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).
The table tennis personal-command championship of Russia has started in Moscow. From February 26 to March 3, athletes from 28 regions of the Russian Federation will determine the best players in individual and team ranks. The tournament will be one of the stages of selection for the World Cup, which will be held at the end of April in Budapest.
As part of the working meeting held today between the President of ROC Stanislav Pozdnyakov and the head of RSF Denis Tikhomirov, it was announced that the cooperation agreement will be extended for four years.
Today ROC President continued a series of working meetings with the leaders of winter sports federations, which resulted in the four-year extension of cooperation agreements with the federations of Curling and Cross Country Skiing.
The general meeting of delegates of the All-Russian Association of Summer Olympic Sports (ARASOS) was held today in the Russian Olympic Committee, where elections of the new president and the Executive committee of the organization took place.
On February 9, the XIV European Youth Olympic Festival starts in Sarajevo. Athletes from 46 countries aged 14–18 will compete for medals in eight different types of sports, including snowboarding.
As part of the XIV European Youth Olympic Festival, young biathletes will compete for 5 sets of medals. Competitions will be held at the modern ski center in Dvoriste built specifically for EYOF-2019.
More than a month has passed since the official delegation of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) headed by President Olle Dahlin held meetings in the Olympic Committee with the leadership of the Russian Biathlon Union (RBU), the head of the Russian Olympic Committee Stanislav Pozdnyakov and the leadership of RUSADA.
The Olympic Assembly on December 12 approved the Beijing-2022 Program. The phrase “prepare your sleigh in the summer” has acquired a new meaning. Already today, four years before the Games begin in China, the winter federations, with assistance from ROC, have started preparations for the main sports forum.
Varvara Barysheva: ″The educational project of the Russian Olympic Committee is as important as the Olympic medals″14 December 2018
On December 12, the Olympic Assembly approved the Program to assist Candidates to become Members of the Russian Olympic Team and to ensure the participation of the Russian Olympic Delegation at the XXIV Olympic Winter Games 2022 in Beijing (China). The Executive Director of the Russian Speed Skating Union (RSSU) Varvara Barysheva spoke about the interaction with ROC as part of this document in an interview with the ROC Information Service.