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  • The Pan-Armenian Games

    Tuesday 13 September 2011

    Hi, everyone

    I am from Armenia and I work at the office of the national athletics federation, where I am the head of the international department and also responsible for communications. In my free time, I often do volunteer work to help out at the athletics events staged by our federation.

    Last month I attended a part of the one of the biggest sports events in our country, the 5th Pan-Armenian Games, and I would like to share some of my thoughts.

    The Pan-Armenian Games are a multi-sport event for Armenians and the Armenian Diaspora. They are organised by the ...

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  • Almost 10, 000 hours: Have a look at the ranking and tell me your ideas!

    Friday 09 September 2011

    Hi everyone,

    Yesterday I published a news article with the latest figures about the activity of our community members in the different countries of Europe. July was the first month I had checked to see what was going on and by looking again in August I found the evolution!

    To remind you, I have made two rankings by country:
    - The number of members with hours
    - The number of hours registered

    As in July, Spain is a solid leader in both and our community members there are still showing their interest in volunteering for athletics events. Well done Spain. Or should ...

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  • Hello from Ostrava

    Thursday 01 September 2011

    Hi everyone,

    My name is Ondrej Hajda and I am from Ostrava in the Czech Republic.

    Last month, The European Athletics U23 Championships took place in my city and I volunteered. A friend told me about the event and the possibility to become a member of a volunteer team so, as a patriotic citizen and a sporty person, I decided to grab the chance to promote Ostrava among young people around Europe, experience a superb athletics event and, most importantly, meet new people.

    At the beginning I helped at the Info Desk by providing information to athletes, solving problems, etc ...

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