Olympiacos organized an impressive event on Wednesday (26/9) and sent a double message for the social integration of refugees through sport and the encouragement of the participation in sport activities. Our club, which coordinates the ‘’You’re Hope’’ project and participates in the #BeActive action, had an active role in the European week of sport.
‘’You’re Hope’’ is a project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union. This is a ‘’Small Collaborative Partnership’’ ...
Thursday, 27 September 2018
The UNESCO responsible for sport and educational issues, Mr. A.Glykas stated:
‘’We watched an exceptional event of high standards that shows the greatness of Olympiacos and places it among the top clubs all over the world. We are proud to congratulate our Olympiacos Administration for these impressive actions that don’t take place anywhere else. I was delighted to see all these children of our Academies take part in this action and I was glad to see all these young refugees being enthusiastic about playing soccer, basketball, volleyball. As UNESCO, we are excited about Olympiacos amazing initiative and are eager to support similar actions.’’
Mrs. M. Pichou mentioned:
‘’I am very happy to have participated in such an action with such an important message. I really enjoyed playing with the kids. I would like to thank the Olympiacos family, my favourite team, which invited me and welcomed me so warmly. I am glad that Olympiacos is present in such social actions and I also had the chance to learn more about sports. It was something that I wanted to do and I am very excited to do it through my favourite team.’’
The educator of the safe zone in Sxisto, Mrs. Eirini Topsi underpinned:
‘’We would like to thank Olympiacos for the invitation and the opportunity that gave the children to get in touch with such a top club. The children participated in the amazing activities organized by the Olympiacos staff with great enthusiasm. It is a great honor for the organization to work with a successful club and we hope for future similar partnerships.’’
Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Olympiacos participated in the European action ‘’#BeActive’’ as a part of the European Week of Sport (23-30 September) for the fourth consecutive year.
The club organized an impressive multisport event in the surrounding area of the Martial Arts at the Stadium ‘’G. Karaiskakis’’ with the participation of the Academies of Martial Arts, volleyball, athletics, table tennis, rowing and kayaking. A special mention should be made to the participation of the Academy of the football department which supported this initiative actively.
The implementation of the main stage of the "You're Hope" project was carried out with great success at the sports facilities of the Martial Arts department. Olympiacos organized a multisport event for young refugees in order to engage with sport and promote their social integration in the local community of Piraeus. The young refugees had the opportunity to practice a wide range of sports under the guidance of Olympiacos coaches while the attendees were informed about the action and its expected impact on society.
Tuesday, 25 September 2018
Friday, 21 September 2018
Few days to go. After the success of the last years, the European Week Of Sport is ready for its 4th edition. The target is inspiring Europeans to get moving, making everyone aware of the importance of physical activity. The hashtag #BeActive is clearer than ever and next Saturday it will be raised up in Vienna.