QUALIFICATION SYSTEMS FOR THE 1st WINTER YOG

QUALIFICATION SYSTEMS FOR THE 1st WINTER YOG

The Executive Board of the IOC has approved the qualification system for each event at the first Winter Youth Olympic Games which will be held in Innsbruck in 2012. This follows the previous EB approval of the sports competition programme. The qualification system for each sport and discipline, which was prepared in close collaboration with the International Federations (IF), strives to...
NEW EVENTS FOR LONDON 2012

NEW EVENTS FOR LONDON 2012

The Executive Board of the IOC approved the inclusion of a mixed doubles tennis event as well as several changes to the track cycling programme of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The requested changes came from the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and the International Cycling Union (UCI) as part of the IOC's systematic review of the Olympic programme. The changes reflect the IOC's...
GERMAN OLYMPIC SPORTS CONFEDERATION HOSTS VANCOUVER PREPARATORY MEETING FOR EUROPEAN NOCs

GERMAN OLYMPIC SPORTS CONFEDERATION HOSTS VANCOUVER PREPARATORY MEETING FOR EUROPEAN NOCs

Frankfurt, 4 December - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games was hosted by the DOSB and, during five days, welcomed 35 European NOCs for a series of preparatory meetings, the so-called Pre-Delegation Registration Meetings. In the House of German Sports in Frankfurt, the European National Olympic Committees were put into the mood for the Winter Games in Vancouver...
THE LISBON TREATY: A LEGAL BASIS FOR SPORT

THE LISBON TREATY: A LEGAL BASIS FOR SPORT

Rome, 1st December – The European Olympic Committees, together with the International Olympic Committee are delighted to see the position of sport in the European Union strengthened through the Lisbon Treaty. The new EU Treaty comes into effect today, and, for the first time ever, will provide a legal basis for sport – something for which the Olympic and Sports Movement has been fighting for the...
THE 38th EOC GENERAL ASSEMBLY

THE 38th EOC GENERAL ASSEMBLY

isbon, 28 November – the 49 Olympic Committees of Europe met in Lisbon 27-28 November chaired by Patrick Hickey to draw up plans for the coming four years. Opened in the presence of IOC President Jacques Rogge, José Vicente Moura, President of the Portuguese NOC, Laurentino Dias, the Secretary of State for Youth and Sport and numerous Portuguese sports authorities, the EOC...
EOC 2009-2013 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

EOC 2009-2013 EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Lisbon, 27 November – The representatives of the 49 NOCs of Europe, in Lisbon for the 38th General Assembly of their Association, have elected their new Executive Committee, charged with the task of accompanying and assisting them over the next four years. There is no change in the Quadruka, whilst there has been some turnover as concerns members. The new European Executive...
FINAL MEETING FOR OUTGOING EXECUTIVE 
COMMITTEE

FINAL MEETING FOR OUTGOING EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Lisbon, 26 November – the outgoing EOC Executive Committee held its last meeting in the Portuguese capital, on the eve of the General Assembly, at which they discussed the main issues dealt with over the preceding four years – preparations for the various Olympic Games and European Youth Olympic Festivals, the fight against doping, relations with the EU – and the passing of...
OLYMPIC EUROPE ON ROUTE FOR PORTUGAL

OLYMPIC EUROPE ON ROUTE FOR PORTUGAL

Lisbon, 24 November – The representatives of the 49 NOCs of Europe are on their way to the Portuguese capital where the 2009 EOC General Assembly will commence Friday. The European association’s 38th annual assembly will be the keynote event of the year, as in Lisbon the EOC will be assessing the four years past. In Lisbon there will also be the elections for the new Executive...
EOC EU OFFICE APPROVES 2010 PROGRAMME

EOC EU OFFICE APPROVES 2010 PROGRAMME

Brussels – The founding partners met on 10 November to take stock of the first year’s activities and decide the programme for 2010. Chaired by EOC President Patrick Hickey, EOC Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi, EOC Treasurer Kikis Lazarides - in representation of the EOC - together with delegations from the IOC, and the NOC’s of Germany, France and Austria, looked at the office’s finances,...

f-olyf-bakuf-eyoff-tbif-riof-pyelogo crf-nanf-lille