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.
NOC of Ukraine Delegation Visited Moldova A delegation of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, namely the NOC President Sergey Bubka and two members of the NOC Executive Committee – the Chancellor of the National University of Physical Education and Sports of Ukraine Volodymyr Platonov and the President of the Olympic Academy of Ukraine Mariya Bulatova – paid a visit to Chisinau (Moldova) to participate in the ХV International Scientific Congress “Olympic sport and sport for all”. In the course of this forum, Sergey Bubka gave a speech on social and economical aspects of the development of the Olympic sports in the 21st century.
Sergey Bubka conferred the Doctor of Honors from the Sports University of Moldova During the ХV International Scientific Congress “Olympic sport and sport for all” which is underway in Chisinau (Moldova), the President of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine Sergey Bubka was conferred the Doctor of Honors from the State University of Physical Education and Sports of Moldova, for his significant contribution to the development of sports and Olympism on the worldwide scale. Earlier, Sergey Bubka was awarded the same honorary degree by the National Sports Academy of Bulgaria, Lviv State University of Physical Culture, Donetsk National University and National University of Physical Education and Sports of Ukraine.
Kateryna DERUN – Young Ambassador of Ukraine for the 1st Winter Youth Olympic Games During the opening ceremony of the All-Ukrainian Olympic Lesson at Kontractova Square in Kyiv, President of the National Olympic Committee Sergey Bubka and Minister for Education and Science, Youth and Sports of Ukraine Dmytro Tabachnyk presented the Young Ambassador of our country for the Innsbruck 2012 Winter Youth Olympic Games. This honorary mission was entrusted to Kateryna Derun, who won gold in javelin throwing at the 1st Youth Olympic Games held in Singapore last year.