NEWS 17 Dec 2018 IRISH ATHLETES’ COMMISSION ORGANISED “MENTAL STRENGTH AND THE ROAD TO TOKYO” CONFERENCE

The NOC of Ireland organised a day-time event to give an update on the Tokyo 2020 plans and outline the proposed programme of activity for the Athletes’ Commission in 2019, in Dublin today, 17 December. “It’s your commission, we’re here to represent you,” ex-alpine ski racer and Chair of the National Athletes’ Commission Shane O’Co..

NEWS 14 Dec 2018 Media accreditation open for Minsk 2019 and Winter EYOF

Media representatives that wish to attend the European Games and European Youth Winter Olympic Festival next year can apply now for accreditation through the official websites. The 2nd edition of the European Games will be held from 21-30 June 2019 in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, while the Winter EYOF is scheduled to take place from 10-15 Fe..

NEWS 13 Dec 2018 “ATHLETES AS ROLE MODELS”, THE 30TH SESSION OF CYPRUS NATIONAL OLYMPIC ACADEMY

“Athletes as Role Models” was the core topic of the 30th Session of the Cyprus National Olympic Academy, which took place at the Olympic House in Nicosia on Saturday 8 December 2018. More than 200 officials, coaches, athletes, students and journalists attended the conference, along with Minister of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cy..

NEWS 12 Dec 2018 JAPAN ENACTS LAW AGAINST TICKET SCALPING AHEAD OF TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS

Japan's parliament passed on 8 December a bill that will prohibit ticket scalping for concerts and sports events in the run-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympic Games. The legislation bans the resale of tickets at prices higher than their original ones and taking possession of tickets for the purpose of scalping. Violators of the new law..

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