Vice-President of the Government Božinović, Minister Brnjac and Croatian Olympic Committee President Mateša signed the adoption of the Working Definitions of the IHRA

Zagreb, 14 November 2023 - The signing of the documents of the International Holocaust Remembrance Association (IHRA) was held at the premises of the Croatian Olympic Committee (HOC) in Zagreb, whereby the HOC adopted legally non-binding Working Definitions of Anti-Semitism, the Holocaust Denial and Distortion and the definition of anti-Roma racism and discrimination.


The Croatian Olympic Committee's campaign for Paris, "A Story of Olympic Strength and Friendship," was presented to the media

Zagreb, October 17, 2024 - A press conference was held at The Westin hotel in Zagreb, where the Croatian Olympic Committee introduced its campaign for the Olympic Games in Paris 2024.


Conference Highlights the Value of Female Athletes in the Workplace

ZAGREB, October 13, 2023 - In a significant event organized by the Croatian Chamber of Commerce and the Croatian Olympic Committee, the "Successful in Sports, Successful at Work" conference took place at the Hotel Westin in Zagreb. The conference aimed to shed light on the qualities and experiences of former female athletes and how these attributes can translate into success in the business world.


Signed agreement with the European Commission for the grant award to the project 'Safeguarding children in sport'

Zagreb, 10 October 2023 – Based on the grant agreement signed between the European Commission and the Croatian Olympic Committee (NOC of Croatia), beneficiaries of the project 'Safeguarding children in sport' (GUARD) were awarded a grant in the amount of 400,000 euros.


Fifteen Olympic Quotas filled in for Paris 2024

Zagreb, September 22, 2023 - The Croatian Olympic Committee began 2023 with only one Olympic qualification, that of marathoner Bojana Bjeljac. In the beginning of the year, the athlete from Dinamo-Zrinjevac was alone on the list of athletes qualified for Paris. In spring, she was joined by another marathon runner - Matea Parlov Koštro, so that the Croatian Olympic Committee would in mid 2023 be faced with a rare situation in the world of sport – have only two confirmed Olympic athletes for the upcoming Games, from the same sport and the same discipline.


NOC of Croatia President and Secretary General attended the ceremony in Sarajevo

On 23rd of September a solemn academy was held in Sarajevo on the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the admission of the NOC of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the International Olympic Family. The academy gathered the leaders of the European Olympic Committees, NOCs from the region, a large number of athletes and sports offficials, as well as representatives of the public and political life in Bosnia and Herzegovina.


IOC and UN Women sign new agreement to advance gender equality in and through sport

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has renewed its partnership with UN Women, underlining each organisation’s commitment to using sport to promote gender equality and to empower women and girls.


Eleven Croatian medals in Heraklion at the most successful Mediterranean Beach Games so far

Heraklion, September 16, 2023 - At the third edition of the Mediterranean Beach Games, held in Heraklion (Greece) from 9 to 16 September, Croatia was represented by 30 male and 28 female athletes in ten sports. With the eleven (2 gold + 3 silver + 6 bronze) medals won, they achieved the most successful performance at the Games and placed sixth in the final medal ranking.


Beneficiaries of the NOC’s Development programs returned from EYOF with five medals

Zagreb, August 2, 2023 - Winning three gold and two silver medals at the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF)  held from 23 to 29 July in Maribor (Slovenia), Croatian athletes, from 14 to 18 years old, confirmed once again that their country belongs to the European elite.

In Maribor, Croatia was represented by 74 athletes in eight sports, including two national teams - men's handball and women's volleyball (15+12 representatives).