Alexander Zhukov

Alexander Zhukov
Head of the Russian Olympic Committee
 

New deputy speakers of Russia#039s State Duma appointed

New deputy speakers of Russia's State Duma appointed

Six additional deputy speakers have been appointed, among them Irina Yarovaya, Sergei Neverov, Vladimir Vasiliev, and Pyotr Tolstoy (the United Russia), as well as …

Russia awaits CAS verdict on its Olympic team

Russia awaits CAS verdict on its Olympic team

President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Alexander Zhukov informed that the decision on the participation of athletes, listed in the ROC's application, at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will made no later than …

ROC: only three Russian weightlifters may go to Olympics

ROC: only three Russian weightlifters may go to Olympics

The Russian weightlifting team at Rio Olympics will be very small and will likely include only three people, the President of the Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov said. "The situation in …

 Final composition of Russian Olympic team to be determined on July 30-31

Final composition of Russian Olympic team to be determined on July 30-31

The final composition of the Russian Olympic team will be known on July 30-31, the President of the Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov said. A leave-taking ceremony for the Russian Olympic team was held …

IOC agrees to ban Russian athletes from the Olympics

IOC agrees to ban Russian athletes from the Olympics

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is to make a decision to debar Russian athletes from the Olympic Games individually. The statement was made by the head of the International Olympic …

Russian athletes left without dreams of Rio

Russian athletes left without dreams of Rio

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) intends to uphold the suspension of the Russian national …

Alexander Zhukov: A global crisis is not seen in the world

Alexander Zhukov: "A global crisis is not seen in the world"

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The First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma, Alexander Zhukov, announced during a dialogue with the press on the sidelines of the Gaidar Forum that the prospects for the global economy are quite optimistic. …

Zhukov doesn#039t expect catastrophic changes in Russian economy

Zhukov doesn't expect catastrophic changes in Russian economy

A repetition of the hyperinflation in 1998 is impossible now, since the situation in Russia is radically different from the old reality, the First Deputy Chairman of the Russian State Duma, Alexander Zhukov, said at the Gaidar …

Putin participates in tatami with Russian national judo team

Putin participates in tatami with Russian national judo team

Russian President Vladimir Putin trained today with the Russian national team in judo. It is well known that Putin engaged in the sport since childhood, and he still continues to …

Zhukov: Russia may host second European Games

Zhukov: Russia may host second European Games

Russia is considering the option of hosting the Second European Games in 2019, but a final decision on this matter has not been made yet, the president of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Alexander Zhukov stated. …

Zhukov: It is not known whether Sochi will apply for the 2024 Olympics

Zhukov: It is not known whether Sochi will apply for the 2024 Olympics

According to the press service of the OCD, the head of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), Alexander Zhukov, has said the information that Sochi is to apply to host the Summer Olympics in 2024 is ...

Alexander Zhukov: The first European Games were a great success all over the world

Alexander Zhukov: "The first European Games were a great success all over the world"

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The President of the Russian Olympic Committee, Alexander Zhukov, summed up the first European Games, which were held in Baku from 12 to 28 June 2015, and spoke about the activities of the House of Fans at 'Baku-2015'. …

Alexander Zhukov on results of the Russian national team at the First European Games

Alexander Zhukov on results of the Russian national team at the First European Games

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President of the Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov has summarized the results of the medal rating of the First European Games, which were held in Baku from 12 to 28 June this year. Russian athletes won 164 medals of various denominations …

Games in Baku: 164 medals in the Russian treasure-chest

Games in Baku: 164 medals in the Russian treasure-chest

Russian athletes performed better than was expected of them

Fans#039 House in Baku completes its work

Fans' House in Baku completes its work

The Fans' House, created for the First European Games in Baku, completed its work. During the 17 days of competition it was visited by over 10 thousand guests. "The idea of ​​creating a joint Fans' House of Russia and

Zhukov: Russia to consider possibility of organizing European Games

Zhukov: Russia to consider possibility of organizing European Games

The Russian Olympic Committee’s president, Alexander Zhukov, said that Russia will consider the possibility of organizing the European Games. "As for Russia, we have already formed quite a tight schedule of major

Alexander Zhukov says First European Games in Baku were successful

Alexander Zhukov says First European Games in Baku were successful

The Fans' House in Baku held a press conference of the Russian Olympic Committee’s president, Alexander Zhukov, where unofficial results of performances of the Russian team at the First European Games were announced As the

Konstantin Vibornov: Our goal is to take first place in the team standings’

Konstantin Vibornov: "Our goal is to take first place in the team standings’

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Konstantin Vibornov, spokesman for the head of the Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov, expressed satisfaction with the performance of the Russian team in Greco-Roman wrestling, which won a total of five gold and one bronze medal, and …

Baku 2015 European Games are organized at a very high level, Konstantin Vybornov says

Baku 2015 European Games are organized at a very high level, Konstantin Vybornov says

According to Konstantin Vybornov, press secretary of the head of Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov, ‘‘First European Games in Baku has been perfectly organized.’’ He expressed his

Baku hosts First European games

Baku hosts First European games

The 2015 European Games, the first in the history of the European continent, have started in Baku today. The opening ceremony of the Games will take place at 21:00 (19:00 MSK) at the Baku Olympic Stadium. The opening will be attended by heads of …

Alexander Zhukov: Russia and Azerbaijan have rich common history of sports

Alexander Zhukov: Russia and Azerbaijan have rich common history of sports

The Fans' House organized by the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) was opened today at the Russian Information and Culture Center in Baku

Fans#039 House continues Olympic traditions in Baku

Fans' House continues Olympic traditions in Baku

The Fans' House will open at the Russian Information and Cultural Center in Baku tomorrow. Anastasia Grigoryeva, the House's spokeswoman, said that the Fans' House will continue the tradition of the Russian Olympic Committee, which started at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. The House was greatly hailed by fans, and the President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach called the House exemplary.

Alexander Zhukov to open Russian house of fans of First European Games

Alexander Zhukov to open Russian house of fans of First European Games

The Russian house of fans at the First European Games will open 8 hours prior to the official opening ceremony of the Games on 12 June at 12:00 local time, the Baku-based Russian Information & Cultural Centre (RICC), on the basis of which the House was established, reports. The ceremony will be conducted by the Russian Olympic Committee’s president Alexander Zhukov.

Alexander Zhukov: The First European Games will be a big sporting event

Alexander Zhukov: "The First European Games will be a big sporting event"

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The president of the Russian Olympic Committee, a member of the International Olympic Committee, Alexander Zhukov, on the eve of the First European Games, which will  be held in Baku from June 12 to 28, said that the game will be a big sporting event.

Russian team solemnly sent to European Games in Baku

Russian team solemnly sent to European Games in Baku

The Round Lake training center is hosting the solemn send-off of the Russian team to the First European Games in Baku.The President of the Russian Olympic Committee, Alexander Zhukov, addressing the athletes, noted that it is a great honor to participate in the upcoming competitions.

Caucasus Press Review (May 11-17)

Caucasus Press Review (May 11-17)

Caucasus domestic and foreign political events in local press

Alexander Zhukov: It#039s great that the first European Games were given to Baku

Alexander Zhukov: "It's great that the first European Games were given to Baku"

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The president of the Russian Olympic Committee, Alexander Zhukov, spoke at the opening of the presentation of the first European Games in Moscow. The First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma said that the European Olympic Committee made a historic decision, because "Europe needed its own Games."

Russia is grateful to Baku for the inclusion of sambo in the European Games program

Russia is grateful to Baku for the inclusion of sambo in the European Games program

Alexander Zhukov: "I have no doubt that Azerbaijan will conduct the Games brilliantly" 

First European Games hosted by Baku presented in Moscow

First European Games hosted by Baku presented in Moscow

Alexander Zhukov, the first deputy speaker of the State Duma, the president of the Olympic Committee, said at the Moscow presentation of the first European Games hosted by Baku that Russia will be represented by the best athletes. He said that America and Asia had created their own Olympic Games long ago, and the Games in Baku are a positive development.

Kazakhstan to compete for right to host 2022 Winter Olympic Games

Kazakhstan to compete for right to host 2022 Winter Olympic Games

Almaty is bidding for the Winter Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games for the second time."The ideological basis of the Almaty-2022 plan is the ‘Keeping it Real’ concept," the organizing committee reports.