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Zagreb, 31 May 2022 - Enthusiasm is no longer enough, in the upcoming period Croatian sports needs systematic solutions with a good development strategy - the unique conclusion of the conference "Croatian Sports 2030", organized by Večernji list and Croatian Olympic Committee in the Crystal Hall of the Westin hotel in Zagreb.
The Conference, dedicated to the current situation and the perspectives and strategy of the development of our sports by the end of this decade, brought together an impressive gathering of around 30 participants, including many prominent officials from the Croatian sports system, as well as scientists, experts in EU funds and public relations, lobbyists, journalists...- The aim of this Conference is to make our athletes even more recognizable, to provide them with finances, that is, conditions for development. Compared to 2015, the budget for sports is higher by HRK 500 million, this being a proof that the state cares deeply about sports. And that is why I believe that Croatian sports will be what it has been in the next 30 years, one of the biggest Croatian brands - said at the beginning of the Conference editor-in-chief of Večernji list Dražen Klarić.

Zagreb, 11 April 2022 - At the 31st session of the Croatian Olympic Committee’s Council, held under the leadership of the Head of the NOC of Croatia Zlatko Mateša, the decision was accepted on establishment of the Center for Research and Development of Top Sports Preparation (CIRSP), which will represent the added value of the Croatian Olympic Committee’s role in the development of our top sports.

Dubrovnik, 2 October 2021 - Celebrated Croatian athlete Blanka Vlašić has been elected to the European Olympic Committees (EOCs)Athletes' Commission for the next four-year term. It is the epilogue of the 6th General Assembly of European Athletes, held on Saturday at the Dubrovnik Palace Hotel in Dubrovnik. Estonian athlete Gerd Kanter (Olympic gold medal in 2008 and bronze in 2012 in Discus Throw) remained the President of the Commission for another term.

Zagreb, 28 September 2021 - The Japanese Embassy in the Republic of Croatia organized a reception for Croatian Olympians and Paralympians, participants in this year's Tokyo Olympics. On behalf of Olympians, the reception was attended by Josip Glasnović and Kristina Tomić, while the Paralympic delegation was represented by Mikela Ristoski and Ivan Katanušić.

Zagreb, 10 September 2021 - President of the Republic Zoran Milanović received the athletes - winners of medals at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020 and delegation of the Croatian Olympic (COC) and the Croatian Paralympic Committee (CPO), and on this occasion he presented to the Croatian Olympic Committee the Charter of the Republic of Croatia for the 30th anniversary of its work and activities.

Zagreb, 10 September 2021 - The Croatian Olympic Committee (COC) marked the 30th anniversary of its founding at the ceremony held at the hotel Sheraton in Zagreb. It was a unique combination of past and future of the Croatian sports.