NOC USSR: brief history

23 April

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.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “Stringent criteria established for admitting candidates for leadership positions in RusAF”

14 February

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.

Results of the Meeting of the ROC Executive Board

13 February

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 ROC Athletes’ Commission meets with representatives of the All-Russian Sports Federations

21 November 2019

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.

Igor Levitin: “Table tennis cannot be broadcast in its current format”

7 November 2019

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.

Results of the ROC Executive Committee meeting

19 September 2019

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.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “The composition of Team Russia for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will be determined before July 6”

19 September 2019

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.

The Roscongress Foundation and the Russian Olympic Committee agree upon supporting the Olympic movement

5 September 2019

The Roscongress Foundation and the ROC have signed a Cooperation Agreement at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum. Both parties have agreed to assist each other in fulfilling statutory tasks, including cooperation in preparing for the Eastern Economic Forum, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, the Russian Investment Forum and other congress events organized by the Roscongress Foundation.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov met with the Head of the RPC

30 July 2019

The President of the ROC held a working meeting with the Head of the Russian Paralympic Committee, Vladimir Lukin, during which a wide range of issues were discussed, namely, the preparation of Russian athletes for the 2020 and 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo and Beijing respectively, the interaction of the federal subjects of Russia in the field of physical education and sports, as well as implementing the powers of the founders of RUSADA.

“Golden flight” from Baku receives warm welcome at Sheremetyevo

28 July 2019

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.