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International olympic committee

Aug 03, 2020 08:58
Organizers have lined up the same 43 venues that would have been used this year for the Olympics and Paralympics. The massive Athletes Village and the media center have also been secured. read more
Jul 28, 2020 07:09
The 1920 Games were meant to symbolize a recovery from World War I, not a health crisis. Belgium, a battleground for the opposing powers, was the host country and the five rings of the Olympic flag flew at an opening ceremony for the first time. read more
Jul 21, 2020 09:51
Viktor Chizhikov, a children’s book illustrator, is best known for having created Misha, a brown bear sporting a belt in the colours of the five Olympic rings, for the Moscow Games. read more
Jul 19, 2020 12:02
The decision was in line with the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s recent directive to its National Olympic Committees (NOCs) to maintain gender equality in decision-making positions by 2020. read more
Jul 17, 2020 17:35
The 66-year-old German was first elected in 2013 for an eight-year term and is eligible for one further term of four years after that. read more
Jul 13, 2020 16:44
IOA secretary general Rajeev Mehta wrote to IOA officials on the issue after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) directed all National Olympic Committees (NOCs) to maintain gender equality. read more
Jul 06, 2020 23:38
These include quarantines for athletes, and few fans at the venues among ideas being floated by the organising committee, the city of Tokyo, and the International Olympic Committee. read more
Jul 03, 2020 17:06
The paper published jointly by the IOC, INTERPOL and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime stressed on the need to safeguard the integrity of sport during the pandemic. read more
Jun 29, 2020 23:36
In a telephonic poll conducted by Kyodo News and Tokyo MX television between June 26-28, 51.7 % of the 1,030 respondents hoped the 2021 Games are postponed again or cancelled while 46.3 % want the rescheduled Olympics to go ahead. read more
Jun 12, 2020 17:55
Organizers are still working to secure the 5,000-apartment Athletes Village and the Tokyo Big Sight, a hulking convention center on Tokyo Bay that will be used as the main press center. They have said they are optimistic but work remains. read more
Jun 04, 2020 23:07
The IOC pays for insurance against the cancellation of an Olympics but it has been unclear if its policy covers the one-year postponement forced by the coronavirus pandemic. read more
Jun 04, 2020 18:39
In the last several weeks, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has given selected interviews outside Japan and hinted at empty stadiums, quarantines and virus testing. read more
May 25, 2020 08:39
The iconic player was 96 and is survived by his daughter Sushbir and three sons Kanwalbir, Karanbir, Gurbir. read more
Apr 29, 2020 18:15
The IOC, which has approximately $1 billion (926 million euros) in reserves, took the historic decision to postpone the Games, scheduled to open on July 24, until July 23 to August 8, 2021. read more