President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili met with the Georgian national Olympic team at the president`s palace before their departure to London and wished success to them. `You will have great competition and we`ll have great emotions for your victory. Georgian man is the warrior, who does not lose the hope to win even in t he most difficult situation; we have chances to win in all games - we should only try. Around the world, many people recognize that despite many problems, Georgia is taking leading positions and so we should be in sports,` President said.
Georgian wrestlers arranged a rally outside the Ministry of Sports today, where a presidium is held to decide whether the president of the Wrestling Federation will keep the office. The veteran and acting athletes threw eggs to Kurtanidze, who managed to enter the ministry building only with the help of the police.
Georgian national judo youth team has won the European Judo Team Championship 2014 for the second time in a row. The youth team trained by Gia Gugava participated in the European tournament in Bucharest with the title of Europe`s and world`s champion along with 12 national judo teams under 21.
Georgia may host the rugby world championship for the youth under 20 in 2017. Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili approved the proposal of the Rugby Union of Georgia to apply to international federation on 27th of June.
Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili chaired the regular meeting of the government commission for supporting football development. The session was aimed at planning projects for football development in Georgia were discussed.
Georgian National Judo Team has won the European Championship for the third time in a row. The tournament was held in the Montpellier, France. The Georgian judokas defeated the Russians in Montpellier.
Government of Georgia has a long-term and systematic vision to the direction of sports development - the Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili said in his speech at the conference dedicated to the sports development.