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.
Alexander Grushin: “Cross Country Ski Federation of Russia took participation responsibly in the ROC pilot educational programme”23 May 2019
From 13 to 20 May, the coaches of all the Russian ski teams, from the junior to the main one, underwent advanced training courses at the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) in Sochi as part of the ROC pilot educational programme.
On April 6 two sports holidays were celebrated in Moscow simultaneously – International Day of Sport for Development and Peace and World Table Tennis Day, established in 2015 at the initiative of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).
The table tennis personal-command championship of Russia has started in Moscow. From February 26 to March 3, athletes from 28 regions of the Russian Federation will determine the best players in individual and team ranks. The tournament will be one of the stages of selection for the World Cup, which will be held at the end of April in Budapest.
As part of the working meeting held today between the President of ROC Stanislav Pozdnyakov and the head of RSF Denis Tikhomirov, it was announced that the cooperation agreement will be extended for four years.
Today ROC President continued a series of working meetings with the leaders of winter sports federations, which resulted in the four-year extension of cooperation agreements with the federations of Curling and Cross Country Skiing.
The general meeting of delegates of the All-Russian Association of Summer Olympic Sports (ARASOS) was held today in the Russian Olympic Committee, where elections of the new president and the Executive committee of the organization took place.
On February 9, the XIV European Youth Olympic Festival starts in Sarajevo. Athletes from 46 countries aged 14–18 will compete for medals in eight different types of sports, including snowboarding.
As part of the XIV European Youth Olympic Festival, young biathletes will compete for 5 sets of medals. Competitions will be held at the modern ski center in Dvoriste built specifically for EYOF-2019.
More than a month has passed since the official delegation of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) headed by President Olle Dahlin held meetings in the Olympic Committee with the leadership of the Russian Biathlon Union (RBU), the head of the Russian Olympic Committee Stanislav Pozdnyakov and the leadership of RUSADA.