European Games

We’re recruiting – Chef de Mission Tokyo 2020 & European Games 2019


Chef de Mission Tokyo 2020 and European Games 2019 January 2019 – August 2020 The Olympic Federation of Ireland wishes to recruit a suitable candidate as Chef de Mission for Team Ireland at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and the European Games in Minsk 2019. The Chef de Mission (CDM) role is critical to Team […]

Minsk 2019 European Games – 300 days to go

Introduction: The second edition of the European Games are less than a year away and preparations are in full swing. The EOC is asking all ENOCs / EFs for help in raising awareness of this important event – in Europe and beyond. We want to promote the European Games visibly on the NOC / EF […]

Minsk 2019 held Chefs de Mission seminar


Chef de Mission Seminar Minsk, Belarus

The Chef de Mission seminar gets underway in Minsk, Belarus.   The 2nd edition of the European Games will take place in Minsk from from 21 – 30 June 2019. OCI is represented at the seminar by Martin Burke, Sports Director.   Representatives from 49 other European National Olympic Committee’s are in attendance for a briefing on […]

One year to go to the 2nd European Games

The 2nd edition of the European Games will be held in Minsk, Belarus from 21st June – 30th June 2019. 50 Nations will compete over 15 Sports, 10 of which are Tokyo 2020 qualifier events. There will be approximately 4000 athletes with 200 medal events over a 10 day schedule.  Team Ireland’s planning for these […]

2nd European Games in Minsk, Belarus

The 2nd European Games will be held in Minsk, Belarus from 14th – 30th June 2019. The final sporting programme has not yet been decided for the Minsk 2019 Games. On 22nd December 2016 European Athletics announced that agreement had been reached with an “innovative new format”.

Minsk to host 2019 European Games

Minsk, the capital of Belarus, will host the second edition of the European Games in 2019 after the membership of the European Olympic Committees (EOC) today voted to approve the city’s candidacy. The EOC’s membership – who are gathered in Minsk for the 45th EOC General Assembly – delivered a large majority vote in favour […]

FIRST LADY OF AZERBAIJAN AWARDED EOC ORDER OF MERIT

EOC President Hickey hails Mehriban Aliyeva’s leadership of Baku 2015 at first EOC meeting of 2016 Lausanne; 21 January 2016: European Olympic Committees (EOC) President Patrick Hickey today awarded the EOC Order of Merit to the First Lady of Azerbaijan, Mehriban Aliyeva, at IOC Headquarters in Lausanne in recognition of her work as Chair of […]

1st European Games – Baku 2015 and the Performance Grants from the European Olympic Committee (EOC)

At the first European Games in Baku from 12th -28th June 2015 Team Ireland Athletes achieved fantastic results.   Our medal winners Michael O’Reilly (Boxing) and Katie Taylor (Boxing)  – Gold and European Champions, Brendan Irvine (Boxing) – Silver,  Sam Magee (Badminton) – 2 Bronze,  Sean McComb (Boxing), Chloe Magee  and Josh Magee (Badminton) – […]

Setanta Sports Baku Audience Reach

Setanta Sports was proud to bring Baku 2015 to their subscribers during 17 days of competition. Trevor Twamley , Sales Director Setanta Sport, said “The European Games was a major new fixture on the international sporting calendar, and thanks to our coverage Irish sport fans were able to follow all the action. In fact our […]

Team Ireland Baku 2015

There was a glorious homecoming for Members of Team Ireland at Dublin Airport, where Ireland’s six medal winners at the inaugural European Games in Baku passed through the arrival gates of Terminal 1. Well done to all of Team Ireland athletes and performance support team. Pictured: left to right, Sean McComb, Men’s Boxing Light 60kg bronze, […]
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