ZASPORT outfit centre opens on Novy Arbat

4 June

On June 3, the flagship ZASPORT store on Novy Arbat, 26 opened the outfit centre for athletes and members of the delegation, who will participate in the 2nd European Games. Competitions will be held in Minsk from 21 to 30 June.

Alexander Grushin: “Cross Country Ski Federation of Russia took participation responsibly in the ROC pilot educational programme”

23 May

From 13 to 20 May, the coaches of all the Russian ski teams, from the junior to the main one, underwent advanced training courses at the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) in Sochi as part of the ROC pilot educational programme.

At the European Games, Russian athletes will be able to compete in all sports on the programme, including the team tournament

22 May

From 19 to 21 May, the Forum of the National Olympic Committees of Central and South-Eastern Europe was held in Sopot, Poland. Along with the permanent members of the association, the leaders of the NOCs of Russia and Spain took part in the event as observers.

Yuri Yuriev becomes EOC Executive Committee member

17 May

Deputy Secretary General — head of the ROC International Relations Department Yuri Yuriev has been included in the Executive Committee of the European Olympic Committees. This decision was taken at today’s meeting of the EOC governing body in Vienna. The candidacy of the representative of the ROC was supported by all members of the Executive Committee of the organisation.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov took part in St. Petersburg International Legal Forum – 2019

15 May

As part of the 9th St. Petersburg International Legal Forum (SPBILF), the ROC President spoke at the discussion session “Development of UNESCO International Convention Against Doping in Sport: Current Challenges and Prospects”, during which the participants discussed further steps in the anti-doping sphere in order to ensure fair and transparent rules of interaction between states and representatives of the international Olympic movement in countering the use of prohibited substances.

Russian representation in IOC Commissions increased

15 May

Within the framework of the implementation of Agenda 2020, IOC President Thomas Bach introduced changes to the composition of the main Commissions of the International Olympic Committee. By the decision of the IOC head, ROC President Stanislav Pozdnyakov was included in the Olympic Programme Commission (it considers including or excluding certain sports from the programme of the upcoming Games), and head of the ROC President’s Office Rodion Plitukhin became a member of the Sport and Active Society Commission.

World Table Tennis Day at the GUM Department Store

6 April

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).

A meeting of the Presidential Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Sport was held in Moscow

27 March

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.

Vladimir Putin: ″By 2024 more than half of Russia’s population should be involved in regular sports activities″

27 March

Today, Vladimir Putin opened the meeting of the Presidential Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Sport in Moscow. The Head of State declared that “the field of sports and physical fitness was and remains one of the top priorities of our social policy.”

Andrey Konokotin: ″242 Russian athletes could take part in the II European games″

13 March

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.