On April 10 the Minister of Sport Pavel Kolobkov chaired the final meeting of the Board of the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation held at the press centre of MIA Russia Today. The event was also attended by Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets, President of the Russian Olympic Committee Stanislav Pozdnyakov and Secretary of the Presidential Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Sport Alexei Kulakovsky.
On April 6 two sports holidays were celebrated in Moscow simultaneously – International Day of Sport for Development and Peace and World Table Tennis Day, established in 2015 at the initiative of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).
Stanislav Pozdnyakov: ″The Russian Olympic Committee fully supports the main idea of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace″
The President of the Russian Olympic Committee congratulated sports enthusiasts and devotees of a healthy lifestyle in Russia on one of the main sports festivals of the year.
A meeting of the Presidential Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Sport was held in Moscow
Today, a meeting of the Presidential Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Sport chaired by Vladimir Putin was held at the Anastasia Davydova Olympic Centre for Synchronised Swimming. The main focus was on national goals and strategic objectives in regard to the development of sports in the country up until 2024 and beyond.
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.