November 5, 2019

IOC President Thomas Bach encourages all stakeholders in the fight against doping

Addressing the 1,500 delegates attending the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)’s Fifth World Conference on Doping in Sport in Katowice, Poland, the President announced a commitment of USD 10 million by the IOC […]
November 3, 2019

The athletes at the heart of IF Forum 2019

GAISF and SportAccord President Raffaele Chiulli wrapped up 2019 IF Forum in Lausanne with a message on the importance of giving athletes sufficient tools to ensure their empowerment. The three-day Forum, which […]
November 1, 2019

IOC reward 10 International Sports Federations for tangible climate action

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Worldwide Olympic Partner Dow rewarded 10 International Sports Federations (IFs) for taking concrete action to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. As part of the reward, carbon offsets will be offered to the IFs […]
November 1, 2019

Lausanne 2020 receives the keys to the Youth Olympic Village

The keys to the Youth Olympic Village, named the “Vortex”, were handed over to the Lausanne 2020 Organising Committee today during a ceremony on site. Born out of a partnership between the Canton of Vaud and the Vaud Pension Fund (CPEV), this symbolic building […]
October 30, 2019

ΕΥΟF Sarajevo & East Sarajevo prompts nomination for “Peace and Sport” award

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) announced that the Olympic Committee of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the cities of Sarajevo and East Sarajevo have been nominated by Peace and Sport for a Diplomatic […]
October 29, 2019

Bach: “Τhe NOCs, the IOC, the Olympic Games are not there for making money”

IOC President Thomas Bach was in Warsaw, Poland, for the 48th European Olympic Committees (EOC) General Assembly and the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Polish Olympic Committee. He was […]
October 28, 2019

The Piotr Nurowski Best Young Athlete prize

World silver medallist high jumper Yaroslava Mahuchikh (UKR) was awarded the Piotr Nurowski Best Young Athlete prize in Warsaw, Poland, following a vote by the 48th General Assembly of the European Olympic […]
October 27, 2019

Algerian Taoufik Makhloufi awarded Medal of Order of Merit

Algeria’s Head of State Abdelkader Bensalah awarded track and field athlete Taoufik Makhloufi, 2nd world champion in Doha 2019 in 1500m.,  Olympic winner in London 2012 and silver medalist at Rio Olympics […]
October 24, 2019

The 48th annual European Olympic Committees (EOC) General Assembly in Warsaw

The 50 European National Olympic Committees (ENOCs) are ready to travel to Poland this week for the 48th annual European Olympic Committees (EOC) General Assembly in Warsaw on 25 and 26 October. […]