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Martin Chef de Mission for Pyeongchang 2018


OCI Chief Executive Stephen Martin has been appointed by the Olympic Council of Ireland Executive Board to be Team Ireland’s Chef de Mission for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympic Winter Games between 9-25th February 2018. The double Olympic medalist said “It’s a privilege to lead the Irish Team in Pyeongchang following on from Sochi 2014” and added ” […]

EOC Seminar takes place in Skopje

The 38th EOC Seminar European Olympic Committees (EOC) Seminar is being held in Skopje, Macedonia over the next few days.Delegates will be given a debrief of the 2017 Winter European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in Erzurum, which took place over five days in February. The two-day seminar will include an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Solidarity […]

2017 European Men’s Elite Boxing

The European Men’s Elite  Championships begins on June 14 in Khariv, Ukraine and will serve as the sole qualifier for the World Elite Championships in Hamburg, Germany in August/September. 80 places for Hamburg – 8 in each weight – will be up for grabs in Kharkiv, the second largest city in the Ukraine to the northeast […]

38 per cent Women in International Olympic Committee Commissions

The International Olympic Committee announced on Tuesday the composition of the IOC commissions for 2017, with a 70 per cent increase in female participation as compared to September 2013. The commissions also reflect a broader geographical representation and include a number of new faces from a new generation who will be the leaders of tomorrow. […]

Five Winter Olympic Hopefuls to Benefit from Olympic Solidarity Scholarships

The Olympic Council of Ireland are proud to announce that five Irish Olympic hopefuls will receive Olympic Solidarity scholarships to support their bid to qualify for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games which will be held in PyeongChang, South Korea in February 2018.   The five are, Tess Arbez, Patrick McMillan Kieran Norris who compete in […]

Olympic Council of Ireland welcomes announcement of 2017 sport investment plans and Rio Games Review by Sport Ireland

5th April 2017 Speaking today at the publication of the Sport Ireland announcement on sport investment for 2017 and its review of the Rio Olympic  Games, Darren O’Neill, OCI Executive Committee member said; “We welcome the publication today of the detail of the 2017 investment programme for Irish athletes and the review of the Rio […]

IOC Athlete Career Programme

The IOC Athlete Career Programme (IOC ACP), supports athletes while they prepare for and go through  career transition. The IOC ACP is based on three pillars; education, employment and life skills. Read more about the programme below. https://www.olympic.org/athlete-career-programme       Welcome also to the Olympic Athletes’ Hub, the digital home for Olympians and elite athletes! The Hub […]

Elisabeth Allaman, from IOC Marketing Services visited the OCI Headquarters

Elisabeth Allaman, Vice-President, Commercial Integration at the International Olympic Committee Television and Marketing Services visited the OCI Headquarters today to brief the Olympic Council on the new and exciting programmes which will be rolled out in the run up to the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Celebrating Irish Women in Olympic Sport

The Olympic Council of Ireland celebration of the contribution of Irish women to the Olympic Movement in Ireland was held on Wednesday evening 8th March as part of its contribution to International Women’s Day. Following opening remarks by OCI President Sarah Keane, Evanne Ni Chuilinn hosted two panels of athletes and sports administrators. The Olympic […]

Keane Attends Women in Leadership Forum

Olympic Council of Ireland President Sarah Keane was a guest panelist at the International Federation (IF) Women in Leadership Forum which concluded today in Lausanne with the approval of a 10-point action plan designed to increase possibilities for girls and women in sport both on and off the field of play. The three-day forum was jointly […]

OCI – Women in Sport Event

The President and the Executive Committee of The Olympic Council of Ireland are organising a celebration of the contribution of Irish women to the Olympic Movement in Ireland. By invitation only: more details to follow. Location: The Shelbourne Hotel Date: Wednesday, 8th March, 2017 from 6-8:30pm
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