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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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Belarusian Olympic Academy hosts Conference on Olympic Education

“Olympic Education in the System of Intercultural Interaction” is the name of a Conference to be held on 21 April 2021 in Minsk, Belarus. The event will take place within the framework of the University Science Festival of the Belarusian State University of Physical Culture and is aimed at scientists and specialists working in the …

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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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NOA of Portugal celebrated its Annual Session and Anniversary

For the NOA of Portugal, 2020 ended with two of the most important events that take place every year: the Annual Session and the Anniversary Celebration, both usually considered as moments of public affirmation of the Academy. The 31st Annual Session was held under the central theme of “Education through Olympism” on 25 and 26 …

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Greece: New book published “Five Rings, One World”

“Five Rings One World. Olympic Games and Values” is a new book published by the Hellenic Olympic Committee and the Hellenic Olympic Academy of Greece.The book is written in Greek and addresses children and young people. It takes a modern approach to Olympic education and aims to introduce its readers to the exciting world of …

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Israel: Gender standardization as a compass for instilling gender equality

The Olympic Committee of Israel launched a strategic plan and gender standardization as a compass for instilling gender equality. In the introductory message, Igal Carmi, the President of the Olympic Committee of Israel, and Gilad Lustig, its CEO, write that “We are at an important milestone when the International Olympic Committee has launched a strategic …

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