Research

Conference logbook pt. 3: steps to take for fair play and safe sport

By Inga Galstian, EOA editor The EOA held its annual congress in Frankfurt in November 2022. During the congress, a handful of current challenges within the Olympic Movement were addressed in a series of conferences. Two conferences on the topics of Politics & Peace, and Sustainability have previously been reported on in the Conference Logbook …

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Conference logbook pt. 2: steering towards sustainability

By Inga Galstian, EOA editor Little seems as relevant as climate change and its consequences at the present time. Humanity finds itself in the midst of a so-called “triple planetary crisis”. It is not without reason that researchers call attention to the urgency of tackling this crisis and governments, institutions and politicians sit down to …

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Klaipeda Conference Proceeding now available to download

The lectures given by renowned academics at our recent seminar are now available online. The print edition of “The Olympic Movement for international understanding and peace” was exclusively distributed to the EOA Members in November. Now, the collection of five brilliant lectures can be downloaded directly from the EOA website. The EOA has retained some …

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Conference logbook pt. 1: politics & peace – the fine line that sport must walk

By Inga Galstian, EOA editor In difficult times like the present, political issues permeate our everyday lives. The importance to fight for peace is becoming more and more prevalent, and consequently, roles are also being reconsidered and redistributed. This begs the question: how can such a social entity like sport contribute to peace or what …

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Pursuing The Spread of Human Rights Education Through the Olympic Movement

The topic of human rights education through the Olympic Movement was dissected and researched by Rebekka Lang Fuentes in her master’s thesis, which is a study that aims at exploring how present this call is in contemporary European Olympic Education and what similarities and differences exist between different countries.

What is the level of knowledge, skills and attitudes of pupils regarding Olympic values?

The Lithuanian Olympic Academy conducted a study on the Olympic values ​​of pupils in Lithuania. The research team lead by Prof. Dr. Asta Sarkauskiene, who is a member of the EOA Olympic Education Commission, examined the knowledge, skills and attitudes of pupils in grades 5 and 6 regarding Olympic values. Based on the analysis of …

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