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.

The Organizing Committee for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games is interested in further cooperation with the ROC

25 October 2019

As part of the 48th General Assembly of the European Olympic Committees, which took place on 25-26 October in Warsaw, the Secretary General of the ROC Anastasia Davydova met with the Vice President and Secretary General of the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee, Han Zirong.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “Anti-doping education of young athletes contributes to the development of a healthy and clean sports environment”

17 October 2019

The President of the Russian Olympic Committee delivered a report during the ANOC General Assembly in Doha. As the President of the ANOC Culture and Education Commission, Stanislav Pozdnyakov spoke in detail about its main areas of activity.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov took part in the ANOC Awards 2019 honouring the best athletes of the year

17 October 2019

Today, in Doha, as part of the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), the ANOC 2019 Awards ceremony took place honouring the best athletes of the year. Russian athlete Dina Averina won in the nomination Best Female Athlete of European Games Minsk 2019. She received the award personally from EOC President Janez Kocijančič.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “The ANOC Executive Council decided to award the Russian basketball team with a prize for fair play”

15 October 2019

The noble deed of Russian basketball players at the World Beach Games in Doha received a wide international response. In the middle of the opening match against Uganda in the 3×3 basketball tournament, one of the players from the African team was seriously injured. Due to the lack of substitutions on the Ugandan team, the match was to continue in the 3×2 format. However, our athletes decided to continue the game as a duo – the third basketball player withdrew from the game.

ANOC Executive Council praised the work of the Culture and Education Commission

15 October 2019

The 79th meeting of the ANOC Executive Council took place in Doha, where the first World Beach Games are taking place, in the run-up to the ANOC General Assembly.

ANOC Culture and Education Commission discussedathletes’ adaptation after retirement

14 October 2019

In the capital of Qatar, Doha, where the First World Beach Games are taking place, ameeting of the ANOC (Association of National Olympic Committees) Culture and EducationCommissionwas held. It was chairedby ROC President and member of the ANOC Executive CouncilStanislav Pozdnyakov.

ROC and NOC Spain discussed cooperation

4 October 2019

Today, on October 4, the President of the ROC held a working meeting with the Vice President of the National Olympic Committee of Spain and Head of the Spanish Handball Federation Francisco Blazquez. The President of the Russian Handball Federation Sergey Shishkarev also took part in the meeting. Both sides discussed cooperation in various areas, including Russia’s bid to host the European Women’s Handball Championship in 2024.

Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “Expanding the format of the Olympic Games has always made Olympic competitions even more interesting”

4 October 2019

The President of the ROC held a working meeting with the head of the World Karate Federation (WKF), Antonio Espinos. During the meeting both sides discussed the Olympic prospects of karate, which will make its first appearance at Tokyo 2020, nevertheless, the combat sport was excluded from the Paris 2024 Olympic programme.

Russia to assist China in preparing skiing competitions for the 2022 Olympics

13 September 2019

A key aspect of the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee’s visit to Moscow was the scheduled meeting with the Secretary General of the Russian Ski Association Georgy Mnatsakanov. The main topics on agenda were issues related to preparing and organizing the 2022 Winter Olympics.