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  • Did you know it was the European Year of Volunteering?

    Thursday 27 January 2011

    Volunteering is becoming a major interest around Europe, and not just in sports.

    The launch of our new tool for volunteering hours coincides with the European Year of Volunteering which website can be found here:

    http://europa.eu/volunteering/

    As you may know, European Athletics is based in Lausanne, which is an active city in terms of sports events for athletes, sports people and less sporty people, every citizens can have his/her opportunity to race.

    See the list of events here, a lot of them are for athletics:

    http://www.lausanne.ch/view.asp?docId=30083&domId=64719&Language ...

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  • Taking up my new challenge

    Tuesday 25 January 2011

    Dear Community,

    I only briefly introduced myself last week and will now take the time to tell you a little bit more about me.

    I am a graduate of a Master in Sport, Administration and Technology, which is a 1-year course I followed, here in Lausanne close to the European Athletics Office where I have just started to look after the community, as you know :o)

    Before the master, I have worked for a big electronic company where I specialised in project management. This experience was great as I was in contact with a lot of different people from several ...

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  • A New Year and New Challenges

    Wednesday 19 January 2011

    Hello everybody!
    I’m back again, after the holidays, I hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year’s Day.
    Now it’s time to focus on our common goal, which is to keep alive this community and blog, and to share experiences and of course have fun.
    It is great to see that the new volunteering hours tool has been launched and already the community has reached 300 members. Now we can really start telling our friends and athletics contacts about the community and what it offers.
    Here in Hungary 2011 doesn’t seem quite as adventurous ...

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