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WATCH | What is it about rowing?


Rowing is in an exciting place heading into the Tokyo Olympics. At the World Championships last year they qualified an unprecedented four boats for the Games, and this summer have an opportunity to qualify another two in the Lucerne Olympic Qualifier from the 17 – 19 May.   Qualified so far: Men’s Lightweight Double (MLW2X) […]

IOC and Atos extend Worldwide Olympic Partnership

IOC and Atos extend Worldwide Olympic Partnership The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, today announced an extension to their long-standing Worldwide Olympic Partnership through to 2024. Atos will extend its TOP partnership through to 2024, looking to further support the digital transformation of the Olympic Games as the […]

REPORT: FOCUS ON LEADERSHIP IN COACHING

TRUE equality does not mean treating everyone in the room the same. Equality is getting the opportunity to achieve the same outcome as everyone else in the room. That was the powerful message from world-class soccer coach Lisa Fallon, one of the keynote speakers in the first of the Olympic Federation of Ireland’s new webinar […]

FOCUS ON LEADERS IN COACHING

The first in the OFI Gender Equality in Sport Online Series takes place on Wednesday 8 July at 2pm. The aim of the series is to demonstrate the importance of having gender balance at decision making level and to provide concrete examples of how and why having this balance will benefit the wider sporting community. TV […]

OFI Gender Equality in Sport Online Series

Leaders in Sport Discuss Striving for Gender Balance in July Series OFI Gender Equality in Sport Online Series   Following the significant interest in the previously postponed OFI Gender Equality Conference, the Olympic Federation of Ireland is delighted to launch an online series which addresses how gender equality can be achieved at leadership level in […]

IOC and Intel to provide support services to athletes globally

IOC and Intel to provide support services to athletes globally As part of its mission to empower and support athletes around the world, the IOC, in partnership with Intel, is to extend life-coaching, mentoring, and learning and development services to athletes through the Athlete365 community. This new initiative is a direct outcome of Intel’s and […]

Team Ireland Goes Behind the Dreams for Olympic Day 2020

TEAM IRELAND GOES BEHIND THE DREAMS FOR OLYMPIC DAY 2020   What’s behind your Olympic dream. That’s the question that the Olympic Federation of Ireland are asking athletes today, in celebration of Olympic Day (23 June). Behind every athlete there is a story. There’s that moment when the seed of belief was sown, that moment […]

Irish Sports Stars stand #WithRefugees on World Refugee Day

Irish Sports Stars stand #WithRefugees on World Refugee Day Everyone can make a difference Every action counts Everyone counts   As the easing of Covid-19 restrictions continue, Irish athletes from across a range of sports are inviting people to stand with refugees and join a ‘social distancing’ exercise class this 20 June, World Refugee Day. […]

IOC Executive Board confirms timeline for Paris 2024 events

The International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Executive Board (EB) agreed during a virtual meeting today to maintain the previously set deadline of December 2020 to confirm the event programme and athlete quotas for the Olympic Games Paris 2024, including consideration of the events in the four additional sports proposed by the Organising Committee. This decision is […]

EASING OF TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS FOR ELITE ATHLETES WELCOMED

OLYMPIC FEDERATION OF IRELAND WELCOMES EASING OF TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS FOR ELITE ATHLETES The announcement of the opening of designated high performance training centres and an easing of travel restrictions for elite athletes who are preparing for Tokyo 2020 was welcomed by the Olympic Federation of Ireland (OFI).  The announcement was made today by the Taoiseach […]

ATHLETES’ COMMISSION SUPPORT CALL FOR EXEMPTIONS FOR OLYMPIC ATHLETES

Team Ireland Athletes’ Commission backs the call by the Olympic Federation of Ireland for minor exemptions to be offered to Tokyo focussed athletes to support their return to sport. They are asking for a travel exemption to be offered to a small number of Olympic athletes, and under the strict health protocols that have already […]
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