European Olympic Committees (EOC)

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has confirmed that the Malopolska region and the city of Krakow, Poland, will host the third edition of the European Games in 2023

European Athletics and the European Olympic Committees (EOC) have revealed details of Dynamic New Athletics (DNA), a new mixed-gender team event that will debut at next year’s European Games in Minsk, B…

European Olympic Committees (EOC) president Patrick Hickey, a member of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) executive board, was today (Wednesday) arrested by Brazilian police in Rio de Janeiro as part of an investigation into alleged fraudulent ticket sales at the ongoing summer Olympic Games.

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has confirmed that Russia is its preferred destination for the 2019 European Games but must complete the reform of its anti-doping activities if it is to stage the second edition of the multi-sport event.

Seven candidates are interested in replacing the Netherlands as host of the 2019 European Games multi-sport event, according to European Olympic Committees (EOC) president Patrick Hickey.

Baku 2015 has introduced new safety measures for the inaugural European Games after the multi-sport event was hit by an incident that saw three Austrian synchronised swimmers injured on the eve of its opening.

Two cities have already come forward as potential hosts for the 2019 European Games after the Netherlands stepped back from staging the multi-sport event earlier this week, according to European Olympic Committees (EOC) president Patrick Hickey.

The Netherlands has pulled out of hosting the 2019 European Games, just one month after being named as the European Olympic Committees’ (EOC) “preferred candidate” to stage the multi-sport event.

The Dutch Olympic Committee (NOC*NSF) has said that a key decision over political backing for its bid for the 2019 European Games will be made before the end of next month’s edition of the multi-sport event, after the European Olympic Committees (EOC) on Saturday unanimously approved in principle the Netherlands’ multi-city model.

Matt Bosworth, partner at Russell-Cooke looks at the legal ramifications of the Pat Hickey ticket scandal and examines the legislative infrastructure around the Olympic Games

How do you successfully market a sports event with no history to fans in both the host market and across an entire continent? Elisha Chauhan asked Baku 2015 European Games Head of Marketing Rob Smyth.

Elisha Chauhan travelled to Baku to gain first-hand experience of preparations for the inaugural European Games, the biggest sporting event to be held in Azerbaijan. What legacy will they leave for the city?

The European Games, a continental multi-sport event comprised of Olympic sports, were first outlined in 2010. Ahead of the inaugural Games in Baku next month, Elisha Chauhan asked their creator Pat Hickey to assess preparations and reveal his vision for future editions.

The Netherlands is poised to land the 2019 European Games after the European Olympic Committees (EOC) said its multi-city proposal is the “preferred candidate” for the second edition of the multi-sport event.

The Dutch Olympic Committee (NOC*NSF) has voted in favour of launching a nationwide bid for the 2019 edition of the European Games multi-sport event.

The Dutch Olympic Committee (NOC*NSF) is stepping up its efforts to land the 2019 European Games with a special meeting to be held at the end of the month dedicated to discussing staging the multi-sport event.

European Olympic Committees (EOC) president Patrick Hickey has rejected suggestions that the European Sports Championships will provide a troublesome clash with the European Games.

The 2015 European Judo Championships will be staged in Baku as part of the inaugural European Games multi-sport event after Glasgow was stripped of the hosting rights last week.

The Dutch Olympic Committee (NOC*NSF) has said it is considering a bid for the 2019 European Games multi-sport event.

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has elected Minsk, Belarus and Erzurum, Turkey as the respective hosts of the summer and winter editions of the 2019 European Youth Olympic Festival.

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has said six cities are in contention to host the second edition of the European Games in 2019, with a decision set to be made in May 2015.

Combat sport discipline sambo has been added to the sports programme of the inaugural European Games in Baku next year.

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has announced that Simon Clegg will replace Jim Scherr as chief operating officer of the Baku 2015 European Games organising committee.

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has revealed a series of financial initiatives which aim to ensure that leading athletes compete in the inaugural European Games, to be held in 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The European Olympic Committees (EOC) has re-elected Patrick Hickey president for a third term, following his unopposed campaign.

European Olympic Committees (EOC) president Patrick Hickey has joined the International Rugby Board (IRB)’s speakers list for its inaugural World Rugby Conference and Exhibition.

European Olympic Committees (EOC) president Patrick Hickey has revealed that he wants to take the second edition of the European Games to be hosted by an established western city.