International Olympic Committee (IOC)

LAUSANNE: The executive board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Monday approved the event programme and athlete quotas for the Olympic Games Paris 2024, which are centred on gender equality and youth.

Skateboarding, sport climbing, surfing and breaking (breakdancing) were confirmed as additional sports proposed by the Paris 2024 organising committee. This new flexibility is part of the reforms of Olympic Agenda 2020. Monday’s decision will help to make the Olympic Games Paris 2024 fit for a post-Corona world.

Dec 01, 2020 19:12
LAUSANNE: International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach will be the only candidate for the presidential election to be held during the 137th IOC Session in Athens in March 2021, it was announced Tuesday. As decided by the IOC executive board, the elected president will take office after the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, which will take place from 23 July to 8 August 2021.
Nov 18, 2020 18:11
TOKYO: For the first time since February, the IOC’s Coordination Commission chair John Coates returned to Japan with IOC president Thomas Bach for the joint International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Tokyo 2020 Project Review.
Oct 21, 2020 16:10
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded Seven West Media Ltd. (Seven) the Australian broadcast rights for the XXIV Olympic Winter Games in Beijing in 2022.
Oct 08, 2020 16:10
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board (EB) and Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee have discussed the estimated $280 million (JPY30 billion) in cost savings that will be achieved by initial simplification and optimisation measures developed to deliver Games fit for a post-corona world.
Sep 14, 2020 19:09
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee has registered its official protests over the execution of wrestler Navid Afkari in Iran as "very sad news". "The IOC is shocked by this announcement," the world body declared. 
Sep 08, 2020 18:09
LAUSANNE: The postponed Tokyo Olympic Games will go ahead next year "with or without COVID", the vice-president of the International Olympic Committee has asserted. John Coates confirmed to news agency AFP that the Olympics would start on 23 July next year, calling them the "Games that conquered COVID". They were originally scheduled to start in July 2020, but were postponed due to Covid-19 fears.
Jul 28, 2020 18:07
DOHA: Qatar has expressed interest in bidding to host the 2032 Olympic Games, in what, if its bid is accepted, would be the first time a Middle Eastern nation organises the world's biggest sporting event.
Jul 22, 2020 18:07
LAUSANNE: As the world marks one year to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Procter & Gamble (P&G) have affirmed the company’'s commitment to the Olympic and Paralympic Movements with confirmation of its Worldwide Partnership for the next four Olympic and Paralympic Games. 
Jul 20, 2020 15:07
LAUSANNE: The 136th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the first-ever Session to be held by videoconference, elected John D. Coates and Ser Miang Ng as vice-presidents, and Mrs Mikaela Cojuangco Jaworski and Gerardo Werthein as members of the IOC executive board (EB).  The Session also elected five new IOC members following the proposal of the EB on 10 June.
Jul 16, 2020 17:07
LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has already supported the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and International Federations (IFs) with around $100 million since the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis. To date and as needed, $63 million have been allocated to IFs and $37 million to NOCs.