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Mihai Covaliu (COSR): Romania has massively exported know-how, it is clear that we need to import it too

Chairman of the Romanian Olympic Committee (COSR) Mihai Covaliusaid on Friday that lately Romania has massively exported know-how, meaning the Romanian sports coaches who went abroad, and that he feels Romanian sports need to bring in coaches from abroad, following the model of the rowing federation.

Team Romania for Tokyo2020 Paralympic Games lines up 7 athletes, three medals targeted

Team Romania to the Tokyo Paralympic Games (24 August - 5 September) will be made up of 7 athletes, who will compete in table tennis, judo, athletics, cycling and archery, their goal being to win three medals, the vice-president of the National Paralympic Committee, Ciprian Anton, told AGERPRES.

Olympic swimmer David Popovici: Just wanted to show Americans a trailer of what we have in store

Romanian swimming's shooting star David Popovici said today at his return home from Tokyo that at the Olympics he only wanted to scare a bit his US opponents and show them a "trailer" of his accomplishments in the years to come. "I just wanted to scare the Americans a little and show them a trailer of what we have in store for the next few years.

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.