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13th International Session for Educators of Higher Institutes of Physical Education of the Olympic Academy

From 1st - 7th Juli 2019, the 13th International Session for Educators of Higher Institutes of Physical Education was organized and hosted by the International Olympic Academy in Ancient Olympia, Greece.

The Session´s topic was “Olympic Diplomacy and Peace - Olympic Truce as an Educational Tool for Peace”. More than 50...

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Dark Sides of Sport (2019)

Dark Sides of Sport is the title of a new publication by the Institute of Sports History and the Olympic Studies Centre. The editors are Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stephan Wassong and Dr. Jörg Krieger, who has taken up his new position as Assistant Professor at the Department of Public Health at Aarhus University (Denmark) in April...

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IOC's Olympic Education Commission: Renewed appointment of Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stephan Wassong

Appointments to the commissions of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are decided annually by the IOC President. For 2019, Dr. Bach once again nominated prof. Wassong for the Olympic Education Commission. An important basis for this decision constitutes that of the commission project Database on Olympic Studies,...

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3rd On-Site Module Week of M.A. Olympic Studies Intake 6

In the week from 17.03.2019 to 23.03.2019 the 6th Intake of the Olympic Master had its 3rd on-site module week on the topic of 'Media and Commercialisation of the Olympic Games'. The week took place at the Olympic Studies Centre Cologne’s (OSC) partner institution the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

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March 2019: International Pierre de Coubertin Committee

On 9th and 10th of March, the annual general assembly and the board meeting of the International Pierre de Coubertin Committee (CIPC), officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee, took place in Lausanne. Therein, Mr. Wassong reported on the activities and projects that he had initiated and already realized...

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Meeting with IOC-President Thomas Bach

On March 8, 2019, a meeting between Mr. Bach and Stephan Wassong took place in Lausanne. In a one-hour talk, Mr. Wassong first informed the President of the IOC about the research and teaching priorities of the Center for Olympic Studies at the German Sport University. Mr. Bach showed great interest in the ongoing research...

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IOC`s Olympic Education Commission: Final Report

The annual meeting of all of the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) commissions took place from 11.01. - 20.01.2019 in Lausanne, Switzerland. At the meeting of the Olympic Education Commission, Prof. Wassong together with Prof. Zintz (Université Catholique de Louvain) presented the final report on the development of...

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Hinkelien Schreuder - The Role of Athletes in Olympic Governance

Hinkelien Schreuder, a former gold and silver Olympic medalist in swimming (2008 and 2012) and current President of the Dutch National Olympic Committee’s (NOC) Athletes’ Commission (AC), was invited to the GSU to hold a presentation on the role of athletes within Olympic governance on 11th January, 2019. The highly...

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M.A. Olympic Studies Intakes at the Olympic Studies Centre

The 5th Intake of the M.A. Olympic Studies undertook their 5th and final on-site module week of the program at the German Sport University Cologne from 2nd – 8th September, 2018. The week commenced with the participants, staff of the GSU’s OSC, and guest lecturer Prof. Keith Gilbert gathering together for an opening social...

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25th International Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students of the International Olympic Academy

From 1 September - 30 September, 2018, the Olympic Studies Centre’s Katharina Neumann participated in the 25th International Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students of the International Olympic Academy in Ancient Olympia, Greece. Therein, over 30 selected students from all over the world gained knowledge and...

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