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Cherry blossom and friendship: Slovak-Japanese impressions in Piestany

Connecting the world of art and sport is a current activity of the Slovak Olympic Academy (SOA). After all, sport and art go together, and the Sakura Challenge photo competition organised in cooperation with the Gymnázium Pierra de Coubertina in Piestany was one of the SOA’s pilot activities in the field of culture and sports …

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NOC of Israel strives to realize the vision of full gender equality in sports

The 2nd International Conference on Gender Equality in Sport, initiated and led by the Olympic Committee of Israel in partnership with key stakeholders such as Ministry of Culture and Sports, the USA embassy in Israel, the Israel Paralympic Committee, the Israel Women’s Lobby and leading universities, took place on July 10, 2022. The conference shone …

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Thomas Bach visits Albanian Olympic values festivities

On June 6, 2022, the Albanian Olympic Academy and National Olympic Committee organised “Festa e Vlerave Olimpike” event, which IOC President, Thomas Bach, attended. Furthermore, he inaugurated the new office of the Albanian National Olympic Committee. A greeting speech was given by the President of the Albanian National Olympic Committee, Fidel Ylli, IOC President Thomas …

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Reunion in Munich: Wrap-up meeting of the German Olympic Youth Camps

Three months after the end of the Winter Olympics, the participants of the German Olympic Youth Camps (DOJL) Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 met in Munich. Together with the leadership teams, 48 participants looked back on their time together in Frankfurt (DOJL Tokyo) and Bischofsgruen (DOJL Beijing), met Dajana Eitberger, silver medallist in luge at …

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EOA Seminar Klaipeda on 24-26 August: EOA launches a new event series

SAVE THE DATE! The European Olympic Academies is very pleased to announce a new event series called “EOA Seminars”. The first edition will be hosted by the Lithuanian Olympic Academy at the University of Klaipeda on 24-26 August 2022. In this series of regional workshops, experts and NOA delegates explore current issues in the Olympic …

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NOC of Slovenia hosted FB-LS project meeting in Ljubljana

Mid-May saw the project team of the Erasmus+ funded project “Financial and Business Literacy in Sport for Athletes and Coaches” meeting physically for the first time to coordinate and align its tasks. FB-LS is led by NOA of Slovenia, and the EOA collaborates in the project as a partner, especially in the promotion and dissemination …

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Understanding the Olympic Idea and Values as a Challenge and Opportunity: Biebrich Castle Conference in Germany

The 8th Biebricher Schlossgespräch (Biebrich Castle Conference) of the German Olympic Academy (DOA) took place in Wiesbaden on 5 May, 2022. 100 invited guests from sports, politics, business and the media attended the annual event. This year, the focus was placed on the challenges and perspectives of Olympic and Paralympic sports. In addition to the …

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NOA of Portugal elects new Board of Directors

Following the election held on May 5th, 2022, Mr Tiago Viegas was re-elected President of the Portuguese Olympic Academy (AOP), for the term corresponding to the 32nd Olympiad (until 2025). In this context, the composition of the NOA’s Board of Directors is now as follows: President: Tiago ViegasVice-Presidents: José Esteves and Gustavo MarcosMembers: Marta Lopes …

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