Olympic News

 

Zagreb 22 October 2022 - This year's winners of the National Award "Franjo Bučar" for lifetime achievement are Nikola Plećaš, who has achieved a number of top sports results in basketball, Boško Lozica, once an excellent water polo player and water polo coach, recognized for his contribution to many other sports, and prominent sports journalist Edo Pezzi.

Rome, 30 September 2022 - During the International Conference on Sport, held in Rome on 29 and 30 September, Pope Francis received the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) President Thomas Bach in a private audience at the Vatican.

Zagreb, 25 September 2022 - In addition to viennese football euphoria, the sports weekend's final performances in their disciplines were marked by celebrated Olympians in rowing and gymnastics. A medal came from the gymnastics World Cup, while at the World Rowing Championships we got no medal. For the first time in 12 years, Sinković brothers returned from a major international competition without a medal... There have been successful performances by our representatives in non-Olympic sports as well.

Rome, 14 September 2022 - President of the Sports Community of Osijek-Baranja County and member of the Croatian Olympic Committee’s Council Zvjezdana Tuma-Pavlov won the prestigious European Olympic Committees "Olympic Laurel" Award for 2022.

Zagreb, 10 September 2022 - The Croatian Olympic Committee (NOC of Croatia) marks the 31st anniversary of its founding. As an expression of the centuries-old desire of Croatian athletes, athletes and sports professionals for Croatia to be a recognized member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), at the meeting of the then Initiative Committee, held on 10 September 1991 in Zagreb, the Croatian Olympic Committee was established and the rules of the newly established national Olympic association were accepted.

Zagreb, 8 September 2022 - The world premiere of Irena Škorić's documentary about Miroslav Ćiro Blažević, produced by Sports Television as the first film of the series Legends of Croatian Sport - unknown about celebrities, was held on 8 September 2022 at Kaptol Boutique Cinema. The first episode of the documentary series about successful figures from the worlds of sports, media and public life brought closer the character and work of the peculiar football coach and his life and business philosophy.