Sports Heroes of the 2011 Anounced KYIV, March 25 – International Center of Culture and Arts opened its doors today for the guests of the 6th edition of the “Heroes of the Sports Year” Awards, initiated by the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine. Famous Olympians, State officials and show-business celebrities came together for the annual celebration to honour those who made the most significant difference in Ukrainian sports in 2011.
Young Olympians of Ukraine Bring Home 3 Silver Medals INNSBRUCK, January 22 – The Gold Medal Game of the Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament between the teams of Finland and Russia, with Team Finland winning, has just wrapped up the sports competitions of the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck. Ukrainian Team which was represented here by 23 athletes in 8 sports come back home with 3 silver medals and the 25th place in the Overall Team Ranking (not counting the medal in the Figure Skating Mixed NOC Team Event).
Good Luck, Youth Olympic Team Ukraine! KYIV, December 21 – Winter Youth Team Ukraine is ready and rearing to go for their first Olympic achievements! Today, during the “Good Luck” Ceremony which traditionally precedes every Olympics, they got their parting wishes for success at the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games. This ground-breaking competition will take place in Innsbruck (Austria) between 13th and 22nd of January next year.
Ukraine to host EuroBasket 2015 MUNICH, December 18 – FIBA Europe President Mr Olafur Rafnsson has announced today that EuroBasket 2015 will be hosted by Ukraine. The announcement followed the impressive presentation made by the bidding team with Ukrainian Federation’s President Oleksandr Volkov and NOC of Ukraine President, IOC Member Sergey Bubka as key speakers.
Olympic Committees of Ukraine to Collaborate with Tajik Colleagues KYIV, December 15 – Today, within the framework of the official meeting of the Presidents of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych and Republic of Tajikistan Emomalii Rahmon, an Agreement of Cooperation was concluded between the National Olympic Committees of the two countries. The document was signed by the President of the NOC of Ukraine Sergey Bubka and the Vice-President of the Olympic Committee of Tajikistan Maliksho Nematov.
Sergey Bubka awarded the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise of 4th grade Sergey Bubka, President of the NOC of Ukraine, was awarded the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise of 4th grade. The award was conferred on him by the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych in commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of referendum on the Act of Declaration of Independence of Ukraine which took place on December 1st, 1991.
Ukraine attends “Bidding for the Games” Conference en route to 2022 Olympics Delegates of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine took part in the “Bidding for the Games” Conference held by the International Olympic Committee at the beginning of November. The NOC President and IOC member Mr.
“War can ruin sport venues but it cannot destroy passion for sport in people’s hearts” Sergey Bubka visited Sarajevo for the great athletic celebration. The IAAF Vice-President took part in celebrations of the 100th anniversary of Bosnia-Herzegovina’ modern athletics and the 15th anniversary of IAAF Solidarity Meeting which was first held in Sarajevo in 1996. Bubka paid a visit to the venue of that meeting – Kosevo Olympic Stadium (now called Asim Ferhatović Hase Stadium), the site of the opening ceremony of the 1984 Winter Olympic Games hosted by Sarajevo.
Sergei Bubka: “Sport gave me opportunities and made me who I am. It’s my turn to give back” The Ukrainian star ex-athlete made a presentation at the Peace and Sport International Forum in Monaco. Passionate speech of one the best athletes in sports' history opened the “Champions on and off the field of play” session at the second day of the Forum which is held from October 26th to 28th at the Fairmont Hotel, Monaco. Bubka told his story, which led him to support the Peace and Sport initiative.
Ukraine and Russia to Collaborate in the Development of Sports and Olympism MOSCOW, September 19 – The National Olympic Committee of Ukraine (NOC) and the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) strengthen their close cooperation. Today in the ROC Headquarters in Moscow (Russia) a corresponding Memorandum was signed by the President of the NOC Sergey Bubka and the Head of the ROC Alexander Zhukov.