Today, on October 4, the President of the ROC held a working meeting with the Vice President of the National Olympic Committee of Spain and Head of the Spanish Handball Federation Francisco Blazquez. The President of the Russian Handball Federation Sergey Shishkarev also took part in the meeting. Both sides discussed cooperation in various areas, including Russia’s bid to host the European Women’s Handball Championship in 2024.
Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “Expanding the format of the Olympic Games has always made Olympic competitions even more interesting”4 October
The President of the ROC held a working meeting with the head of the World Karate Federation (WKF), Antonio Espinos. During the meeting both sides discussed the Olympic prospects of karate, which will make its first appearance at Tokyo 2020, nevertheless, the combat sport was excluded from the Paris 2024 Olympic programme.
A key aspect of the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee’s visit to Moscow was the scheduled meeting with the Secretary General of the Russian Ski Association Georgy Mnatsakanov. The main topics on agenda were issues related to preparing and organizing the 2022 Winter Olympics.
On September 5, as part of the 5th Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, a Memorandum of Cooperation was signed on ROC’s presentation platform between the Russian Olympic Committee and the Japanese Olympic Committee.
The annual Forum of the National Olympic Committees of the CIS, the Baltic states and Georgia was held in Kyrgyzstan4 September
The 21st International Forum of the National Olympic Committees of the CIS, the Baltic States and Georgia was held at the Ruh Ordo Cultural Centre on Lake Issyk-Kul.
Evgenia Medvedeva has been appointed as the Ambassador of the Russian Olympic team at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad 2020 in Tokyo27 August
On August 27 a joint press conference was held, attended by Stanislav Pozdnyakov, President of the Russian Olympic Committee and Evgenia Medvedeva, 2-time silver medallist of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, who has become the official Ambassador of the Russian Olympic team at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Today, a meeting was held between Deputy General Director and Head of the Office of the President of the ROC Rodion Plitukhin with members of the Japanese delegation presenting the Host City programme in Moscow.
The fifth Eastern Economic Forum (EEF 2019), which will be held in Vladivostok on September 4–6, will become a crucial platform for expanding international cooperation in the field of sports, paving the way for discussing relevant issues of the Olympic movement and the impact of major sporting events on the Asia-Pacific region
The Russian team, which took part in the XV Summer European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku, has returned home. The heroes of EYOF-2019, along with their medals, landed on a comfortable Aeroflot liner in terminal D of Sheremetyevo airport where the traditional solemn ceremony of welcoming the young athletes took place.
Anastasia Davydova: “The Olympic festival in Baku will be the first step on the way to the Olympic medals”19 July
Today, at the premises of the ″Ozero Krugloye″ Training Centre, the solemn seeing-off ceremony for the Russian Olympic team took place. The team is going to the XV Summer European Youth Olympic Festival which starts in Baku (Azerbaijan) on 21 July.