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17 Sep 2019
OCA organises Asian Swimming Youth Camp in Doha

Doha, Qatar, September 17, 2019: The Olympic Council of Asia in partnership with the Qatar Swimming Association and the Qatar Olympic Committee will host the Asian Swimming Youth Camp in Doha, Qatar from November 1-10.

This is the second Olympic Solidarity Youth Camp organised by the Olympic Council of Asia this year, following skateboarding in Nanjing, China, from July 29-August 9.

Member National Olympic Committees of the OCA have....

17 Sep 2019
Malaysia NOC taps into ASMC alumni experience

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, September 17, 2019: The Olympic Council of Malaysia organised the first Advanced Sport Management Course (ASMC) Alumni Forum on Saturday, September 7 at the OCM Indoor Sports Complex.

The forum brought together ASMC graduates to obtain feedback on how the ASMC made an impact in their sports career/life, to enhance further their contributions towards sport and to have networking and fellowship.

A total of 34 g....

17 Sep 2019
Kyrgyzstan NOC to benefit from CIS sports experts

Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan, September 17, 2019: The International Forum for heads of National Olympic Committees of the CIS, Baltic and Georgia States was held for the first time in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan on September 2.

Cholpon-Ata is well known as the location of Issyk-Kul Lake, known as “the pearl of Kygyzstan” and which translates as Warm Lake in the local language.

The President of the NOC, Sharshenbek Abdykerimov, and the coordi....

17 Sep 2019
Singapore Paralympian Goh announces retirement

Singapore, September 17, 2019: The Singapore National Olympic Council has paid tribute to Paralympic swimmer Theresa Goh, who announced her retirement on Monday.

In a Facebook post, Theresa, 32, said: “Goodbyes are hard y’all, but it’s time and I’m ready. 20 years of blood, sweat and tears have now come to an end. Was it worth it? Every single drop. ⠀

⠀ “Thank you to everyone who has been so supportive, Sport Singapore, Singapore Di....

16 Sep 2019
Mongolia goes for home-grown sartorial splendor at Tokyo Olympics

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, September 16, 2019: Home-grown design brand Michel & Amazonka was selected as the company to outfit Mongolia’s athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Sisters Michel and Amazonka Choigaalaa beat nine other local entries in a competition to design the sports and ceremonial uniforms for Mongolian athletes who will participate at next summer’s Olympics.

The Government of Mongolia had announced 2019 as the year f....

15 Sep 2019
Jeevan Ram Shrestha re-elected as President of Nepal NOC

Kathmandu, Nepal, September 15, 2019: Jeevan Ram Shrestha has been re-elected as President of the Nepal Olympic Committee in voting held at the General Assembly on Saturday, September 14.

Shrestha mustered 17 votes to beat challenger Umesh Lal Shrestha, who received 10 votes, in the election that took place in the presence of representatives from the International Olympic Committee and Olympic Council of Asia at Nepal NOC headquarters in Lali....

15 Sep 2019
Uzbekistan women’s football team win inaugural Nadezdha Cup

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, September 15, 2019: Uzbekistan women’s national football team won the inaugural Nadezdha Cup defeating Nepal 3-2 in the final at Karakol Central Stadium in Kyrgyzstan last Thursday, September 12.

A brace from Lyudmila Karachik and another goal from Dildora Nozimova gave the Central Asians a 3-0 lead midway through the second half before Nepal’s Sabitra Bhandari, the tournament’s top-scorer with seven goals, struck twice ....

15 Sep 2019
Get set, ready, action … at IAAF World Athletics Championships in Doha

Doha, Qatar, September 15, 2019: Sports fans will get closer to the action at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 with the introduction of new camera technology which will transmit close-up pictures of athletes on the block before the race.

The ground-breaking technology to be broadcast at athletics’ flagship competition at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha starting September 27 has come about as a result of collaboration....

14 Sep 2019
One-month countdown for ANOC World Beach Games in Qatar gets underway

Doha, Qatar, September 12, 2019 The countdown is on exactly 30 days from today, September 12, the inaugural Association of National Olympic Committees World Beach Games, or Qatar 2019, will kick off with a spectacular opening ceremony at the Katara Cultural Village in Doha.

Qatar Olympic Committee Secretary General Jassim bin Rashid Al Buenain said “We are happy to start the 30-day countdown to this historical event in Qatar. Preparations are....

14 Sep 2019
Women and Sport Conference opens in Taipei

Taipei, September 13, 2019: The 5th International Women and Sport Conference organised by the Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee was held in Taipei on September 10 and 11, 2019.

The conference was hosted under the theme “Women: The Makers of Sustainable Development in Sport” and covered topics under the following sub themes: Women Empowerment and Leadership, Health Promotion and Lifelong Learning and Safe Sport.

CTOC President Hong-Dow ....

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