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.

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.

Team Russia’s House of Fans to be opened in Minsk

7 May

From 21 to 30 June the capital of Belarus will host the 2nd European Games – one of the main integrated sports events of the upcoming summer. And Team Russia’s House of Fans will be set up in Minsk!

ROC and Olympic Solidarity will continue to develop projects as part of the Olympic Country Program

25 April

Today, a working meeting was held in Lausanne at the Olympic Solidarity Headquarters of IOC between its Director, James MacLeod, who is also the Head of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) relations, and Deputy Director General and Head of the ROC President’s Office, Rodion Plitukhin.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “Modern technology is removing boundaries between Olympians and Paralympians”

22 April

Today, ROC President Stanislav Pozdnyakov met with 22-year-old Beatrice Vio, Paralympic champion and multiple world and European champion in rapier fencing. In Moscow, the athlete presented her autobiographical book “If it seems impossible, then it can be done”.

Sofya Velikaya: ″Protecting the interests of athletes is no less important than winning medals″

17 April

The 9th IOC Athletes’ Forum, the largest in history, has ended in Lausanne. Representatives of 185 National Olympic Committees, 50 international federations, 5 Continental Athletes’ Commissions, all the Organising Committees of the upcoming Olympic Games, the International Paralympic Committee, WADA and the World Olympians Association took part in this Forum.