Sergey Bubka: “I have a desire to serve the Olympic ideas!” An interview conducted by Kenneth Quillinan, Chief Sports Editor of InDaegu newspaper (Korea) – Have you visited Daegu before? If so what is your impression of the city? I visited Daegu more than once, especially in recent years as I’m a Chairman of the IAAF Coordination Commission for the World Championships. Recently I’ve been in Daegu for the IAAF Council Meeting in April 2011.
EYOF-2011: Ukraine takes third place in the overall medal ranking On Friday, July 29th, the 11th Summer Youth Olympic Festival came to its close in Trabzon (Turkey), which saw young athletes from 49 countries compete in 9 sports. In 6 of them – track and field, swimming, judo, artistic gymnastics, tennis and cycling – Ukrainian team was represented.
Sergey Bubka initiates scientific research applying for the “Doctor of Sciences” academic degree Pole vault Olympic champion and world record holder, President of the NOC of Ukraine, IOC Member and Senior IAAF Vice-President Sergey Bubka initiates research on the history of global integration of the Olympic Movement into all aspects of life – social, economic, geopolitical, etc. The research extends to all periods of Olympic history – from Ancient Greece and Rome until modern times.
53 young Olympians from Ukraine will go to Turkey On 19 July 2011 top officials of the National Sports Movement held the official meeting with young athletes who will leave 22 July to Turkey for the participation in XI Summer European Youth Olympic Festival, which will be held from 24 to 29 July 2011 in Trabzon (Turkey). Mr.
Sergey BUBKA: "Every Olympic bid becomes a new step forward to the future" IOC member, President of the NOC of Ukraine Olympic champion Sergei Bubka commented on the election of 2018 Winter Olympics host. First thing I would like to say immediately after the voting is “thanks” to all three candidate cities.
The names of sports heroes 2010 have been announced On March, 31th Kyiv National Academic Operetta Theatre warmly welcomed the participants and guests of the red carpet ceremony "Heroes of Sports Year", which was held for the fifth time on the initiative of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine. Those who in 2010 conquered the most prestigious sport heights, and those who remained behind the scenes of great victories, day by day developing the national sport and promoting healthy life style, gathered together to learn whose achievements were acknowledged the most significant by the Ukrainian Academy of Sport.
IOC President Jacques Rogge awarded the 1st Degree Order of Merit On Friday the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych received the International Olympic delegation headed by International Olympic Committee’s President Jacques Rogge and European Olympic Committees' President Patrick Hickey who arrived in Kyiv at the invitation of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine to celebrate its 20th Anniversary. Leaders of the world Sports and Olympic Movement – IOC members, Presidents of National Olympic Committees, Presidents of International Sports Federations from over 20 countries discussed the perspectives of Sport and Olympism in Ukraine with the President of Ukraine.
The NOC of Ukraine celebrates its 20th anniversary! On Friday, December 17th, the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine celebrated its 20th anniversary. Key figures of international sport and Olympism from over 20 countries arrived in the capital of Ukraine to participate in the festivities on this occasion.
GREETINGS FROM THE PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE VIKTOR YANUKOVYCH ON THE OCCASION OF 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NOC OF UKRAINE Dear friends! Accept my hearty congratulations on the 20th anniversary of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine. You are on an engaging and responsible mission carried in the period of state formation – to unite the avantgarde of national sports under the five-ring sign and reinforce the Olympic glory of our country.