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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...

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Germany: Annual Report 2020 translated into English

Last December, the German Olympic Academy (DOA) drew a line under the year and published its Annual Report 2020. Among other things, the report introduces the new DOA director, Dr Gerald Fritz, provides an overview of the events and educational offers, and reviews cooperations at the international level. Now, 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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