Vizer IJF Presdient...
EOC MAKES SENIOR APPOINTMENTS FOR EUROPEAN GAMES

EOC MAKES SENIOR APPOINTMENTS FOR EUROPEAN GAMES

Rome, 12 August 2013. The European Olympic Committees (EOC) today announced two key appointments in connection with the staging of the inaugural European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, from 12-28 June 2015.Simon Clegg, the former Chief Executive of the British Olympic Association, Ipswich Town Football Club and 1995 European Youth Olympic Festival has been appointed Senior European Games Consultant...
YOUNG EUROPEAN ATHLETES SAY NO TO DOPING

YOUNG EUROPEAN ATHLETES SAY NO TO DOPING

Rome, 8th August - the Utrecht 2013 has come to a close, and without any sign of performance enhancing drugs, as the XII summer EYOF has once again confirmed that our young European athletes have resolutely said NO to doping, the EOC EYOF Commission having just announced that all tests conducted for the nine sports on the programme were negative, showing how these youngsters all competed with a...

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