UKRAINIAN OLGA KHARLAN WILL RECEIVE AWARD AS 2013 BEST FEMALE SABRE FENCER! On Friday, November 29, the centenary Congress of International Fencing Federation will take place in Paris – on the very same day when the FIE was founded in 1903. Ukrainian sabre fencer Olga Kharlan will receive an award as the world best in her discipline along with 5 other 2013 world rating leaders in their weapons.
SERGEY BUBKA: «THE FORUM IN KUWAIT IS A GOOD EXAMPLE OF HOW INTERNATIONAL WOMEN AND SPORT STRATEGY WORKS IN PRACTICE» 3-days Forum organized by the International Olympic Committee, the Olympic Council of Asia and the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa was held in Kuwait. Representatives from all 98 NOCs of Asia and Africa took part declaring a strong commitment to break down the gender equality barriers which still exist for women in sport.
SERGEY BUBKA: «MARATHON IS MORE THAN JUST SPORT» With event’s record number of marathon entries of 11 000 and the number of participants in all the runs (more than 30 000), 31st Athens Classical Marathon impressed honorary guests, among them IOC Executive Board member and IAAF Vice President Sergey Bubka.
Ukraine National Olympic Committee and City of Lviv sign Letters of Declaration for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games On Tuesday, 5 November, Ukraine NOC President Sergey Bubka and Lviv Mayor Andriy Sadovyy officially signed the letters of declaration expressing Ukraine’s intent to Bid for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The official signing took place during the XXVIII Ukraine NOC General Assembly in Kyiv.