Tag: NOC

Olympic Highlights 04/11/2019

Olympic Highlights 04/11/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT The third edition of the International Forum for Sports Integrity (IFSI) took place at Olympic House in Lausanne on 28 October. During his opening speech, IOC President Thomas Bach said: “This gathering today reflects the very nature of the IFSI, which is cooperation and partnership. We are a community which shares a common

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Olympic Highlights 29/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 29/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT IOC President Thomas Bach was in Warsaw, Poland, last week for the 48 th European Olympic Committees (EOC) General Assembly and the celebrations of the 100 th anniversary of the founding of the Polish Olympic Committee. He was welcomed by the NOC President, Andrzej Krasnicki. During the EOC General Assembly chaired by Janez

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Olympic Highlights 22/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 22/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES President IOC President Thomas Bach was in Doha, Qatar, for the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) last week. On the opening day, the President addressed the General Assembly, which was presided over by Acting President of ANOC and IOC Executive Board member Robin Mitchell. In his speech ,

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Olympic Highlights 14/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 14/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES President IOC President Thomas Bach has been honoured with the highest distinction of the Hellenic Republic, the Grand Cross of the Order of the Phoenix, by the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, during a ceremony that took place on 9 October at the Presidential Mansion in Athens. Speaking at the ceremony, Greek

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Olympic highlights 07/10/2019

Olympic highlights 07/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES President The IOC Executive Board (EB) met on 2 and 3 October at the Olympic House in Lausanne. They discussed the upcoming editions of the Olympic Games, the selection of future Olympic Games hosts, the protection of the integrity of sport and the athletes, and several other institutional matters. Concerning the Olympic Games Tokyo

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Olympic Highlights 01/10/2019

Olympic Highlights 01/10/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT Last week, IOC President Thomas Bach was in New York (USA) for the 74 th Session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. He then flew to Doha (Qatar) for the joint meeting between the IOC Executive Board and the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Council on the occasion of the World Athletics

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Olympic Highlights 23/09/2019

Olympic Highlights 23/09/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT The IOC President, Thomas Bach, was in Beijing, where he attended the official unveiling ceremony for the mascot of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022. The mascot is a cheerful panda called Bing Dwen Dwen. Speaking at the ceremony, the President said: “Everywhere you go, you can feel the excitement and the anticipation

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Olympic highlights 17/09/2019

Olympic highlights 17/09/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES President IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed a delegation led by Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, who presented a project for a possible candidature for the Olympic Games 2032. The delegation included Members of Parliament Ted O'Brien and Milton Dick, Council of Mayors South East Queensland representative Mark Jamieson and

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Olympic Highlights 09/09/2019

Olympic Highlights 09/09/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT IOC President Thomas Bach took part in the final day of the fourth annual edition of the IOC Youth Summit. Fifty-three IOC Young Leaders – formerly known as IOC Young Change-Makers (YCMs) –, came together to put their creativity to the test as part of the first ever IOC “Createathon” for the forthcoming Winter Youth Olympic

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Olympic Highlights 02/09/2019

Olympic Highlights 02/09/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT The IOC President, Thomas Bach, attended the 32 nd Congress of the International Triathlon Union (ITU) chaired by IOC Member Marisol Casado. President Bach congratulated the ITU for leading the way in embracing Olympic Agenda 2020, which he said is “not just for the IOC or the Olympic Games, but a roadmap for every sport and

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Olympic Highlights 2019/08/05

Olympic Highlights 2019/08/05

IOC News IOC activities President On 23 July, IOC President Thomas Bach embarked on a four-day world trip that took him to Gwangju (Republic of Korea), Tokyo (Japan) and Lima (Peru). The IOC President was in Gwangju for the World Aquatics Championships. Welcomed by Julio César Maglione, the President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) and an IOC

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Olympic Highlights 22/07/2019

Olympic Highlights 22/07/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT IOC President Thomas Bach attended the opening ceremony and first finals of the World Fencing Championships in Budapest (Hungary), at the invitation of International Fencing Federation (FIE) President Alisher Usmanov. The IOC President presented medals to the best athletes in the individual women’s epée event, which saw

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Olympic Highlights 2019/07/15

Olympic Highlights 2019/07/15

Olympic News IOC activities President The IOC President, Thomas Bach, met with IOC Executive Board member and President of the International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) Ivo Ferriani. They discussed a number of Olympic subjects, including the preparations for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lausanne 2020 and the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022.

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Olympic Highlights 08/07/2019

Olympic Highlights 08/07/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES President IOC President Thomas Bach had the opportunity to address the world’s leaders at the G20 Summit in Osaka (Japan) on 29 June. He was invited by Shinzo Abe, Prime Minister of Japan, the host country of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The world’s leaders received the speech with a round of applause. Prime Minister Abe praised the

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Olympic Day marked with colourful ceremony

Olympic Day marked with colourful ceremony

Lalitpur, June 23 Nepal Olympic Committee celebrated the Olympic Day with colourful ceremony at the Nepal Army Sports Complex here today. Minister for Youth and Sports Jagat Bahadur Sunar and Honorary President of NOC Dhruba Bahadur Pradhan hoisted the national and IOC flags respectively during the closing ceremony. A total of 116 tournaments and sports

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Olympic Highlights 17/06/2019

Olympic Highlights 17/06/2019

IOC News IOC ACTIVITIES PRESIDENT At The Olympic Museum, IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed a Bulgarian NOC delegation, led by NOC President and Olympic champion Stefka Kostadinova, whose high jump world record of 2.09 metres has stood since 1987. The preparations for the next Olympic Games were addressed, as was a possible candidature by Bulgaria to

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Sri Lanka Olympic Day to combat coral mining

Sri Lanka Olympic Day to combat coral mining

Suresh Subramanium (left) president of NOC and Maxwell de Silva at the media briefing on Olympic Day Run held at the NOC on Thursday. Pic: Vipula Amarasinghe The National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Sri Lanka has lined up many significant events to mark the Olympic Day celebrations which fall on June 23, but the country will celebrate it on June 25 in Matara.

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OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS 12/06/2019

OLYMPIC HIGHLIGHTS 12/06/2019

Olympic News IOC ACTIVITIES President IOC President Thomas Bach was in Paris on 7 June to visit the French National Olympic Committee (CNOSF) and the Organising Committee for the Olympic Games Paris 2024. At the CNOSF headquarters, President Bach was greeted by the CNOSF President Denis Masseglia before meeting the Presidents of the French Olympic Sport

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Hungarian Olympic Committee President Kulcsár aiming to grow country's brand after Budapest hosts Olympics marketing seminar

Hungarian Olympic Committee President Kulcsár aiming to grow country’s brand after Budapest hosts Olympics marketing seminar

The changing nature of marketing within the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and its worldwide partners was addressed at a three-day marketing seminar hosted by the Hungarian Olympic Committee (MOB) in Budapest. IOC marketing training manager Natascha Trittis presented an insight into the role of the marketing team and praised the arduousness of

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