NEWS 20 Oct 2020 ROAD TO TOKYO: NATION’S OLYMPIC MEDAL HOPES REST ON JUDOKA CERIC

“It was a once in a lifetime experience, I cannot begin to describe the feeling.” So said Bosnia and Herzegovina’s Larisa Cerić after lighting the Flame of Peace to open last year’s outstanding Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Sarajevo and East Sarajevo. It says a lot about Cerić and her standing in her home country ..

NEWS 14 Oct 2020 Olympic champion Daina Gudzinevičiūtė re-elected President of NOC Lithuania

Daina Gudzinevičiūtė has been re-elected the President of the National Olympic Committee of Lithuania (LNOC). The LNOC General Assembly confirmed Gudzinevičiūtė for a third term at its annual meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania on 9 October 2020. The Sydney 2000 Olympic Games shooting Champion received 49 votes, against the 17 of her opponent..

NEWS 13 Oct 2020 Piotr Nurowski Prize finalist Iga Swiatek becomes first Polish to win “Roland Garros”

Iga Swiatek, who was one of the finalists of the 2018 Summer #PiotrNurowski “Best European Young Athlete” Prize" has become the first Polish tennis player to win a Grand Slam singles title. The 19-year-old put in a breath-taking performance as she beat American Sofia Kenin 6-4 6-1, clinching the 2020 Roland Garros crown on 10 October 2020. ..

NEWS 13 Oct 2020 STATEMENT FROM EOC ACTING PRESIDENT ON BEHALF OF BELARUS ATHLETES

Acting President of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) Niels Nygaard today called on the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus to live up to its obligations outlined in the Olympic Charter to ensure its athletes are not discriminated against for their political or any other views. The EOC, which is the umbrella organisation fo..

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