The European Olympic Committees (EOC) is gradually returning to full speed after months of disruption brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Head Office in Rome reopened in May, welcoming back staff who are once again working on a full-time basis. On 6 July, EOC Acting President Niels Nygaard visited the headquarters for the first time sinc..
The Latvian Olympic Committee (LOC) elected Žoržs Tikmers as the new president of the organisation, at its last General Assembly on 10 July 2020. Tikmers received 84 votes and will lead LOC after a longstanding office in the NOC, serving first as Vice President (1992-2012) and then as Secretary General (2012-2020). He takes over Aldons Vrub..
The National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Monaco commemorated former EOC President Janez Kocijančič at their annual General Assembly on 8 July 2020. NOC of Monaco President H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and Secretary General HE Ms Yvette Lambin-Berti honoured Kocijančič, who passed away on 1 June 2020, for his great contribution to the Oly..
Czech architect firm “ADR” has been awarded the 2019 International Olympic Committee (IOC) award for sustainable architecture. ADR has for many years worked for the Czech House projects in the Olympic Games host cities and during the Olympic Festivals in the Czech Republic. In their sports facilities, they combine beauty, functionality, en..