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YOUTH TEAMS SET OFF FOR 2011 TRABZON EYOF – ENJOY THE FESTIVAL

YOUTH TEAMS SET OFF FOR 2011 TRABZON EYOF – ENJOY THE FESTIVAL

Trabzon, July 22 - The 49 teams of young athletes from all over Europe are about to head for Trabzon. After months of preparations, the 3,300 youngsters will travel to the town on the Black Sea where everything is ready and where they will live an unforgettable experience, from 24 to 29 July.

 SUMMER EYOF 2011 - OLYMPIC TORCH REACHES ANKARA ON ITS WAY TO TRABZON

SUMMER EYOF 2011 - OLYMPIC TORCH REACHES ANKARA ON ITS WAY TO TRABZON

Ankara, July 19 - The Flame lit at the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens on May 24 stayed at NOC headquarters in Istanbul until July 16, when it was given to EYOF General Coordinator Nihat Doker by the Vice President of the NOC of Turkey Türker Aslan, during a ceremony held at the Olympic House, and after having completed a 2.5 km relay across the city.

NOC OF SWITZERLAND – SWISS SAY

NOC OF SWITZERLAND – SWISS SAY "NO" TO DOPING

Ittigen (Berne Canton), July 18 - More than 90% of Swiss are in favour of an ongoing fight against doping and severe penalties for related violations. These are the results of a survey carried out in Switzerland at the request of Antidoping Switzerland and they show ...

WADA/ WCO Partnership: A significant boost to antidoping

WADA/ WCO Partnership: A significant boost to antidoping

Brussels, 18 July – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has recently signed a memorandum of understanding with the World Customs Organization (WCO) that will give a significant boost to the fight against doping in sport.

EYOF 2011 – TRABZON READY TO HOST EUROPE

EYOF 2011 – TRABZON READY TO HOST EUROPE

3'300 athletes and accompanying persons, together with 700 officials, who will be looked after by 1'400 volunteers, are expected. They will be lodged at the Olympic Village at Karadeniz Technical University. The teams from the 49 European NOCs will compete in a sports programme that includes 6 individual sports (athletics, gymnastics, judo, tennis, cycling and swimming) and 3 team sports (basketball, handball and volleyball).