Olha Kharlan received record eighth award as the best Ukraine’s athlete of the month The award ceremony for the July 2014 country’s best athlete took place in ‘Koncha Zaspa’ national Olympic centre during the meeting of Ukraine’s sport executives with the Youth Olympic team departing to Nanjing for the Summer II Youth Olympics.
Ukraine’s sport executives met Youth Olympians on the eve of team’s departure to Nanjing Ukraine’s highest sport executives met youth Olympic team on Wednesday in ‘Koncha Zaspa’ national Olympic centre near Kyiv to deliver their message of support to the young athletes who depart to Nanjing, China, for II Summer Youth Olympics.
Sergey Bubka: ‘We address the accommodation problems of the athletes and coaches from the Eastern Ukraine in Kyiv’ Ukraine National Olympic Committee has taken care of the elite athletes and coaches from the Eastern regions of the country addressing their urgent needs including accommodation in Kyiv.
Ukraine NOC continues the support of the young athletes from country’s East Young athletes from Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk regions get the continuous support from NOC regional departments who arrange their vacations at the sport camps in the regions of Kherson, Mykolayiv and Odesa. More than 150 kid athletes have already been settled at the several sport camps due to the efforts of Ukraine NOC and its regional departments.
Sergey Bubka selected for IOC Olympic Agenda 2020 Sustainability and Legacy Working group Sergey Bubka, IOC Executive Board member and Ukraine NOC President, has been selected as a member of the IOC’s ‘Sustainability and Legacy’ Working Group – a part of the Olympic Agenda 2020.
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.