Official statement of the Russian Olympic Committee

22 February

The Russian Olympic Committee is extremely concerned about the events that took place today at the hotel rooms of the Russian biathlon team in Italy’s Rasen-Antholz where the Biathlon World Championship is taking place.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov discussed the development of handball with Michael Wiederer

20 February

Today, 20 February, the President of the ROC held a working meeting with the head of the European Handball Federation (EHF) Michael Wiederer and the Director General of the Russian Handball Federation Lev Voronin. The parties discussed prospects for cooperation, as well as implementing joint projects in Russia.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov discussed the development of curling with Kate Caithness

18 February

Today, 18 February, the President of the ROC held a working meeting with the head of the World Curling Federation (WCF) Kate Caithness and the President of the Russian Curling Federation (RCF) Dmitry Svishchev.

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.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov met with Ugur Erdener

13 February

Today, following the results of the meeting of the ROC Executive Board, the President of the Russian Olympic Committee Stanislav Pozdnyakov held a working meeting with IOC Vice President, Head of the World Archery Federation and President of the Turkish Olympic Committee Ugur Erdener.

Joint statement of the Russian Olympic Committee and the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation.

30 January

Russian Olympic Committee and the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation made a joint statement regarding current situation surrounding the All-Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF).

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “Our victories in Lausanne will go down in the history of Russian sport”

23 January

Today the heroes of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games returned to Moscow landing at Sheremetyevo airport. The Russian athletes were met by ROC President Stanislav Pozdnyakov, ROC Director General Vladimir Sengleev, honored guests, parents and fans who congratulated them on their historic success. The Russian Olympic team came first in the unofficial medal standings, winning 29 medals (10-11-8).

Results of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games

23 January

The Russian Olympic team took first place in the unofficial medal standings of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games. Our athletes won 29 medals – 10 gold medals, 11 silver medals and 8 bronze medals. Switzerland came second with 24 medals (10-6-8), while Japan was placed third with 17 medals (9-7-1).

ANOC Executive Council holds meeting in Lausanne

15 January

Today the scheduled meeting of the ANOC Executive Council took place in Lausanne at ANOC Headquarters. Stanislav Pozdnyakov was present at the meeting as the Chairman of the ANOC Culture and Education Commission.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “The first high-profile competitions are the most memorable”

9 January

Shortly before the opening ceremony of the 3rd Winter Youth Olympic Games, the President of the ROC visited the Olympic village of Lausanne where many young athletes are staying. He held informal talks with young Russian athletes due to compete in the Games, their coaches and supervisors.