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Over 73,000 school students take part as Hellenic Academy launches new Olympic Education Program

The Hellenic Olympic Academy successfully oversaw a brand new online Olympic Education program in schools across Greece this summer, focussing on acquisition of knowledge, developing social skills and the promotion of Olympic values. Overseen in collaboration with the Hellenic Olympic Committee and IOC Olympic Solidarity, the new program saw Olympians and distinguished Greek athletes participate …

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German Olympic Academy marks Olympic Day with 2,700km run

The German Olympic Academy (DOA) celebrated this year’s Olympic Day with a successful run which saw participants from all over the country cover more than 2,700 kilometers. The date of the Olympic Day, June 23rd, provided the framework for the challenge. From June 21st to June 27th, athletes from all over Germany were encouraged to …

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Japanese kimonos and gold medals displayed as Czech Olympic Committee unveils Tokyo exhibition

A unique exhibition that includes Japanese kimonos and original Olympic gold medals from the 1964 Summer Games are featured in a new display unveiled by the Czech Olympic Committee. Named ‘Olympic Tokyo,’ the exhibition celebrates the three Olympic Games that were awarded to the city of Tokyo, in 1940, 1964 and the Games of the …

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Belarus celebrates Olympic victories of the past with exciting new exhibition

As the countdown to Tokyo 2020 continues, Belarus celebrated glorious sporting victories of its past with the grand opening of an exciting new Olympic exhibition. Named “On the way to Tokyo”, the exhibition was unveiled on International Olympic Day, June 23rd, marking another key milestone on the road to the 2020 Games, which kick off …

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Over 70,000 watch on social media as Israel celebrates Olympic Day

The International Olympic Day is regularly celebrated in Israel and it presents an excellent opportunity for the public to delve into Olympic themes  and experience the Olympic spirit. In this Olympic year, the Olympic Committee of Israel marked the International Olympic Day 2021 by two notable events. On June 9, an Olympic Day Webinar was …

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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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Belarus: Marathon of Olympic Education

The Belarusian Olympic Academy has launched a new educational project for preschool institutions, the “Marathon of Olympic Education”. The project for teachers, children (3-6 years old) and their parents started in March 2021 and will end in November 2021. Participants will have an opportunity to experience the incredibly fascinating world of the Olympic Movement from …

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Comics Olympics

The Olympic spirit moved on even in an out-of-character year in which the Olympic Games were postponed. In 2020, 100 years after the first official presentation of the Olympic flag, the author and professor of comics Mihai I. Grăjdeanu proposed to mark this historical moment by initiating the first edition of the Comics Olympics, a …

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Romania: Activities on the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace 2021

For the last three decades, the Romanian Olympic and Sports Committee (R.O.S.C.), with the help of the Romanian Olympic Academy (R.O.A.), has been promoting Olympic values at the national level through cultural, artistic, educational and sporting activities, conveying the message that Olympism goes beyond physical activity and extends into the fields of education, philosophy, music, …

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