Tokyo 2020

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 […]

FBD Insurance plc announce their sponsorship of Team Ireland

FBD Insurance plc today announced their sponsorship of Team Ireland in their qualification journey and participation in the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. World Champion and Olympic medal rowers Gary and Paul O’Donovan along with Hockey’s Chloe Watkins, Equestrian’s Sarah Ennis and Badminton’s Nhat Nguyen were on hand today to announce FBD Insurance’s exciting new […]

Tokyo2020 – 2 years to go

Today marks just two years until the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics, and athletes from Ireland are training hard to make their goal of performing to their maximum at the XXXII Games in 2020 a reality.  Recent results by Irish athletes show that they are well on the path to Olympic Qualification. The results […]

Tokyo 4th NOC Open Days

The 4th NOC open day is underway in Tokyo at the Tokyo 2020 Harumi Triton Office ahead of the two year countdown to Tokyo 2020. OCI is represented by Peter Sherrard, CEO and Linda O’Reilly, Operations Manager. A full agenda will take place over 3 days with updates on Sports and Venues on Day 1 […]

OCI on recce in Tokyo

The Olympic Council of Ireland are in Tokyo to visit the proposed pre-training camps for the forthcoming Games in 2020. Peter Sherrard CEO is leading a group from OCI, Sport Ireland, the Sport Ireland Institute, Athletics and Swim Ireland.  A full schedule is planned to include a tour of the various Olympic venues.     […]

OCI are the first NOC visit of 2018 to Tokyo

A delegation from OCI, Sport Ireland, the Irish Institute of Sport and Hockey Ireland are on an NOC visit Tokyo in an Olympic venue tour with the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee. Meetings took place with the Hockey and Swimming Managers of Tokyo 2020. They also met with various Tokyo 2020 departments. Delegates were Martin Burke […]

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 […]

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 […]
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