Ukraine’s new look for London 2012 is unveiled 12 July, Kyiv – National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, together with its general partner Bosco, today unveiled Ukraine’s new look for the London 2012 Olympic Games at the opening ceremony of the Bosco Official Olympic Outfitting Centre.
IOC President visits Ukrainian Olympic House On 1 July IOC President Jacques Rogge visited Kyiv and met Olympic Family of Ukraine in the newly-opened Ukrainian Olympic House – home of the Ukrainian NOC. “This is my 5th visit to Ukraine and 3rd visit as IOC President, - reminded Jacques Rogge, - I’ve been a witness to different phases of development of the Olympic movement in Ukraine.
Sergey Bubka to be inducted into IAAF Hall of Fame Vice-Presidents of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF): IOC Member, NOC of Ukraine President Sergey Bubka and Sebastian Coe (GBR) are the latest two legends to be named amongst the 24 inaugural Members of the IAAF Hall of Fame which has been created to mark the year of the IAAF Centenary. This joint announcement today marks the occasions respectively of the Oceania Area’s IAAF Centenary Gala, Cairns, Australia at which IOC Member Sergey Bubka is guest of honour, and a leg of the Olympic Torch Relay, Sheffield, England, a city where Sebastian Coe, the Chairman of LOCOG, the Organizing Committee of the Games of XXX Olympiad London 2012, was brought up and will be one of the torch bearers.
Dear friends! Distinguished Olympic Family! Let me congratulate you on the Olympic Day – the day of the creation of the International Olympic Committee! Olympic ideals and values unite people all-over the world without regard to age, sex, race or religion for many years by now. Olympic movement has unique power and spreads the Olympic values – Friendship, Respect and Excellence – worldwide.