EOA News

Latest news about EOA programmes and activities

NOAs of Russia and Belarus temporarily suspended from EOA activities

On Monday, 21 March 2022, the EOA Executive Board decided to suspend the Central Olympic Academy of Russia and the Belarusian Olympic Academy from all EOA activities with immediate effect until further notice. The decision is the EOA’s response to the belligerent behaviour of the Russian and Belarusian governments. The official letter says “We do …

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Liverpool conference yielded valuable learnings for EMPLOYS, ushered in the second phase of the project

On March 16, 2022, the EMPLOYS team held its third conference at Edge Hill University in Ormskirk/Liverpool, UK to discuss the interim results of governing athlete employment relationships with a focus on Northern Europe. The EOA acts as a practice-oriented partner in this Erasmus+ supported programme. After completing the first stage of the project, which …

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General Assembly postponed due to war in Ukraine

Due to the current developments in Ukraine, the EOA Executive Board, after careful consideration, has decided to postpone the Fourth EOA General Assembly, which was scheduled for Friday 25 February 2022, for a temporary delay. Members and Observers were informed by email on Thursday. The Olympic Games and the Olympic Movement are in the service …

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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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