AICO NEWS & EVENTS

The Society of Olympic Collectors (SOC) has very generously donated the entire run of their journal, Torch Bearer, to the AICO website where it is now available to the general public. In 2018, SOC, which had been a charter member of AICO, unfortunately...

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MOSFIT, the Hungarian Olympic and Sport Philatelic Association, was founded in 1992. On its 25th anniversary, Mr. Laszlo Juhasz edited this 200+ page book celebrating Olympic and sports stamp collecting in Hungary. Many important philatelic moments are...

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30th anniversary of the restored National Olympic Committee of Lithuania (1988/2018) Collectors View Produced by the Lithuania National Olympic Committee on the 30th anniversary of its restoration in 2018, this book is dedicated to acquainted the collecting...

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SPORT PASSION COLOR. On May 18, 2019, La Poste issues a block of 6 stamps in a new series on sport to extend over a 5-year period. France is in the spotlight in 2019 with 6 sporting disciplines: basketball, canoeing, football, hockey, table tennis...

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Magyar Posta issues commemorative personalized stamp. AICO member, MOSFIT (Hungarian Olympic and Sport Philatelic Association), celebrated a milestone on 7 March 2019: a quarter century of promoting Olympic and sports philately in Hungary! [caption...

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ATHENS  2004  OLYMPIC  NOC  PINS  AND  RELATED  MEMORABILIA,  Vol. 1 by  Ioannis  Thomakos - Olympic Historian & Collector - Athens, Greece The Book was Created in Commemoration of the 15-year Anniversary of the Athens 2004 Olympic...

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The Organizing Committee of the 25th WOCF has the great pleasure to announce that the Warsaw 2019 website is now open at warsaw2019.org. In addition to details on registering for tables and events, the website includes the Fair program, information...

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Slovak Olympic Memorabilia 25 was published on the occasion of the 25th Anni­versary of the establishment of the Slovak Olympic Committee. The book provides an overview of all collector memorabilia from 1993 through 2018 focused on the promotion of the...

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Communique #6 - 1st AICOlympiad, 2014-2018 President's Message Olympic collectors! Who are they? There is no single right answer. Certainly, it can be said that everyone has in common a passion for Olympic history, the Olympic Games and Olympic...

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A Last Farewell to a Great Olympic Philatelist. It is with great regret that I announce the death of Michalis TSIRONIS a good friend and a great Olympic Philatelist. He departed from this life on 23 March 2018, at the age of 86. Michalis Tsironis...

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An overprint on the Paris 2024 Olympic bid stamp and special cancel were released on 14 September. The pane of 24 stamps is being sold through La Poste, the French postal administration, for 17.52 EUROS. Sales will end on 30 September, the day the Paris...

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The Czech Society of Olympic and Sports Philately (OLYMPSPORT) invites all AICO members to participate in their twice-a-year (winter and summer) "Written Auction" of surplus items from its members. This creates an excellent opportunity to complement the...

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Olympic Collector Luncheon - Sunday, 7 August 2016 Roberto Gesta De Melo, an active Olympic philatelist and collector, generously hosted a luncheon for all members of Sports Philatelists International and the Olympin Collectors Club (both AICO member...

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To coincide with the Opening of the 31st Olympic Games in Rio on 5 August 2016, AICO announces the launch of the new AICO FORUM where the worldwide community of Olympic and sports collectors may rendezvous. Like the Ancient Greek agorae, the AICO FORUM...

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[Above, left to right: Stephanie Coppex, IOC representative; Branislav Delej, Treasurer; Christophe Ait-Braham, Secretary; Roman Babut, President; Mark Maestrone, 1st Vice-President; and Massimiliano Bruno, 2nd Vice-President.] At the IInd General...

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The 22d World Olympic Collectors Fair will be organized May 13-15 by the Gothenburg Sports Museum, the only Swedish member of the Olympic Museum's Network. For information on the Olympic Collectors Fair, please visit www.gothenburg2016.com That Gothenburg...

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Les Grandes Heure du Tennis (Great Moments in Tennis) La Poste, the French Tennis Federation and AFCOS (in French) This presentation stamp booklet honors the world of tennis and its origins. Its heroes, their techniques, actions by the French Tennis...

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PdC. Pierre de Coubertin and the Olympic Philately by Rüdiger Fritz / Volker Kluge (Book in German) The abbreviation "PdC" stands for only one person, the founder of the Olympic movement, Pierre de Coubertin, to whom this splendidly arranged book,...

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