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Athletes First – Athletes’ Commission Comment on Karate


Statement from Shane O’Connor, Chairman, Athletes’ Commission of the Olympic Federation of Ireland   Over the past 2 weeks our Athletes’ Commission was approached by an athlete in relation to the Karate Ireland ONAKAI team who competed at the recent World Championships in Madrid.  Concerns were raised in relation to the difficult position these athletes […]

Athletes’ Commission

At the first meeting of the Olympic Federation of Ireland Athletes’ Commission Darren O’Neill, Ireland’s representative in the middleweight category in boxing at the London Olympic Games was unanimously elected as chairperson.   Darren from Paulstown, Co. Kilkenny will attend OCI Executive Committee meetings as an ex oficio member.  Following his election, he said “it […]

Athletes’ Commisson – Terms of Reference

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J.J. Keane, then one of Irelands leading sports administrators was elected to the International Olympic Committee in 1922 and it is now generally accepted that the Irish Olympic Council as it was known at the outset, came to existence in 1922 but due to the loss of the minutes of the early meetings of the Council, the exact date is now not known.
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