SAKHALIN RESIDENTS ARE ASKED TO COME IN ADVANCE AT THE I WINTER CHILDREN OF ASIA INTERNATIONAL SPORTS GAMES CLOSING
DOCTORS, RESCUERS AND EVEN SAKHALIN PENSIONERS SUPPORT ATHLETES OF THE 1ST WINTER CHILDREN OF ASIA GAMES
SAKH.COM STARTED HANDING OUT FREE TICKETS TO THE 1ST WINTER CHILDREN OF ASIA INTERNATIONAL SPORTS GAMES
SAKHALIN RESIDENTS AND GUESTS OF THE REGION CAN WIN UNIQUE PRODUCTS OF THE 1ST WINTER CHILDREN OF ASIA GAMES
GUESTS AND RESIDENTS OF YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK WILL BE ENGAGED IN VARIOUS ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM DURING THE GAMES
RESULTS OF DRAWING PROCEDURE IN ICE HOCKEY COMPETITION FOR CHILDREN OF ASIA GAMES BECOME KNOWN ON SAKHALIN
PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL BIATHLON UNION APPEALED TO THE PRIVATE OWNERS OF THE CHILDREN OF ASIA GAMES
Rossiya Airlines, a member of the Aeroflot Group, obtained a status of the Official Carrier of the 1st Winter Children of Asia International Sports Games, which will be held in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk from February 8 to 17, 2019. Boeing 777-300ER wide-body airliner will be delivering participants and organizers from Moscow to the Far East.
The next stage of the Torch Relay started today in the northern capital of the island. The flame has to travel about three kilometers, with 20 torchbearers passing it to each other.
The Municipal District of Okha welcomed the Flame of the 1st Winter Children of Asia Sports Games. A lamp with the flame of the sports games lit in Yakutia has been travelling to the northern city for two days; during the journey the torch keepers and the escort team had to overcome snowstorms, closed roads, and snowdrifts. Mr. Sergei GUSEV, the Mayor of Okha, greeted the flame – he received the symbol of the winter games from the hands of a master of sports Mr. Roman TRUBETSKOY.
Mr. Valery LIMARENKO, Acting Head of Sakhalin Region, took part in a meeting of the Organizing Committee of the 1st Winter Children of Asia International Games, which took place in Moscow. The event was under the presidency Mr. Yury TRUTNEV, Deputy Prime Minister Russian Federation - Plenipotentiary of the President of the Russian Federation in the Far Eastern Federal District.
The torch relay took place on Paramushir Island. Weather conditions did not prevent the organizers from carrying the flame through the main streets of the municipality. Residents of the district with their families met torchbearers and actively welcomed them. At this moment the Flame of Games became the center of attraction.
The Torch Relay of Children of Asia International Games took place in Iturup. Right after the festive event the torch was handed over to Kuril Islands residents. This gift as the evidence of a unique event was received by Mr. Vadim ROKOTOV, Acting Head of the district.
Representatives of the regional office of Federal Service for Oversight of Consumer Protection and Welfare and Department of Medical Care of the Regional Ministry of Health Care told about the preparation for International Games today.
The Torch Relay was met by Iturup residents today. 11 torchbearers carried the Flame through the main streets of Kurilsk.
The symbol procession of large-scale sports competitions in Sakhalin Region began with the South Kuril urban district. Today the flame was delivered by Mr. Roman Trubetskoy, a torchkeeper – the master of Sports of Russia in athletics, the winner of the Summer Children of Asia Games, as well as Mr. Anton Vorotylyak and Mr. Anton Lazarev - Sakhalin athletes.
The 1st Winter Children of Asia International Sports Games begin their way from three islands in the South Kuriles. Today the Flame arrived in Yuzhno-Kurilsk. On January 7, at Kunashir a relay race will be held. 12 torchbearers will take part in it. These are people who have achieved high results in sports, veterans, public figures, volunteers.
of NOC/ Member of Parliament Honorable Jeevan Ram Shrestha who is also the President of Nepal Ski Association (NSA) bade farewell to Participants of 1st Winter Children of Asia International Sports Games slated to be held on Yuzhno Sakhalinsk, Russian Federation from Dec 24, 2018 to Feb 17, 2018.
On New Year's midnight, the ceremony of handing over the symbol of the upcoming Games took place in the main square of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
Today, the city school of art hosted a solemn rewarding of those who took part in the action, which is aimed at supporting the athletes of the 1 st Winter Children of Asia International Sports Games. More than 140 people took part in it. Children drew skiers, snowboarders, figure skaters, hockey players - the main characters of the 1 st Children of Asia International Sports Games. The works will be handed over to the athletes of the Sakhalin Region national team as support.
Length of the relay race was 2 km 300 m. The torch keepers Mr. Roman TRUBETSKOY, Ms. Karina GLEBOVA and Mr. Ilias NURGALIYEV brought the flame of the Games to the Ordzhonikidze Square.
Today Acting Governor of the Region has visited Biathlon Center, Ski Jumping Center, Hostel, Gorniy Vozdukh Ski Resort and Vostok Training Center. They hold working meetings at each venue to discuss construction process and readiness of facilities to host the 1st Winter Children of Asia International Sports Games.
Torch Relay of the 1st Winter Children of Asia ISG will take place in Yakutsk in less than 1 hour.
According to the tradition, the flame was lit in compliance with ancient customs, in Yakutia, the birthplace of the Games, in magnificent surroundings of Lena Pillars Natural Park. From there, the flame will be delivered to the capital of the Sakha Republic – Yakutsk. On December 23 the flame was passed through downtown Yakutsk.
In Yakutsk at 12:00 (Sakhalin time) Republic's Media Center will he hosting a press-conference devoted to Torch Relay of Children of Asia Games. The ceremony to be held at Lena Pillars National Park, the Yakutsk stage of Torch Relay will be discussed. See online press-conference on the official website of Children of Asia Games.
Volunteers' training lasts a little over a month. Every week volunteers attend several lectures in different disciplines. For example, they are taught sports terminology in various languages: English, Chinese, Korean or Japanese. The program also includes local history and intercultural communication. Sakhalin residents are told about the peculiarities and traditions of other nations.
My History Historical Park hosted a torch relay presentation today. Finally, the torch keepers’ names have been revealed. The relay will start 50 days before the Winter Children of Asia International Sports Games. Traditionally, lighting takes place according to the ancient customs in Yakutia - the homeland of the Games. The ceremony will be held in the Lena Pillars National Park on December 22. From there, the flame will be delivered to the capital of the Republic – Yakutsk, where the torch relay will be proceeding along the central streets of the city on December 23.
President of the Republic of Tatarstan Mr. Rustam MINNIKHANOV told about it at a meeting with members of media club at the Plenipotentiary of Tatarstan in the Russian Federation.
Starting from December 25, Gornolyzhnaya Street, located behind Spartak Stadium, will be operating in one-way regime. Drivers will have to drive one way up to the junction with the Holy Martyr Illarion Troitsky Street, which is located near ‘Russia – My History’ Park. This was announced during a press conference with the hosts of the 1st Winter Children of Asia International Sports Games. Mr. Vitaly BASHLIY, Senior Advisor of the Regional Ministry of Transport, was also present.
Presentation of the 1st Winter Children of Asia International Sports Games is underway in the federal districts of Russia. Today, a press conference was held in Yekaterinburg – the capital of the Ural Federal District. The district will be sending a delegation of 124 people, among them 84 athletes. The Head of the Economics and Social Policy Department at Presidential Envoy in the Ural Federal District Mr. Vladimir CHEREPANOV, the Minister of Physical Culture and Sports of Sverdlovsk Region Mr. Leonid RAPOPORT, Director of the Training Center for United Teams of Sverdlovsk Region Mr. Yakov ZOBNIN shared the details of preparations. The press conference was also attended by the President of Children of Asia Games International Committee Mr. Dmitry GLUSHKO, and Deputy Director General of the Games Administration Mr. Sergei KHATYLYKOV.