NOC Cape Verde joined other IOC member NOCs to celebrate Olympism during the 2017 edition of Olympic Day. Activities were organised in all islands of the country, the goal being to spread the Olympic ideal. The event brought together a total 3,000 persons, adults and children alike. Some ran, while others were discovering a new sport or a cultural activity for the first time. NOC officials, as well as members of various national sports federations and administrative authorities also participated in the event.
Abuja, 2 August 2017: the International Olympic Committee has officially approved the idea of making the African Youth Games a qualifying event for for the 2018 summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires. In a correspondence dated 26 July 2017, IOC President, Thomas Bach, notified ANOCA of the body’s decision. According to the IOC, the… Read More »