European Athletics Championships 2024 Day 1: Ireland stop Bol's triple gold bid

European Athletics Championships 2024 Day 1: Ireland stop Bol's triple gold bid

An inspired Irish quartet led by Rhasidat Adeleke outstripped Femke Bol's favoured Dutch team to snatch gold in a thrilling 4x400m mixed relay at the European Championships on Friday. The Irish four, also featuring Christopher O'Donnell, Thomas Barr and Sharlene Mawdsley, clocked a championship record of 3min 09.92sec, just ahead of silver medal winners Italy, in a show of Olympic intent just 49 days out from the Paris Games.



Istanbul confirmed as 2027 European Games host

Istanbul confirmed as 2027 European Games host

The European Olympic Committee (EOC) held its highest deliberative body in Bucharest, where it confirmed Istanbul as the host city of the 2027 European Games, launched the consideration of sites for 2031 and confirmed Brasov as the host of the Winter EYOF and Lignano Sabbiadoro as the host of the Summer EYOF in 2027.









ACOLOP - 20 years and a message of transformation

ACOLOP - 20 years and a message of transformation

The Association of Portuguese-speaking Olympic Committees (ACOLOP) celebrates its 20th anniversary on 8 June with a message of transformation. The opening of the new venue in Portugal, the desire to relaunch the Lusophone Games and the relationship with its 12 member committees are the highlights of this anniversary.