Spyros Capralos elected as new EOC President

On 10 June 2021, the General Assembly of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) elected Spyros Capralos, President of the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) and member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), as the new President for the term 2021-2025. Capralos competed as a Greek water polo team player in the Olympic Games 1980 in Moscow …

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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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EOA seeks intern in Sport Communication

We have the following vacancy starting immediately or by arrangement: Internship – Sport Communication Duration: 3-6 monthsForm/Place: Digital (+ physical meetings in Cologne/Paris, if possible)Workload: Part-time (can be completed parallel to ongoing studies) For more information, please check out the Careers page. Photo: © DOSB

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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ERASMUS+ research project EMPLOYS launched with participation of EOA

The EOA recently started to collaborate in a research project entitled “Understanding, Evaluating, and Improving Good Governance in the Employment Relations of Athletes in Olympic Sports in Europe” (EMPLOYS). The project aims to improve good governance in athlete working relationships in Olympic sport through the provision, evaluation and sharing of evidence-based information, practice and recommendations …

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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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Third EOA General Assembly held, four new members admitted, first Good Governance Officer elected

From 29 to 30 January 2021, the Third General Assembly of the European Olympic Academies (EOA) successfully took place in a virtual format. The participation of all 28 National Olympic Academies was seen by EOA President Prof. Dr. Manfred Laemmer as a sign of the increasing importance of the association on a European level. Another …

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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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