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13 Jun 2019
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News from the Belgian National Olympic Committee

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13 june 2019

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On 24 May, the Belgian NOC awarded the 2018 IOC “Olympism in action” Trophy to the Royal Europa Kraainem Football Club and its President, Laurent Thieule. Each week, the club hosts around 20 Afghan, Syrian, Iraqi or Eritrean refugees. Launched in September 2015, this initiative has reached more than 2,000 unaccompanied minor refugees. It has also become a European pilot project supported by the European Commission and the UEFA Foundation for Children. The Trophy was presented by NOC President and IOC Member Pierre-Olivier Beckers-Vieujant (right of photo). More details here.

28 May 2018

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The Belgian NOC has announced the death of Olympian Germaan Van de Moere (photo) on 11 May at the age of 96. Canoeing world champion in Prague in 1958, he took part in the Olympic Games in Melbourne in 1956 and Rome in 1960. More details on www.teambelgium.be.

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