Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “Today we honor our heroes and pay tribute to their immortal feat”

9 May

The President of the Russian Olympic Committee sent a congratulatory message to all veterans of the Great Patriotic War and all Russians on the 75th anniversary of victory over fascism!

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “We are all tested for strength, endurance and responsibility”

6 April

The President of the Russian Olympic Committee Stanislav Pozdnyakov congratulated all lovers of sports and a healthy lifestyle on International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, traditionally celebrated on April 6.

Stanislav Pozdniakov: «The Tokyo Olympics have been rescheduled and this will allow us to adjust the training plans for athletes-candidates to the Russian Olympic team»

30 March

The President of the Russian Olympic Committee shared his thoughts on the rescheduling of the Tokyo Olympics announced by the International Olympic Committee today, emphasizing that these changes were necessary, first and foremost, to ensure the health and safety of athletes, as well as not to disrupt the international sports schedule which is undergoing fundamental changes.

Open letter to President IOC Thomas Bach

25 March

The ROC President Stanislav Pozdnyakov in an open letter to the head of the IOC Thomas Bach expressed full support of the decision taken yesterday to postpone the summer Olympic games in Tokyo and once again stressed that it was dictated by concern about the health and safety of participants and guests of the Games, as well as the interests of the international sports movement.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “The ROC will continue preparing for the Tokyo Olympic Games full steam and considering the dates change”

24 March

The ROC President commented on the IOC and Tokyo 2020’s decision to reschedule the Olympic Games to the next year.

Thomas Bach held a video conference with the Heads of the European NOCs

19 March

On March 18, the IOC President Thomas Bach held a video conference with the Heads of the European NOCs on the upcoming XXXII Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “Renewing the procedure for admitting clean athletes to participate in international tournaments is a good sign”

12 March

The President of the ROC commented on the decisions of the World Athletics Council regarding the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF).

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “I wish the new leadership of RusAF successful and productive work”

28 February

The President of the Russian Olympic Committee Stanislav Pozdnyakov commented on the results of the Extraordinary Conference of the Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF).

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “It is important for us to participate in forming the international sports agenda”

13 February

The President of the Russian Olympic Committee, in his interview to reporters, spoke about the main results of the meeting of the ROC Executive Board.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “Oleg Matytsin has all the qualities of a leader able to effectively solve problems of any complexity”

22 January

The President of the ROC commented on the appointment of Oleg Matytsin as the Minister of Sport of the Russian Federation and expressed confidence that his predecessor, Pavel Kolobkov, would continue to work for the benefit of Russian sport.