President of Ukraine meets National Youth Olympic Team President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych has met with Ukrainian team that took part in the First Youth Olympics. The President congratulated young athletes on magnificent performance in Singapore, noting that the third place, our team took in the unofficial standings was the highest achievement we could expect.
Ukraine sent off its National Youth Team to Singapore Today in Kyiv Kreschaty park under the Peoples Friendship Arch the Ukrainian sports fans sent off the National Youth Team to its first Olympic trial. In a week Singapore will welcome the Ist Youth Olympic Games, which participants will be about 3 600 the world's best young athletes aged 14-18.
XXII Summer Olympic Games Medalists – 30 years after The celebration in honor of the XXII Summer Olympic Games Medalists was held in Kiev (Ukraine) on July, 21st. Initiated and organized by the National Olympic Committee and the Ministry of Ukraine for Family, Youth and Sport, this event assembled 35 Ukrainian Olympians to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the 1980 Moscow Games.
Olympism Birthday Was Celebrated in Kyiv On 19 June Ukraine's capital celebrated Olympic Day, unique mass sport celebration that is traditionally held on the occasion of the establishment of the International Olympic Committee (23 June 1894), and this year it was also devoted to the 20th anniversary of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine foundation (22 December 1990). Having started in Hydro Park with the race of the Ministry of Interior staff, the celebration moved to the main square of Kyiv.
The NOCs of Ukraine and Macedonia Signed The Agreement For Sports Cooperation The NOC of Ukraine President Sergey Bubka and the NOC of Macedonia President Vasil Tupurkovski signed the agreement for sports cooperation yesterday, in Skopje (Republic of Macedonia). According to its articles the countries expressed the determination to give to each other best possible support, in any occasion that may appear, and to encourage the National Sport Federations to coordinate their actions and foster their bilateral cooperation in the area of Olympic sport.
I Youth Olympic Games were presented in Gymnasium The great celebration devoted to the 1st Youth Olympic Games ever took place in the gymnasium “Potential” in Kyiv today. Among those who came to the school to take part in the unique show dedicated to the YOG -2010 were the NOC of Ukraine President, the Chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the Games Sergey Bubka, the Young Ambassador of Ukraine Iryna Merleni, Olympic champions and medallists Elbrus Tedeiev, Vadym Gutsait, Olena Govorova and Anna Sorokina.
Legendary athlete fulfilled his honorable mission for the eighth time At six o’clock in the morning today (PST) in the small Canadian town of Mission, British Columbia, located 5-10 km from the border with the U.S., the president of the National Olympic Committee, legendary Ukrainian athlete, Sergey Bubka, took part in the XXI Olympic Winter Games torch relay. In spite of the early hour, a crowd, among them many Ukrainians, gathered to greet the outstanding Ukrainian athlete and Ukraine’s chief Olympian with national flags.