- 10 Dec 2018
- NOC News
News from the National Olympic Committee of Liechtenstein
Find here the latest news from the National Olympic Committee: events, courses, general assemblies and elections, trophies and much more.
22 January 2019
The Government of Liechtenstein and the Liechtenstein Olympic Committee (LOC) have signed a performance agreement to inaugurate new national sports structures in Liechtenstein. Deputy Prime Minister Daniel Risch, LOC President Isabel Fehr and LOC Managing Director Beat Wachter signed the new performance agreement on 20 December 2018. The agreement covers the period 2019 to 2022. With the revision of the Sports Act, which came into force on 1 January 2019, a new basis for the adaptation of national sports promotion structures was created. Under the Sports Act, the government can now delegate some or all of its funding to private institutions. Based on this mechanism and the sports promotion regulation, the four-year performance agreement between the government and the LOC was concluded to transfer the federation-organised promotion of amateur and competitive sports funding to the LOC. The LOC will receive an additional annual state contribution for the years 2019 to 2022 for federation-organised sports promotion. More info at www.olympic.li.
10 december 2018
Baron Eduard von Falz-Fein (pictured), founder of the Liechtenstein Olympic Committee passed away on 17 November at the age of 106. During a visit to Liechtenstein in February last year, the IOC President presented Baron von Falz-Fein with the Pierre de Coubertin Medal in recognition of his long service to the Olympic Movement. The Baron founded the NOC of Liechtenstein in 1935 and ensured that a team competed in both the Games of the Olympiad and the Olympic Winter Games one year later. He subsequently attended almost every edition of the Olympic Games, holding positions in the LOC, the International Luge Federation (FIL) and the Liechtenstein Cycling Association. Full news release here.