In the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the 14th European Youth Olympic Winter Festival has been launched. The opening ceremony was held at the Asim Ferhatović Hase Olympic stadium and generated enormous excitement in Sarajevo.
Anastasia Davydova: The Children of Asia Games play a significant role in the development of children's and youth sports
ROC Secretary General, five-time synchronised swimming Olympic champion Anastasia Davydova took part in a briefing on the opening of the 1st Children of Asia International Sports Games in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia.
Stanislav Pozdnyakov: "For many novice athletes, the Children of Asia Games can become a springboard into big sport"
On 9 February in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, an opening ceremony of the 1st Children of Asia International Winter Games will be held at the Spartak stadium with support from the IOC, the Olympic Council of Asia, the Government of the Russian Federation and the Russian Olympic Committee.
The International Paralympic Committee announced today the reinstatement of the RPC’s membership in this organisation — for the time being conditionally, until 15 March 2019, when this decision will officially take effect. Also, the Russian Paralympic Committee was presented with a number of requirements that must be strictly followed up to December 2022 to preserve its status as an IPC member.
Pursuant to the instructions of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin following the meeting of the Council under the President of the Russian Federation on the Development of Physical Education and Sports, held on March 24, 2014, the Russian Olympic Committee developed the Olympic Country Development Assistance Program, guided by the Olympic Charter, according to which, one of the tasks of National Olympic Committees is to promote the development of mass sports, and also within the framework of the international movement ″Sport for All″.
Every June, the Russian Olympic Committee holds the All-Russian Olympic Day, which is dedicated to the main state or sporting events of the year.
In order to popularize the ideas of Olympism among the younger generation and involve children and young people in systematic physical education and sports, the Russian Olympic Committee, after the Olympic Games in Sochi, launched a new sports and educational project Olympic Patrol, which is part of the Olympic Country program.