During the press conference devoted to the start of cooperation between ROC and the company MATCH Hospitality AG, the official ticket agent of the Russian Olympic Committee for the sale of tickets and travel packages to the Games in Tokyo and Beijing in the Russian Federation, Stanislav Pozdnyakov, explained why he expects a large number Russian fans in Japan in 2020 and China in 2022.
The Russian Olympic Committee now has an Official ticket agent – the Swiss company MATCH Hospitality AG. Under the terms of the agreement with ROC, it now has the exclusive rights to sell tickets and travel packages in Russia for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad 2020 in Tokyo (Japan) and the XXIV Olympic Winter Games 2022 in Beijing (China).
The Russian Olympic team continues to prepare for the 2nd European Games, which will be held from 21 to 30 June in Minsk. 100 days before the start of the competition, Andrei Konokotin, Director of Sports and Head of the Main Directorate for ensuring participation in Olympic sports events of ROC, spoke to the ROC Information Service.
Stanislav Pozdnyakov: "The incredible victories of Lydia Skoblikova have set the bar so high for many generations of Soviet and Russian skaters"
Today the legendary Soviet athlete, Lydia Skoblikova, the only six-time Olympic champion in the history of speed skating and the absolute champion of the 1964 Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck, is celebrating her anniversary. The renowned speed skater received warm birthday wishes on her special day from ROC President Stanislav Pozdnyakov.
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.