Schools Flag Presented by the Olympic Federation of Ireland to Wicklow School The Olympic Federation of Ireland presented the first Dare to Believe Irish Olympic flag to Holy Rosary Primary School, Wicklow today. Dare to Believe is a school activation programme that promotes Olympism, Paralympism and the benefits of sport in schools nationwide by elite […]

McClenaghan hits Pommel gold at the 2019 World Cup, Slovenia

Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan has won gold in the pommel-horse final today at the 2019 FIG World Challenge Cup in Koper, Slovenia with an impressive score of 15.450. Only last week McClenaghan returned to podium securing a silver medal at the World Cup pommel final in China after a long period of post shoulder surgery […]

Irish ‘Dream Team’ score second Nations Cup win in the space of a week

The Irish Show Jumping team of Jenny Rankin, Aidan Killeen, Susan Fitzpatrick and Ger O’Neill, managed by Taylor Vard, have scored their second Nations Cup win in the space of a week, this time landing the Danish Nations Cup in Uggerhaine. The Irish quartet came out on top last Friday at Drammen in Norway when […]

Ireland come close to ending 93-year wait to win Italian Nations Cup with impressive runner-up finish in Rome

The Irish Show Jumping team of Mark McAuley, Peter Moloney, Darragh Kenny and Cian O’Connor, narrowly missed out on ending a 93-year wait to win the Italian Nations Cup for the very first time this afternoon (Friday), after a excellent performance saw them finish as runners-up. Ireland, managed by Michael Blake, were in a share […]

Report from the World Olympians Forum – April 2019

Representing the Irish Olympians at the recent World Olympian’s Forum in Lausanne was Olympian John Bouchier Hayes (Fencing, 1964, 1968, 1972), who detailed how the event unfolded. The three day event featured workshops held under the theme of “Olympians for Life,” with 150 participants gathering from 107 National Olympians Associations. Opening Address The opening address […]

Clean Sport, Beckie Scott and the Athlete Voice

Team Ireland Athletes’ Commission host Beckie Scott to discuss the athlete’s voice in clean sport   Team Ireland Athletes’ Commission wish to invite you to an exciting event that we are hosting next Wednesday 17th April, to discuss the important role that athletes can play in the promotion and development of clean sport. We have […]

The biggest-ever International Athletes’ Forum (IAF) to take place in Lausanne from 13 to 15 April 2019

Building on a successful 2017 International Athletes’ Forum, the International Olympic Committee Athletes’ Commission (IOC AC) is pleased to announce the attendee list in 2019 will top 300. All 206 National Olympic Committee ACs have been invited for the first time to the IAF. and will join the International Federation ACs, WADA AC, Paris 2024 […]

REMINDER: Non Rights Holding Accreditation Closes 15th March

    The IOC would like to inform you that the application form for non-rights holding television and radio organisations to apply for ENR accreditation to cover the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is available now from 24 January to 15 March 2019 .  We invite NOCs to inform interested ENR organisations of the information below: […]

‘Empowering Women’ Reunite for International Women’s Day 2019

As a mark of International Women’s Day 2019, some of Ireland’s most influential women in Olympic sport gathered to share ideas and experiences today. Olympic Federation of Ireland President Sarah Keane hosted the lunch to reunite the women who attended the ‘Empowering Women’ Conference in 2017, along with several other leading females involved with and […]

The Olympic Federation of Ireland Visit IOC

The Olympic Federation of Ireland were in Lausanne for meetings with various staff of IOC to include the newly appointed Director of Olympic Solidarity and NOC Relations, James Macleod. They also met with Pamela Vipond, Deputy Director, Olympic Solidarity, Eliane Braillard, PA to the Director and Deputy Director, and Sandra Lengwiler, Project Manager, Strategic Communications […]

Smart and sustainable solutions paving the way for Lausanne 2020

Smart and sustainable solutions paving the way for Lausanne 2020 Two weeks after celebrating the “1 year-to-go” milestone to Lausanne 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Coordination Commission reconvened in the Olympic capital this week to provide assistance to the local organisers on the crucial 12 months ahead. As a result of the close relationship […]
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