EOA News

Latest news about EOA programmes and activities

Save the Date /// Fourth EOA General Assembly

Save the date for our upcoming Fourth EOA General Assembly that will take place virtually on Friday 25th February 2022. More information will be shared soon via www.eoaolympic.org and the EOA LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter page at @eoaolympic

EOA renews Memorandum of Understanding with European Olympic Committees

An updated Memorandum of Understanding has been agreed by the European Olympic Academies (EOA) and European Olympic Committees (EOC). The renewed Memorandum, which formalises the existing cooperation between the two organisations, was signed by EOA President Prof. Dr. Manfred Laemmer and EOC President Spyros Capralos in December 2021. The EOC played an instrumental role in …

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The EOA has published its Annual Report for 2021

The EOA is pleased to share its first ever Annual Report with members, colleagues and friends in the Olympic Movement. We invite you to explore our interactive report and find out more about our organisation, members and activities. Thank you to all those who have contributed to this report. We hope you enjoy reading it!

Invitation to second EMPLOYS Conference

The Erasmus+ EMPLOYS project hosts the second Multiplier Sport Event on the topic of “Understanding the Employment Relations of Athletes in Olympic Sports in Europe” on Friday, 17 December. Stakeholders from various national sport governing bodies, national legislators and academic experts from all over the continent, including, among others, the NOCs of Portugal and France, …

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Introducing “Meet our members – an interview series by the EOA”

The EOA is thrilled to introduce a new series that will take a closer look at its members and delve deeper into their organisational frameworks. “Meet our members – an interview series by the EOA” aims to offer first-hand insights into the NOAs which will allow other organisations to compare with and learn from each …

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Introducing the EOA’s new look

The EOA is excited to reveal a brand-new corporate design which marks a key turning point in the development of the organisation. A newly unveiled logo reminiscent of the Panathenaic Stadium will now represent the institution, whilst there will also be a website domain change and an update of the entire visual identity will be …

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EMPLOYS project held first conference to discuss preliminary study results

On 22 October 2021, the first Multiplier Sport Event of EMPLOYS, in which the EOA is involved as a project partner, took place in Cologne, Germany. The objectives of this first public conference were to present the preliminary study findings and discuss them with the participation of athlete representatives and transnational stakeholders. The hybrid conference …

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ICSSPE to take over patronage for EOA General Assembly

The International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) has granted its patronage for the next EOA General Assembly. The event is to be held in Sochi under the organisation of the Central Olympic Academy of Russia. In September, the organisers had announced a postponement to spring 2022 in view of the current situation. …

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EOA General Assembly in Sochi postponed to spring 2022

The EOA Executive Board followed the proposal of the COA of Russia to postpone the EOA General Assembly and Conference, originally scheduled for October, to spring 2022. The expected situation concerning the Corona pandemic as well as the difficulties of many NOAs to send delegates to Sochi made this step necessary. As sport in particular …

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