Olympic News


Zagreb, October 22, 2020 - Two employees of the Croatian Olympic Committee (COC) - Head of Athletes’ Health Care Program Mimi Vurdelja and Head of the Research and Development Program Enhancement Department Neven Šavora are the winners of the national State Award for Sports Franjo Bučar for 2020 in the category of annual laureates. Besides them, a member of the Croatian Olympic Committee’s Council Željan Konsuo will also receive the same recognition for this year. Other winners of the annual award are Pero Kuterovac, Bruno Bošnjak, Slaven Zambata, Stojko Vranković, Slavko Cvitković, Paulo Obradović, Rea Hraski, Matija Gubica and Boris Milošević. 

Zagreb, 5 October 2020 - By an unanimous decision of the members of the Assembly at the electoral (57th) session held in Zagreb's hotel Westin, Zlatko Mateša will lead the Croatian Olympic Committee (COC) in the next four-year period (2020-2024).

Since the postponement of the Olympic Games in Tokyo from 2020 to 2021 disrupted the four-year summer Olympic cycle, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) let the National Olympic Committees decide on holding the electoral assemblies this or the next year.

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.