National Council Press Release
The 248th CONI National Council met today at 3 pm at the Foro Italico to discuss the following agenda: 1) Verbal approval of the meeting of 06 September 2016: The minutes were approved unanimously. 2) The President's statements: Malagò opened proceedings, awarding the Stelle d’Oro for... readmore
28–30 October: International Festival of Athletics Coaching in Formia
IFAC: this event has become a tradition. The International Festival of Athletics Coaching returns to Italy for the third consecutive year. On 28–30 October, the Olympic Training Centre in Formia will host three days of detailed insight and technical analysis with talks by world-class coaches providing a full debrief... readmore
2nd European Games to be held in Minsk in 2019
The second edition of the European Games, scheduled for 2019, will take place in Minsk. The decision was taken – with a large majority – at the 45th General Assembly of European Olympic Committees in Belarus, which was attended by the President of CONI, Giovanni Malagò and Secretary General Roberto... readmore
Letter from the IOC President Thomas Bach to Giovanni Malagò
This is the text of the letter that the IOC President Thomas Bach sent to the CONI President Giovanni Malagò: Dear President, Dear friend Giovanni, Thank you for your letter dated 11 October 2016. The IOC has taken note of the withdrawal of the Candidature of Rome for the Games of the XXXIII... readmore
3rd Olympic Management course. Malagò: "A new model for Italy's sport of tomorrow"
Today was the first day of school for the 27 students taking part in the third advanced specialisation course in Olympic Management. The course, organised by the CONI School of Sport at the Acqua Acetosa Olympic Training Centre, was opened by Giovanni Malagò, President of CONI, together with Alberto Miglietta,... readmore
Sport and Suburbs, plan defined for 183 projects Prime Minister Renzi: "Making policies with sport"
During a press conference at Palazzo Chigi, President of CONI Giovanni Malagò and the Prime Minister Matteo Renzi presented the plan for analytical infrastructure projects which will be implemented through the "Sport and Suburbs" fund. The multi-year proposal, introduced by Law 185 of 2015, foresees a total... readmore
Malagò: "Rome's 2024 bid ended. We are going to present Milan as a candidate for the 2019 IOC session"
CONI president Giovanni Malagò, along with Vice President of the Organising Committee of Rome 2024, Luca Pancalli, and the General Coordinator of the Committee, Diana Bianchedi, today held a press conference at the Salone d'Onore to make an announcement regarding the Capital's bid for the 33rd edition of the Summer... readmore
A week of activities to mark the 50th anniversary of the School of Sport
A special milestone, a remarkable encapsulation of an enlightening journey, able to write a part of history. The School of Sport turns fifty. It was back in 1966 when the President of CONI, Giulio Onesti, set up an institution that, over the years, has been able to bring prestige to the Italian movement, laying the... readmore
Rio 2016, the tricolour flag returns to the Quirinal. Mattarella: you were all Italy's flag
Wrapped in the Italian flag to bid farewell to an emotional Olympics. A unique team - the Olympic and Paralympic medallists, together with the 4th placed athletes from the Rio 2016 Games - a sea of 100 "eternal champions and stars in their sport" took part in this morning's ceremony, held at the Quirinal... readmore
Statement from the National Committee
This morning, the 1052nd meeting of the CONI National Committee was held at the headquarters of the Palazzo Reale in Cagliari, the first time in its history in Sardinia. The Committee opened proceedings by approving the minutes of the previous meeting of 6th September. The stage was then give to the Mayor of Cagliari,... readmore