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Encyclopedia > Games of the Small States of Europe
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The Games of the Small States of Europe (GSSE) (Jeux des Petits Etats d'Europe, Giochi dei Piccoli Stati D'Europa, Smáþjóðaleikar Evrópu, Juegos de los Pequeños Estados de Europa) is a biannual multi-sport event, that has been organized by the National Olympic Committees of eight European small states, since 1985. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 639 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (899 × 844 pixel, file size: 35 KB, MIME type: image/png) Eight European members of the games of the Games of the Small States of Europe File links The following pages on the English... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 639 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (899 × 844 pixel, file size: 35 KB, MIME type: image/png) Eight European members of the games of the Games of the Small States of Europe File links The following pages on the English... A multi-sport event is a competition in which athletes compete in a number of different sports. ... National Olympic Committees are the national constituents of the worldwide olympic movement. ... This article is 150 kilobytes or more in size. ... The European microstates are a handful of very small sovereign states on the European continent and the surrounding islands. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Members

Countries that are represented by autonomous National Olympic Committees, are located in Europe, and which have a population of less than one million are eligible to participate. The participating countries are Andorra, Cyprus, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco and San Marino, all of which have participated since the first Games in 1985. The Faeroe Islands, although already recognized by FIFA, is seeking recognition by the IOC for the purpose of participating in these games. With its 2006 declaration of independence, Montenegro could also meet the eligibility requirements. National Olympic Committees are the national constituents of the worldwide olympic movement. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA, French for International Federation of Association Football) is the international governing body of association football. ... Bold textralf is gay IOC redirects here. ... Anthem: Oj, svijetla majska zoro Oh, the bright dawn of May Montenegro() on the European continent()  —  [] Capital (and largest city)  Podgorica Official languages Serbian (Ijekavian dialect)1 Government Republic  - President Filip Vujanović  - Prime Minister Željko Å turanović Independence from Serbia and Montenegro   - Declared June 3, 2006   - Recognised June 8, 2006  Area...


Host cities

In 2007 the the 12th Games of the Small States of Europe will between June 4-9 in Monaco. Monte Carlo is a very wealthy section of the city-state of Monaco known for its casino, gambling, beaches, glamour, and sightings of famous people. ... District Nicosia Government  - Mayor Eleni Mavrou, Cemal Bulutogullari (North side) Population (2001)  - City 206,200 Time zone EET (UTC+2) Website: http://www. ... Andorra la Vella by morning Andorra la Vella (2004 est. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Location in Iceland Coordinates: Constituency Reykjavík North Reykjavík South Area    - City 274. ... Vaduz and its exclaves in Lichtenstein Coordinates: Area    - City 17. ...


List of sporting disciplines

In Monaco 2007 the 12 sporting disciplines will be athletics, basketball, gymnastics, judo, shooting, sailing, swimming, table tennis, bowls, tennis, beach volley and volleyball. Previous events have included cycling, bocci and squash. A womens 400 meter hurdles race on a typical outdoor red rubber track. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, balance and kinesthetic awareness, such as handsprings, handstands, forward rolls, aerials and tucks. ... Judo ), meaning gentle way, is a modern Japanese martial art (gendai budō) and combat sport, that originated in Japan in the late nineteenth century. ... The shooting sports include those competitive sports involving tests of proficiency (accuracy and speed) using various types of guns such as firearms and airguns (see Archery for more information on shooting sports that make use of bows and arrows). ... For the songs, see Sailing (song). ... This article concentrates on human swimming. ... Ping Pong redirects here. ... Swifts Creek Bowls Club Bowls (also known as Lawn Bowls or Lawn Bowling) is a precision sport in which the goal is to roll slightly radially asymmetrical balls (called bowls) closer to a smaller white ball (the jack or kitty) than ones opponent is able to do. ... A tennis net Tennis is a game played between either two players (singles) or two teams of two players (doubles). Players use a stringed racquet to strike a hollow rubber ball covered with felt over a net into the opponents court. ... Beach volleyball has evolved from the popular social games of volleyball played on many beaches around the world. ... Volleyball is an Olympic sport in which two teams separated by a high net use their hands, arms or (rarely) other parts of their bodies to hit a ball back and forth over the net. ... Police officer on a bicycle Cycling is a recreation, a sport and a means of transport across land. ... A set of Bocce balls Bocce is a precision sport closely related to bowls and pétanque with a common ancestry from ancient games played in the Roman Empire. ... Squash racquet and ball Players in a glass-backed squash court International Squash Singles Court, as specified by the World Squash Federation Squash is an indoor racquet sport that was formerly called Squash racquets, a reference to the squashable soft ball used in the game (compared with the harder ball...


External links

  • Monaco 2007
  • Andorra 2005
  • GSSE on Malta 2003
  • European Olympic Committees: Games of the Small States of Europe

 
 

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