Due to numerous queries from the media in regard to information relating to possible violations in the financial and economic activities of the All-Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA), the Russian Olympic Committee and the Russian Paralympic Committee, being the founders/members of the Russian anti-doping organization, consider it necessary to announce the following.
On June 30, the Russian Olympic Committee held a meeting of the ROC Athletes’ Commission, chaired by Sofya Velikaya. The session was held online.
If there is one positive to be taken from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that it has brought people together. The athlete community has been no exception, and several athletes’ commissions have been working round the clock to make sure that their athletes are supported during this tough time. The Russian Athletes’ Commission (AC) has been one of the most proactive, and its Vice-Chair, Lada Zadonskaya, has shared with Athlete365 some of its initiatives from the last few months.
69 years ago, on April 23, 1951, the National Olympic Committee of the USSR was founded with Konstantin Andrianov becoming its first leader. It was under his supervision that Soviet athletes made their debut at the Olympic Games which took place in the summer of 1952 in Helsinki.
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Today, the Russian Olympic Committee held a meeting of the Athletics Working Group. Following the results of the meeting, the President of the ROC Stanislav Pozdnyakov and three-time World Champion in high jump, member of RusAF Athletes’ Commission Maria Lasitskene readily answered the questions of journalists.
Today, the first meeting of the ROC Executive Board was held this year at the Russian Olympic Committee. Right before, on behalf of the President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, nine-time Olympic champion in gymnastics Larisa Latynina was awarded a special IOC award for outstanding contributions to the development of the Olympic movement.
The first ever meeting of the ROC Athletes’ Commission with the representatives of the All-Russian Sports Federations took place today at the ROC Headquarters in Moscow. During the meeting, athletes received a great deal of useful information and had the chance to ask their own questions.
Advisor to the President of the Russian Federation, First Vice President of the ROC and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Table Tennis Federation of Russia (TTFR) shared his views on the development of table tennis and encouraged young people to take up this sport.
On September 19 in Moscow, a scheduled meeting of the Executive Committee of the ROC was held during which the results of the performance of the Russian Olympic Team at the 2nd European Games in Minsk (Belarus) and the 15th European Youth Olympic Summer Festival in Baku (Azerbaijan) were summarized.
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The President of the Russian Olympic Committee in his interview to reporters spoke about the main results of the scheduled meeting of the ROC Executive Committee and also answered numerous questions.