“Golden flight” from Baku receives warm welcome at Sheremetyevo

28 July

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.

ROC and NOC Hungary became partners

19 July

The President of ROC Stanislav Pozdnyakov and the President of NOC Hungary Krisztián Kulcsár signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Budapest. The ceremony took place in the framework of the World Fencing Championships where Stanislav Pozdnyakov is present as the President of the European Fencing Confederation.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “We invite our colleagues from Uzbekistan to participate in the pilot educational programme of RIOU

9 July

Today, ROC President Stanislav Pozdnyakov met with the Head of the National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan Rustam Shaabdurakhmonov and the Director of the Republican Research and Practical Centre for Sports Medicine Abdushukur Sadikov.

Flowers and applause at Sheremetyevo airport

1 July

Today the heroes of the final stage of the 2nd European Games returned to Moscow. In terminal F of Sheremetyevo, where the Aeroflot flight landed from Minsk, members of the shooting, gymnastics, Greco-Roman wrestling, karate and track cycling teams were met with a festive ceremony celebrating their Olympic victories.

RIOU and NOC Belarus became partners

21 June

The Russian International Olympic University and the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation. RIOU Rector, Academician Lev Belousov and Acting First Vice-President of the National Olympic Committee of Belarus Viktor Lukashenko took part in the official ceremony at the House of Fans of the Russian Olympic team.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov received an antique sabre as a gift for his commitment to Fair Play principles.

20 June

During the European Fencing Championship in Düsseldorf, Stanislav Pozdnyakov, President of the Russian Olympic Committee and the European Fencing Confederation, four-time Olympic champion, received an honorary award from the International Fair Play Committee. Holding the antique saber in his hands, the President of the ROC made a fencing salute to the organisers and spectators gathered in the stands.

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.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “We are glad that it is most likely boxing will be presented at Tokyo 2020”

22 May

The IOC Executive Board has recommended that boxing should be kept on the programme of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, but proposed to suspend the membership of the Amateur International Boxing Association (AIBA). These IOC decisions will be discussed at the organisation’s Session in Lausanne, which will be held from 24 to 26 June.

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.