AI For Youth as Part of the Olympic Class Program

As part of the collaboration between the Olympic Committee of Israel and Intel Israel, 100 young athletes of the NOC Program, “Olympic Class”, participated in a unique workshop that combines innovative AI technology with excellence. During four sessions, the teenagers learned basic concepts, improved their abilities and understanding of the principles of AI, in order […]

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Preparations for the EOA Congress Olympia 2024 are in full swing

Anticipation is building for this year’s EOA Congress, which will take place from 24 to 28 September at the premises of the International Olympic Academy (IOA) in Ancient Olympia. The hosts, the Hellenic Olympic Academy (HOA) and the co-host IOA, are eagerly preparing for the event. In April, EOA President Manfred Laemmer met with HOA

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Placing the athlete at the centre of Olympic education: Take-aways from the International Session for NOAs in Olympia

The 17th International Session for NOAs and NOCs Delegates of the International Olympic Academy took place in Ancient Olympia, Greece, from 13-20 May 2024. The theme was “The athlete in society” and brought the NOAs a lively exchange on the role of the athlete in the Olympic Movement and as facilitators for Olympic Education. The

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Discussing Athletes’ Social Protection: Insights from the SOPROS Conference in Cologne

The first SOPROS conference held on April 8th, 2024 in Cologne marked a milestone for the Erasmus+ project, focusing on athletes’ social protection. The event convened stakeholders from politics, sports, and academia to present various approaches and deliberate on the future need for a holistic approach of athletes’ social protection in Europe. The SOPROS project

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Albanian Olympic Academy kicks off the 2024 Olympic Year with lively school event

The Albanian Olympic Academy has started the 2024 Olympic year with full vigour. In collaboration with the Albanian National Olympic Committee, they launched in February a project to promote the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.   The project aims to familiarise pupils in Albania with the Olympic Movement by educating them about the ideas and

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The Olympic Committee of Israel celebrates International Women’s Day as a sign of female leadership in all arenas

The Olympic Committee of Israel marked International Women’s Day at a joint conference with the Ministry of Sports held at Intel Israel. During the event significant women from various disciplines participated in the presence of the NOC President Yael Arad and the CEO Gili Lustig, alongside 150 female athletes, coaches, managers, directors and partners from

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Hungarian Olympic Committee and University of Sports Science Launch Olympic Values Education Programme to Inspire Students Across the Country

As a result of collaboration between the Hungarian Olympic Committee (MOB) and the Hungarian University of Sports Science (TF) the Olympic Values School Programme (Olympic Values Education Programme – OVEP) has been launched in Hungary. In a first round of 14 sessions, a total of 336 teachers will be trained, enabling more than 200 schools

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International Olympic Value Education Programme Training Course in Vilnius

From 30th January to 3rd February, the international training course “Tools and methodologies for Olympic value education” took place in Vilnius, Lithuania. The participants, aged between 22 and 30, came from 20 different countries and thus reflected the cultural diversity of Europe. Throughout the intensive five-day program, the training aimed to develop a network of

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