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Zagreb, July 17, 2020 - In my work, I will strive to promote Olympic values and commitment to the Olympic movement - said Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, thanking for the trust shown after becoming the fourth person and the first woman from Croatia to be elected a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Until recently the Croatian President, Ms, Kitarović earned this prestigious status with convincing electoral majority (86 votes in favor and 3 against) at the 136th session of the IOC, held in a form of video conference.

Zagreb, July 16, 2020 - Croatian Olympic Committee (COC) and Romani Union in the Republic of Croatia "Kali Sara" signed a Cooperation Agreement aimed at contributing to the promotion of integration of the Romani national minority into Croatian society and development of sports, sports values and sports infrastructure within the common interests of the two associations.

Split, May 3, 2020 - By decision of Split City Council, legendary Hajduk football player Ivan Gudelj received this year’s the City of Split Award. Gudelj is laureate in the competition of awards for personal achievement, where the awards for group and lifetime achievement are also given.

Zagreb, April 15, 2020 - By converting the funds of the Central State Office for Sports (SDUŠ) for preserving the workplaces in sports collectives, the Croatian Government provided, at its session held on Thursday, 40 million kuna as support to sports clubs that cannot act during the coronavirus pandemic.

Zagreb, April 15, 2020 - International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (MDSRM) is an annual celebration of the power of sports to drive social change, community development and to foster peace and understanding. Since the partners cannot celebrate it in accordance with the clauses of the agreement signed in early February in Zagreb, they jointly propose: LET’’S MARK IT TOGETHER - ONLINE!

Zagreb, April 15, 2020 – Nine years ago (April 4, 2011), Sports Television (SPTV) – the most watched sports channel in Croatia, wholly-owned by the Croatian Olympic Committee – began broadcasting by launching the news show. Besides the France's National Sports Channel, SPTV is the only specialized sports TV media in the world owned by a National Olympic Committee.