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News from the German Olympic Sports Confederation

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22 May 2020
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Find here the latest news from the National Olympic Committee: events, courses, general assemblies and elections, trophies and much more.

22 May 2022

The German NOC (DOSB) has launched the campaign "Support Your Sport" to help the approximately 90,000 German sports clubs with their 27 million members during the coronavirus crisis. Internationally renowned athletes such as Katarina Witt, Britta Heidemann, Kristina Vogel and Boris Becker are reminding the public where their success began – in their sports clubs. In addition, everyday heroes such as volunteers or trainers are calling on the public to support the clubs in the current situation so that they can continue to offer exercise and sport to improve health and provide enjoyment after the crisis, and convey values such as fair play, respect and diversity. In addition, to preserve diversity in the clubs and associations landscape, the DOSB launched a support fund at the end of March and provided EUR 1 million from its German Sports Foundation for this purpose. More info here and at www.supportyoursport.org.

17 July 2018

German Olympic Academy/Maria Schulz

For the fifth consecutive time, the German Olympic Academy celebrated Olympic Day on the premises of the German Sports and Olympic Museum in Cologne. More than 50 cooperation partners (mostly Olympic and Paralympic sports federations and clubs) offered over 40 activation and information booths for some 4,000 schoolchildren and teenagers from the region. As well as experiencing a variety of sports, the children also could learn about the values of sport, Olympic history and doping prevention, and test their Olympic knowledge in a quiz. As in previous years, top athletes from the German Olympic and Paralympic teams attended the celebrations and talked about their careers, reported on their experiences and answered the children’s questions. In addition to the activities at the Museum, the German Sport University Cologne, in cooperation with the Olympic Studies Centre, offered a special Olympic Day lecture and seminar programme for students. Full details here on the official website of the German Olympic Committee.

26 June 2018

Team Germany’s digital communication during the Winter Games in PyeongChang won the gold German Online Award in the sport and lifestyle category. According to the jury, the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB), its marketing agency Deutsche Sport Marketing and its creative agency Jung von Matt/sports managed to transfer the athletes’ success into digital storytelling. After the “Heroes Janeiro” campaign in 2016, the NOC repeated its success with the 2018 “PyeongChamps” campaign. More details here.

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