Iryna Merleni – Ukraine’s Young Ambassador for the 1st Youth Olympic Games On December 4, 2009 the name of Ukraine’s Young Ambassador for the 1st Youth Olympic Games that will take place in Singapore in August, 2010 was made public. According to the results of the national voting carried out by the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine and its General Information Partner «Gala-radio», the honor to represent our country at the Games was awarded to the prominent wrestler, the 2004 Olympic champion in Athens and the 2008 silver medalist in Beijing Iryna Merleni.
IOC refuels the Olympic Movement The beginning of October 2009 saw the whole Olympic Family convened in Copenhagen to rethink the future of the Olympic Movement. 1250 representatives of IOC, National Olympic Committees, International Olympic and Recognised Federations from all over the world attended the XIII Olympic Congress to analyse the actual role of the Olympism in the contemporary society.
The Olympic lesson has started in Kyiv A unique event that has no analogues in the world has started for the fifth time in the capital of Ukraine today. The festive opening of the Olympic lesson traditionally was held at the central square of the country – Maidan Nezalezhnosti.
Sergey Bubka – 4 Years of NOC Presidency Tomorrow June 23 the world Olympizm will celebrate the 115th anniversary of the IOC foundation. At the same time on June 23, 2005 the XVIII Extraordinary General Assembly of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine elected a legend athlete, an Olympic Champion and 35 times world record holder, the IOC member and the Hero of Ukraine Sergey Bubka President of the NOC of Ukraine.
Mr. Sergiy Bubka started the Olympic Day in Ukraine Finally the real sport holiday came to Kyiv – the Olympic Day which was organized by the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, Ministry of Ukraine for Family, Youth and Sports under the auspices of Ukrainian Athletics Federation and with the support of the company McDonald’s Ukraine. Companies BonAqua and Nike became the sponsors of the event.
The 2009 Olympic Day In Kyiv Has Passed Into History After morning runs that were the most mass for the all years of the Olympic Day staging in Kyiv the baton was picked up by erudites, artists and pole vault athletes. About 10 erudites competed to be the best in the quiz "An Olympic Sport Connoisseur".
Ukraine Nominated the Heroes of Sports Year 2008 The great sport celebration – all-Ukrainian awarding ceremony “Heroes of Sports Year 2008” - took place on one of the main stages of the country, the stage of the National Palace of Art “Ukraine”, on 3 March 2009. For the third time the National Olympic Committee, the Ministry for Family, Youth and Sports of Ukraine and Committee of the Parliament on Family, Youth, Sports and Tourism supported by the General Sponsor of the NOC of Ukraine mobile operator MTS Ukraine brought together Olympic champions and medal winners of all times, coaches, experts and those who work for the benefit of the national sport.