News: The agreement about cooperation with the Russian Olympic committee was signed
On February, 21 the Agreement about cooperation with the Russian Olympic Committee was signed.
The Agreement was signed by the heads of the organizations – the President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Leonid Tyagachyov and the President of the Multisport Association of Russia Yuri Rodionov.
According to the signed document the major aspects of the cooperation between the organizations are mutual informing the parts about their activity concerning support and development of the sports not included in the Olympic program which is based on the fundamental values of the Olympic movement. Other programs of the ROC and the MAR include propaganda of healthy lifestyle and physical activity among different groups of people and the fight against dope.
The Russian Olympic Committee has assumed obligations to assist the MAR in organizing and holding contests of sports not included in the Olympic Games program. For examples, this means that the MAR will be the partner of the ROC in participation in the World Games held under the support of the IOC and participation in other sport events.
Taking into consideration the MAR relations with international sport organizations, among which there are ARISF, TAFISA, IWGA, IMSA and others, the ROC supports such activity and promotes the development of the external contacts of the MAR, thus, extends presence of Russia in international sport organizations.
The Multisport Association of Russia is now a partner of the ROC in all the spectrum of the relations with the national federations of sports not included in the Olympic program as a united collective body.
It is necessary to mention that future cooperation between the ROC and the MAR regarding the national (traditional) sports which are spread among small peoples. Such cooperation will be implemented in the bounds of the “Sport for All” movement because the Mar is a member of the International Association of Assisting “Sport for All” movement (TAFISA) and of the work group of the IOC commission “Sport for All”.