The EOC tipped its hat to the home of the Ancient Olympic Games and the country’s storied Olympic history on 25 March, as Greece celebrated the 199th anniversary of its independence. The first Olympic Games took place in Olympia in the 8th century B.C.. The Greeks invented athletic contests and held them in honour of their gods. At the time, n..
The European Olympic Committees (EOC) fully supports today’s joint decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Japanese authorities to postpone the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021. The decision was made in the best interests of the athletes, their entourages, the National Olympic ..
In consideration of the current difficult circumstances in many parts of the world and the uncertainties they create, the EOC has taken the decision to postpone the 2020 Seminar. The 41st EOC Seminar was scheduled to take place in Samorin, Slovakia on 15-16 May 2020. The event annually gathers representatives from the 50 NOCs of Europe and this ..
The EOC was terribly shocked and deeply saddened to hear the news of the serious earthquake that has hit Croatia. EOC President Janez Kocijancic and EOC Secretary General Raffaele Pagnozzi expressed their personal sympathy to all those affected in a letter addressed to Zlatko Mateša, President of the Croatian Olympic Committee. "This tragic ..