Hungarian Olympic Academy invites neighbouring Academies to the next EOA Seminar

On 1-3 March 2023, the town of Eger will be the meeting place for a handful of National Olympic Academies to review the situation of Olympic Education projects in Central and South-Eastern Europe. The Hungarian Olympic Academy, under the leadership of Zsuzsanna Bukta, is looking forward to an intensive exchange between NOA delegates, PE teachers …

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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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EMPLOYS project on athletes‘ employment relations successfully terminated

In view of the current change dynamics in Olympic sport, the field of athletes’ employment relationships is also facing fundamental challenges. While the organised sport has traditionally been characterised by amateurism, voluntary commitment and prestige, increasing professionalisation and commercialisation have transformed both the structures and the perception of Olympic sport. Against this background, demands for …

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Annual Report for 2022 published

The EOA is pleased to share its Annual Report for 2022 with you, our members, colleagues and friends in the Olympic Movement. We invite you to explore our interactive report and find out more about our organisation, members and the activities in the past year. Download report Thank you to all those who have contributed …

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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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Art and education for the glory of the Ukrainian Olympic movement 

Despite the feats that Ukrainian citizens perform every day in the face of war, they still have the strength and energy to address the Olympic values and great heritage of the country.   The other day the Ukrainian Olympic Academy, together with the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, held a seminar titled “The Olympic Legacy of …

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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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