The International Olympic Committee has updated the composition of its commissions. In addition to Stanislav Pozdnyakov, who was approved for a new term as a member of the Olympic Programme Commission, the powers of other ROC representatives were also extended.
This material contains answers to the most important questions regarding the activities of the ROC in the context of the global crisis caused by COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, topics such as the postponement of the 2020 Games and related problems, as well as preparations for the proceedings by the CAS between WADA and RUSADA, were touched upon.
The President of the Russian Olympic Committee Stanislav Pozdnyakov congratulated all lovers of sports and a healthy lifestyle on International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, traditionally celebrated on April 6.
In the light of the current discussion in the global sports community regarding the organisation of and the participation in the Games of the ХХХII Olympiad in Tokyo, the Russian Olympic Committee states the following.
On March 18, the IOC President Thomas Bach held a video conference with the Heads of the European NOCs on the upcoming XXXII Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Today the International Olympic Committee (IOC) held a conference call with the leaders of the summer sports federations on the spread of coronavirus and the forced cancellation of qualifiers for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
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.
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.
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 2020
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.