EOC GENERAL ASSEMBLY APPROVES NETHERLANDS AS HOSTS OF 2019 EUROPEAN GAMES The 50 member NOCs comprising the European Olympic Committees (EOC) as well as Ukrainian NOC delegation Bubka have unanimously approved in principle the Netherlands as hosts of the second edition of the European Games in 2019 at an Extraordinary General Assembly in Belek, Turkey, giving the EOC Executive Committee the mandate to finalise negotiations with the Netherlands Olympic Committee.
Ukraine President met Thomas Bach in Lausanne The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko met Thomas Bach, the IOC President, at the Committee’s HQ in Lausanne, Switzerland. Sergey Bubka, IOC EB member and Ukraine NOC President, and Valery Borzov, IOC member and NOC Vice President, attended the meeting.
SERGEY BUBKA PLEDGES TO TAKE ATHLETICS TO NEW HEIGHTS DURING IAAF PRESIDENCY PROGRAM LAUNCH Athletics legend Sergey Bubka has launched his candidacy for the Presidency of the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) with a pledge to ‘Take Athletics to New Heights.’
On April 6 the world will celebrate the International Day of Sport On April the 6 world will celebrate the International Day of Sport For the second time in the history initiated by the International Olympic Committee and supported by the United Nations, in different countries and contibebts people celebrating International Day of sport for development and peace.