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INTERVIEW/Olympic Games 2020: Mihai Covaliu - I am convinced that in Tokyo we will stop decline in Olympic medals

Chairman of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR) Mihai Covaliu tells AGERPRES in an interview that he is convinced Romanian athletes will stop in Tokyo the decline in the tally of Olympic medals that started in Sydney 2000. He says that in order to bring joy to Romanians, COSR needs the support of the government and its partners.

Spartan conditions for Romanian Olympians: No stepping out other than to training venues

The Romanian athletes participating in the Tokyo Olympics are treated to spartan conditions in the Matsudo pre-Olympic camp, where they have to observe a total quarantine and strictly follow the organizers' Covid-19 rules. "We arrived in Matsudo around midnight, after a stopover in Istanbul and another 11 hours of flight.

Florin Raducioiu : It is painful that Romania has missed EURO 2020

Retired Romanian international football player Florin Raduidioiu said on Thursday that it is painful that Romania's national football team does not participate in the EURO 2020 football championships, given that Bucharest is a host city, adding that any change in the national team should to start with the coach Mirel Radoi.

Mircea Sandu: Missing out on EURO 2020, one of the great sufferings, failures of Romanian football

The former chair of the Romanian Football Federation, Mircea Sandu, the initiator of the candidacy submission to co-organize EURO 2020 by Romania, said in an interview for AGERPRES that this competition should "teach us how to behave and organize" prestige sporting events in the future.

Romanian athletes post messages on 100-days-to-go milestone for Tokyo Olympics

On the 100-day milestone to the start of the Tokyo Olympics, tennis ace Simona Halep posted a video message on the Facebook page of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee, stating that her only dream is to be the best in the supreme competition. "100 days to go and one dream, to be the best at the Olympic Games.

Eduard Novak (MTS): Sport development strategy, modeled on Austria, Hungary and Slovenia

Minister of Youth and Sports (MTS) Eduard Novak told AGERPRES that he will find inspiration in countries such as Hungary, Slovenia and Austria in order to achieve a development strategy for the Romanian sport on which 10 specialists will work and who will also establish the prioritization of federations that will be able to win more medals in the future.

Olympic and Sports Committee president: Olympic flame - humanity's end of tunnel light

President of the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (COSR), Mihai Covaliu, told AGERPRES that the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games could represent "the light at the end of the dark tunnel" the COVID pandemic has driven humanity into. "Team Romania's top performance athletes show us that they know how to face challenges.

OlympicGames most awarded rower Lipa: Don't need studies to know sport cuts hospitals' patients

Elisabeta Lipa, the most awarded rower in the history of the Olympic Games, with five gold medals, two silver and one bronze says that sedentariness is a serious problem in Romania and that there is no need for studies to find that physical movement reduces the number of patients in hospitals.

Leadership of the Romanian Tennis Federation, recognized in court after winning trial with Marius Vecerdea

The leadership of the Romanian Tennis Federation was recognized in court after winning at the Court of Appeal the lawsuit filed by the representative of the Pamira Sibiu club, Marius Vecerdea, challenging the election of Ion Tiriac to the FRT presidency.