On September 8, the Moscow branch of the Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) opened its doors to the first class of IOC’s Olympic Solidarity NOC management programme — National Training Courses for Sports Administrators. By the end of 2020, four courses are planned to be implemented.
On August 8, the whole country celebrated the XXXI All-Russian Olympic Day dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games. For the very first time in history, a large-scale sports and cultural festival was organized in conjunction with Day of the Athlete.
On August 3, a press conference was organized by TASS news agency dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the closing ceremony of the 1980 Summer Olympics. The event was held online.
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.