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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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Golden Memories of Tokyo 1964 brought to life in digitised photos

With less than a month to go before the opening of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo, the European Olympic Academies (EOA) launch the exhibition “Golden Memories – An Online Gallery on the Olympic Games in Tokyo 1964.” The digitised photographs bring to life unique moments not only from the sports venues but …

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EOA seeks intern in Sport Communication

We have the following vacancy starting immediately or by arrangement: Internship – Sport Communication Duration: 3-6 monthsForm/Place: Digital (+ physical meetings in Cologne/Paris, if possible)Workload: Part-time (can be completed parallel to ongoing studies) For more information, please check out the Careers page. Photo: © DOSB

ERASMUS+ research project EMPLOYS launched with participation of EOA

The EOA recently started to collaborate in a research project entitled “Understanding, Evaluating, and Improving Good Governance in the Employment Relations of Athletes in Olympic Sports in Europe” (EMPLOYS). The project aims to improve good governance in athlete working relationships in Olympic sport through the provision, evaluation and sharing of evidence-based information, practice and recommendations …

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Online exhibition planned “Golden Memories – Tokyo 1964”

The Games of the XVIII Olympiad, or simply Tokyo 1964, entered history as the first Olympic Games with intercontinental television broadcast. Incredible moments were witnessed by millions of people across the world, such as the ignition of the Olympic flame by Yoshinori Sakadi, who was born on the day the atomic bomb destroying Hiroshima. The …

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Third EOA General Assembly held, four new members admitted, first Good Governance Officer elected

From 29 to 30 January 2021, the Third General Assembly of the European Olympic Academies (EOA) successfully took place in a virtual format. The participation of all 28 National Olympic Academies was seen by EOA President Prof. Dr. Manfred Laemmer as a sign of the increasing importance of the association on a European level. Another …

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“Shaping the future of Olympism”, the Second EOA Conference and General Assembly, 14-15 November 2019

Representatives from 21 European Olympic Academies as well as officials of the Olympic Movement met in Nicosia, Cyprus the 14 to 15 November 2019 to attend the 2nd conference and annual General Assembly of the European Olympic Academies. The conference The 2nd conference and annual General Assembly of the European Olympic Academies with the title …

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