Squat 30 times – go to the subway for free

8 November 2013

Squat 30 times and go to the subway for free. This is the essence of the joint project of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and the Visa company called “The Olympic changes”. The first “change” was launched on Friday, November 8, at the Moscow subway station “Vistavochnaya” where anyone will be able to ride the Metro just for 30 squats from now until December 3. Now, in order to enter the subway in a good mood, you should just walk up to a special machine and squat 30 times in two minutes.

Alexandr Zhukov, the ROC President, gave an Olympic lesson at the Sochi school exactly 100 days before the opening of the Olympic Games

29 October 2013

On October 29, the three cities of Krasnodar region marked 100 days before the Olympics. Alexandr Zhukov, the President of the Russian Olympic Committee, together with the Olympic champions Maria Kiseleva and Shamil Sabirov conducted an Olympic lesson and exercises in Sochi.

The results of the Executive meeting of the All-Russian Union of Non-governmental Associations “The Russian Olympic Committee”

25 October 2013

On October 25 a regular Executive meeting of the All-Russian Union of  Non-governmental Associations “The Russian Olympic Committee” was held. All proposals that were put forward at the meeting were approved.

Vladimir Sengleev : Olympic Games in Sochi promoted a return of science to the Russian sports

25 October 2013

Friday was the last day of the first Research and Practice Seminar based on the results of the experimental studies within the framework of the ROC special projects, held at the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC). In his interview to Interfax the ROC Executive Director Vladimir Sengleev spoke about the results of its work.

The first Research and Practice Seminar held at the ROC has come to an end

25 October 2013

On Friday, as well as the day before, three special projects of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) were brought to the attention of those present at the Research and Practice Seminar – the specialists of the sports federations, the coaches and the representatives of the sports science and medicine. Two of the project reports were presented in front of Aleksandr Zhukov, who visited the Seminar together with the members of the ROC Executive Committee.

The ROC special projects were presented at the Research and Practice Seminar

24 October 2013
  • The first day of the  Research and Practice Seminar based on the experimental results of the special projects, held at the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), has come to an end. The programs, launched three years ago, were presented to the public. According to Aleksandr Grushin, the Head of the ROC Department for methodological support of the sports training and the curator of the Seminar, they must contribute to the performance of our athletes at the Olympic Games in Sochi.

A Research and Practice Seminar based on the experimental results of the special projects was opened at the ROC

24 October 2013

On Thursday, October 24, a Research and Practice Seminar based on the experimental results of the ROC special projects  was started at the ROC. Vladimir Sengleev, the Executive Director of the ROC gave an opening speech. The Seminar will last for two days. During these days six projects of the Russian Olympic Committee will be presented.

Nina Ponomaryova, the first Olympic champion in the history of the USSR, gave an open lesson at the Moscow school

21 October 2013

On Monday Nina Ponomaryova, a legendary Soviet/Russian discus thrower and a World Record Holder visited the students of  Moscow school No. 1454. In 1952, at the Helsinki Olympic Games Nina Ponomaryova became an Olympic Champion, setting a New Olympic Record and earning the first Olympic gold medal in the history of the USSR.

Russian Olympic Committee and Aeroflot sign deal for delivery of Russian Olympic delegation to Sochi

9 October 2013

On Wednesday, October 9, President of the Russian Olympic Committee Aleksander Zhukov and OJSC Aeroflot – Russian Airlines Director General Vitaly Savelyev signed an agreement for the delivery of the Russian official delegation to the XXII Winter Olympics. Under this agreement over 800 athletes, members of the official delegation and luggage will be brought to the Olympic Capital using Aeroflot flights.

A final match of the IV International Parliamentary Games took place in Moscow

22 September 2013

On Sunday, September 22, a friendly football match between the Russian parliamentarians and the parliamentarians of the rest of the world took place. It was the culmination of the IV International Parliamentary Games, which started on September 20. This year the Parliamentary Games were held in the framework of the 20th anniversary of the State Duma of the Russian Federation.