Summer Games

Olympic Qualification Rio 2016


Please click on the links below to see full version of the Olympic Qualification Agreements between the International Olympic Committee and  International Federations             1. Athletics – EN (Dec15) 2. BWF – Badminton – EN 3. AIBA – Boxing – EN 4.b ICF – Canoe Sprint – EN 5. ISSF – […]

OCI ANNOUNCE 12 IRISH OLYMPIC HOPEFULS TO RECEIVE OLYMPIC SOLIDARITY SCHOLARSHIPS TO ASSIST WITH QUALIFICATION AND PREPARATIONS FOR TOKYO 2020

Monday, 27 November 2017: The Olympic Council of Ireland (the “OCI”) has announced the names of twelve athletes who have been awarded Olympic Solidarity Scholarships to assist with qualification and preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The Irish Men’s Hockey Team have also been awarded a scholarship to assist in their qualification efforts for the […]

OCI are in Tokyo to check out training camp facilities for 2020

The Olympic Council of Ireland are in Tokyo, the first planning visit for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The delegation are as follows:- Stephen Martin – OCI CEO Martin Burke – OCI Sports Director Gavin Noble – OCI Athletes Commission, Phil Moore – Irish Institute of Spot Niamh O’Sullivan – Irish Institute of Sport Gillian […]

OCI Toyota Sponsorship

The Olympic Council of Ireland has signed an exclusive sponsorship agreement with Toyota as part of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) – TOP Sponsorship Programme. The Japanese car manufacturer will provide vehicle support to the Olympic Council of Ireland and Toyota as Worldwide Top Partner will also support the Olympic Channel as a Founding Partner. […]

First for OCI in Tokyo NOC Open Days

Team Ireland will be involved in the first National Olympic Committee Open Days for Tokyo 2020 ( 3rd – 5th Feb 2017). OCI will be represented by CEO and double olympic medallist Stephen Martin and he will be joined by colleagues from 13 countries including Australia, Netherlands Brasil, Canada, New Zealand and hosts Japan NOC. They […]

Sponsor Activation for Team Ireland 2016

As the year comes to a close its important to thank our IOC Top and local sponsors for their contribution to Team Ireland in 2016. Our sponsor activation programmes contributed enormously to bringing the Games alive in Ireland through Team Ireland athletes and their stories, adding profile for Olympic sports and providing income to athletes involved […]

Zaur Antia Signs New Contract

Zaur Antia has agreed a new contract with the Irish Amateur Boxing Association, keeping him with Irish boxing until at least 2021. The highly rated coach has agreed to extend his stay with the IABA until 2021 and is already targetting the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. “I am delighted on both a personal and professional […]

Swim Ireland Appoint Jon Rudd as New NPD

Swim Ireland have appointment Jon Rudd as National Performance Director (NPD). Jon comes to Ireland with experience in international swimming and will lead Swim Ireland’s High Performance Programme in the next Olympic cycle through to Tokyo 2020. Rudd, currently based in Plymouth, England, is the coach of 2012 Olympic Gold medallist and World Record holder […]

Olympic Medal Presentation for Rob Heffernan

On 3rd November 2016, at 7-00pm Rob was presented with his London 2012 Olympic Bronze Medal in the Concert Hall, City Hall, Cork. The event was hosted by the Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Des Cahill and the medal was presented by Acting President of the Olympic Council of Ireland William O’Brien. It was a tremendous occasion for Olympic Sport […]

Rio Recap: Team Ireland’s Day 16/16

Sunday August 21st, 2016 A photo posted by Team Ireland (@olympicsirl) on Aug 21, 2016 at 8:08am PDT

Gary O’Donovan To Bear Ireland Flag At Rio Closing Ceremony

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has named Gary O’Donovan, Rio 2016 Olympic silver medallist in men’s lightweight double sculls, as its flag bearer to lead Team Ireland’s delegation into the Olympic Stadium during Sunday’s Closing Ceremony at the Maracanã Stadium.
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