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On 26 July 2016, the Council of the EU decided to change the order, in which Member States will hold their Presidencies until 2030 (the previous decision concerned only the period until June 2020). This came as a consequence of the UK’s decision to give up its Presidency in the second half of 2017, following the “Brexit” referendum.

On 27 June, the EOC EU Office organised its Annual Partner Meeting gathering representatives of its partner organisations. This year, 17 partner organisations attended the meeting including representatives of FIBA Europe and the British Olympic Association, two organisations which have joined the EOC EU Office in the first half of 2016.

On 4 July, the European Commission published its decisions regarding four separate in-depth investigations on State aids received by professional football clubs in the Netherlands and Spain.

Following its judgement on the similar case “Hamr Sport", the General Court of the EU published its judgement on the German state aid case “Deutscher Alpenverein-Magic Mountain u.a.” (T-162/13) on 9 June 2016.


Partner Network

Four new partners join the office (Rugby Europe, ENGSO, LEN and FIFA)

The European Handball Federation (EHF) becomes partner of the office

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) becomes partner of the office

The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) becomes partner of the office

The Czech Olympic Committee becomes partner of the office

The European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) becomes partner of the office, bringing the total partnership to 23


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