EOC SEMINAR OPENS IN TARRAGONA

EOC SEMINAR OPENS IN TARRAGONA

Tarragona, Spain, May 20, 2016 – The annual Seminar the Association of European NOCs (EOC) started its works in the Golden Coast’s PortAventura complex, hosted by the Spanish Olympic Committee. It’s President Alejandro Blanco and Secretary General Victor Sanchez welcomed over 170 delegates from the 50 European NOCs, and traditional stakeholders. Cataluña General...
GREAT WELCOME FOR EOC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS IN TARRAGONA

GREAT WELCOME FOR EOC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS IN TARRAGONA

Tarragona (ESP), May 19, 2016 – President Pat Hickey and EOC Executive Committee members received a fantastic welcome upon their arrival in the Costa Dorada resort for their second meeting of the year and the annual EOC Seminar. First they were invited to attend a welcome dinner organised last night by the Mayor of Tarragona, Josep Felix Ballesteros, under the vaults of the Roman Circus,...
TARRAGONA EUROPEAN HUB FOR THE EOC SEMINAR

TARRAGONA EUROPEAN HUB FOR THE EOC SEMINAR

Tarragona, Spain, May 18, 2016 – Delegations from the 50 European NOCs are flocking to the Golden Coast, south of Barcelona, for the annual EOC Seminar, invited by the National Olympic Committee of Spain and its president Alejandro Blanco.A novelty at the Tarragona Seminar, which opens on Friday and will last for one and half days, will be the award of the first Piotr Nurowski Prize for...
GAMES OF THE SMALL STATES OF EUROPE - 9 NOCs MEET IN SAN MARINO

GAMES OF THE SMALL STATES OF EUROPE - 9 NOCs MEET IN SAN MARINO

San Marino, May 18, 2016 – The nine National Olympic Committees of the Small States of Europe Games met in San Marino from May 6 to 9 for their general assembly, a year prior to San Marino Games. Two days of work - a little over a year (-386 days) from next edition of the Games of the Small States of Europe, which will be hosted in San Marino from 29 May to 3 June 2017 - for delegates...
NOC of IRELAND - SPORTSWEAR DONATION TO SUPPORT REFUGEES

NOC of IRELAND - SPORTSWEAR DONATION TO SUPPORT REFUGEES

Dublin, May 16, 2016 - The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) donated in excess of €80,000 retail worth of New Balance sportswear to the Irish Red Cross for migrants arriving in Ireland under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme (IRPP).The donation comes on receipt of a grant from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to the OCI. Additionally, the OCI gained the support of their Olympic...
PYEONGCHANG 2018 GENERAL ASSEMBLY APPROVES LEE HEE-BEOM AS PRESIDENT

PYEONGCHANG 2018 GENERAL ASSEMBLY APPROVES LEE HEE-BEOM AS PRESIDENT

Seoul, May 13, 2016 – while a delegation from the 2018 Winter Olympics organisers is expected in Tarragona (ESP) next week at the EOC annual Seminar, the 18th General Assembly of the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) held in Seoul has approved the appointment its new President, former minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Mr LEE...
“WE ARE ALL OLYMPIANS” SPANISH CAMPAIGN

“WE ARE ALL OLYMPIANS” SPANISH CAMPAIGN

Madrid, May 11, 2016 – The Spanish Olympic Committee yesterday launched its eighth “ We are all Olympians” campaign in the presence of NOC president Alejandro Blanco and the Community of Madrid’s Councillor for Education, Youth and Sport Rafael van Grieken.Two hundred people - among them sports leaders, technicians, media and supporters of Olympism, as well as many...
LATVIA WELCOME THE EOC MEDICAL COMMISSION

LATVIA WELCOME THE EOC MEDICAL COMMISSION

Riga, May 10, 2016 - the EOC Medical and Anti-Doping commission met in Riga last Friday, invited by its member Dr Līga Cirule, the Latvian Olympic Team’s Chief Physician. NOC President Aldons Vrublevskis welcomed the European experts, including Chair Dr Klaus Steinbach (Germany) and members Dr Norberts Bahl (Austria), Dr Jaroslavs Vetvička (Czech Republic), Dr Emin Ergen (Turkey), Dr...
EUROPE DAY 2016

EUROPE DAY 2016

Rome, May 9, 2016 - Europe Day held on 9 May every year celebrates peace and unity in Europe. The date marks the anniversary of the historical 'Schuman declaration'. At a speech in Paris in 1950, Robert Schuman, the then French foreign minister, set out his idea for a new form of political cooperation in Europe, which would make war between Europe’s nations unthinkable. His vision was to...

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