Olympic News


Zagreb, 24 September 2020 - At the session held on Thursday, the Government of the Republic of Croatia appointed Tomislav Družak State Secretary for Sports at the newly established Ministry of Tourism and Sports. This is a continuation of Družak's serving in the same duty, which began in January this year as part of the former Central State Office for Sports (SDUŠ). In his new/old position, Tomislav Družak was given the vote of confidence through a four-year term.  

Zagreb, 23 September 2020 - Organized by the newly established Ministry of Tourism and Sports, the sixth European Week of Sport (from 23 to 30 September) was officially launched in the area along the small Jarun lake in Zagreb. Before the Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenković opened the one-week event, Minister of Tourism and Sports Nikolina Brnjac emphasized the importance of involvement in sports and recreation because they enable us a healthier and better life, but also emphasized the concern about the percentage of Croatian population that practices it every day.

Zagreb, 16 September 2020 - From this Friday, 18 September 2020, Sports Television (SPTV) offers sports fans enjoying in shows, reports and magazines of Olympic Channel, the television owned by the International Olympic Committee. Thanks to the cooperation with Eurosport, owned by Discovery Communications, program top production, exclusive content on the Olympic Games, athletes and fans will now be available to the Croatian audience as well.

Lausanne, 3 September 2020 - The Executive Committee of the National Olympic Committee of Lithuania (LNOC) on August 13 approved the Olympic Movement Code on the Prevention of the Manipulation of Competitions.

Zagreb, 9 August 2020 - The only Croatian sports daily - Sportske novosti (SN), is marking its 75th anniversary. They started publishing as Ilustrirane fizkulturne novine on 9 August 1945, continued as Narodni sport in December of the same year and since 1 March 1962 they are published under today's very recognizable name in the world of media.

Zagreb, 31 July 2020 - On Friday, the Minister of Tourism and Sports Nikolina Brnjac met with the leaders of the umbrella sports associations and on that occasion announced that merger of tourism and sports into one ministry would further strengthen the sports sector. The meeting with Minister Brnjac was attended by: President of the Croatian Olympic Committee (COC) Zlatko Mateša, President and Secretary of the Croatian Paralympic Committee (HPO) Ratko Kovačić and Ticijan Komparić, President of the Croatian Academic Sports Association Zrinko Čustonja, President and Secretary of the Croatian School Sports Federation Nikica Perković and Ivan Dujić and President and Honorary President of the Croatian Deaf Sports Association Oliver and Mario Lušić.