INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC ACADEMY- 2017/2018 MASTERS DEGREE: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC ACADEMY- 2017/2018 MASTERS DEGREE: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Athens, November 23, 2016 - the International Olympic Academy and the Department of Sports Organization and Management of the Faculty of Human Movement and Quality of Life Sciences at the University of the Peloponnese will organize for the 2017-2018 Academic year a Master’s Degree Programme entitled "Olympic Studies, Olympic Education, Organization and Management of Olympic Events". The...
SIR CRAIG REEDIE RE-ELECTED WADA PRESIDENT

SIR CRAIG REEDIE RE-ELECTED WADA PRESIDENT

Montreal, November 22, 2016 - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Foundation Board re-elected President, Sir Craig Reedie for a further three-year term at its meeting held in Glasgow, Scotland, four days after the ANOC general assembly in Doha. Craig Reedie, who has been involved in the life and evolution of WADA since its creation in 1999, became the third president in 2013, after Canadian...
ROMANIA - MIHAI COVALIU ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE NOC

ROMANIA - MIHAI COVALIU ELECTED PRESIDENT OF THE NOC

Bucarest, November 21, 2016 - the General Assembly of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) has elected Mihai Covaliu, President COSR by 128 votes out of 198 .Mihai Covaliu, Olympic champion in sabre at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and multiple medallist at World and European Championships, said he would do everything to bring Romanian sport in the world elite. "Personally I commit to...
NOCs OF GREAT BRITAIN AND KOSOVO HONOURED AT 3rd ANOC AWARDS

NOCs OF GREAT BRITAIN AND KOSOVO HONOURED AT 3rd ANOC AWARDS

Doha, November 16, 2016 - the 2016 ANOC Awards ceremony took place in the capital of Qatar, where the world’s NOCs and representatives from throughout the Olympic Movement came together to celebrate and honour the best sporting achievements from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. For Europe, two highlights: - The British Olympic Association was at the top winner - with Team GB declared the most...
THE RULE OF LAW IN SPORT

THE RULE OF LAW IN SPORT

Rome, 15 November 2016 – In a statement to the press during the XXI ANOC general assembly, EOC acting president Janez Kocijančič said that in the turbulent times for the international Olympic and sport movement we are experiencing today it is important to restore its credibility.The best way to do this, says Kocijančič, is through the Rule of Law, adding that this loads sports scientists...
EUROPEAN NOCs READY TO ATTEND THE ANOC GENERAL ASSEMBLY  IN QATAR

EUROPEAN NOCs READY TO ATTEND THE ANOC GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN QATAR

Doha, Qatar, November 14, 2016 – All European National Olympic Committees NOCs delegations are attending the ANOC General Assembly that opens tomorrow for the first time in a Middle East country. EOC Vice President currently Acting President Janez Kocijancic (SLO), in his position as Vice president of ANOC, will present today to the ANOC Executive Council meeting and tomorrow to the 205...
PYEONGCHANG 2018 WELCOMES INTERNATIONAL MEDIA

PYEONGCHANG 2018 WELCOMES INTERNATIONAL MEDIA

PyeongChang, Republic of Korea, November 11, 2016 – The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (POCOG) is welcoming more than 200 media to PyeongChang this week for the World Press Briefing. The four day event in the host city gives media an overview of the current preparations for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games which begin on 9th February 2018...
OLYMPICS VOTERS WEIGH TRUMP EFFECT ON 2024 BID

OLYMPICS VOTERS WEIGH TRUMP EFFECT ON 2024 BID

Lausanne, November 10, 2016 – Various American and European media wonder what effect Donald Trump's election as US president could have on Los Angeles' chances of hosting the 2024 Olympics. For better or worse.Some International Olympic Committee Members — who will choose the 2024 host city from among Los Angeles, Paris and Budapest, in a vote next September — on Wednesday...

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